iPRES 2019 just around the corner

10 September 2019

Around 400 experts from 30 countries, 5 continents and various sectors will soon gather in Amsterdam to share knowledge about the digital accessibility of our heritage. The iPRES conference is taking place in the Netherlands this year from 16-20 September and DANS will be contributing as a sponsor.

Every year at this conference, the latest developments in the field of digital sustainability are discussed. In a world in which digital information is becoming increasingly important, the question is how this information can be kept permanently accessible. The subject of digital preservation is too broad to solve as one country alone: international cooperation is necessary. The conference is an excellent opportunity for nearly 400 experts in this field to meet: an international group of researchers, students, software suppliers, archivists, librarians and other interested parties. This year’s theme is “Eye on the Horizon”.

As a sponsor, DANS is closely involved in iPRES 2019. For example, DANS sponsors the best poster award. Furthermore, a professional visit can be attended on Friday at the National Archive (NA), the National Library (KB) and DANS. Also, different sessions in which DANS is involved can be attended:

  • Introducing the Memento Tracer Framework for scalable high-quality web archiving – Martin Klein (Los Alamos National Laboratory) and Herbert Van De Sompel (DANS)
  • FAIR Data Work @ DANS: Implementing Metrics, Reviews, and More – Peter Doorn (DANS), Marjan Grootveld (DANS) and Francesca Morselli (DANS)
  • CoreTrustSeal – certified repositories: Enabling Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reusable (FAIR) Data – Mustapha Mokrane (DANS) and Jonas Recker (GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences)

More information

More information and the full program is available on the iPRES website.

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