Topic: preforma

Results of the PREFORMA Experience Workshop

Presentations and photos of the PREFORMA Experience Workshop are now available online. Hosted at the Kulturforum in Berlin, the event featured keynote presentations by international experts in digital preservation, use cases and experiments of conformance checking at memory institutions and live demonstrations of the software developed by the three suppliers working in the project. Continue reading


Shaping Access! – More Responsibility for Cultural Heritage

Shaping Access! – More Responsibility for Cultural Heritage 6th International Conference 17 & 18 November 2016 at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin The digitization of Cultural Heritage has made great progress in recent years. However the rapid … Continue reading


No Time to Wait: Standardizing FFV1 and MKV for Preservation

Check out the results of the symposium organised In Berlin in conjunction with IETF’s 96th meeting and hosted by Deutsche Kinemathek, Zuse Institute Berlin, and MediaArea. The symposium brought together 70+ audiovisual archivists, technologists and format designers with a focus on the standardization of a preservation-grade audiovisual file format combination package. Continue reading


PREFORMA Experience Workshop

Following the successful Open Source Workshop, organised in Stockholm in April this year, the PREFORMA project invites all the members of the digital preservation community to attend the Experience Workshop – Improving long-term digital preservation, which will be held in Berlin on November 23, 2016. Continue reading


AppHub PlugFest in Berlin

Looking for exploitation and dissemination opportunities for your project in virtual and cloud environments? The AppHub open source marketplace promotes your software, improves its portability and help you grow your community. The main objective of the AppHub Workshops is to assist European open source project to bring their software into the AppHub European Open Source Marketplace. Continue reading


Berlin International Film Festival

Berlinale: a great cultural event and one of the most important dates for the international film industry. More than 330,000 sold tickets, more than 20,000 professional visitors from 128 countries, including more than 3,700 journalists: art, glamour, parties and business are all inseparably linked at the Berlinale. Continue reading


The Berlin Culture Hackathon: COD1NG DA V1NC1

PREFORMA has taken notice of the event, which was attended by cultural institutions from all over Germany, the developer community, the designer community, and the gaming community, with the aim to make the digital heritage available in a creative way. Continue reading


PREFORMA @ the Berlin Open Data Culture Hackathon

The Deutsche Digitale Bibliothek and its Service Office for Digitalisation organises the “Open Data Culture Hackathon” event in association with Wikimedia Germany and the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany. The events represents a good opportunity to attract the participating developers to participate to the forthcoming PREFORMA Call for Tenders. Continue reading


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


PDF Days Europe 2017

After the success of the 2016 edition, with over 150 attendees from all over the world and over 50 presentations, the PDF Days Europe 2017 will be held in Berlin again, giving visitors plenty of opportunity to learn about the applications and benefits of PDF, PDF/A, PDF/UA and more. Across two days, you’ll be able to choose from German- and English- language presentations, user reports and workshops in order to assemble your own personal package of PDF knowledge. Continue reading