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Save the Date--BitCurator Users Forum 2017


BitCurator Users Forum 2017

April 27 - 28, 2017

Northwestern University, Evanston, IL


The BitCurator Consortium (BCC) is pleased to announce that the 2017 BitCurator Users Forum will be held April 27 - 28, 2017 on the campus of BCC member Northwestern University in Evanston, IL.

Further details regarding registration logistics and a call for proposals will be issued in late October 2016. In an effort to make the Forum accessible to as many people as possible, the BCC is committed to ensuring the registration fees associated with the forum are reasonable.

About the Forum

The BitCurator Users Forum brings together representatives from libraries, archives, museums, and related information professions engaged in (or considering) digital forensics work to acquire, better understand, and make available born-digital materials. The 2017 forum will be expanded to two days providing even more opportunities for community members and users to engage and learn from each other. It will balance discussion of theory and practice of digital forensics and related digital analysis workflows with hands-on activities for users at all levels of experience with the BitCurator environment, digital forensics methods in general, and other tools for used in digital analysis and curation.

The BitCurator Users Forum is organized by the BCC’s Program Committee:

Laura Alagna, Northwestern University

Matthew Farrell, Duke University

Susan Malsbury, New York Public Library

Sam Meister, Educopia

Mary Samouelian, Harvard University

About Northwestern University

Northwestern University is a private research university located on the shore of Lake Michigan in Evanston, Illinois, just north of Chicago. Northwestern has a rigorous academic life, attracting over $550 million in sponsored research each year, as well as a history of distinction in many areas, including performing arts, media, and athletics. Northwestern University Libraries supports the educational and information needs of the university community through a wide range of services and notable collections, which include 6.7 million volumes and 201 terabytes of unique digital content.

Evanston, IL is conveniently located just twelve miles from downtown Chicago. Summary information for travel to and from Chicago, travel from Chicago to Evanston, and lodging in Evanston can be found here.


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