2012-11-13 OPF Hackathon - Emulation, learn from the experts

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Who Should Attend and Why?

Anyone wishing to learn about emulation from some of the leading experts in the digital preservation community.

Practitioners interested in:

  • Learning more about emulated environments and their role in presenting digital content in its original context.
  • The use of emulation to provide access to complex digital material.
  • How emulation can play a role in your digital preservation workflow.

Developers interested in:

  • How to set up a simple emulation infrastructure.

Anyone interested in:

  • Sharing real life emulation use cases.
  • Contributing to defining used cases for future development.
  • Learning about the results of emulation R&D projects (KEEP, Planets, bw FLA).
  • Seeing demonstrations of, and getting hands on experience of emulators.
  • Preservation metadata for emulation environments.

Attendees are expected to participate in the event, please bring the following if possible:

  • Any examples of content that presents rendering problems.
  • Potential uses cases for emulation in their organisation.
  • Their laptops, with preferred development environment if applicable.

Agenda topics:

  • Practical use-cases / challenges
  • Access strategies
  • Metadata and representation information
  • Scalable and sustainable emulation
  • New challenges in the field
  • Project presentations 

The full agenda can be seen at: Agenda - Emulation, learn from the experts


Registration is now open at: http://opfemulation.eventbrite.co.uk/OPF members are invited to attend free-of-charge (please use the code issued to your main point of contact at your organisation). Non-members are welcome at the rate of EUR 200.00.


Faculty of Engineering/Technische Fakultät Albert-Ludwigs-Universität

Freiburg Georges-Köhler-Allee 101

79110 Freiburg

Building: 101


Travel and accommodation information

Emulation Hackathon - Travel and Accommodation

Event dinner

More information coming soon.


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