DAS New York | May 5, 2017

“DAS is a unique international event that brings together an unparalleled cross-section of domain experts in a pragmatic, engaging and educational format to discuss the most current challenges and breakthroughs in managing digital assets today. I am extremely excited about witnessing the cross-pollination and convergence of ideas that will emerge from the amazing lineup of speakers and presentations we pulled together for this DAS.” - Chris Lacinak, AVPreserve


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Unique in its approach, DAS brings together a cross-section of experts from different industries and disciplines sharing user perspectives and expert analysis to examine the full life cycle of the media asset – from content creation to rights management to assuring asset preservation.  Case studies  and speakers offer a comprehensive look at the challenges and […]

Case Study: DIAMOND – Hitting It Out Of The Park

Major League Baseball is rich with video content with over 600,000 hours of content currently in the video archives.  MLB Network is recording over 7000 hours of content per week during the 2016 season.  Logging this content, while making it highly available to the creative television production personnel is critical to MLB Network’s business. During […]

Developing & Implementing Rights Management

Rights Metadata Management at the NYPL As cultural heritage institutions build larger repositories of increasingly complex objects, copyright concerns have taken center stage in the management of digital assets. To address the management of copyright information, the New York Public Library has developed a rights metadata management system. This session will cover the information stored […]

Smart Content and Metadata from Creation to Distribution

Smart Content and Metadata from Creation to Distribution Metadata has never been more important across every part of the creation, distribution, and even archive, lifecycle and connecting it has never been more valuable. Taking a new Smart Content approach, organizations are looking across all their data to connect with users, drive new ways to partner […]

#DASNY Schedule

DAS New York May 4, 2016     9:00am Welcome – Chris Lacinak, DAS Chair – Andrea Kalas, AMIA President 9:30am Smart Content and Metadata from Creation to Distribution – Diane Burley, MarkLogic 10:15 am Rights Metadata Management at the NYPL – Greg Cram, New York Public Library 11:30am Case Study:  Facing History and Ourselves […]

Case Study: Smithsonian Institution

The Maturation of DAM and Digital Preservation at Smithsonian Institution The Smithsonian’s Enterprise Digital Asset Management System (DAMS) has been a work in progress since 2008 that has now matured into a mission critical component of the Smithsonian’s digitization initiatives and strategy.  Currently serving over 40 Smithsonian units across museums, archives, libraries, and the zoo […]