Added on 29 November 2017

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer one scholarship to its members to enable them to enable them to attend the 2018 Winter School for Audio-visual Archiving.

The Winter School is a three-day training course held in Hilversum, The Netherlands, 7-9 February 2018, and is specially designed for professionals who conserve audiovisual collections. During the Winter School the training team will guide participants through the process of developing a digital preservation plan for their audiovisual materials. The trainers are:

  • Erwin Verbruggen, project lead Research and Development Sound and Vision
  • Kara van Malsen, partner and senior consultant at AVPreserve
  • Peter Bubestinger, independent digital audiovisual preservation specialist

The Winter School is about providing practical knowledge: starting with the basis for digital preservation of audiovisual materials and finish with mapping participants' own insights and policy on conserving them. Topics discussed during the Winter School include:

  • Risks for digital durability,
  • Applying OAIS model for audiovisual collections,
  • Digital preservation planning,
  • Ingest & acquisition,
  • File formats & data management,
  • Data storage and migration.

The Digital Preservation Coalition is pleased to offer one scholarship which meet the full registration costs of the course (c. 1500€). Applications are welcomed from all DPC members and associates.

For more information on the application process please read the full scholarship announcement . All applications should be made using the  DPC Scholarship Application Form. The closing date for all applications is 17:00, 12th December 2017.


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