March 29-31, 2010, NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland

U.S. INCITS Digital Content Management and Protection (DCMP)  

Theme: Connecting Digital Preservation Repositories

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Hot News: Two-part series on roadmap development for Digital Preservation Interoperability Framework (DPIF)
  Part-1: US DPIF Workshop [NIST, Gaithersburg, Maryland, March 29-31, 2010, From 8:00AM - 5:00PM]
  Part-2: 1st International DPIF Symposium [Dresden, Germany, April 21-23, 2010, From 8:00AM - 5:00PM]

DPIF Workshop Schedules...
Submission: PPTS | Papers
Meeting Location: Green Auditorium
Time Monday (3/29) Tuesday (3/30) Wednesday (3/31)
08:00 - 09:00 Registration / Logistics
09:00 - 09:10 Welcome Announcement Announcement
09:10 - 09:40 Main Keynote
Vision and Challenges to the Future Digital Data

Dr. Chris Greer
Assistant Director for Information Technology Research and Development
White House
Technology Track Keynote
Vision on Digital Content Repositories Technology

Dr. Sylvia Spengler
Program Director in Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Standards Track Keynote
Building A Sustainable Foundation For The Information Age

Dr. Francine Berman
Vice President of Research
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
09:40 - 10:10 Content Track Keynote
Digital Preservation: Communicating Across Cyberspace and Time

Dr. Kenneth Thibodeau
Director of the Center for Advanced Systems and Technologies
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Policy-based Data Management
Dr. Reagan Moore
Director of the Data Intensive Cyber Environments Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Curation Practices for the Digital Object Lifecycle, Part I: Determining Professional Competency Needs Through the DigCCurr Curriculum Development Project
Dr. Helen Tibbo
Alumni Distinguished Professor, School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
10:10 - 10:40 The Interoperability Solution: Federated Search and Good Databases
Dr. Walter Warnick
Director, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information
Analyses of Electronic Records: A Framework for Understanding File Format Conversions
Dr. Peter Bajcsy
Research Scientist, NCSA/UIUC
Metadata to support long-term preservation of digital assets: PREMIS and its use with METS
Ms. Rebecca Guenther
Chair of PREMIS Editorial Committee, Library of Congress
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30 NASA's Earth Science Data Systems - Lessons Learned and Future Directions
Dr. Hampapuram Ramapriyan
Assistant Project Manager, ESDIS Project, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Balancing Performance and Preservation: Lessons learned with HDF5
Dr. Mike Folk
Manager of the HDF Group, The HDF Group, Champaign IL
Long-term Digital Preservation for Medical Records
Dr. Milton Corn
Deputy Director for Research and Education, National Library of Medicine, NIH
11:30 - 12:00 NARA Electronic Records Archives Lessons Learned and Future Direction
Mr. Dyung Le
Director, System Engineering, ERA Program, NARA
Developing Bit Preservation Services at the Library of Congress
Dr. Leslie Johnston
Digital Media Project Coordinator of Office of Strategic Initiatives, LoC
Quest for an Advanced Image Standard: A Report From The Trenches
Mr. Matthew Dougherty
Sr. Staff Researcher, National Center for Macromolecular Imaging/Baylor College of Medicine
12:00 - 12:30 LoC Repository Collections
Mr. James Snyder
Senior Systems Administrator, National Audio Visual Conservation Center, LoC
Monitoring Distributed Collections Using the Audit Control Environment (ACE)
Mr. Mike Smorul
Lead Programmer, UMIACS
LOCKSS: Lots Of Copies Keep Stuff Safe
Dr. David Rosenthal
Chief Scientist, LOCKSS Program, Stanford University Libraries
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Archiving Strategy for USGS EROS Center and Our Future Direction
Mr. John Faundeen
Archivist, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, USGS
Lap Around the Windows Azure Platform - Scalable Compute and Storage Cloud Environment
Mr. Vlad Vinogradsky
Sr. Principal Architect Evangelist, Developer and Platform Evangelism, US Federal, Microsoft
The Washington State Model: Five Years of Digital Trials and Trails
Mr. Jerry Handfield
State Archivist, Washington State Archives
14:00 - 14:30 Digital Goals and Challenges at the U.S. Government Printing Office
Ms. Kate Zwaard
Lead Program Planner, FDsys Digital Preservation, U.S. Government Printing Office
Open Data Protocol (OData) - Querying and Updating Data on the Web
Mr. Vlad Vinogradsky
Sr. Principal Architect Evangelist, Developer and Platform Evangelism, US Federal, Microsoft
Towards Interoperable Preservation Repositories (TIPR)
Mr. Joseph Pawletko
Software Systems Architect, Digital Library Technology Services, New York University
14:30 - 15:00 Safekeeping, Searching, and Reusing the Smithsonian Institutionís Digital Diamonds
Ms. Isabel Meyer
DAMS Branch Manager, OCIO, Smithsonian Institution
Panel Discussion DAITSS, an OAIS-based preservation repository
Ms. Priscilla Caplan
Assistant Director for Digital Library Services, Florida Center for Library Automation
15:00 - 15:20 Coffee Break
15:20 - 15:50 AWIPS Approach to Exponential Increase in NOAA Data Volume
Ms. Deirdre Jones
Director, Systems Engineering Center, DOC/NOAA/NWS
NIST Scientific Data Tours:
[3:20PM - 4:20PM]

  • NIST Building and Fire Research Laboratory (BFRL)


  • NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR)
  • Panel Discussion
    15:50 - 16:20 Improving And Strengthening Inter-Institutional Preservation
    Mr. David Minor
    Head of Curation Services and Project Lead for Chronopolis, UC San Diego, San Diego Supercomputer Center
    Next Step:
    How Should Digital Preservation Interoperability Framework (DPIF) Go Forward?
    16:20 - 16:50 The MetaArchive Cooperative: Chronicles in Cooperative Preservation
    Dr. Katherine Skinner
    Executive Director, Educopia Institute
    16:50 - 17:20 Panel Discussion  


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