BPE 2010 is open to practitioners in government and university archives and libraries; educators and researchers in the fields of library science, information science, technology, archives, and records management; and product developers working to create systems for managing and preserving digital assets. Attendees will present their projects and experiences, successes, failures and lessons learned.
BPE will feature outstanding keynote addresses by David Ferriero, Archivist of the United States, and Laura Campbell, Associate Librarian for Strategic Initiatives, Library of Congress and the leader of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program.
BPE is not a conventional conference. As in past years, the program will include exchange sessions with presentations by individuals working in the field, followed by facilitated discussion. These grass-roots sessions are informal and collaborative. Attendees are encouraged to ask many questions and offer their own perspectives. This year, the sessions will focus on: