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Digital Preservation Management: Short-Term Solutions for Long-Term
Location: The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Dates: June 13-18, 2010
We are very pleased that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
will host the five-day Digital Preservation Management workshop June
13-18, 2010 in Cambridge MA.
Who Should Attend?
The intended audience for the workshop series is managers at
organizations of all kinds who are or will be responsible for managing
digital content over time. The workshop begins on Sunday evening with an
opening session, continues Monday -Thursday 9am - 5pm, and concludes on
Friday at noon. Additional information about the workshop content and
logistics is available at:
Instructors and Keynote Speaker
Nancy McGovern is the lead instructor for the workshop. Also see brief
bios for the current instruction team at:
http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/dpm/workshops/instructors.html. The Keynote
speaker for the June workshop is Patricia (Trisha) Cruse, the Director
of Preservation for the California Digital Library.
Application for Registration
Workshop participants apply and are then accepted into the workshop - a
two-step process. The form for applying to participate in the workshop
will be available by 9am ET on Monday, April 5, 2010 and remain open
until the workshop is full (28 participants). Applicants will be
notified within 48hrs if they are accepted for the June workshop. We
have already had a very high level of interest in the workshop and
encourage early application.
About the Workshop
The Digital Preservation Management workshop was originally developed at
Cornell University Library by Anne R Kenney and Nancy Y McGovern and was
hosted at Cornell from 2003-2006. Since 2006, Nancy McGovern has
continued curricular development and directing the workshop from ICPSR
at the University of Michigan. The workshop series has been developed
with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This is
the final scheduled workshop in this series funded by the NEH. The DPM
workshop team intends to offer a five-day workshop in Spring 2011 -
location to be determined.
If you have questions, please contact us at:
Project Coordinator, Digital Preservation Management Workshops