Events

MDPI: The official opening

MDPI's official opening took place during the 2015 Statewide IT Conference on Wednesday, October 21. Visitors had the opportunity to tour the Innovation Center and see what special equipment, facilities, and workflows are part of the media digitization and preservation process.

Past events

Presentations

Media preservation at scale:
The IU Media Digitization and Preservation Initiative

September 30
International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives annual conference (Paris, France)

Presenters:
Mike Casey, director of technical operations, MDPI
Michel Merten, CEO, Memnon Archiving Services

Why media preservation can't wait:
The gathering storm

July 14
International Council on Archives Section on University and Research Institution Archives annual conference (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

Presenter:
Mike Casey, director of technical operations, MDPI

These presentations focus on the degradation and obsolescence risks faced by current archival holdings. They also provide an overview of MDPI's logistics, facilities, and workflow. For more details, see "Why media preservation can't wait: The gathering storm" (Casey, 2015).

Tours and interactive visits

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May 6

Innovation Center
2719 E. 10th Street, Bloomington

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May 8–9

Herman B Wells Library (main lobby)
1320 E. 10th Street, Bloomington