[Asis-l] erpaTraining Amsterdam - programme released, registration open

Dutch.editor at erpanet.org Dutch.editor at erpanet.org
Fri Sep 3 10:04:45 EDT 2004

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' ERPANET Seminar
' Business Models related to Digital Preservation
' Amsterdam, The Netherlands
' September 20-22, 2004
' http://www.erpanet.org/events/2004/amsterdam/

ERPANET is pleased to announce the programme of its seminar on business models. This three-day event is co-hosted by the 'Netherlands Institute for Archival Education and Research' (the Archiefschool; Amsterdam, The Netherlands). It convenes international experts with long-standing experience.

This ERPANET seminar will explore the organisation, funding and structuring of digital preservation in and among organisations. Adequate business models are key in establishing a solid infrastructure and a sustainable preservation programme. International experts will provide seminar participants with case studies and cutting-edge knowledge.

The seminar starts on Monday, September 20, at 10:30 (registration open from 10:00), and it closes on Wednesday, September 22, at 12:30.

The seminar addresses organisational, financial, cultural and collaborative aspects relating to the long-term management of digital resources,
with topics including:
* sustainability issues
* organisational structures
* partnerships
* funding
* return on investment
* costing in digital preservation

Speakers include:
* Rob Davies (MDR Partners, UK) - The EU Directive on Public Sector Information;
* Douglas Greenberg (Shoah Foundation, USA) - The case of the Virtual History Foundation;
* Claude Huc (CNES, France) - An Organisational Model for Digital Archive Centres;
* Maggie Jones (DPC, UK) - Determining the Costs, Issues to Consider;
* Anne Kenney (Cornell, USA) - The Requisite Resources for Digital Preservation Management; and
* Julie Walker (MIT, USA) - DSpace, digital preservation and business models.
The Sessions are designed to be interactive with Practical Sessions and discussions. For a detailed programme refer to the ERPANET website.

The venue is at the Vrije Universiteit (www.vu.nl) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. For travelling and hotel information please refer to the ERPANET website  www.erpanet.org

Social Programme
A seminar dinner is organised for Monday. It will take place in the restaurant "In De Waag" (www.indewaag.nl) starting at 7pm. After the last session on Tuesday, you can join the group for a city tour and a subsequent reception at the 'Netherlands Institute for Archival Education and Research' (www.archiefschool.nl).

To Register
The registration fee is 150 Euro, to be paid in time before the conference or at the conference.
Online registration is possible at  www.erpanet.org
For additional information, please contact  dutch.editor at erpanet.org

Andreas Aschenbrenner - ERPANET Editor
Nationaal Archief,2509LM Den Haag,The Netherlands
(T)+31 70 3315578,(F)+31 70 3315499,(E) dutch.editor at erpanet.org

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