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#WeMissIPRES - Save the Date 22, 23, 24 September


Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 09:00 - Thursday, September 24, 2020, 17:00



A few digital preservationists from around the world, including DRI’s Natalie Harrower, have come together to organise an online knowledge exchange in anticipation of the 2020 iPres conference in Beijing, which has been postponed to 2021. Save the date for three half days of online iPRES celebrations in September.

This year there is no iPRES or other large-scale conference focussing on digital preservation to look forward to, but this should not stop us from exchanging work in progress and experiences with each other! Save the date for three half days of online iPRES celebrations in September including a mix of presentations, lightning talks, panels, and participant interaction, all supported by social and networking opportunities, as follows:

Day 1: 22 September

Expect to hear and participate in:

  • Updates since iPRES 2019
  • Selected topical presentations and lightning talks

Day 2: 23 September

Expect to hear and participate in:

  • Lightning talks from Digital Preservation Awards 2020 Finalists
  • Collaborations panel with digital preservation and allied networks, and supporters

Day 3: 24 September

Expect to hear and participate in:

  • Relaunch of iPRES 2020-2021 with conference themes for 2021 and ‘taster’ papers
  • An invitation to Beijing

The Call for Participation will open on 22 July. iPRES will be asking you to share your ideas for lightning talks and presentations.

Hosted by the Dutch Digital Heritage Network, the Digital Preservation Coalition, and the National Science Library of Chinese Academy of Sciences, this event is online, free to attend and open to all!

Follow @WeMissIPRES and #WeMissIPRES for more information.

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