6 January 2021 | Weekly Session - Various Time zones Online


Zoom may now require you to have a personal account in order to join a meeting. Therefore please could you register for an account in advance of #DPConnect, if you do not have one already. The sign up link is here: https://zoom.us/signup


The Digital Preservation Coalition exists to connect people and enable ever closer collaboration towards a shared global challenge.

#DPConnect provides a weekly online presence, run so that it is available at time zones around the world.

Having provided an ongoing, online presence to connect the global digital preservation community as we worked in isolation through the pandemic, #DPConnect will return in 2021 as a weekly online space to drop in and discuss all things digital preservation.

The gatherings will remain short and informal, 30 minutes max, they will have no agenda and no themes – just come and talk about what you are working on, share work problems and challenges - or just say hello!

Longer meetings can always continue once others have left if required.  We'll use the hashtag #dpconnect when we discuss it on twitter.

Who can use #DPConnect?

  •  #DPConnect is available to everyone in the digital preservation community, DPC Members and non-members alike, provided all participants are respectful and supportive of one another and adhere to the DPC's Inclusion and Diversity Policy (see more below).

How to #DPConnect?

  • #DPConnect will use the DPC's online Zoom facility.
  • Choose from the weekly sessions.
  • Connect by phone or web.
  • DPC members may access the sessions they would like to attend directly, by logging into the website to reveal the joining information.
  • Non-Members who would like to attend the sessions may request the joining information by clicking on their preferred timing below.
  • Re-usable meeting links: Pick your region or timezone and it will be the same meeting ID or URL each day.
  • Each session will be captained by a DPC Staff Member or Guest Host.
  • Note any items of digital preservation discussion you would like to record for action or information here (not compulsory)

Timings

DPC Members please login to access joining information, non-members please click on your preferred session to request joining information.

from week commencing January 4th, our schedule will look like this:

 

Australasia and Asia

Europe and Africa

Americas and the Pacific

Wednesday

Monthly, timings as advertised

 

17:00 GMT // 12:00 EST // 09:00 PST

Friday

12:30 GMT // 07:30 EST

 


DPC Inclusion & Diversity Policy
 

The DPC Community is guided by the values set out in our Strategic Plan and aims to be respectful, welcoming, inclusive and transparent - the same applies to #DPConnect sessions. We encourage diversity in all its forms and are committed to being accessible to everyone who wishes to engage with the topic of digital preservation, whilst remaining technology and vendor neutral. We ask all those who are part of this community and/or attending a #DPConnect session to be positive, accepting, and sensitive to the needs and feelings of others in alignment with our DPC Inclusion & Diversity Policy. 


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