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From: Arthur Pasquinelli <[log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask]>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 00:58:45 -0500
Subject: PASIG Events and SOAR Webinar February 24

  Below is some information for your use on the upcoming PASIG events and a related SOAR webinar.
 1. SOAR Webinar on February 24: New Directions in Repositories and Archives Webinar Series

 This free 2-part series presents the Scalable Online Archive and Repository (SOAR), a fully supported offering featuring leading open source repository software (Drupal, Fedora Commons/DuraSpace, Islandora) and Oracle server and storage technologies.
 This second session on February 24 will focus on how online archives need to scale and adapt to new formats, metadata schemas, and technologies. This session provides a deeper dive into how to take massive-scale archives through time while driving down Total Cost of Ownership.
 Featured Speakers:
 - Ray Clarke, Solution Architect and SOAR expert, Oracle Corporation
 - Mark Leggott, Librarian and developer of Islandora, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
 Who should attend?
 Digital librarians, researchers, IT professionals, line-of-business executives, and those involved in making long-term decisions on archive technology purchases and business strategies.
 You can also directly register for the webinar on February 24 at; https://arrow.webex.com/arrow/onstage/g.php?d=711764645&t=a. You can also join the SOAR Group and/or register for the sessions via the www.sun-pasig,ning.com <http://www.sun-pasig,ning.com>  website. A short 90 second introductory video on SOAR is available on YouTube at
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 2. London PASIG April 4-5 and Oracle Add-on Technology Day April 6

 Registration for the event at the British Library can be made at http://www.oracle.com/go/?&Src=7023139&Act=8&pcode=EMEAFM10041984MPP017. You will need to set up an identity and password. You can sign up for the optional Oracle event at the Oracle London office on April 6 separately by sending your contact information to  [log in to unmask]">[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]> .
 3. The PASIG Global User Group and Oracle Deep-Dive May 10-12 in Redwood City

 The PASIG Global User Group May 10-12 in Redwood City will have its draft agenda in the next several days. The basic structure of the agenda is below. Draft 1 of the agenda and registration should be expected early March.  
 Tuesday, May 10 - Optional Day 1 Deep-Dive: Oracle Technologies for Long-term Data Retention and Access
 8:00pm-9:00pm Breakfast
 9:00am-9:20am  Introduction  
 Preservation and Archiving
 9:20am-9:45am  Preservation Architectures  
 9:45am-10:10am  Archiving and Storage Overview  
 10:10am-10:35am  Solution Directions for Long-term Data Retention and Access  
 10:35am-10:55am  Break
 10:55am-11:20am  Tape Technologies for Long-Term Data Retention  
 Software and Database
 11:20am-11:45am   Database Technologies for Archiving  
 11:45am-12:10pm  Semantic Data Management  
 12:10pm-1:15pm  Lunch
 1:15pm-1:40pm  Content Management   
 1:40pm-2:00pm  Technology Q&A
 Industry Focus on Content Management and Archiving
 2:00pm-2:25pm  Oracle and Media and Broadcasting
 2:25pm-2:50pm  Oracle and Research and Cloud Computing
 2:50pm-3:10pm  Break
 3:10pm-3:35pm  Oracle in Justice and Public Safety  
 3:35pm-4:00pm  Oracle in Government  
 4:00pm-4:25pm  Oracle in Healthcare  
 4:25pm-4:40pm  Putting It All Together  
 4:40pm-5:00pm  Open Discussion

Wednesday, May 11, Day 2
8:00am-9:00am Breakfast
9:00am-9:20am  Welcome, Introductions, and Kick-Off - Art Pasquinelli, Oracle, Michael Keller, Stanford
9:20am-9:40am PASIG Positioning and Trends for Digital Libraries, Repositories, Preservation   
 9:40am-10:00am Trends - Michael Keller, Stanford U.  
 10:00am-10:20am Trends - Raymond Clarke, Oracle    
 10:20am-10:40am  Break
Evolving Models  
12:30pm-1:40pm Lunch
Building for Scalability
1:40pm – 2:00pm   
 2:00pm – 2:20pm    
  2:20pm – 2:40pm   
 2:40pm – 3:00pm   
Break 3:20pm  – 3:40pm
Best Practices
3:40pm – 4:00pm   
 4:00pm - 4:20pm   
  4:20pm – 4:40pm  
  4:40pm – 5:00pm  Summation
 Reception Dinner
 Thursday, May 12, Day 3
 7:30am-9:00am Breakfast
 Customer and Partner Presentations

9:00am-9:20am  Introduction and Recap  
 Digital Media Management
 10:20am-10:40am  Break
 10:40am-11:00am  DMM Panel and Discussion

 Research and Data Curation

 12:00pm-12:30pm Panel and Open Microphone
 12:30pm-1:30pm Lunch
 Government Architectures
 2:30pm-2:50pm Break
 2:50pm-4:30pm Break Outs
 - Government
 - Research and Data Curation
 - Healthcare
 - Media and Broadcasting
 - Tiered Storage Architectures
 4:30pm-5:15pm Break Out Reports, Comments, and Adjournment
 5:15pm-7:00pm Short Reception

Art Pasquinelli | Solutions Specialist

Digital Libraries, Repositories, and Preservation
 Phone +1 650 607 0035 | Mobile: +1 650 430 2441
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Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group; www.sun-pasig.ning.com <http://www.sun-pasig.ning.com>

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