The Cornell University Library hosted the third International Conference on the Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES 2006) October 8-10, 2006 at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY U.S.A.
The theme of this year's iPRES is Words to Deeds: Collaboration in the Realm of Digital Preservation. Following on the successful iPRES 2005 held September 14-16 in Goettingen, Germany, iPRES 2006 Plenary Sessions was begun with a keynote presentation by Ian Wilson, Librarian and Archivist of Canada. Plenary Sessions explored topics in Preserving Multimedia Objects, e-Journal Preservation, Certification, and National Efforts in Digital Preservation. Concurrent sessions on Tools of the Trade, eScience and Digital Preservation, Repositories, and New Initiatives were also held.