Tag: PREFORMA

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PREFORMA @ AMIA 2016 Conference

PREFORMA submitted a poster to the AMIA 2016 conference entitled “PREFORMA and MediaConch: Open Source Tools for Long-term Preservation”. The poster aims to give an overview of the three tools that were created to check whether the PDF, TIFF or FFV1/MKV files adhere to their standard specification, with a main focus on the development of the MediaConch tool and CELLAR standardization activity. Continue reading


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PDF Day Australia

The PDF Association will feature veraPDF at their next event in Australia. This event, which will be held in Sydney’s central business district, brings policy makers, ISO committee members and electronic document and accessibility professionals together to discuss the significance of ISO standards for PDF as well as the technology and solutions available to business users of PDF documents. Continue reading


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Smart Specialisation and Cultural Heritage: an engine for innovation and growth

The PREFORMA project has been invited by the Smart Specialisation Platform of the European Commission to participate as an expert in their next S3 event on Smart Specialisation and Cultural Heritage that will be held in Rome on 25 November 2016. The workshop will be devoted to innovation in the field of Cultural Heritage and the main objective is to present effective ways to manage pre-commercial public procurement in this field. Continue reading


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PREFORMA takes flight

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. 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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14th International Conference on Digital Preservation

iPRES is the major international conference on the preservation and long-term management of digital materials. The iPRES 2017 hosted by Kyoto University will contribute to promotion of researches and development of technologies and services of digital preservation. Following the success of the previous conferences, the iPRES 2017 will serve as an international forum for the global community of digital preservation. Continue reading


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PREFORMA International Conference: Shaping our future memory standards

Following the successful workshops organised in Stockholm, Berlin and Padua, the PREFORMA project invites all the members of the digital preservation community to attend the PREFORMA International Conference – Shaping our future memory standards, which will be held in Tallinn … Continue reading


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No Time to Wait! 2

The PREFORMA project and MediaArea are pleased to announce initial details for a 2nd No Time to Wait symposium, hosted by the Österreichisches Filmmuseum – Austrian Film Museum. Members of audiovisual archiving, digital preservation, open media development, and open format standardization communities as well as curious onlookers are welcome to attend, discuss, and present on subjects pertaining to the intersection of open media, standardization, and audiovisual preservation. Continue reading


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EUDAT 2013 conference in Rome

The EUDAT 2nd conference held on 28-30 Oct 2013 in Rome, was the ideal setting to showcase these services and outline the roll out phase as well as to offer hands-on training. Discussions on the new set of EUDAT services were also a feature of the conference with semantic annotation, dynamic data & workflows addressed, a natural follow on to the Working Group discussions that were held in Barcelona in Sept. 2013. Continue reading


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Digital Preservation of cultural data @ EUDAT, Rome

The need for novel more efficient and affordable solutions for digital preservation is increasing in the Social Science and Humanities. The workshop presented the advancements in the state of the art, to understand which could be the benefits offered, in particular to the Digital Cultural Heritage sector, by the new technologies and e-infrastructures. Continue reading