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Digitization Conference 2016

PLAN’s Digitization Conference 2016 was held August 18-19, 2016. A full day pre-conference entitled Digitization 101 was also offered on August 17.  The conference theme was Digitization: Preserving the Past for the Future.

The location was Florida State University’s Panama City, Florida campus. The conference was open to any library or organization involved with digitization, or planning the digitization of historical records, photos, audios, or moving images. The conference provided both basic and advanced learning opportunities. All types of libraries and historical organizations benefited.

Who should attend:  Staff from libraries of all types, plus staff from historical & cultural heritage organizations.

Program: The conference provided both an introduction to digitization for those new to the topic and more in depth topics for those with experience in digitization. See the lineup of sessions and speakers at the following links:

Keynote and Breakout Sessions          Speaker Bios         Program (.PDF)

Pre-Conference: The full-day pre-conference, Digitization 101, provided an introductory workshop on the use of open/free software to create, validate, index, search, display and maintain a digital archive of various materials including photographs, oral histories, newspapers and books. View a full description of the pre-conference.

Location: Panama City Beach, Florida         Travel & Accommodations

Keynote Speakers

Lee Rainie Keynote Speaker

Lee Rainie

Director, Internet Science and Technology
Pew Research

Presenters:

Aisha Johnson

Aisha Johnson-Jones, Ph.D.
University of North Florida

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Brandy Karl
Pennsylvania State University

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Melissa Minds VandeBurgt
Florida Gulf Coast University

John Sarnowski

John Sarnowski
The ResCarta Foundation

Digitization 101 (Preconference)

Digitization Basics: Capture/Conversion – Creating /Applying Metadata – Formats and Storage – Validation:

Presentation
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Registration Fees: (includes breakfast & lunch each day, plus the Thursday evening reception) Pre-conference program is FULL.

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Pre-conference only $               75 $           100
2 days conference only $             150 $           175
1 day conference $             100 $           125
Pre-conference & conference $             200 $           225

Hotels, Airport, and Panama City Beach: Travel & Accommodations 

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Sponsors

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Vendors: Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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