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PAIG Mid-Winter 2016 Agenda

The Preservation Administrators Interest Group (PAIG)

Saturday, January 9th, 8:30 – 11:30am.

Co-Chairs : Laura McCann & Kate Contakos

Location: Boston Convention & Exhibit Center Room 160AB

 
Schedule:

8:30 – 8:35 – Welcome

8:35 – 8:45  - Annie Peterson -Preservation Services Librarian, Lyrasis – PARS Chair Report

8:45 – 9:00 - Jeanne Drewes - Chief, Binding & Collections Care Division/ Deacidification Program; Acting Director, Preservation Directorate – Update from the Library of Congress
& Report on Standards

9:00 – 10:00 Digital Preservation Projects and Initiatives

Project Updates from the National Digital Stewardship Residency (NDSR) Program in Boston

Alexandra Curran, Jeffrey Erickson, Alice Prael, Stefanie Ramsay, Julie Seifert-  National Digital Stewardship Residents

Dodging the Memory Hole: Saving News (Savenews.org)

Liz Bishoff - owner and principal consultant for The Bishoff Group -

Discussion/Questions

10:00 – 10:10 Break

10:10 – 10:25 - Highlighting Local Preservation Initiatives: Boston Area

Outreach at the  Boston Athenæum

Dawn Walus - Chief Conservator at the Boston Athenæum

The Medford Historical Society Civil War Photographs Digitization Project

Jay Hurd - Educator/Interpreter  - Concord Museum

10:25 – 11:25 Disaster Preparedness & Response Initiatives

The Current State of Cultural Heritage Emergency Networks

Lori Foley- Emergency Management Specialist - FEMA/Smithsonian Institution

Outreach for Emergency Preparedness: Harvard Library’s Reactive and Proactive Strategies

Priscilla Anderson and Theresa Smith - Harvard Library Preservation Services

Discussion

11:25 – 11:30 Announcements

Kate Contakos: PAIG is seeking a new co-chair for 2017