CALL FOR SPEAKERS & POSTER SUBMISSIONS
Wayne State University National Digital Stewardship Alliance Student Chapter’s 3rd Colloquium
“Putting the Pieces Together: Digital Curation, Preservation, and Metadata”
Friday, April 24, 2015
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 on digital preservation. This year’s theme is “Putting the Pieces Together: Digital Curation, Preservation, and Metadata”, which involves any topic related to the skills, tools and processes involved in digital curation, digital preservation, and metadata generation, use, and management.
RESEARCH FOCUS | Topics of interest include the workflows for curation and preservation, new tools and technologies, creative problem-solving for digital curation and preservation, metadata, identifying issues on an individual institutional level, marketing digital preservation, and digital preservation case studies.
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 – Poster submissions are an excellent way to showcase your research interests, interact with students and professionals in your field, and build your resume. We accept digital poster submissions for those that want to submit but cannot attend in person. Students are strongly encouraged to participate. We want to showcase your projects, ideas and research related to digital preservation.
DEADLINE | The deadline for submissions is February 8, 2015
SUBMISSION PROCESS | Submit to firstname.lastname@example.org 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 February 15th.*
COLLOQUIUM DETAILS | The tentative format includes a professional panel session, research presentations, and a poster session with informal conversations to close. After the colloquium, we will be holding Metadata Workshop. If you have other topics that you may want to introduce or other research questions, please contact our faculty advisor, Kim Schroeder at email@example.com.
Here is a PDF link to the official announcement: 2015 CALL FOR SPEAKERS & POSTERS