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Seminar on policies for digital preservation

From: Monica Greenan <british.editor>
Date: Monday, December 9, 2002
Policies for Digital Preservation
ERPANET Training Seminar

Fontainebleau, Paris, France
Jan 29-30, 2003

ERPANET <URL:> is pleased to announce its
second training seminar, "Policies for Digital Preservation". It
will equip participants with the skills to develop and implement
digital preservation policies.

This two day training session, co-hosted by the Archives de France,
will be held in Fontainebleau (near Paris) on January 29-30, 2003.

Seminar Focus

    *   Experience surrounding policies for digital preservation
    *   Designing policies
    *   Building policies
    *   Evaluating the impact of digital preservation policies

Format: After reviewing the need and urgency for digital
preservation policies and their organisational context, the key
points of developing a digital preservation policy will be
presented. The second day will focus on digital preservation
policies, their impact on organisations, and how to measure their

Who Will Benefit from Attending: The topics presented in this
seminar are crucial to both commercial and public sector
organisations. It targets management and personnel responsible for
the retention of digital assets including records managers,
archivists, technologists, auditors, and senior business managers.

Through learning about the processes of developing and ensuring
corporate buy-in to a digital preservation policy, the seminar
provides participants with the insight necessary to carry out such
development and implementation work within their own organisations.


Opening: January 29, 2003, 9 am
    Session 1: Context and objectives
    Session 2: Issues to be addressed
    Session 3: Impact on organisation
    Session 4: Implementing digital preservation policies
Closing: January, 30, 2003 5 pm

Expert speakers include John McDonald (John McDonald Consulting),
Marie-Claude de la Godelinais (Institut National de la Statistique
et des Etudes Economiques), Ellis Weinberger (Cambridge University

The venue at INSEAD, one of the worlds premier business schools, has
been kindly made available by the Archives de France.

Social Programme: For the afternoon of January 28th, the day before
the seminar, we have organised a trip to the Chateau of
Fontainebleau. If you plan to participate in this visit please
indicate that at registration on the ERPANET web site.

The seminar dinner will be held on the evening of the 29th January.

Registeration:  The cost of this seminar is 150 Euros. This price
includes learning materials, lunch, and additional refreshments.
Please register at <URL:>.

For any additional information, please contact
dutch.editor [at] erpanet__org or coordinator [at] erpanet__org.

Monica Greenan
ERPANET British Editor
Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII)
George Service House,
11 University Gardens,
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QJ
+44 141 330 3549
Fax: +44 141 330 3788

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