*Institutional Repositories: Ensuring Your IR is Populated, Useful and

Register now for this NISO Virtual Conference

*Date and Time: Wednesday, Feburary 15, 11:00am – 5:00pm*.

The objective of this program is to make clear what may have changed in the
IR space over the course of the past five to ten years. Repositories may
have become almost commonplace at high-profile research institutions, but
what about the needs of other institution of higher educations? What might
be emerging expectations for such institutional platforms? What
collaborative approaches might make sense for various constituencies? To
what extent is content housed in the institutional repository made

This program brings together views from a variety of players actively
engaged in building and maintaining institutional repositories as key
information environments.

*Preliminary Agenda with Confirmed Speaker Participants*

*11:00 a.m. – 11:10 a.m. – Introduction*
*Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO*

*11:10 - 11:45 Opening Keynote / Overview*
*Confirmed Speaker:* *Cliff Lynch, Executive Director, CNI*

*12:00 – 12:30  Open Source Repositories and the Future of Fedora*
*Confirmed Speaker: David Wilcox**, Product Manager, Duraspace*

*12:30pm – 1:00pm Specific Needs and Concerns Associated with Data
*Confirmed Speaker:* *Sandi Caldrone*, *Data Repository Outreach
Specialist, Purdue University Research Repository, Purdue University*

*1:00pm -1:45pm   Lunch*

*1:45pm – 2:15pm Repository Integrations: Connecting technologies and
*Confirmed Speaker:  Kate Byrne**, Repository Tools Product Manager,
Symplectic *

*2:15pm – 2:45pm: Partnering with a Vendor to Build a Repository*
*Confirmed Speakers: Todd Digby*, *Chair, Library Information Technology,
University of Florida **and* *Robert Phillips**, Digital Collections
Applications Programmer*, *University of Florida*

*2:45pm – 3:15pm Beyond the manuscript: Using IRs for alternative content
*Confirmed Speaker: Violeta Ilik**, Head, Digital Systems & Collection
Services, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University*

*3:15pm – 3:30pm Break*

*3:30pm – 4:00pm Promoting Discovery in the Institutional Repository*
*Confirmed Speaker: Christine Stohn*, *Senior Product Manager, Discovery &
Delivery, Ex Libris/Proquest*

*4:00pm – 4:30pm Responding to the Challenges: Moving Forward and a Wish
*Confirmed Speaker: Sarah L. Shreeves*, *Associate Dean for Digital
Strategies, University of Miami Libraries*

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*4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion *
*Moderated by: Todd Carpenter, Executive Director, NISO*

NISO Virtual Conferences draw upon the expertise of information industry
professionals working in a variety of settings and each bringing to the
discussion a different perspective on the complexities of the modern
information environment. Our 11am start time and two additional breaks
provided during the course of the six-hour event allow registrants to
listen to and benefit from a professionally-developed agenda while still
being within call of daily workplace responsibilities.

*About Registration:* Purchase of a single registration entitles you to
gather an *unlimited* number of staff from your organization/institution in
a class- or conference room setting to view the event on the day of the
live broadcast. It also includes access to an archived recording of the
event to allow those with conflicting obligations to still benefit from the
day’s content.

For details on registration costs and additional information provided by
our speakers, please see the NISO event page


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