13 October 2006 Edinburgh | Wolfson Suite, Edinburgh University Library

OAIS Five-year review Recommendations for update

This workshop will prepare a joint comment, on behalf of members of the Digital Curation Centre Associates Network and members of the Digital Preservation Coalition, for submission to the OAIS (Open Archival Information Systems Reference Model) 5 year review. The workshop is open to members of both organisations who are familiar with details of the standard and actively implementing or preparing to implement an OAIS.

In compliance with, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) procedures, the Open Archival Information Systems Reference Model (OAIS): ISO 14721:2003 must be reviewed every five years and a determination made to reaffirm, modify, or withdraw the existing standard. The comment process for this review is now open with recommendations for updates that will reduce ambiguities or improve missing or weak concepts sought by 30 October 2006.

9.30 - 10.00

Registration and coffee

10.00 - 10.30

Introductions - Sheila Anderson, AHDS
Summary of OAIS: Lyn Lewis Dafis, National Library of Wales

10.30 - 11.10

Discussion on Chapter 1: facilitated by Chris Rusbridge, Digital Curation Centre

11.10 - 11.50

Discussion on Chapters 2 and 3: facilitated by Michael Day, UKOLN

11.50 - 12.45

Discussion on Chapter 4.1 facilitated by Lyn Lewis Dafis, National Library of Wales

12.45 - 14.15

Buffet lunch: DCC Offices, Appleton Tower

14.15 - 15.00

Discussion on Chapter 4.2 and 4.3 facilitated by Derek Sargeant, University of Leeds

15.00 - 15.30

Discussion on Chapter 5

15.30 - 16.00

Discussion on Chapter 6: facilitated by Steve Bordwell, National Archives of Scotland

16.00 - 16.30

Round-up discussion and close

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