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SCAPE & OPF Events coming soon...

Preserving You Preservation Tools
26-27 March
National Library of the Netherlands, The Hague

Calling all developers and sys admins!
'Preserving Your Preservation Tools' is a two-day training workshop focussing on preparing maintainable software packages. You’ll get hand-on experience of open source tools and services such as Vagrant, GitHub, and Travis-CI.
We will concentrate on core concepts and current practices for preparing software packages, covering important surrounding issues including documentation and licensing.
We’ll be borrowing from the DevOps approach,  getting developers and sys admins working side by side, while each use the tools and environments of their choice.
Packaging and maintaining ensures that software is discoverable, usable and sustainable for the longer term.
For more details about the event visit:

We're currently working hard planning the sessions, the final agenda will be available early next week.

Please register at:
OPF members are invited to send one participant per organisation free of charge. 
Registration closes on 19 March.
Please note there is a major conference taking place in The Hague earlier this week so we strongly advise booking accommodation as soon as possible.


Managing Digital Preservation
2 April
National Library & Archives of the Netherlands, The Hague
This one-day seminar will focus on the issues that managers face when implementing digital preservation in their organisation. It aims to bring together managers who have a responsibility for digital preservation, but who are not necessarily technical experts in this area.
It is an opportunity to learn about different strategic approaches to digital preservation and to meet peers and experts from across Europe. The day will begin with a series of talks from organisations and projects who have implemented a strategy, and have developed or are using digital preservation tools, followed by round table discussions where we will explore the tension between stable business processes and the introduction of new technologies. 
The agenda is available at:
Further details about the seminar can be found here:
The cost for the seminar is €100. OPF members are invited to send one participant per organisation free of charge and additional places can be booked at a discounted price of €75 thereafter.

Please contact me ([log in to unmask]) before registering for either event to obtain a code to waive or discount the fee. 

Kind Regards,
Rebecca McGuinness | Membership & Communications Manager
Open Planets Foundation | @openplanets