Apologies for cross-posting.  If you have any questions about the conference, feel free to contact me.  I am a member of the technical program committee.

Kari Smith

From: Walls, David E. [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Friday, November 22, 2013 10:33 AM
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Subject: [Digipres] Archiving 2014 Conference: May 13-16, Berlin, Germany

Please take the opportunity to participate in an important annual event for the digital archiving community by submitting a proposal to this year's Archiving conference sponsored by the Society for Imaging Science and Technology.

Since the first meeting in 2004, Archiving has continued to offer a unique opportunity for imaging scientists and those working in the cultural heritage community (curators, archivists, preservation librarians, etc.), as well as in government, industry, and academia, to come together to discuss the most pressing issues related to the digital preservation and stewardship of hardcopy, audio, and video.

Proposals for conference presentations are peer reviewed by the a program committee of international digital imaging, archiving, and preservation experts to ensure that the program provides significant, timely, and authoritative information.  Please join us this year May 13-16 in Berlin, Germany for the 2014 Archiving Conference.

The Archiving 2014 Call for Papers deadline is fast approaching! Abstracts are due December 2, 2013.

The conference brochure and call for papers can be found at archiving<>.

Please note carefully the new submission rules and templates that can be found at<>.

Proposed program topics include:
*         Preservation of Digital Assets

  *   Web harvesting and archiving
  *   Migration of digital content
  *   Managing privacy rights for digital information
  *   Preserving e-Government information
  *   Innovative projects and activities
  *   Capacity building, continuing education, and professional development

*         Technical Processes and Workflow

  *   Distributed preservation models
  *   Automated metadata generation during image capture
  *   Cooperative partnerships for digitization and archiving
  *   Authenticating digitized government and legal information
  *   Innovative approaches to digitization, including multispectral scanning
  *   Applications of crowd sourcing and share economy

*         Digital Curation

  *   Cost models for digital archiving and long-term preservation
  *   Digital forensics and data recovery
  *   Managing databases and large data sets
  *   Employing metadata as a curation strategy
  *   Detection of manipulated image/video content
  *   Storage media and systems, including cloud storage
Please feel free to contact us with any questions. We hope to see you in Berlin!
Best regards,
Diana Gonzalez
IS&T Conference Program Manager
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703/642-9090 x 106

Christoph Voges
Archiving 2014 General Chair

David Walls
Archiving 2014 Program Chair
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