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2011 Private LOCKSS Networks Community Meeting

SFU Vancouver Campus / © Simon Fraser University
October 24, 2011 (All day) to October 25, 2011 (All day)
Simon Fraser University Vancouver Campus


Monday, October 24

8:45 - 9a: Housekeeping / breakfast

9:00 - 9:15a: Welcome (Charles Eckman, Dean of Library Services, Simon Fraser University)

9:15 - 10:15a: Opening keynote: David S.H. Rosenthal, Chief Scientist, LOCKSS: "From What Are We Preserving Digital Information?" [video]

10:15 - 10:30a: Break

10:30a - noon: Round table (intros / updates from each PLN)

noon - 1p: Lunch

1:00 - 2p: LOCKSS update

2 - 3:15p: Reports from the constellation groups:

3:15 - 3:30p: Break

3:30 - 4:30p: Facilitated discussion

5:30 - 7p: Reception at Delta Suites (sponsored by COPPUL)

Tuesday, October 25

8:45 - 9a: Housekeeping / breakfast

9 - 10:15a: Technical initiatives from the PLN community members

10:15 - 10:30a: Break

10:30 - 11:45a: Organizational initiatives from the PLN community

  • Gail McMillan, "ARL SPEC Survey on Digital Preservation"
  • Matt Schultz, "Newspaper Preservation Opportunities"
  • Dwayne Butler, "Cooperative Effort, Agreement, and International Challenges"

11:45a - 1:00p: Birds of a feather lunch

1 - 1:45p: Birds of a feather continued

1:45 - 2:30p: Facilitated discussion

2:30 - 2:45p: Housekeeping


The organizing committee recommends that you book your hotel early. The Hyatt Regency Vancouver, which is just a few blocks from the meeting venue, is offering an excellent rate of $169/night under the Access 2011 Conference room block, but only until Sept. 19. Details on travel from the Vancouver International Airport to the Hyatt can be found on the Access 2011 website.

Event Sponsor: 
Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) PLN Members