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Digital Preservation and Access to Cultural Resources: ICT Call 9 Information Day

15 November 2011, Luxembourg



This event addressed researchers interested in submitting project proposals to the 9th ICT call under FP7, objectives ICT-2011.4.3 Digital Preservation and 8.2 Access to Cultural Resources. The information day aimed at helping participants to better understand the work programme and criteria for the evaluation of proposals, to facilitate sharing of ideas and experiences, and to meet potential partners for project consortia. Please note that the agenda focused on the research topics mentioned. If you are interested in FP7 in general, in guidelines for funding applications or financial procedures, you might be better served by attending an information day in your country. For dates, please check directly at your National Contact Point .

  • A plenary session in the morning provided participants with information on the current work programme and on practical issues related to preparing proposals.
  • The parallel sessions before and after lunch aimed at exploring in more depth each of the outcomes specified in the work programme. Discussions were based on contributions and questions from participants. Topics of the parallel sessions:
  • Digital Preservation :
    - More reliable and secure preservation technologies and methods - Objective 4.3.a
    - Techologies and systems for intelligent management of preservation - Objective 4.3.b
  • - Interdisciplinary research networks - Objective 4.3.c
    - Promoton schemes for the uptake of digital preservation research outcomes - Objective 4.3.d
  • Access to Cultural Resources :
    - Technologies for creating personalised and engaging digital cultural experiences - Objective 8.2.a
    - Open and extendable platforms for building services that support use of cultural resources for research and education - Objective 8.2.b
    - Improved and affordable technologies for the digitisation of specialised forms of cultural resources, including tools for virtual reconstructions - Objective 8.2.c
    - Awarness raising of research results - Objective 8.2.d
  • The agenda can be downloaded here .

Presentations from the European Commission

Presentations from participants


List of registered participants as of 8 November 2011 (for privacy reasons no contact details are being published).

Where and when?

Tuesday , 15 November 2011 ; 8:45-17:00

European Commission
Jean Monnet building, Conference centre
Rue Alcide de Gasperi
Luxembourg (Kirchberg)

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