Attend a Live Webcast of the Blue Ribbon Task Force Symposium on Economics of Sustaining Digital Information, 1 April at 9 a.m. EDT
The symposium will convene a diverse group of speakers, including OCLC Research Scientist and Blue Ribbon Task Force Co-Chair Brian Lavoie, to discuss identifying practical solutions to the economic challenges of preserving today's deluge of digital data. It will also provide a forum for discussing the recommendations in the Blue Ribbon Task Force's final report on economically sustainable digital preservation practices, which is available online at http://brtf.sdsc.edu/biblio/BRTF_Final_Report.pdf. A full list of symposium participants and a preliminary agenda is available online at http://brtf.sdsc.edu/symposium.html.
Register to view this free, non-interactive webcast by visiting http://brtf.vidizmo.com/ and clicking on "April 1st Event Details" in the upper right-hand corner. The webcast is being hosted by Microsoft using VIDIZMO.com, an online video Mashup technology to create, manage and deliver live or on-demand interactive rich media presentations. A recording of the webcast will be made available after the symposium on the Blue Ribbon Task Force Web site at http://brtf.sdsc.edu/.
Additional information about the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access is available at http://www.oclc.org/research/news/2010-03-03.htm.
OCLC Research Blue Ribbon Task Force Final Report News Announcement