Workshop: Databases for 2080 – Preserving database content for the long term (registered guests only)


Tabular data of 1961 census
Tabular data of 1961 census
05.10.2021 13:00 Uhr - 06.10.2021 13:00 Uhr

Workshop: Databases for 2080 – Preserving database content for the long term

After our call for participation in February, we have received plenty of reactions and the workshop programme is ready. The workshop will most likely be held in a hybrid mode, enabling guests to watch the presentations and discuss with us from anywhere. Both remote and on-site guests have to apply for participation.

Please apply for participation at, giving name, affiliation, and some words on your motivation. Please indicate if you plan to travel to Stuttgart (in case COVID legislation allows). Please confirm that you will meet the conditions given in our call for participation.

Agenda 5th October

12:30Registration and Smalltalk
13:00Welcome address and introduction by Kai Naumann
Options and Strategies
13:15Brigitte Mathiak (GESIS): Sustainability strategies for digital humanities systems
Raja Appuswamy (EURECOM): Storing and reviving databases on DNA
14:15Coffee break
14:30Florian Hartl (CSP GmbH & Co KG): Database preservation for industry customers
Klaus Rechert (University Freiburg i.Br.): Emulation options for legacy databases
Damir Bulic (Spectral Core Ltd): Database preservation through conversion technology
16:00Coffee break
16:20Luis Faria (KEEP Solutions, LDA): Preservation through standardisation with DBPTK
Markus Schmalzl (Directorate General of State Archives Bavaria): A tool for the preservation of data from governmental and research databases
17:20Short resumé
19:30Dinner or video chat (location to be announced)

Agenda 6th October

08:15Coffee talk
Standardisation and application
08:30James Doig (National Archives Australia): Transfer and Preservation of Databases at the National Archives of Australia: Problems and Directions
Kuldar Aas (National Archives Estonia): E-ARK standardisation efforts for databases
09:30Coffee break
09:45Torbjørn Aasen (Intercommunal Archive Møre og Romsdal) : Database ingest and use at public archives with the SIARD format
Martin Rechtorik (National Archives Czech Republic): DB archiving and use at Czech authorities
Database archiving discussions
10:45Join our discussion groups on Cryptpad
12:45Closing remarks



Tagung/Konferenz, Workshop/Seminar, Präsident und zentrale Abteilungen - Stuttgart, Fachöffentlichkeit, Übergreifend, Aktenaussonderung, Digitales Archivgut, Digitalisierung, Nutzung, Überlieferungsbildung, 21. Jahrhundert