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Conference on digital preservation

From: Julie Carlson <jcarlson>
Date: Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Northeast Document Conservation Center presents:

    Persistence of Memory: Stewardship of Digital Assets
    The Marriott University Park Hotel
    Tucson, Arizona
    December 5-6, 2006

The Persistence of Memory conference, taught by leading experts in
digital preservation, addresses the question of managing and
preserving digital assets over the long term. Institutions are
rapidly acquiring collections of digitized and born-digital
resources. Without intervention, these materials will not survive
even a single human career. This conference will highlight evolving
best practices for digital preservation and will help institutions
take the next steps to preserve their investment.

Conference cost:  $325

Registration deadline:  Friday, November 10, 2006

Scholarships available: To encourage diverse participation in the
Persistence of Memory conference, NEDCC is pleased to offer a
limited number of scholarships that will cover the registration fee.
In awarding the scholarships, particular attention will be given to
diverse professionals, applicants from under-funded organizations,
and applicants from organizations that serve under-represented
communities.  The scholarship application deadline is November 1,
2006.

For complete conference information, including scholarships see:
<URL:http://www.nedcc.org>

This conference is co-sponsored by Amigos Library Services; Arizona
State Library, Archives and Public Records; Balboa Art Conservation
Center; and OCLC Western Service Center.

Partial funding of this conference is provided by the Institute of
Museum and Library Services. NEDCC gratefully acknowledges support
for its field service activities by the National Endowment for the
Humanities.


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