Posted by: Ashley | October 31, 2011

Final Schedule for Electronic Records and Digital Materials Conference

The final agenda for the From Theory to Practice: Accessing and Preserving Electronic Records and Digital Materials conference being held November 3-4 at the McKimmon Center is now available and listed below. We look forward to seeing all of you who are attending the conference later this week.

A PDF copy of the final agenda is also available.

 

“From Theory to Practice: Accessing and Preserving Electronic Records and Digital Materials”

A Conference Sponsored by the North Carolina State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) and the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources State Archives

 

November 3, 2011–Day 1

8:00–9:00                      Registration

9:00–9:15                      Welcome/Opening Remarks: Dr. Jeffrey J. Crow, Deputy Secretary, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources; SHRAB State Coordinator

Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Jerry Fralick, Chief Information Officer, State of North Carolina

9:15–9:45                      Keynote Address:  “State of the States: Information Technology Priorities, Issues, and Trends,” Doug Robinson, Executive Director, National Association of State Chief Information Officers

9:45–10:45                    Panel Discussion:  “The Challenges of Building a Digital Repository”

MODERATOR: Doug Robinson

  • “Building an Organizational Infrastructure to Preserve Government Data,” Jerry Fralick, Chief Information Officer, State of North Carolina
  • State Government Digital Repositories: Facing Challenges and Finding Solutions,” Amy Rudersdorf, Director, Digital Information Management Program, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources State Library
  • “Building a Digital Repository to Preserve Diverse Collections,” Erin O’Meara, Electronic Records Archivist, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

10:45—11:00                 Break

 

Audience—Government Agencies

Audience—Cultural Repositories

11:00–12:00 Session 1 

MANAGING PUBLIC RECORDS: STANDARDS

  1. “File Format Standards for Government Records”: Kelly Eubank, N.C. Department of Cultural Resources State Archives
  2. “Emerging Metadata Standards”: Kara Millonzi, UNC School of Government

Moderator: Francesa Perez, N.C. State Archives

PLANNING A DIGITAL PROJECT: STANDARDS

  1. “File Format Standards for Digitization”: Lisa Gregory, N.C.  Department of Cultural Resources State Library
  2. “Metadata Standards for Digitization”: Nicholas Graham, UNC-Chapel Hill

Moderator: Ashley Yandle, N.C. State Archives

12:00—1:00                   Luncheon

Introduction of Luncheon Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Brook, Director, Division of Historical Resources, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources

1:00—1:30                    Keynote Address: “Legal Issues Affecting Digital Government: Five Things You Should Know,” Frayda Bluestein, University of North Carolina School of Government

Audience—Government Agencies

Audience—Cultural Repositories

1:30–2:30 Session 2 MANAGING PUBLIC RECORDS: LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS

  1. “E-Discovery vs. E-Public Records”: Kara Millonzi, UNC School of Government
  2. “Record Security & Authenticity”: Timothy R. Davis, Electronic Documents Logistics, Inc.

Moderator: Madeleine Perez, SHRAB

PLANNING A DIGITAL PROJECT: LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS

  1. Legally Digital: Copyright, Fair Use, and Public Domain: Peggy Hoon, UNC-Charlotte
  2. “Legal Considerations and Special Collections”: Katie McCormick, UNC-Charlotte

Moderator: Ben Speller, SHRAB

2:30–2:45     BREAK

Audience—Government Agencies

Audience—Cultural Repositories

2:45–3:45 Session 3

MANAGING PUBLIC RECORDS: PRESERVATION AND STORAGE

  1. “Archival Storage vs. Data Backup: What’s the Difference?”: Jennifer Ricker, N.C. Department of Cultural Resources State Library
  2. “Investigating Storage Architectures for Long-term Preservation: Channeling the Archival Data Deluge”Alec Bethune, N.C. Center for Geographic Information and Analysis

Moderator: Kelly Eubank, N.C. State Archives

PLANNING A DIGITAL PROJECT: PRESERVATION AND STORAGE

  1. “Planning Storage for Access”: Russell Koonts, Duke University
  2. “Dark Storage/Cloud Storage”: Earl Cahill, FamilySearch

Moderator: Tom Vincent, N.C. State Archives

 

November 4, 2011–Day 2

8:30                  Welcoming Remarks: Linda Carlisle, Secretary, North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources

Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey J. Crow

8:40—9:10        Keynote Address: “Reclaiming Our Records Management Leadership Role”: David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States

           

Audience—Government Agencies

Audience—Cultural Repositories

9:15–10:15 Session 1 ECONOMICS: THE TRUE COSTS OF MANAGING PUBLIC RECORDS

  1. “Economic Realities in the Management of Public Records”: George Bakolia, Senior Deputy State CIO
  2. “Developing a Business Planning Toolkit for Digital Preservation”: Joe Sewash, N.C. Center for Geographic Information and Analysis

Moderator: Sarah Koonts, N.C. State Archives

ECONOMICS: THE TRUE COSTS OF MANAGING A DIGITAL PROJECT

  1. “Digital Forsyth: a Partnership”: Susan Smith, Wake Forest University
  2. “Trial and Error: Do’s and Don’ts for Funding Public Library Digital Projects”: Jane Blackburn, Director, Braswell Memorial Library

Moderator: Kim Cumber, N.C. State Archives

10:15–11:15 Session 2

MANAGING PUBLIC RECORDS: PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATION

  1. “The Role of a Records Analyst”: Becky McGee- Lankford, N.C. Department of Cultural Resources State Archives
  2. “Working with Vendors: Laserfiche and its Impacts”: Bev Strickland, N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources

Moderator: Al Hargrove, N.C. State Archives

PLANNING A DIGITAL PROJECT: PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATION

  1. Beaux Arts to Modernism: Partnering to Increase Access to North Carolina’s Architectural Heritage”: Brian Dietz, NCSU Libraries
  2. Working with Volunteers”: Victoria P. Scott, North Carolina Genealogical Society

Moderator: Rebecca Paden, N.C. State Archives

11:15—11:30 BREAK

Audience: Government Agencies

Audience: Cultural Repositories

11:30–12:30 Session 3

MANAGING PUBLIC RECORDS: SUCCESSES

  1. “The N.C. Electronic Recording Council: Interagency Cooperation”: Wayne Rash, Caldwell County Register of Deeds
  2. “Eighteenth-Century Property Records Online”: Laura Riddick, Wake County Register of Deeds

Moderator: Bill Brown, N.C. State Archives

PLANNING A DIGITAL PROJECT: SUCCESSES

  1. “North Carolina Family Records Online”: Druscie Simpson, N.C. Department of Cultural Resources State Archives
  2. “The Digital Civil War: Commemorating the Sesquicentennial”: Michelle Czaikowski, N.C. Department of Cultural Resources State Library

Moderator: Lisa Coombes, N.C. State Archives

This conference is made possible by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to the North Carolina State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB) and the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources State Archives.  SHRAB is the central advisory board for historical records planning and project assistance in the state. For information about SHRAB activities, visit http://www.history.ncdcr.gov/SHRAB/default.htm. For more information about the NHPRC visit http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/.

The North Carolina State Archives collects, preserves, and makes available for public use historical and evidential materials relating to North Carolina. Its holdings consist of official records of state, county, and local governmental units, copies of federal and foreign government materials, and private collections. For more information about the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources State Archives, visit http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/default.htm.

The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources annually serves more than 19 million people through its 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, the nation’s first state-supported  Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the N.C. Arts Council, and the State Archives. The department champions North Carolina’s creative industry, which employs nearly 300,000 North Carolinians and contributes more than $41 billion to the state’s economy.  To learn more about the department visit www.ncculture.com.

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