Wayne State University National Digital Stewardship Alliance Student Chapter’s 5th Colloquium -submission deadline: February 28, 2019

“Differing Digital Data: Exploring Unique Digital Projects, Challenges, Collaboration and Experiences”

April 26, 2019, 9:00AM – 1:00 PM

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 about digital projects they’ve undertaken  at their institution or that they have worked on. We are looking for presentations on projects that require some outside-of-the-box thinking and innovative solutions in order to highlight the myriad ways digital presentation projects can be tackled by sharing the approaches and methods used to solve these unique problems.

Speakers – We are looking for speakers to present research, case studies, and approaches to digital preservation.   Each speaker will be given 15-25 minute time frame to speak, as well as a question and answer period.

Poster Submissions – We want to showcase your projects, ideas, and research related to digital preservation.  Students are strongly encouraged to participate.  Poster submissions are an excellent way to showcase your research interests, interact with students and professionals in your field, and build your resume.  Provisions will be in place for poster sessions from distance students who cannot attend the colloquium.

RESEARCH FOCUS | Topics of interest include new tools in digital preservation, creative problem-solving for digital preservation, working with and preserving the data of various projects, collaboration projects, infrastructure issues, preserving on a budget, looking forward (where are digital preservation practices heading), etc.

DEADLINE | The deadline for submissions is February 28, 2018.  

SUBMISSION PROCESS | Please fill out the Google form found here.

COLLOQUIUM DETAILS | The tentative format includes a professional panel session, research presentations, and a poster session with informal conversations to close.

If you any questions regarding potential presentations, research topics, or registration questions, please email us at wsundsa@gmail.com