iPRES 2017 to be hosted by Kyoto University

(8 March 2017) Kyoto University has announced that the 14th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES) will take place from 25 to 29 September 2017 in Kyoto, Japan.

The iPRES 2017 hosted by Kyoto University will contribute to promotion of research and development of technologies and services of digital preservation. Like previous iPRES conferences, iPRES 2017 will serve as an international forum for the global community of digital preservation, and, in particular, it will contribute to Japanese and Asian communities of digital preservation.

The main objectives at iPRES 2017 will be cultural resources in various domains and from various viewpoints. Academic societies in the areas of digital humanities and information resource management are the main communities to support this conference in Japan. This conference will be organized in collaboration with major memory institutions in Japan.

Kyoto University has strong relationships with Asian countries through their area research activities, which will add new features to the iPRES conference series.

The theme of the conference is: Keeping Cultural Diversity for the Future in the Digital Space – From Pop Culture to Scholarly Information.

Contributions are invited that present original work about research initiatives and innovative practices in digital preservation.

For conference details and updated Information, please access the iPRES2017 home page.

For any questions please contact the iPRES2017 secretariat ipres2017_contact@cias.kyoto-u.ac.jp