ERPANET-Seminar: File Formats for Preservation

Das nächste Seminar von ERPANET findet am 10. und 11. Mai 2004 in der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek statt.
Thema sind „File Formats for Preservation“. Das provisorische Programm:
Montag, 10. Mai: Introduction and generalities

08:40 Registration
09:40 Welcome addresses – Johanna Rachinger (Director general, Austrian National Library) and Seamus Ross (Director, ERPANET)
Introduction to file formats – Frank Möhle (Swiss Federal Archives)
Requirements for Preservation File Formats – NN
12:10 Lunch Break
13:15 Guided tour through the Hall of State of the Austrian National Library
14:00 File Format registries – Adrian Brown (National Archives, UK)
The Typed Object Model – John Ockerbloom (University of Pennsylvania)
Decision support system for File Format Characteristics – Andreas Rauber (Vienna University of Technology)
Breakout session
17:00 Adjourn
19:30 Seminar dinner, hosted by ERPANET

Dienstag, 11. Mai: Practical Experiences

09:00 Office Formats: The Testbed Experience – Jacqueline Slats (Digital Preservation Testbed, Netherlands)
XML – Eva Müller (DiVA project, Uppsala University Library, Sweden)
PDF/A – Susan Sullivan (National Archives and Records Administration, USA)
Image Formats – René van Horik (NIWI-KNAW, Netherlands Institute for Scientific Information Services)
The Flexible Image Transport System (FITS) in Astronomy – Preben Grosbol (European Southern Observatory, Germany)
12:40 Lunch break
13:50 Audio Formats – Dietrich Schüller (Austrian Academy of Science – tbc)
Video Formats – NN
Breakout discussions
Sum Up, Closing remarks
17:00 End of seminar

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