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CALL: 10th IS&T Archiving Conference, April 2-5, 2013, Washington, DC

From Diana Gonzalez, IS&T Conference Program Manager

Washington, DC  IS&T (the Society for Imaging Science and Technology) is pleased to announce the 10th Archiving Conference which will be held April 2-5, 2013 in Washington, DC. The deadline for submitting presentation abstracts is November 15, 2012.

A PDF of the Call for Papers can be found at

The annual event presents the latest research results on archiving, provides a forum to explore new strategies and policies, and reports on successful projects that can serve as benchmarks in this exciting field.

Archiving 2013 is a blend of invited focal papers, keynote talks, and refereed oral and interactive display presentations. It brings together attendees from around the world represent industry, academia, governments, and cultural heritage institutions.

Proposed program topics include:

Preservation of Digital Assets

  • Storage technologies: novel approaches, monitoring, and reliability
  • Migration strategies
  • Preservation of social media content
  • Intellectual property, rights management, and legal aspects
  • Standards and guidelines
  • Innovative projects and activities

Technical Processes and Workflows

  • Digital imaging technologies
  • Metadata generation, searching, and indexing
  • Quality management, certification, and efficiency
  • File formats for digital archiving
  • Color management in capture and display
  • Development of software and tools

Digital Curation

  • Prioritizing collections for digital archiving
  • Cost models and benefit of preservation
  • Digital forensics and data recovery
  • Curation of scientific research data
  • Strategies for databases and multidimensional data
  • Automated review of restricted information