Planets digital preservation conference

The Planets project will host a three-day training event on digital preservation in Bern, Switzerland, on November 17-19, 2009. According to the announcement: “Day 1 will consider the case for preserving digital objects, the technical issues involved, and the Planets framework, tools and services. On days 2 and 3 delegates will gain hands-on experience of working with Planets and a scenario (sample collection) to develop a preservation plan and preserve digital objects.”

Day 1 is recommended for “Heads of IT, Curation and Preservation, CEOs and preservation/curation/IT staff.” Days 2-3 are recommended for “digital preservation staff (e.g. librarians, archivists, digital librarians and archivists, repository managers, software developers, policy managers etc.).”

Attendance is limited.

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