D.C. Fedora User Group Meeting (registration)


USDA National Agriculture Library
10301 Baltimore Ave.
Beltsville, MD

Arriving by Metro/Bus

From Washington, DC, take the Green Line to College Park Station, and then take the 86 Bus north to the National Agriculture Library.

Arriving by Car

From the Washington Beltway I-95/I-495 take exit 25 for US-1/Baltimore Ave toward Laurel/College Park. The Library is the 14 story building on the right. There is free parking on the north side of the building.


31 March - 1 April 2015
10:00am - 4:00pm


A list of attendees will be posted following the meeting.


Day 1 (31 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. The agenda will be created based on presentation topics submitted by attendees, so please propose a topic when you register.

10:00 - 10:30Welcome and Introductions 
10:30 - 11:00Update on DuraSpace and Fedora 4

David Wilcox, DuraSpace

Andrew Woods, DuraSpace

11:00 - 11:30

Fedora: An Institutional History

Chuck Schoppet, USDA/NAL
11:30 - 12:00

Fedora at the University of Maryland Libraries

Ben Wallberg, UMD Libraries
12:00 - 1:00Lunch 
1:00 - 1:30

This presentation will include highlights from the Islandora Community, including new features, interest group activity, and an update on the recent work to integrate Islandora with Fedora 4.

Alan Stanley, discoverygarden inc.
1:30 - 2:00A. Soroka, University of Virginia
2:00 - 2:30Break 
2:30 - 3:30Short Presentations & Project Roundtable
3:30 - 4:00Discussion and Wrap-up 

Day 2 (1 April)

The second day will focus on Fedora 4 training. The following agenda is based on feedback submitted by attendees during registration.


10:00 - 10:15

Welcome and Introductions
10:15 - 11:15Introduction and Feature Tour
11:15 - 11:30Break
11:30 - 12:30Migrating from Fedora 3 to Fedora 4
12:30 - 1:30Lunch
1:30 - 2:30Hands-on with Fedora 4
2:30 - 2:45Break
2:45 - 3:45Fedora into the Future
3:45 - 4:00Discussion and wrap-up


This event will include one day of Fedora User Group presentations and one day of Fedora 4 training.