The Washington D.C. Area Fedora Users Group meets twice annually to share project updates, exchange ideas, and collaborate on Fedora-related activities. The meetings are open to anyone who would like to attend. Please join the mailing list for updates.


22-23 March 2017
10am-4pm (both days)


West Dining Room
James Madison Building
Library of Congress
Washington, DC

Arriving by Metro/Bus

Arriving by Car

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Meals and Refreshments

Breakfast/coffee service on both days is open to sponsorship!  Please get in touch if your institution is interested in sponsoring one or both days.  Lunch on both days will be on your own at nearby restaurants.


Day 1

Day 2


Day 1 (22 March)

The first day will feature presentations and project updates from Fedora community members, along with an update on the status of Fedora 4 and DuraSpace.  Please feel free to add your name if you are interested in giving a presentation at the meeting.  You may also add topics of group discussion.  Please just choose an available timeslot, but note that the precise scheduling is subject to change.

10:00 - 10:30Welcome and Introductions All
10:30 - 11:00DuraSpace and Fedora Update
11:00 - 11:30

Introducing Archelon: UMD Libraries Fedora 4 Administrative Tool

11:30 - 12:00API-X UpdateJHU
12:00 - 1:20Lunch 
1:20 - 1:50Institutional Updates Lightning RoundAll
1:50 - 2:20Leveraging Linked Data and Other Updates from NASA Goddard

Adrienne Hieb

Matt Pearson

2:20 - 2:50Implementing Fedora 4 at UVA: Lessons Learned
2:50 - 3:10Break 
3:10 - 3:40Import/Export and Performance and Scale
3:40 - 4:00Wrap up & discussionAll

Day 2 (23 March)

The second day will be a workshop, tentatively focusing on these two topics: (1) the API-X framework, and (2) metadata profiles.


10:00 - 10:15

Welcome and IntroductionsAll
10:15 - 11:00

API-X Demo/Workshop, Part I

11:00 - 11:15Break 
11:15 - 12:30

API-X Demo/Workshop, Part 2

12:30 - 2:00Lunch 
2:00 - 3:30

Metadata Migration Workshop: Presentations and discussion

Goddard / University of Maryland

3:30 - 4:00Wrap-upAll