The Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) is pleased to
announce the Preliminary Program for the third Archiving Conference to
be held May 23-26, 2006, Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa, Canada.


Archiving 2006 continues the tradition of assembling diverse groups from
industry, academia, government institutions, not-for-profit
organizations, libraries, museums, and research labs who share a
commitment to addressing the challenges of archiving modern and historic


The technical papers program is arranged in a single-track format to
promote the interchange of information across specialties in the field
and each day begins with a keynote address. There are more than 30 oral
presentations to be given over the course of three days, and 23
Interactive Papers will be presented Thursday afternoon.  


Archiving 2006 also features a comprehensive tutorials program organized
into four tracks: Scanning, Hardcopy Images, Digital Imaging, and Moving
Images. Courses are offered on the Tuesday, the day before the
conference technical program begins. 


Special events are planned as well, including a Late Breaking News
report from the Open Content Alliance, "Behind the Scenes" tours of
Ottawa museums and the Gatineau Preservation Centre, and the Conference
Reception, held at the Canadian Museum of Civilization.


For more information about the Archiving 2006 Conference, please visit
the conference Web site at:
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Felecia Marsh

IS&T Conference Assistant