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Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Ave., NW.
Washington, DC 20001

Washington, DCPASIG Washington DC 
May 22-24, 2013
Washington Court Hotel                         Daily Schedule (Agenda)
Washington, DC

Workshop and Pasig Presentations

PASIG, the Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group, will be holding its 12th international meeting May 22-24, 2013, in Washington DC at the Washington Court Hotel. This independent, community-led meeting provides a forum for practitioners, researchers, industry experts and vendors in the field of digital preservation, long-term information retention, and archiving to exchange ideas, identify trends, and forge new connections. 

This meeting follows our October 2012 meeting in Dublin Ireland, where 93% of survey respondents rated the speakers as a "4" or a "5", and 97% of attendees said the event met expectations.

The Early Bird Special registration cost is $345 and lasts through April 12. The price after April 12 is $395. The event registration is at A limited block of rooms has been reserved at special rates at the Washington Court Hotel in Washington, DC. 

    Registration Rates Early-Bird
(on or before April 12)
(after April 12)
  Regular Attendees $345 $395
  Optional Free Classes    
  Oracle Workshop (Tuesday All Day, May 21) $0  (free, reservation required)  
  Islandora Workshop (Tuesday Morning, May 21) $0  (free, reservation required)
  DPN Workshop (Tuesday Afternoon, May 21) $0  (free, reservation required)

Meeting Registration
Meeting registration is open!  

Hotel Reservation
Please note that there is a very limited block of contracted rooms still remaining at the Washington Court Hotel for the negotiated $239 room rate.

PASIG meetings are highly interactive, highly-rated, single-tracked events, designed to identify and drive the exchange of designs and best mobile casino no deposit bonus codes practices in digital preservation and archiving. The three day agenda will feature presentations, panel discussions, lightning talks and ad hoc working groups from practitioners, researchers and industry experts on...

  • Digital Preservation Bootcamp
  • Long-term Digital Preservation Storage Futures 
  • Preservation Research, Breakthroughs and Futures 
  • Practitioners Knowledge Exchange
  • Audiovisual Media Preservation -- A Deep Dive
  • Fixity: Moving Beyond Theory to Evidence-Based Best Practices
  • Emulation & Virtualization as Practical Methods for Digital Preservation
  • Federal Initiatives in Digital Preservation
  • Preservation of Research Data
  • Ad Hoc Lightning Talks, Matchmaking, Working Group & Breakout Sessions

Click here for the full detailed Daily Program

There will be free workshops on Tuesday, May 21 at the hotel which can be signed up for on the registration website:

1) Oracle Technology Day: This is a free, full-day event and is open to Oracle customers, prospects, employees, and partners. Technology experts will focus on Oracle a) products relevant to PASIG attendees, b) strategic positioning, c) tiered architectures, d) Big Data, records, and unstructured content management solutions, and e) database features for permanent access. A detailed agenda is at the bottom of this email (following the PASIG agenda). Speakers will be available for 1-1 discussions.

2) Islandora Workshop: (Half day, morning): Islandora provides integration between Fedora and Drupal, with custom solution packs to address the needs of multiple data types and collections. This session will review the project's development and current features, examples of productions sites, an update on the community and membership, as well as provide guidance for basic installation and configuration.

3) Digital Preservation Network (DPN) (Half day, afternoon) is being built to serve as a preservation backbone for digital information for research and scholarship. This half-day session will provide a deep dive into the DPN design, architecture and service model. DPN Member organizations are especially encouraged to send technical representatives to this interactive workshop, to review, discuss and help season the emerging framework with DPN's core technical team. 

Participating organizations includes: 

North America

AudioVisual Preservation Solution
The American Institute of Architects
California Digital Library
City U. New York
Drexel U
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Jazz at Lincoln Center
Library of Congress
Major League Baseball
National Science Foundation
University of Oklahoma Libraries
Princeton U.
UC San Diego
Smithsonian Institution
Stanford U.
SUNY Binghamton
Texas Advanced Computer Center (TACC)
Truman Technologies
USC Digital Repository
U. Chicago Library
U. Maryland
U. Prince Edwards Island
U. Rochester
U. Virginia
U. Wisconsin
Virginia Tech


FIZ Karlsruhe
Municipality of Matungao
New Zealand National Library
Open Planets Foundation
PrestoCentre Foundation

This community event is driven by the members of PASIG, particularly the steering group and speakers, and is made possible in part by the support of sponsors Oracle, discoverygarden and eVault. If you want to contribute as a sponsor, please contact Art Pasquinelli ( and Tom Cramer ( asap. 

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