Topic: preforma events

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PREFORMA @ Digital Heritage 2015

“From digitization to preservation, creative re-use of digital cultural content, and citizen participation” is the tile of the DH2015 Panel which will feature PREFORMA together with other EU projects, fostering a debate to understand the path towards a more advanced society, that makes use of the full potential of digital technologies to foster cultural and societal progress. Continue reading


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IASA 2015 Annual Conference

‘All for One – One for All: Common Concerns – Shared Solutions’ is the title of the IASA 2015 Conference, organised in Paris by the International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives. The paper “MediaConch: An open source audiovisual file conformance checker” has been accepted and will be presented by MediaArea. Continue reading


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FIAT/IFTA conference

The 2015 FIAT/IFTA World Conference – Audiovisual Culture, a bridge to the future – will take place in Vienna from October 7 until October 10. This year’s conference will provide a unique occasion in which archives can discuss & learn about the many challenges and innovations for archives in their quest towards the future. Continue reading


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12th International Conference on Digital Preservation

On November 6th, ArchivesSpace, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, Educopia Institute and Internet Archive are running a workshop called “Using Open-Source Tools to Fulfill Digital Preservation Requirements”. The workshop offers a space to talk about open-source software for digital preservation, and the particular challenges of developing systems and integrating them into local environments and workflows. Continue reading


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AMIA 2015 Conference

The annual AMIA Conference is the largest gathering of motion picture and recorded sound archivists and interested professionals, involving every year more than 550 attendees from the world’s major media, library, university, military and other institutions. The paper “Validate Your Digital Assets: PREFORMA, MediaConch and File Compliance” has been accepted and will be presented by MediaArea and NISV. Continue reading


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eChallenges e-2015 Conference & Exhibition

PREFORMA project has been invited to disseminate its results and papers via the eChallenges e-2015 Conference & Exhibition organised in Vilnius, Lithuania from 25 – 27 November 2015 with the support of the European Commission. Continue reading


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EUscreenXL Final International Conference

Content in Motion: Curating Europe’s Audiovisual Heritage is the second and final international conference organised by EUscreenXL. During two eventful days the EUscreen network will involve archivists, curators, broadcasters and researchers to discuss the benefits and challenges arising from the openness of archives and collections in the digital age. Continue reading


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Creative reuse of cultural heritage and contemporary practices

Creative reuse of cultural heritage and contemporary practices – hallenges and opportunities in the digital world is the second international conference of Europeana Space. A delegation of PREFORMA partners will attend the Conference, organized in Tallinn on 10-11 December 2015 by the Estonian Ministry of Culture, to discuss possible cooperation opportunities between the two projects. Continue reading


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AppHub SQuAT Fest

The aim of the AppHub project is to support the market outreach strategies of EU-supported open source by launching AppHub, the European open source market place. AppHub is a service platform that will help the market to seamlessly identify, position and implement the software outcomes of your projects. The main objective of the SQuAT Fest is to assist European open source project to bring their software into the AppHub European Open Source Marketplace. Continue reading


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FOSDEM 2016 Conference

FOSDEM is a free event for open source and free software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in Brussels. The sixteenth edition will take place on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st January 2016 at the usual location: ULB Campus Solbosch in Brussels. Continue reading