Converge & Ingest: Call for Speakers & Poster Submissions

We’re thrilled that our first event of the 2012-13 school year will be our first colloquium, “Converge & Ingest: Learning About Digital Preservation”. We’d like to invite the Metro Detroit and regional information professional community to participate.


Wayne State University National Digital Stewardship Alliance Student Chapter’s 1st Colloquium
“Converge and Ingest: Learning About Digital Preservation”
October 23, 2012, 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Purdy Kresge Library 5265 Cass Ave Detroit, MI 48202

TARGETED PRESENTERS | We are looking for students, alumni, and professionals to speak or present a poster about any topic related to digital preservation.
Speakers – We are looking for speakers to present research, case studies or processes about digital preservation. Each speaker will be given a 15-25 minute time frame to speak, as well as a question and answer period.
Poster Submissions – We want to showcase your projects, ideas and research related to digital preservation. Students are strongly encouraged to participate. Poster submissions are an excellent way to showcase your research interests, interact with students and professionals in your field, and build your resume. Provisions will be in place for poster sessions from distance students who cannot attend the colloquium.

RESEARCH FOCUS | Topics of interest include new tools in digital preservation, creative problem-solving for digital preservation, identifying preservation issues on an individual institutional level, and digital preservation case studies.

DEADLINE | The deadline for submissions is September 21st.

SUBMISSION PROCESS | Submit to the following information:
Your name, email, and phone number
Brief background/bio relevant to your presentation
Title of your presentation. Indicate if it is for a talk or poster.
Description of your presentation (250 words) or for posters (150 words)
*Accepted presenters will be notified after September 25, 2012.*

COLLOQUIUM DETAILS | The tentative format includes a professional panel session, research presentations and a poster session with informal conversations to close.
If you have other topics that you may want to introduce or other research questions please contact our faculty advisor, Kim Schroeder at
Wayne State University National Digital Stewardship Alliance Student Chapter
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