Topic: preforma events

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IS&T Archiving Conference 2016

The IS&T Archiving 2016 Conference brings together an international community of imaging experts and technicians as well as curators, managers, and researchers from libraries, archives, museums, records management repositories, information technology institutions, and commercial enterprises to explore and discuss the field of digitization of cultural heritage and archiving. Continue reading


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Workshop for Public Procurers in General Administration and e-Government

The European Commission invited PREFORMA to a workshop organised by eafip which targets public procurement authorities in general public services like public administration, and economic and financial affairs (ministries, regional and local authorities, public utility companies, etc.). A special focus will be on eGovernment solutions. Continue reading


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nestor Praktikertag 2016

Peter Pharow and Stefan Rohde-Enslin will present the PREFORMA project at the nestor Praktikertag, which will take place at the State and University Library Dresden (SLUB) on 14 June 2016. The event brings together experts from different communities to learn and discuss new developments and practical approaches to digital preservation. The main topics of the 2016 event are the long-term archiving strategies of migration and emulation. Continue reading


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No Time to Wait! Standardizing FFV1 & Mastroska for Preservation

A free, three day symposium of workshops & presentations on the standardization & use of FFV1 & Matroska in archives. Hosted by Deutsche Kinemathek, Zuse Institute Berlin, and MediaArea.net and supported by the PREFORMA project, the event provides an opportunity for format inventors, developers, specification authors, and archivists to collaborate and advance AV preservation formats. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ Göteborg Book Fair

Bengt Neiss from the National Library of Sweden will present the PREFORMA project during a seminar organised by PERICLES in the framework of the Göteborg Book Fair. The seminar, entitled “How can we access digital objects created 20 years ago and 100 years from now?” will discuss the latest findings on digital preservation from the European scientific project PERICLES and the current experiences of major players in digital preservation. Continue reading


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Open Repositories 2016: Illuminating the World

The Eleventh International Conference on Open Repositories, which will be held on June 13th-16th, 2016 at the Trinity College in Dublin, will explore how our rich collections and infrastructure are now an inherent part of contemporary scholarship and research and how they have expanded to touch many aspects of our academic and cultural enterprises. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ ICA Congress 2016

Magnus Geber from Riksarkivet will present a poster about PREFORMA at the ICA Congress 2016 in Seoul “Archives, Harmony & Friendship”. The conference themes include: the changing nature of recordkeeping in the digital age; opportunities for cooperation within and outside the archival milieu; the uses and role of archives in the support of truth, justice and reconciliation; and opportunities for harmony and friendship in archival endeavours. Continue reading


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IASA 2016 Annual Conference

The International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA) 47th Annual Conference will be hosted at the Library of Congress, Washington D.C., USA, from 25-29 September 2016. Conference theme: A World of Opportunity: Audiovisual Archives and the Digital Landscape. MediaArea has been accepted for the paper ‘Status of CELLAR: Update from an IETF Working Group for Archival Audiovisual Formats’. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ iPRES 2016 Conference

iPRES is the premier international conference on the preservation and long term management of digital materials. The 13th International Conference on Digital Preservation will be held on October 3-6, 2016 in Bern, Switzerland. PREFORMA submitted a proposal for a workshop where to present the last achievements and to demonstrate the use of the conformance checkers developed by the suppliers during the prototyping phase. Continue reading


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2016 EU Innovation Procurement event

PREFORMA has been invited to deliver a presentation at a major innovation procurement event, co-hosted by the European Commission and the Greek Ministry of Economy, Development and Tourism in Athens on the 18th and 19th October 2016. The event, organised by eafip, the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement initiative, will include presentations on joint cross-border Pre- Commercial Procurement (PCP) and Public Procurement of Innovative Solutions (PPI). Continue reading