The programme for the sixth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects (iPres 2009) has recently been released and registration is now open.
This year’s event will be hosted by California Digital Library (CDL) at Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco on October 5th and 6th, 2009.
UK presentations include Maureen Pennock on ArchivePress, David Giaretta on significant properties in OAIS and Adam Farquar on (Planets) metadata.
Dave Tarrant from the JISC KeepIt project will be at iPres to talk about Where the Semantic Web and Web 2.0 meet format risk management: P2 registry http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/17556/
And following that, at the Preservation and Archiving SIG http://sun-pasig.ning.com/events/pasig-san-francisco-oct-79, also in San Francisco, Dave will present Ten Years of Digital Preservation with EPrints and, joint with Neil Jefferies and Ben O’Steen from Oxford University, on a new initiative, The Preservation Storage Network http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/17833/