This is the final call for the 5 Day Intensive Training Course - Digital
Futures Academy 13 - 17 September 2004, only 4 places left!
Digital Futures Academy: from digitisation to delivery
13th - 17th September 2004 at King’s College London.
King’s College London and OCLC-PICA are pleased to announce that in
September 2004 the first Digital Futures Academy will be held in London.
Led by experts of international renown, the Digital Futures Academy will
focus on the creation, delivery and preservation of digital resources from
cultural and memory institutions. Lasting five days, the Academy is aimed
at managers and other practitioners from the library, museum, heritage and
cultural sectors looking to understand the strategic and management issues
of developing digital resources from digitisation to delivery.
The Academy will cover the following core areas:
v Planning and management
v Fund raising and sustainability
v Key technical concepts
v Creating and delivering textual resources
v Visual and image based resource creation and delivery
v Metadata - introduction and implementation
v Implementing digital resources
v Digital preservation
The Academy will aim for no more than 40 delegates and every delegate will
have the opportunity to also spend one-to-one time with an Academy leader
to discuss issues specific to them. The Academy will issue a certificate of
achievement to each delegate.
The Academy leaders are:
v Simon Tanner - Director of King’s Digital Consultancy
Services, King’s College London.
v Marilyn Deegan - Director of Research Development, Centre for
Computing in the Humanities, King’s College London.
v Tom Clareson - Manager, Education & Planning, Digital Collection &
Preservation Services Division, OCLC.
The Academy leaders have over 40 years of experience in the digital realm
between them. Other experts will be invited to speak in their areas of
For more information about the Academy please view the following url:
Cost: £750 (excluding VAT and accommodation)
Venue: King’s College London
Dates: 13-17 September 2004
To register please print the following registration form, and fax to + 44
121 456 4680 by 6 September 2004
For any other information regarding the Academy please contact:
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The Digital Futures Academy is a joint venture between King’s College
London and OCLC PICA. It is run by King’s Digital Consultancy Services and
the Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King’s College London.
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