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From: Diane Goldenberg-Hart <>
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Subject: Archiving 2016 Call for Papers
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2015 13:26:30 -0400
CNI is pleased to serve as a cooperating society for Archiving 2016.

The Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T) is pleased to announce the release of the Archiving 2016 Call for Papers:

This year, authors have the option to submit either:

  • a traditional conference paper, which will be published in the proceedings only, or
  • a paper that will first appear in the Journal of Imaging Science and Technology (JIST) and as a reprint in the Archiving 2016 Proceedings.

Submission Deadline: October 4, 2015

All papers submitted to JIST:

  • must meet journal standards
  • are automatically submitted to the conference program committee for review
  • must follow the Author Guidelines for Conference Focused Sections

Papers submitted via either the Conference-only option or the JIST + Conference option will be considered for presentation at the conference.

Proposed Program Topics
Prospective authors are invited to submit abstracts describing original work for presentation at the 2016 conference in technical areas related to the general fields of:

  • New developments in imaging technologies (digitization of 2D/3D materials and of audio/visual materials)
    • Digitization equipment and software
    • Imaging techniques and workflows, e.g., multispectral imaging, 3D imaging, large scale imaging, large format imaging, etc.
    • Quality assurance (targets, software, automation and integration in workflows)
    • Formats for preservation and access
    • Embedded metadata
    • Standards related to imaging practices
  • Curation/management of images, and AV materials, digital art, social media, etc.
    • Policies, strategies, plans, risk management
    • Pre-Ingest (acquisition, appraisal, digital forensics, etc.)
    • Ingest of digitized materials and born digital images, AV
    • Management of metadata
    • Archiving (preservation, curation, data management) of images and AV materials
    • Dissemination and use of images and AV materials (including rights management, crowd sourcing, data mining, etc.)
    • Business models and cost models for digitization and archiving
  • Imaging practices from around the world

All submitted proposals are peer reviewed by the program committee to assure that the program provides significant, timely, and authoritative information. All papers presented at Archiving 2016 are published in the conference proceedings, indexed with various services, filed with the US Library of Congress, and made available as downloadable PDFs through the IS&T digital library. Papers presented at the conference should be authoritative and complete in regard to advancing the state of knowledge in the area of digital preservation and archiving. The conference language is English.

The Venue: National Archives, Washington, DC
The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)—home to the US Declaration of Independence and Constitution—will host Archiving 2016.

Located in the heart of Washington, DC, the National Archives borders the National Mall, home to many of the Smithsonian Museums and the National Gallery of Art. Numerous cultural heritage institutions, the US Capitol, the White House, other government departments, national monuments, restaurants, and Metro transit stations are within easy walking distance. The 2016 meeting occurs at the end of the Cherry Blossom Festival, when the city’s gardens and parks come alive with blooms.

Keep Connected
Please join the IS&T Archiving group on LinkedIn to keep up-to-date on important conference details.

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