Preliminary Schedule

This schedule is subject to change (and much more detail is to come), but hopefully it will help people plan their travel.

Monday, November 6, 2017 – Edward M. Kennedy Institute

    • Registration open at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute
    • 10:00 am Welcome and Logistics for the Conference
    • 10:45 am Keynote Speaker Nancy McGovern
    • 11:45 am Lunch and tours of the EMKI
1:15 pm Sessions Presenters
Survey Results from Recent National Digital Stewardship Alliance Projects Carol Kussmann, University of Minnesota
Metadata mysteries: Unraveling the magic and myths behind the data that drive Digital Commonwealth Danny Pucci, Tom Blake, Jake Sadow, and Nichole Shea, Boston Public Library
IQ Workshop Bryan Collars, South Carolina Department of Archives and History
The Commonwealth Historical Collaborative: the Catablog model for access Aaron Rubinstein, U-Mass Amherst
    • 2:30 pm Break
2:45 pm Sessions Presenters
A Collaborative Approach to Records Management in Vermont Nick Connizzo, Vermont State Archives and Records Administration
A Digital Balancing Act: Search, Access and Security Sarah Barca, Lynn Goodsell, Rob Seibert, and Rachel Friend, National Archives and Records Administration
Connecticut Digital Archives: a collaborative model for digital preservation and access Greg Colati, U-Conn, Storrs and Allen Ramsey, CT State Library and Archives
Update on Email Preservation and Access Nancy Melley, NHPRC
  • 4:00 pm Reception at the Massachusetts Archives

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 – John F. Kennedy Library

    • 7:00 am to 9:00 am Breakfast
    • 9:00 am Welcome from AOTUS David Ferriero
    • 10:15 am Break
10:45 am Sessions Presenters
Email Archiving and Year Two of the Transforming Online Mail with Embedded Semantics (TOMES) Grant Camille Tyndall Watson, State Archives of North Carolina
Practicing Digital Archives: Journey from Proof-of-Concept to Enterprise Marisa Bruhns, MIT Lincoln Labs
The Digitization Dash: The Push to Digitize Government Records and How You Can Help How Allen Ramsey and Sarah Grimm
MassDocs: A Possible Model for Collaboration Among State Agencies Alix Quan, State Library of Massachusetts
    • Lunch
1:30 pm Sessions Presenter(s)
Serving your community, one size fits all? Mike Thuman and Tim Hodge, Preservica
American Archive of Public Broadcasting: Preservation through Collaboration Casey Davis Kaufman and Charles Hosale, American Library of Public Broadcasting and WGBH
Pop-Up Session TBD
Affinity Group meetings TBD
    • 2:45 pm Break
3:15 pm Sessions Presenter(s)
Guidance and GUIs: Developing an E-Records Transfer Process / Now What? The electronic Records Task Force was Dissolved . . . Hannah Wang, Wisconsin Historical Society / Carol Kussmann, University of Minnesota
To the end of the Republic and Beyond: Accessioning and Preserving Electronic Federal Records Rachel Sutcliffe, National Archives and Records Administration
The File Frontier: Managing Records in Microsoft Office 365 Eliot Wilczek, Krista Ferrante, and Bob Toth, MITRE Corporation
Legal Information Preservation – A ‘State Experts’ Approach Margaret Maes, Legal Information Preservation Alliance
  • Reception at the JFK Library

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 – Massachusetts Archives

    • 7:00 am to 9:00 am Breakfast at the Archives, sponsored by the Legal Information Preservation Alliance
9:00 am Sessions Presenters
Mass. Memories Road Show / If I Could Talk to the Animals Carolyn Goldstein and Andrew Elder, U-Mass, Boston / Jim Havron Jr., TN Conference of  UMC Archives
A National Risk: The State of State Electronic Records Barbara Teague (CoSA), Bonnie Weddle (New York), Sarah Grimm (Wisconsin), and Veronica Martzahl (Massachusetts)
Collaborative Approaches to Exposing Biodiversity Heritage Library Collections as Open Data Katie Mika, Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
    • 10:15 am Break
10:30 am Short Sessions Presenters
Planning for the Future of BPE BPE Un-Steering Committee
Lighting Presentations: Digital Preservation of Architectural Plan for Roads and Bridges / Rethinking Digital File Management & Workflows for Preservation / Different standards for the same work: Navigating preservation and access in an archives with multiple platforms for digital records / Just Drop off the Keys to the Server on your way out the door Paul Tykodi, Mass. Dept. of Transportation / Andrea Green, State Library of North Carolina / Valerie Collins, University of Minnesota / Tyler Cline, UNC Charlotte
It Never Hurts to Ask: Archival Surveys as Tools to Enhance Electronic Records / OSSArcFlow: Researching Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content Amanda Shelton and Rachel Smith, Alabama Department of Archives and History / Sam Meister, Jessica Meyerson, and Katherine Skinner, Educopia
  • 11:30 am Closing session and Lunch
  • 1:00 pm Leave for Optional tours of the State Library of Massachusetts and the State House and Digital Commonwealth at the Boston Public Library (space is limited)