Apologies for cross-postings.

Deadline extension

Due to numerous requests we have decided to
extend the deadline of
by 7 days until July 8
(midnight IDLW, GMT -12hrs)

(Deadline extension)

iPRES 2011 - 8th International Conference on Digital Preservation of Digital Objects
November 1-4, Singapore

iPRES, the main international conference on digital preservation, is calling for proposals for 
original full and short papers, panels, workshops, posters and demonstrations.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
* Domain-specific Challenges (Cultural Heritage, Technical and Scientific Processes and Data, 
Engineering Models and Simulation, Medical Records, Corporate Processes and Recordkeeping, Web 
Archiving, Personal Archiving, e-Procurement, etc.)
* Systems Life-cycle (Requirements, Modeling, Design, Development, Deployment and Maintenance)
* Trusted Repositories and Governance (Risk Analysis, Planning, Audit and Certification, Business 
Models, Cost Estimation, etc.)
* Case Studies and Best Practices (Processes, Metadata, Systems, Services, Infrastructures, etc.)
* Innovation in Digital Preservation (Novel Challenges and Scenarios, Innovative Approaches)
* Added-value of Digital Preservation (Emerging Exploitation Scenarios and the Long-Tail of Digital 
Repositories and Archives)
* Training and Education
* Theory of Digital Preservation

Call for Papers - iPRES 2011 invites submissions for full and short papers reporting on novel 
previously unpublished work. Full papers are expected to report innovative research work, while 
short papers are expected to present new relevant challenges and work in progress. All papers will 
be peer-reviewed by at least 3 members of the scientific Program Committee. The accepted papers will 
be published in the iPRES2011 proceedings (in digital).

Call for Posters and Demonstrations – Submissions are encouraged for a special session that for 
posters reporting emerging issues or work in progress, and also for demonstrations of innovative 

Call for Panels - Proposals for highly relevant panels are welcome. Panels are expected to be 
important community building actions, by promoting discussions on relevant issues and be presented 
by provocative expert panelists willing to engage with the audience.

Call for Workshops - Proposals for workshops, to be held after the main conference, are welcome.

Instructions for Submissions
* Proposals for full (8 to 10 pages) and short (4 pages) papers, and for posters or demonstrations 
(2 pages) must be submitted to the electronic submission system according to the conference’s template:
- Submission system:
- Paper’s template:

* Proposals for workshops or panels must be submitted by the workshop or panel chair, by email, to 
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- Proposals for panels must detail the subject, the intended experts’ panel, and the proposed model 
of interaction with the audience (this is going to be a key detail in the evaluation of the proposals).
- Proposals for workshops must detail the subject to be covered, the process for the call for 
participation, the important dates, the duration, and the proposed organization and scientific 

*********** IMPORTANT DATES (UPDATED!) ******************

* 01 July 2011 – Abstracts for full and short papers due (recommended deadline)
* 08 July 2011 – Full and short papers, posters and demonstrations proposals and workshop proposals 
due (midnight IDLW, GMT -12hrs)
* 22 August 2011 – Panels proposals due
* 28 August 2011 - Acceptance notification
* 15 September 2011 - Camera Ready Full and Short Papers
* 30 September 2011 - Early Registration


Previous iPRES Conferences:

For any questions about paper submission, please do not hesitate to contact Program Co-Chair Adam 
Jatowt at [log in to unmask] !