Topic: preforma events

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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


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PREFORMA @ Cloud Forward 2016

A poster about PREFORMA will be showcased at Cloud Forward 2016 Conference: From Distributed to Complete Computing which will take place in Madrid at the Circulo de Bellas Artes from 18 to 20 October 2016. The conference will provide the scientific community a dedicated setting for presenting and discussing innovative technologies in the area of distributed computing, as well as new technologies beyond CLOUDs. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ EuroMed 2016

Stefan Rohde-Enslin from the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation (SPK) will present PREFORMA at EuroMed 2016 in Cyprus. The presentation will be part of the panel “Reusing Digital Cultural Heritage: Boosting Education, Audience Engagement, Business Creation” organised by the Europeana Space project on 31 October 2016 and involving the most notable EU projects and initiatives dealing with digitised cultural heritage. Continue reading


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PREFORMA @ EVA/Minerva 2016

Borje Justrell and Antonella Fresa – Project Coordinator and Technical Coordinator of PREFORMA – have been invited to present the last achievements at the 13th annual international conference for professionals in cultural heritage, which will take place in Jerusalem on 7-8 November 2016. The event focuses on the preservation and dissemination of cultural heritage through education and training in advanced information and communication technologies. Continue reading