3rd Annual New England NDSA Regional Meeting
September 25th, 2015 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Proposal Deadline: August 7th.


The 3rd Annual New England NDSA Regional Meeting will take place at the UMass Dartmouth in the Claire T. Carney Library on September 25th, 2015. The meeting will include a series of 10-15 minute presentations in the morning and “unconference” break-out groups in the afternoon.  Registration is free and opens on August 14th, when the schedule is announced. Unconference directions will be distributed when registration opens.

Proposal instructions:

Presentation proposals should be submitted at http://brown.edu/go/NENDSASubmit by 5PM EST, August 7th, 2015.

We invite submissions on a variety of topics, including but not limited to:

  • Internally and Externally Collaborative Digital Preservation Initiatives: Successes and Failures
  • Trusted Repositories: Risk Analysis, Planning, Audit and Certification
  • Scalability and Automation
  • Metadata Issues for Preservation Processes
  • Business Models and Cost Estimation
  • Personal Archiving
  • Innovation in Digital Preservation: Novel Approaches and Scenarios
  • Training and Education
  • Domain-specific Challenges: Web, GIS, Primary/Scientific/Sensor Data, Governmental & Medical Records
  • Case Studies and Best Practice Reports: Systems, Workflows, Use Cases
  • Data Management and Curation in relation to the long-term preservation and access of data
  • Ontologies and Taxonomies

Zac Painter, UMass Dartmouth
Kevin Powell, Brown University