2020 Schedule

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Please see the Program page for session descriptions and slides.

Day 1 – Monday, May 18, 2020

Note: All time listed in Eastern Standard Time 

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Opening
10:15 AM – 10:50 AM Notes from the Field: Performing Your Own Digital Preservation Assessment. Amy Rudersdorf, AVP.
10:50 AM – 11:25 AM Funding the Development of Best Practices: The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Research and Development Grant Program. Joshua Sternfeld, National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
11:25 AM – 11:40 AM Break
11:40 AM – 12:15 PM Never the Same River Twice: Documentary Filmmakers and their Digital Workflows. Heather Barnes, Wake Forest University & UNC-Chapel Hill.
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM Leveraging Free Tools for Improved Access to AV Collections: A Case Study of the Texas House of Representatives Audiotape Recordings. Steven Kantner, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
12:50 PM – 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch / Sponsor Office Hour: LYRASIS. Heather Greer Klein.
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Plenary. Monique Lassere.
3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Break
3:15 PM – 3:50 PM Creating Digital Preservation Plans as a Team Effort. Meg Phillips, Leslie Johnston, Christine Austin, and Jana Leighton, National Archives and Records Administration.
3:50 PM – 4:25 PM Potential Strategies for Preserving Complex DH Projects. Corinne Guimont and Alex Kinnaman, Virginia Tech University.
4:25 PM – 4:40 PM Break
4:40 PM – 5:15 PM Metadata Cleanup: Before or After Migration? Kristen Merryman, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
5:15 PM – 5:30 PM Closing

Day 2 – Tuesday, May 19, 2020

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Opening
10:15 AM – 10:50 AM No Gods, No Masters: Sustaining Community Work without Funding or Staff. Alston Cobourn, East Carolina University and Jessica Farrell, Educopia Institute.
10:50 AM – 11:25 AM The Erased Labor of Digital Libraries. Mēgan Oliver, University of South Carolina.
11:25 AM – 11:40 AM Break
11:40 AM – 12:15 PM Embracing Micro-Appraisal in Digital Curation Workflows. Kyna Herzinger, University of Louisville; Sarah Dorpinghaus, University of Kentucky; and Heather Fox, University of Louisville.
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM From Digitization to Digital Preservation: Realigning Workflows in Support of Digital Curation Work. Patrice-Andre Prud’homme, Oklahoma State University.
12:50 PM – 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch / Sponsor Office Hour: Elsevier | Digital Commons. Tish Wagner.
2:00 PM – 2:35 PM RATOM: Tackling Email Processing and Access with NLP and Machine Learning. Camille Tyndall Watson, State Archives of North Carolina and Cal Lee, UNC-Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science.
2:35 PM – 3:10 PM Investigating Best Practices in Email Archiving. Joel Simpson, Artefactual Systems, Inc. and Chris Prom, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
3:10 PM – 3:25 PM Break
3:25 PM – 4:00 PM Are Smart Electronics Called Smart Because They Leave No Records? James Havron, Cultural Heritage Cyber Preservation/J.T. Havron, Jr., LLC.
4:00 PM – 4:35 PM Privacy in the Past: A Study of the Use of Unrestricted Health Information in Digitized Medical Archival Collections. Sarah Almond, UNC-Chapel Hill.
4:35 PM – 4:50 PM Break
4:50 PM – 5:25 PM From PDF to Digital Preservation, the Journey: How to Take Your Unstructured Collections to a NDSA Level 4 Full Text Searchable Structured Collection. Paul Severn, LIBNOVA.
5:25 PM – 5:30 PM Closing

Day 3 – Wednesday, May 20, 2020

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Opening
10:15 AM – 10:50 AM Digitization Workflows: Maintaining Standards within Change. Kari May and Ted Tarka, University of Pittsburgh.
10:50 AM – 11:25 AM Workflows, Management Methods and Deliverables: The Data Dream Team. Kelly Spring, Patricia Dragon, Amanda McLellan, East Carolina University.
11:25 AM – 11:40 AM Break
11:40 AM – 12:15 PM You DON’T Need an App for That. Brian Thomas, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
12:15 PM – 12:50 PM Using Google Cloud Vision and Chrome Extensions for Improved Metadata. Aaron O’Donovan, Columbus Metropolitan Library.
12:50 PM – 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch / Sponsor Office Hour: LIBNOVA. Juan C. Romero and Paul Severn.
2:00 PM – 2:35 PM What about Email?: Advocating for Compliance, Building Relationships with OIT, and Very Experimental Workflows. Jessika Drmacich, Williams College.
2:35 PM – 3:10 PM Beyond the Repository: Promoting Interoperability between Local Preservation Systems and Distributed Networks. Laura Alagna, Northwestern University.
3:10 PM – 3:25 PM Break
3:25 PM – 4:00 PM Digital Preservation: Rethinking System Data Models for Information Structures. Andrew French, Preservica.
4:00 PM – 4:35 PM Permanent Government E-Records Transfer: Mind the Gaps. Lori Ashley, Preservica and Barbara Teague, Council of State Archivists (CoSA).
4:35 PM – 4:50 PM Break
4:50 PM – 5:25 PM No Such Thing as a Dumb Question. Sangeeta Desai, State Archives of North Carolina (facilitator).
5:25 PM – 5:30 PM Closing

– END OF CONFERENCE –

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