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Conference on Magnetic Tape and Optical Disk

From: Alan Calmes <alan.calmes>
Date: Monday, November 20, 1995
NARA 11TH Annual Preservation Conference
March 14, 1996


    9:00 a.m. Welcome by the Archivist of the United States
    Governor John W. Carlin

    9:10 a.m. Introductions and Overview
    Alan Calmes

    9:20 a.m. 1. Standardization Activities
    Peter Z. Adelstein

    10:05 a.m. Discussion

    10:15 a.m. 2. Tape Physical Characteristics
    Fred Layn

    10:55 a.m. Discussion

    11:05 a.m.  Coffee break

    11:20 a.m. 3. Magnetic Tape Storage
    John Van Bogart

    12:00 noon Discussion

    12:10 a.m. 4. Restoration of Magnetic Tape
    John Powers

    12:50 p.m. Discussion

    1:05 p.m.  Lunch break

    2:30 p.m. 5. Lifetime of Kodak CD Media
    Douglas Stinson

    3:10 p.m. Discussion

    3:20 p.m.  Coffee break

    3:35 p.m. 6. Optical Disk Migration Issues
    Barry Roginski

    4:15 p.m. Discussion

    4:25 p.m. 7. Helican Scan Backup Tape
    Melanie Summers

    5:05 p.m. Discussion

    5:15 p.m. Reception in Conference Rooms

Topics and Speakers

    Magnetic Tape and Optical Disk Current Technology: Impact on
    March 14, 1996

    Introductions and Overview Alan Calmes, Preservation Officer,
    Preservation Policy and Services Division, NARA

    1.  Permanence of Magnetic and Optical Media: Standardization
        Activities Peter Z. Adelstein, Chairman, American National
        Standards Institute, Technical Committee IT9, Physical
        Properties and Permanence of Imaging Media

    2.  Tape Physical Characteristics and Impact on Archival
        Stability Fred Layn, Director, Audio Marketing, Quantegy

    3.  Magnetic Tape Storage and Handling John W.C. Van Bogart,
        Principal Investigator, Media Stability Studies, National
        Media Laboratory

    4.  Preservation and Restoration of Magnetic Tape John Powers,
        Archivist, Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, NARA

    5.  Lifetime of Kodak Writable CD and Photo CD Media Douglas
        Stinson, Eastman Kodak Company

    6.  One Generation to the Next: Optical Disk Migration Issues
        Barry Roginski, Information Resources Management Division,

    7.  High Density Helical Scan Tape: The de facto ?Archival?
        Backup Medium Melanie Summers, Senior Product Marketing
        Manager Exabyte Corporation

Preregistration required: $50
For registration information:
    Fax: 301-713-6653
    Eleanor.Torain [at] Arch2__NARA__gov

Conference Coordinator (NNP) National archives at College Park 8601
Adelphi Road, Room 2800 College Park, MD 20740-6001


Alan Calmes

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