Thursday, May 04, 2006

Event: iPRES 2006, Oct. 8 - 10, in Ithaca, NY

The International Conference on the Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES 2006) will be held October 8-10, 2006 at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY U.S.A.

The theme of this year's iPRES is Words to Deeds: Collaboration in the Realm of Digital Preservation. Following on the successful iPRES 2005 held September 14-16 in Goettingen, Germany, iPRES 2006 Plenary Sessions will explore topics in Preserving Multimedia Objects, e-Journal Preservation, Certification, and National Efforts in Digital Preservation. Concurrent sessions on Tools of the Trade; Selection, Workflow, and Accession; eScience and Digital Preservation; Metadata; Business and organizational issues; and Repositories are tentatively planned. We invite contributions in concurrent session topics by sending a brief abstract to Deadline for contributed papers is August 15, 2006. The deadline for early registration is September 1, 2006.

For details about the iPRES 2006 agenda and to register, please visit our web site: .

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