Digitizing for Preservation and Access:
Past is Prologue

23rd Annual Preservation Conference

2009 Conference Details

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This conference was held on March 26, 2009

William McGowan Theater
National Archives Building
Constitution Avenue and 7th Street NW
Washington, DC

Program Schedule

About the Conference

8:00 – 8:45

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:45 – 9:00

Welcome Remarks

Adrienne Thomas Acting Archivist of the United States
National Archives, Washington, DC

Dr. Michael J. Kurtz, Assistant Archivist, Office of Records Services
National Archives, Washington, DC

9:00 – 9:45

Keynote Address

Dr. Paul Conway, Associate Professor - School of Information
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

9:45 – 10:15

Institutional Approaches I: Management of Digitization at NARA

Doris Hamburg, Director of Preservation Programs
National Archives, College Park, MD

James Hastings, Director of Special Media Archives Services Division
National Archives, College Park, MD

10:15 – 10:45

Morning Break in the McGowan Theater Lobby

10:45 – 11:30

Institutional Approaches II

Dr. Anna E. Buelow, Head of Preservation
The National Archives - Department of Collection Care, Richmond, Surrey, UK

Carl Fleischhauer, Technical Coordinator - National Digital Library Program
Library of Congress, Washington, DC

11:30 – 12:15

Guidelines, Long-term Management and Trusted Repositories

Michael Stelmach, Manager of Digital Conversion Services
Library of Congress, Washington, DC

Fynnette Eaton, Consultant to the Electronic Records Archive
National Archives, College Park, MD

12:15 – 12:30

Question and Answer Period

12:30 – 1:30

Lunch in the McGowan Theater Lobby and the Presidential Conference Rooms

1:30 – 2:15

Archival and Preservation Preparation for Digitizing

Amy Lubick, Conservator
National Archives, College Park, MD

David Null, Director, University Archives and Records Management Services
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2:15 – 3:30

Public Interface/Providing Access I

Daniel Santamaria, Assistant University Archivist - Mudd Manuscript Library
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Suzanne Isaacs, Digital Projects Coordinator
National Archives Experience, Washington, DC

Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse, Maryland State Archivist
Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, MD

3:30 – 4:00

Afternoon Break in the McGowan Theater Lobby

4:00 – 5:15

Public Interface/Providing Access II

Mark Harvey, State Archivist
Archives of Michigan, Lansing, MI

Karen Weiss, Information Resources Manager
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Greg Colati, Digital Initiatives Coordinator - Penrose Library
University of Denver, Denver, CO

5:15 – 5:30

Discussion/questions and Conclusion of Program

5:30 – 7:00

Reception in the McGowan Theater Lobby


Micro Records Company
Baltimore, Maryland
POC: Jeff Sandlass
Cutting Corporation
Bethesda, Maryland
POC: Aaron Coe
The Crowley Company
Frederick, Maryland
POC: Cheri Baker
The Media Preserve: A Division of Preservation Technologies
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
POC: Robert Strauss
Underground Archives
Wampum, Pennsylvania
POC: Matthew Iezzi
Digital Library Systems Group
Boca Raton, Florida
POC: James Baker
Kirtas Technologies
Rochester, New York
POC: Todd Whiting
Iron Mountain
Boyers, Pennsylvania
POC: Debby Baptiste
HOV Services
Rochester, New York
POC: Dan Filipek
Rockville, Maryland
POC: Russ Suniewick

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