Wednesday, August 2, 2017

8:30-10:30

Registration

10:30-11:00

Coffee

11:00-11:30

Welcome

11:30-12:30

Session I

Gerald A. Urban
University of Freiburg, Germany
Engineering meets humanities – benefits from an interdisciplinary adventure

Andreas Manz
KIST Europe, Germany
1,000,000 years into the future – a clock, some teaching and what?

12:30-14:00

Lunch

14:00-15:30

Session II

Claudio Pescatore
Former PA with OECD, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Towards robust strategies for preserving records, knowledge and memory across generations

Hans-Joachim Gehrke
Former president of DAI, University of Freiburg, Germany
Cultural transformation and dark ages in historical science

Rolf Bergmeier
Supervisory board Giordano Bruno Foundation, Germany
Cultural break and Interruption of Information flow in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages

15:30-16:00

Coffee

16:00-17:00

Session III

Moderated discussion
Human document – why should we keep our data and knowledge for long?

17:00-19:00

Welcome reception

 


 

Thursday, August 3, 2017

8:30-9:00

Registration

9:00-10:30

Session IV

Laura Welcher
The Long Now Foundation, USA
The Long Now 10,000 Year Library (tend.)

Leon Abelmann
KIST Europe, Germany and University Twente, the Netherlands
Carriers for ultra-long storage

Melissa Guzman
NASA, USA
SPACE ETERNAL MEMORY storing information in space for a very long time (tend.)

10:30-11:00

Coffee

11:00-12:30

Session V

Peter G. Kazansky
University of Southampton, UK
Achieving information immortality with 5D memory crystal

Christian Keitel
Landesarchiv Baden-Württemberg, Germany
How to select data and documents for about 1200 years?

Reto Schölly
University of Freiburg, Germany
THE ABOMINABLE TRUTH (How Verifiable Information Can Destroy Knowledge)

12:30-14:00

Coffee

14:00-15:30

Session VI

Johann-Mattis List
MPI for the Science of Human History, Germany
Storing our knowledge of linguistic diversity: Towards the standardization of cross-linguistic data formats

Gerhard Schneider
University of Freiburg, Germany
Digital long‐term archiving – how to keep your assets valuable

Martin Kunze
MOM, Austria
Memory of Mankind - MOM - aims to preserve an overall image of our time

15:30-16:00

Coffee

16:00-17:00

Session VII

Xárene Eskandar
Artist
Is Artificial Intelligence the future of immortality?

Moderated discussion
Selection criteria – what should be preserved?

17:00-19:00

 

19:00

Dinner (Schlossbergrestaurant Dattler)


 

Friday, August 4, 2017

8:30-9:00

Registration

9:00-10:30

Session VIII

Stephen Quake
Stanford, USA
Biological encoding of data (tend.)

Matthias Razum
Leibniz Institute for Information Infrastructure, Germany
Long-term preservation of research data: how long is long?

Sarah Hadry
Bayrisches Hauptstaatsarchiv, Germany
Microfilming: A traditional technique as the ultimate "Back-up" for unique archival information

10:30-11:00

Coffee

11:00-12:00

Session IX

University Library Freiburg
University of Freiburg
Tba

Sabina Schrimpf
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Germany
Preservation of digital media at the German National Library

12:00-12:15

Closing

12:15-13:00

Lunch

13:00-16:00

Visit to the Barbarastollen underground archive

Bernhard Preuss & Sarah Hadry
Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance & Bayrisches Hauptstaatsarchiv, Germany

Participation in the guided tour needs preregistration

Bus transfer to the Barbarastollen starting in front of the lecture hall

Please bring appropriate clothing – you have to expect 10 °C (50 °F)!