[Preservenw] Only 5 Days Left to Register for NEDCC's Digital
jcarlson at nedcc.org
Fri Oct 14 11:54:58 PDT 2005
REGISTRATION DEADLINE APPROACHING:
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 21, 2005
PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY: STEWARDSHIP OF DIGITAL ASSETS
Presented by The Northeast Document Conservation Center
as a pre-conference to the Museum Computer Network's 2005 Conference
November 1-2, 2005
The Omni Parker House Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts
WHAT IS PERSISTENCE OF MEMORY?
This conference, taught by leading experts in digital preservation,
addresses the question of managing and preserving digital assets over the
long term. Institutions are rapidly acquiring collections of digitized or
born-digital resources. Without intervention, these materials will not
survive even a single human career. Participants will learn about evolving
best practices for digital preservation. This conference will help
institutions take the next steps to preserve their investment and create a
framework for ensuring sustainable collections. The conference is
co-sponsored by the Museum Computer Network (MCN) as a pre-conference to MCN
's 2005 Conference, "Digits Fugit! Preserving Knowledge into the Future."
* NEW ADDITION TO CONFERENCE AGENDA:
NEDCC has added a special presentation by Chuck Patch of the Historic New
Orleans Collection on the impact of the hurricanes of 2005 on the city's
CONFERENCE TOPICS INCLUDE:
Mandates for Digital Preservation
Internal Cooperation and External Consortia
Obsolescence and Risk
Technology: Storage and Backup
Financing Digital Preservation
Legal, Economic, and Moral Obligations
Sustaining Digital Preservation
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Museum professionals, librarians, archivists, information technology
professionals, and administrators responsible for managing and preserving
WHAT DOES THE NEDCC CONFERENCE COST? $285.
To encourage diverse participation in the Persistence of Memory conference,
NEDCC is pleased to offer a limited number of scholarships to cover the cost
of registration. In awarding the scholarships, particular attention will be
given to diverse professionals, applicants from under-funded organizations,
and applicants from organizations that serve under-represented communities
and who show justifiable need for the conference.
WHEN IS THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE? Friday, October 21, 2005
This conference is made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and
Library Services (IMLS).
For conference information, visit www.nedcc.org.
For questions, contact Ginny Hughes, ghughes at nedcc.org.
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