On November 28th, 2014, the Succeed project presented their results in its final conference “Succeed in digitisation. Spreading excellence”. This event took place in the Bibliothèque national de France, in Paris, and gathered near 70 experts in the field of digitisation and cultural heritage.
The experts received their accreditation at 9 am and, after a short breakfast, the conference started in the Grand auditorium.
The conference begun with the welcome from Sylviane Tarsot, Bibliothèque nationale de France General Director. Afterwards, Rafael Carrasco, Succeed project coordinator, introduced briefly the Succeed project to the audience.
The conference was focus on the main outcomes of Succeed: interoperability of tools for text digitisation; libraries’ experiences in the take-up of tools; Recommendations for formats, standards and licensing schemes; related to digitisation; results on competitions and evaluation infrastructures; and roadmap for the future of digitisation in Europe.
In addition, during the conference, the french company i2S showcased the latest technology in digitisation.