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The International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) 2017 Conference in The Vatican is intended for a wide range of participants and interested parties, including digital image repository managers, content curators, software developers, scholars, and administrators at libraries, museums, cultural heritage institutions, software firms, and other organizations working with digital images and audio/visual materials. The conference will consist of two events with separate registration:

All proceedings will be in English. 

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Friday, June 9 • 9:30am - 10:00am
PRESENTATION: Going Serverless: The Benefits of using Decentralized Technologies (Room 2)

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This session will cover how decentralized technologies like IPFS (Interplanetary File System) apply to IIIF collections. We will explore how institutions can use the decentralized web to open up new avenues for patron engagement while, at the same time, reducing IT operational overhead. Matt Zumwalt, from the team creating the IPFS protocol, will give an overview of the growing trend towards "serverless", decentralized, content-addressed approaches to storage, dissemination and processing of digital information. He'll show how these approaches create new ways for Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums to provide discovery, preservation and access services directly on top of the content that patrons create and use, without requiring patrons to submit their data into yet another silo.


Friday June 9, 2017 9:30am - 10:00am
Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum - Room 2 Via Paolo VI, 25 - 00193 Roma

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