ERPANET Training Seminar

Policies for Digital Preservation

Wednesday 29th  Thursday 30th January 2003
Fontainebleau, near Paris

The programme for the ERPANET seminar on "Policies for Digital Preservation" has been released. ERPANET is happy to have enthused speakers with a background in digital preservation policies. Speakers will provide their valuable experiences, and thereby equip participants with the necessary skills to develop and implement digital preservation policies.

This two day training session, co-hosted by the Archives de France, will be held in Fontainebleau (near Paris) on January 29-30, 2003. 

---Wednesday, 29th January---
8:30 Registration
9:00 Welcome
Martine de Boisdeffre (Archives de France)
9:15 Introduction to seminar
[Session 1] _Context and objectives_
9:30 Christine Pétillat (Le Centre des Archives Contemporaines)
Thomas Schärli (Association des archivistes suisses)
10:45 Break
11:00 Peter Emmerson (Emmerson Consulting)
[Session 2] _Issues to be addressed_
11:30 Joël Poivre (Archives de France) 
Ellis Weinberger (Cambridge University Library) 
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Enrica Massella Ducci Teri (Italian public administration) 
14:15 Break
14:30 Practical Session
17:00 Closing

---Thursday, 30th January---
9:00 Wrap up of previous day
[Session 3] _Impact on organisation_
9:15 John McDonald (John McDonald Consulting, frm. Canadian government)
Benoît Riandey (Quetelet Center) [to be confirmed]
11:00 Break
[Session 4] _Implementing digital preservation policies_
11:15 Neil Beagrie (JISC, DPC)
Hartmut Burghard (Multimédia - EU-Bookshop) 
12:30 Lunch
13:30 Marie-Claude de la Godelinais (Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques)
14:00 Break
14:15 Practical Session
17:00 Closing

The venue at INSEAD, one of the worlds premier business schools, has been kindly made available by the Archives de France.

Social Programme
For the afternoon of January 28th, the day before the seminar, we have organised a trip to the Chateau of Fontainebleau. If you plan to participate in this visit please indicate that at registration on the ERPANET website.

The seminar dinner will be held on the evening of the 29th January.

To Register
The cost of this seminar is 150 Euros. This price includes learning materials, lunch, and additional refreshments.

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