Goportis Digital Preservation Summit 2011
Op 19 en 20 oktober 2011-09-16 organiseert Goportis – Leibniz Library Network for Research Information de internationale conferentie Goportis Digital Preservation Summit 2011. Locatie: Hamburg (Duitsland).
“Fourteen renowned speakers, best cases, discussions and workshops, fascinating talks, many networking opportunities and direct contact to digital preservation experts – that is how the Goportis Digital Preservation Summit 2011 presents itself – the international conference by experts for experts.
Dr Adam Farquar, Head of Digital Library Technology at the British Library and founder of the Open Planets Foundation, will open the conference. He will give an overview on the necessary preparations for digital preservation of objects, identifying risks and underestimated challenges. The day concludes with different workshop sessions, where participants get the chance to ask their questions and find joint solutions.
On day two of the conference Prof. Seamus Ross, Dean of the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, will introduce the Ingest process by giving examples from different digital collections. The following presentations will be on tools and the implementation of Ingest workflows for different types of material.
The Digital Preservation Summit 2011 will conclude with a panel discussion with Twitterwall on the topic of organisation & infrastructure for digital preservation.”
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