October 18, 2010

JPEG 2000 seminar - draft programme now available

Places are still available on the JPEG 2000 seminar to be held at the Wellcome Trust on 16 November.

Draft programme with timetable and confirmed speakers:

09:00 Registration, coffee
10:00 Welcome, introduction
Christy Henshaw, Wellcome Library, Chair of JP2K-UK

Morning session Chair: William Kilbride, Executive Director, Digital Preservation Coalition
10:10 What did JPEG 2000 ever do for us?
Simon Tanner, Director, Kings Digital Consultancy Service
10:40 JPEG 2000 standardization - a pragmatic viewpoint
Richard Clark, UK head of delegation to JPEG and MD of Elysium Ltd.
11:10 JPEG 2000 profiles
Five ten-minute presentations moderated by Sean Martin, Head of Architecture and Development, British Library
12:10 IIPImage and OldMapsOnline
Petr Zabicka, Head of R&D, Moravian Library, Czech Republic

12:40 LUNCH

Early afternoon session Chair: Dave Thompson, Digital Curator, Wellcome Library
13:40 JP2K for preservation and access, experiences from the National Library of Norway
Svein Arne Brygfjeld, National Library of Norway
14:10 Web presentation of JPEG 2000 images
Sasa Mutic, Geneza and Ivo Iossiger, 4DigitalBooks, Switzerland
14:40 JPEG 2000 for long-term preservation in practice: problems, challenges and possible solutions
Johan van der Knijff, Koninklijke Bibliotheek (NL)

15:10 Coffee

Late afternoon session Chair: Simon Tanner, Director, Kings Digital Consultancy Service
15:40 Delivering High-Resolution JPEG2000 Images and Documents over the Internet
Gary Hodkinson, MD of Luratech Ltd.
16:10 Pros and Cons of JPEG 2000 for video archiving
Katty van Mele, IntoPIX
16:40 Questions and discussion
Moderated by Ben Gilbert, Photographer, Wellcome Library

17:10 Concluding remarks


jr said...

This event looks very interesting as we are beginning to deal with the issue of profiles and delivery, but there is no way I could attend. Any chance it will be streamed or recorded?

Christy Henshaw said...

Hi jr. We will not be streaming or recording the event itself, although presentations will be made available on this website after the event: http://www.dpconline.org/events/details/19-jpeg-2000-for-the-practioner?xref=19.