PLN Community Meeting 2012

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Welcome

The meeting will be held at the Odum Institute at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (http://www.irss.unc.edu/odum/home2.jsp), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 18-19, 2012. Directions to the Odum Institute can be found here: http://www.odum.unc.edu/odum/contentSubpage.jsp?nodeid=531.


Agenda

October 18
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch
12:45 - 1:15 Introductions & Welcome
  • Tom Carsey (Odum Institute)
  • Katherine Skinner (Educopia Institute)
1:15 - 2:15 Opening Panel
  • Micah Altman (MIT)
  • Tom Lipkis (LOCKSS)
2:15 - 3:15 Pecha Kuchas
  • Each PLN will be asked to present a brief 10 minute intro or update
3:15 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 5:00 Hosted Conversation
  • State of the Networks: Challenges and Opportunities
6:30 - 8:30 Informal dinner (meet in the lobby of the Carolina Inn at 6:30) or dinner on your own


October 19
8:30 - 9:00 Housekeeping / breakfast
9:00 - 9:30 Synthesis from Day 1
  • Katherine Skinner (Educopia Institute)
  • Jon Crabtree (Odum Institute)
9:30 - 10:00 The UNC-CH Institutional Repository: Digital Curation Infrastructure and Workflow Development
  • Jill Sexton (UNC-CH)
  • Dave Pcolar (UNC-CH)
10:00 - 11:00 Panel: PLN Audits & Collection Curation
  • Jon Crabtree (Data-PASS)
  • Matt Schultz (MetaArchive)
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:30 Hosted Conversation
  • Curating Collections in PLNs
12:30 - 1:15 Lunch
1:15 - 2:15 Panel: Applying OAIS & TRAC to Distributed Digital Preservation & PLNs
  • Katherine Skinner (Educopia Institute)
  • Matt Schultz (MetaArchive)
  • Randy Kiefer (CLOCKSS)
2:15 - 2:30 Break
2:30 - 3:15 LOCKSS Mellon Project Overview & Update
  • Vicky Reich (LOCKSS)
  • Tom Lipkis (LOCKSS)
3:15 - 4:00 Wrap-Up & Synthesis


Airport

Raleigh-Durham International is the destination airport for this conference. See their main website here: (http://rdu.com/)

Information on ground transportation services is available here: (http://rdu.com/groundtrans/groundtrans.html).


Hotel Information

The Carolina Inn, which is just a few blocks from the meeting venue, is offering an excellent rate of $167/night (http://www.carolinainn.com/). Attendees should book their stay at the Carolina Inn no later than September 28th. Booking details are below:

Direct Booking Link: (https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=21441&Chain=5156&arrive=10/17/2012&depart=10/20/2012&adult=1&child=0&group=324871)

Group Booking Code: This group code will allow guests to book via the Carolina Inn website (www.carolinainn.com) in absence of the direct booking link. Guests are instructed to enter the code, 324871, listed above in the “Group Code Field” of the website.


Additional Info

Information and resources from previous years' PLN Community Meetings are available here:

http://educopia.org/past_events/PLN2010

http://educopia.org/past_events/PLN2011