Topic: preforma events

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DPF Manager Workshop

On Wednesday, December 13, PACKED and the Royal Library of Belgium, in collaboration with the University of Girona, organise a workshop “Quality Control of TIFF Files”. The workshop is intended for digital archivists who are responsible for the long-term preservation of TIFF files. During the workshop you will learn how to gain an insight into the technical properties of TIFF files and what you can do to preserve them for future generations. The workshop is conceived as a hands-on session, where participants get started with TIFF files from their own collection. Continue reading


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AMIA 2017 Conference

Programmed by professionals working in the field, the annual AMIA Conference is the largest gathering of motion picture and recorded sound archivists and interested professionals. More than 550 people from around the world, interested in the preservation and use of moving image materials, meet every year to share information and work together. The 2017 edition of the AMIA Conference will be held on 29 November – 2 December 2017 in New Orleans. Continue reading


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veraPDF Workshop

On Friday, November 24, PACKED and the Royal Library of Belgium, in collaboration with the Open Preservation Foundation, organise a workshop “Quality Control of PDF Files”. The workshop is intended for digital archivists who are responsible for the long-term preservation of PDF files. During the workshop you will learn how to gain an insight into the technical properties of PDF files and what you can do to preserve them for future generations. The workshop is conceived as a hands-on session, where participants get started with PDF files from their own collection. Continue reading


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PREFORMA Kick-Off Meeting

The University of Padova hosts the kick-off meeting of a new Pre-Commercial Procurement project co-funded by the European Commission under its FP7-ICT Programme to address the challenge of implementing good quality standardised file formats for preserving data content in the long term. The main objective of PREFORMA is to give memory institutions full control of the process of the conformity tests of files to be ingested into archives. Continue reading


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Info and Networking day on the new PCP and PPI funding opportunities in H2020

Since Horizon 2020 foresees €140M of funding opportunities for new PCP and PPI projects that could offer a potential follow-up for new ideas emerging from the current PCP projects, the info day could be of concrete interest to all the project partners in the ongoing PCP projects. Continue reading


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OpenForum Academy Event

The University of Skovde will present PREFORMA during an event organised by OpenForum Academy network to raise an awareness of the project amongst participants and to highlight and discuss the opportunities for small and large companies to become involved in the tender. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ FOSDEM Conference 2014

Representatives from the project will participate at FOSDEM 2014 in Brussels, a two-day event organised by volunteers to promote the widespread use of open source software, in order to promote opportunities for open source development in the context of the PREFORMA project. Continue reading


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PREFORMA invited to the EC Concertation Meeting on PCP

PREFORMA has been invited to a concertation meeting for ongoing PCP projects organised by the Innovation Unit of the European Commission. Three project representatives will attend the meeting to collect information about good practices and to bring up problems or questions. Continue reading


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PREFORMA Requirements Workshop

On March 5th, 2014 PREFORMA will organise a workshop in Brussels targeted to memory institutions to agree on the expected behavior and functionality of the tools to be developed in the coming years by the software suppliers that will be selected out of the procurement that will be launched by the project. Continue reading


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PREFORMA Call for Tender, Information Day

On April 4th 2014 PREFORMA project will organise an Information Day to present the call for tender that will be launched as part of the Pre-Commercial Procurement. Participation is open to everybody who is interested to participate to the call and to become a PREFORMA supplier but will be subject to registration. Continue reading