Canadian Conservation Institute Digital Preservation Workshop Hosted by SCAA

Posted by Kathleen Watkin on March 18th, 2019

Target Audience:

Curators, collections managers, conservators, archivists and other personnel responsible for the preservation of digital assets, particularly in smaller institutions.


Workshop Objectives

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

·      identify digital assets in their institution and assess the risk and impacts of losing access to these assets;

·      develop a digital preservation policy, plan and procedures;

·      understand the factors relevant to the choice of physical carriers; and

·      install and use hardware and software for the purpose of preserving digital assets in smaller heritage institutions.


Instructor: Ern Bieman, Heritage Information Analyst - Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN)
Ern Bieman researches and manages the production of content for the CHIN Professional Exchange website since 2007. Prior to this, he has worked in the private and education sectors as a Systems Engineer and Technical Specialist, and has worked in the not-for-profit and government sectors managing funding programs for IT-based R&D projects. Mr. Bieman holds a BSc in computer science, and master’s degrees in business and philosophy.


Museums Association of Saskatchewan (MAS) members are eligible to register at SCAA member rates for this workshop only. Please Registrar on the SCAA Page:


EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION FEE:               Members $100.00   

(Deadline March 22nd)                                      Non-members $150.00

REGULAR REGISTRATION FEE:                   Members $150.00   

(Deadline April 05th)                                         Non-members $175.00


You can purchase an SCAA membership and get the member rate as well as be eligible for funding under the Professional Development and Travel Subsidy Program by clicking here:

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