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2013 Private LOCKSS Networks Community Meeting

Alabama State Department of Archives And History / CC-BY 2.0 by Flickr user TranceMist
October 24, 2013 (All day) to October 25, 2013 (All day)
Alabama Department of Archives and History

The Alabama Digital Preservation Network, together with the Network of Alabama Academic Libraries and the Alabama Department of Archives and History, invites members of Private LOCKSS Networks to attend the 2013 community meeting in Montgomery, Alabama. The meeting sessions will be held at the Alabama Department of Archives and History located in the heart of the capitol complex. As you can see from the program below, the themes for this year's meeting are technical innovation and international collaboration.


Thursday, October 24

9:30 - 10a: Coffee, tea, and breakfast nibbles at ADAH

9:40 - 9:45a: Welcome - Director of ADAH, Steve Murray

10 - 10:30a: Welcome and introductions

10:30 - 11:30a: Pecha-kucha: brief (5-8 minutes) reports from the PLNs

11:30a - 12:30p: LOCKSS overview and update by Vicky Reich and Tom Lipkis

12:30 - 1:30p: Lunch

1:30 - 2:30p: Panel 1

2:30 - 3:30p: Panel 2

  • Tobin Cataldo on data partitioning
  • Tom Wilson on LOCKSS-on-VM and new approaches to network storage

3:30 - 3:45p: Break

3:45 - 5p: Group Conversation: increasing network storage capacity; network price models, making participation in PLNs easy(er)

6 - 8p: Informal dinner

Friday, October 25

8 - 9a: Housekeeping/breakfast

9 - 9:30a: Synthesis from Day 1

9:30 - 10:30a: Panel 3

  • Katherine Skinner and Tom Wilson on DPN and other cross-network initiatives (e.g. APTrust?)

10:30 - 10:45a: Break

10:45 - 11:30a: Conversation: technical innovation and tool development; cross-network initiatives

11:30a - 12:30p: Panel 4

  • Matt Schultz (USA), Mark Jordan (Canada), and Anthony Leroy (Belgium) on international collaboration
  • Katherine Skinner and Aaron Trehub on Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation II (ANADP II), Barcelona, Spain, November 18-20, 2013 - ANADP II presentation (PDF)

12:30 - 1:30p: Lunch

1:30 - 3p: Wrap-up and synthesis; tentative date and place for next year’s meeting


Event hotel: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Montgomery Downtown (group name: "Alabama Department of Archives and History"; group code: "AST". The Doubletree is providing double rooms at a rate of $119 per night or king rooms at a rate of $129 per night. To make reservations please call 334-245-2320 or register online.


Event Sponsor: 
Alabama Department of Archives and History