Updates about the National Working Group in Sweden


LearnMoreSigns_IMG_11072013Here is an update of the next appointment where you can learn more about PREFORMA in Sweden:


20 October 2015:  Börje Justrell and Magnus Geber (Riksarkivet) will give a presentation at a conference arranged by FAI, the largest archival association in Sweden: http://fai.nu/wp-content/uploads/FAI_konferensprogram_www_2015_final.pdf. This will be a general presentation of the project and of how external stakeholders can participate in testing the PREFORMA prototypes.


3 November 2015: Benjamin Yousefi and Magnus Geber (Riksarkivet) will give a presentation at a conference on PDF/A: http://dokumentinfo.se/konferenser/pdfa/. The focus will be on the role of PDF/A at the National Archives of Sweden and in PREFORMA.


4 November 2015: Magnus Geber (Riksarkivet) will give a presentation at a meeting of the network of “Forum iFörvaltning”(information administration): http://www.sis.se/tema/iforvaltning/Forum-iforvaltning-verksamhet/. The network is administered by the Swedish Standardisation body. The presentation will focus on use of standardised file formats for preservation and on how PREFORMA aims to interact with the official standardisation organisations, providing them with useful feedback.


Visit the PREFORMA Blog

Visit the PREFORMA Website

Leave a Reply

Related Articles

Preservation courses at the IS&T conference Archiving 2017
Report of the course about formats for preservation organised by PREFORMA in Riga in the framework of the IS&T (Society for Imaging Science and Technology) conference Archiving 2017. The participants were introduced to an abstract and a generic overview of the meaning of "format" and digital preservation. Within that framework the value and importance of a Conformance Checker and what makes a format appropriate in a specific user case was explored.
File formats for preservation
Riksarkivet (the Swedish National Archive) has been invited to the IS&T conference Archiving 2017 to hold a course about file formats for preservation on the 15th of May. The course will take the form of a workshop with the purpose to concretise the work done in Riksarkivet's research and development program ArkivE 2.0 by using the tools developed in the PREFORMA project.
PREFORMA's proposals for a workshop ("Quality standards for preserving digital cultural heritage") and a talk ("Status of CELLAR: Update from an IETF Working Group for Matroska and FFV1") have been both accepted at IPRES 2016, the longest standing digital preservation conference in the world, bringing together key theorists, researchers and practitioners to explore the latest trends, innovations, policies and practices in digital preservation.
Networking session at the EGI CF 2014
The networking session organised by PREFORMA in the frame of the EGI Community Forum in Helsinki presented to the interested audience the new opportunities offered by the PCP launched by PREFORMA. Download here the presentations that were delivered during the session.