Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage (Conference)
The DATeCH international conference in Poznan (Poland) brings together researchers and practitioners looking for innovative approaches for the creation, transformation and exploitation of historical documents in digital form. The conference aims to foster interdisciplinary work and linking together participants engaged in the following areas: Text digitization and OCR, Digital humanities, Image and document analysis, Digital libraries and library science, Applied computational linguistics, Crowdsourcing and finally Interfaces and human-computer interaction. The early bird rate is available until August 15th.
Submitting papers for the AHFAP Conference (deadline)
The Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography (AHFAP) will be holding its 2016 Conference on 10 November at the Imperial War Museum, London. This year we are issuing a broad and wide-ranging call for papers, encompassing all aspects of cultural heritage photography and related sectors. We would welcome papers on your projects, stories, and cross-sector subjects.
Betekenisvol verbinden van erfgoedcollecties (kennismiddag)
No Time to Wait!: Standardizing FFV1 & Matroska for Preservation (symposium)
The event will feature talks, presentations, and working meetings on Matroska, FFV1, and the software, documentation, and use cases associated with these formats. The event will also present on the current state of the IETF’s CELLAR working group’s progress to develop specifications for Matroska and FFV1 as well as efforts to design and extend software in support of these formats. This event provides an opportunity for format inventors, developers, specification authors, and archivists to collaborate and advance audiovisual preservation formats. The standardization process is financed by PREFORMA, in which project PACKED vzw is a partner.