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ICA-AtoM 1.0 beta launch at the ICA Congress

July 27th, 2008 · 1 Comment · ICA-AtoM, Meetings & Presentations, News

I am writing this post on the plane back home to Vancouver right now after a hectic and exciting week at the ICA Congress in Kuala Lumpur where we officially launched the 1.0 beta version of the ICA-AtoM software. The response has been overwhelmingly positive. We had great attendance at our launch presentation, user workshops, [...]

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ICA-AtoM Goes to Brazil

July 5th, 2008 · 5 Comments · ICA-AtoM, Meetings & Presentations

I am in GoiĆ¢nia, Brazil right now, attending the Association of Brazilian Archivists conference. Yesterday, I delivered a 3 hour presentation on the ICA-AtoM Project and Open Source Software for Archives. They seem to like long presentations with lively debate running into over-time here in Brazil. Fortunately, there was a translation service available, although the [...]

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ArchivesGeekFest: the world’s first BarCamp for archivists?

June 5th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Meetings & Presentations, News

Next week I’ll be in Fredericton, New Brunswick for the Association of Canadian Archivists conference. I’ll be doing a session on Open Source Software for Archives as well as make a presentation to the Council of Provincial and Territorial Archivists about the BCAUL ICA-AtoM Pilot Project. However, I am most excited about the ArchivesGeekFest which [...]

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The ICA-AtoM Project is growing up

May 28th, 2008 · 2 Comments · ICA-AtoM, Meetings & Presentations, News

It was a little over two years ago now that Peter Horsman of the Dutch Archiefschool and I toyed around with the idea of trying to get an open-source archival description software project off the ground. We found a willing partner in the ICA and off we went. It’s been a race to the ICA [...]

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ICA-AtoM Goes Provincial

April 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments · ICA-AtoM, Meetings & Presentations, News

I was in Victoria, BC yesterday to give a demonstration and presentation on the ICA-AtoM software project at the Archives Association of British Columbia (AABC) conference. It was also the first opportunity to announce the BCAUL pilot project that Artefactual Systems will carry out in partnership with the AABC, Library and Archives of Canada, Simon [...]

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Access2007 Conference and my first Hackfest experience

October 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment · Meetings & Presentations

Today is the last day of the Access Library Technology Conference conference here in sunny Victoria, BC.. Archives have usually been the poor cousins to Libraries when it comes to deploying IT and, based on what I’ve seen and heard over the past few days, that’s still the case. Therefore, this conference is a great [...]

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What’s Happening…

September 11th, 2007 · 4 Comments · ICA-AtoM, Meetings & Presentations, News

I’ve been a little quiet on the blogging front for the past month but that’s because there’s lots going on lately and its been tough to find a couple of hours to write a post. I’ll just break the blogging silence then with a quick update post about what’s been going on: I reproduced. My [...]

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Digital Preservation: An Overview

October 13th, 2006 · 4 Comments · Digital Preservation, Meetings & Presentations

I have just ‘hopped’ backed home to Vancouver from Edmonton, Alberta where I delivered a presentation called ‘Digital Preservation: An Overview’ at the Managing Information Assets in the Public Sector Conference. I’ll be taking the short flight straight back Monday next week to work on a digital archives analysis project for the City of Edmonton. [...]

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BarCamp Vancouver

August 28th, 2006 · 1 Comment · Meetings & Presentations

I had the pleasure of attending the BarCamp Vancouver (un)conference this weekend. A BarCamp is an open, participatory workshop-event, where the meeting logistics and the tech-oriented content are organized collaboratively by the attendees. BarCamp Vancouver was part of the worldwide BarCampEarth, a series of simultaneous BarCamps taking place around the world between August 25-27, 2006. [...]

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SAA 2006 Annual Conference

August 6th, 2006 · 1 Comment · Meetings & Presentations

I am on the plane home right now, flying back from attending and presenting at the Society of American Archivists’ 2006 annual conference in Washington, D.C.. There was a great turnout (about 500 people) at the “Finding Aids: The Next Generation” session in which I participated along with James Sweeney from the University of Michigan’s [...]

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