18th Annual Preservation Conference

Preservation Reformatting: Digital Technology vs. Analog Technology

March 27, 2003
National Archives at College Park, Maryland
Auditorium and Conference Rooms
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Program Schedule

Opening Remarks

Doris A. Hamburg, Director, Preservation Programs, NARA


Michael J. Kurtz, Assistant Archivist, Office of Records Services - Washington,DC, NARA


Steven Puglia, Preservation and Imaging Specialist, Special Media Preservation Laboratory, Preservation Programs, Office of Records Services - Washington, DC, NARA

Motion Pictures- Preservation

Howard Besser, Director, Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program, New York University

Audio and Video- Library of Congress Perspective

Carl Fleischhauer, Technical Coordinator, National Digital Library, Library of Congress

Audio and Video- Perspective on Standards

Ed Zwaneveld, Director of Technological R and D, National Film Board of Canada

Morning Panel Discussion

The Evidence in Hand- Artifacts in Collections

Abby Smith, Director of Programs, Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR), Washington, DC

Preservation Reformatting- Harvard Perspective

Stephen Chapman, Preservation Librarian for Digital Initiatives, Weissman Preservation Center, Harvard University Library

Preserving Digital Information- Electronic Records Archives Perspective

Kenneth Thibodeau, Director, Electronic Records Archives, Office of Human Resources and Information Services, NARA

Afternoon Panel Discussion