National Archives sign at Kew Gardens Station

National Archives sign at Kew Gardens Station


PREMIS Implementation Fair, San Francisco, USA, October 02009

Update for 02009 10 16: Presentations (PowerPoint and support documents) from the PREMIS Implementation Fair are available.

On October 7, 2009, the PREMIS Editorial Committee will sponsor a free, one-day PREMIS Implementation Fair at the Presidio's Officers' Club in San Francisco. The PREMIS Implementation Fair immediately follows iPres 2009, the 6th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects, held in San Francisco on October 5-6.

The PREMIS Implementation Fair is for anyone with some knowledge of PREMIS who might be planning or is already involved in a PREMIS implementation.

Several PREMIS-implementers repositories will present case-studies at the day-long event. Confirmed case studies include:

* University of California San Diego Libraries (Bradley Westbrook, UCSD)

* United States Government Printing Office (Kate Zwaard, GPO)

* Implementation in Italy (Angela Di Iorio, Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale)

* Towards Interoperable Preservation Repositories (TIPR) (Priscilla Caplan, FCLA)

Other case studies will be added to the schedule in the upcoming weeks. Additional panel discussions will focus on the latest in:

* Tools for creating and transforming PREMIS metadata

* Preservation systems

* Implementing PREMIS in METS

* PREMIS conformance issues

* Controlled vocabularies

There will also be time allotted for an open discussion of PREMIS implementation issues.

A draft schedule is at:

If you have questions about the event or if you think a tool or project from your organization might make an interesting case study at the PREMIS Implementation Fair, feel free to contact the PREMIS Editorial Committee by visiting or emailing Rebecca Guenther at

Source: DIGLIB mailing list, 02009 07 15

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