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Midwest Fedora User Group Meeting. A place to meet in person to discuss topics, share experience and learn about Fedora, Hydra, Islandora, PCDM and other such fun things. 


This event is free and open to all who want to participate. Fedora veterans and newcomers, enthusiasts and curious technologists from the Library, Archive and Museum community are welcome.

Note: registration is required. Register here.


May 10th - 9a - 5p EST

May 11th - 9a - 2p EST

Start and end times are subject to change depending on schedule. See Agenda below.


Institute for Social Research (ISR)

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor;

426 Thompson, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Room 1430ABCD

Blue Jeans - 

Connecting directly from a room system?

1.) Dial:
  • 3-1841 (Registered with U-M Video Cluster)
  • or
2.) Enter the Meeting ID: 496390208 or use the pairing code

Just want to dial in?

1.) Dial:
+1 734 763 1841 (Last 5 digits from campus)
(US or Canada only)
International Callers ( Enter the Meeting ID: 496390208

Lodging Options

Graduate Ann Arbor
615 East Huron Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Reservations 800 666 8693

300 S. Thayer Street Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104
Reservations 800.562.3559

The Inn at the Michigan League
911 N. University Ann Arbor, MI  48109
Reservations  734-764-3177

Residence Inn Ann Arbor Downtown
120 West Huron Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 USA 
Reservations 734-662-9999


Institute for Social Research - University of Michigan

Organizations and Attendees


A list of attendees will be published following the event.

Organizations (to date)

Art Institute of Chicago

University of Michigan - ICPSR

University of Michigan - University Libraries

Northwestern University

University of Notre Dame


Sign up for sessions using the registration form

Day 1 - 9a-5p

9a - 10aIntroductionsISR 1430Tom Murphy
10:15a - 11:45aKnowledge ObjectsISR 1430

Allen Flynn, PharmD

University of Michigan - Medical School

Fedora in Action - Using Fedora to improve Patient Outcomes!
12p-1:30pLunchAnn Arbor

1:35p - 3pIntroduction to LAKEsuperiorISR 1430Stefano CossuLAKEsuperior is an alternative Fedora implementation written in Python, built with efficiency and stability in mind.
3:15p - 4pDuraSpace - Fedora UpdateISR 1430Jared WhikloReveiw Fedora product along with the DuraSpace family of products and direction.
4p - 5pFedora ETLISR 1430Round Table DiscussionOpen Discussion on ETL with Fedora. Sharing of challenges, solutions and best practices

Day 2 - 9a-2p(ish)

9a-9:30aDay in ReviewISR 1430Review Previous day and the plans for today
9:30a-10:30aFedora IntgerationISR 1430Round Table DiscussionOpen Discussion on Integration of Fedora as a Component into an Architecture

Archonnex - The Architecture

Repository as a Service (RaaS) via Archonnex

ISR 1430Architecture Overview - Components and Technology Stack
12p-1pLunchAnn Arbor

1p -EODOpen DemoISR 1430
Chance for demos and/or presentation from Participants to show the community where they are at

Minutes from discussions

May 10th


Knowledge Objects

Introduction to LAKEsuperior

DuraSpace - Fedora Update

Fedora ETL

May 11th

Day in Review

Fedora Intgeration

Archonnex - The Architecture

Repository as a Service (RaaS) via Archonnex

Other Information