Opportunities for Applied Research On the Creation, Management,
Preservation and Use of Digital Content
An invitational workshop sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Washington DC March 16-18, 2003
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Sunday, March 16
5:30 - 7:00 P.M. Reception, Governor's House - Presidential Library
Monday, March 17
8:00 A.M. Continental Breakfast, Registration
9:00 A.M. Plenary Session - Cabinet Ballroom
  • Welcome and Introduction, Dr. Robert Martin, IMLS
  • Layering Libraries and other Tales, Daniel Greenstein, Executive Director, California Digital Library
  • Real Research and Real Life, Rob Semper, Executive Associate Director, Exploratorium
Interoperability as Recombinant Potential, Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President of Research, OCLC (ppt)
12:00 Buffet Lunch - Presidential Library
1:00 P.M. Breakout Sessions 1,2,3, 4 - Cabinet Ballroom (2), Embassy Room, Board Room
  • User Studies and Evaluation
  • Interoperability I (ppt)  
  • Applications/Emerging Technologies I
  • Non-textual Formats
2:45 P.M. Break
3:15 P.M. Breakout Session 5,6,7,8 - Cabinet Ballroom (2), Embassy Room, Board Room
  • Preservation
  • Collaboration (ppt) 
  • Interoperability II (ppt)  
  • Applications/Emerging Technologies II
5:00 P.M. Adjourn
Tuesday, March 18
8:00 A.M. Continental Breakfast
8:30 A.M. Plenary Session, Cabinet Ballroom
8:30 - 10:30 Reports from Breakout Groups and Discussion/Questions (30 Minutes each)
10:50 - 11:15 Discussion
11:15 - 12:00 Summary and conclusion, Clifford Lynch,Coalition for Networked Information
12:00 Adjourn

Conference Hotel
The workshop will take place at the Governor's House at 1615 Rhode Island Avenue, NW (http://www.governorshousewdc.com/). The closest Metro stop is Farragut North. To reserve a sleeping room at the Governor's House, call (202) 296-2100 and mention that you are attending the IMLS Workshop to obtain the group rate of $150.00/night. The cut-off date for group reservations is Monday, February 17, 2003.
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