Tag: digital preservation

Preservathon: Select the best services and tools for your audiovisual digitisation project

This Preservathon is made possible by the Presto4U project. The first day will be a hands-on workshop where teams will learn what is involved in selecting the best long-term audiovisual digitisation solution. The second day will host a mini-conference. Continue reading


DCH-RP plenary meeting in Catania

On January 20th and 21st, all the DCH-RP partners met in Catania for the project’s plenary meeting, hosted by INFN at the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Catania. This plenary meeting was particularly important for the partners because … Continue reading


PREFORMA at the XV Congrés d’Arxivística de Catalunya

On 28-30 May 2015, in Lleida, the XV Archive Congress of Catalonia is being held, aimed at investigating and developing best practice for digital preservation. As PREFORMA Project representative, Bert Lemmens from PACKED is intervening with a speech on “Selecting Formats for Digital Preservation”. Continue reading


BitCurator Digital Forensics workshop

This worskhop, organised by Open Preservation Foundation, is being held in Vienna, at the Austrian Institute of Technology, on 29 May 2015. It offers the opportunity to learn how digital forensics and the use of disk images can support your digital preservation workflows. Participants will get hands-on experience using the BitCurator tools including the latest developments with BitCurator Access. Continue reading


DAVID – Final User-Test-Workshop

PREFORMA project has been invited to the final evaluation and user-test-workshop organised by the sister R&D-project DAVID (Digital AV Media Damage Prevention and Repair) in Vienna at the ORF-Centre on 28-29 April 2015. Continue reading


pHealth 2015 Conference

The 12th International Conference on Wearable Micro and Nano Technologies for Personalized Healht, pHealth 2015, will be arranged in Västerås, Sweden, on 2-4 June 2015. PREFORMA will be represented by Peter Pharow from Fraunhofer IDMT, who will present the aspect of digital preservation and PREFORMA project during a session on archiving of medical and health data. Continue reading


PREFORMA @ SOIMA 2015: Unlocking Sound and Image Heritage

KIK-IRPA (the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage in Belgium), BEELD EN GELUID (the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision) and Packed, are partners for the SOIMA 2015 International Conference which takes places on 3& 4 September in Brussels. This is an international conference on ensuring a safe and creative future for sound and image heritage. Continue reading


Keynote talk about PREFORMA @ DiPP2015

Antonella Fresa, PREFORMA Technical Coordinator, has been invited by the organisers of the Fifth International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage to present a keynote talk on the experience in the PREFORMA project Continue reading


PREFORMA @ Digital Heritage 2015

“From digitization to preservation, creative re-use of digital cultural content, and citizen participation” is the tile of the DH2015 Panel which will feature PREFORMA together with other EU projects, fostering a debate to understand the path towards a more advanced society, that makes use of the full potential of digital technologies to foster cultural and societal progress. Continue reading


FIAT/IFTA conference

The 2015 FIAT/IFTA World Conference – Audiovisual Culture, a bridge to the future – will take place in Vienna from October 7 until October 10. This year’s conference will provide a unique occasion in which archives can discuss & learn about the many challenges and innovations for archives in their quest towards the future. Continue reading