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Erwin Verbruggen

Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Product manager digital scholarship & knowledge sharing
Hilversum, Netherlands
Erwin Verbruggen is a user studies and digital preservation expert who works on several (inter)national projects in the field of preservation and open data. Erwin obtained an MA in Preservation and Presentation of the Moving Image at the University of Amsterdam. He interned at the human rights organization WITNESS in Brooklyn, NY and was a film programmer for the Open Air Film Festival Pluk de Nacht in Amsterdam. He helped set up the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision’s film digitization process, and was a scanning operator during the Images for the Future project. Erwin coordinates the annual Winter School for Audiovisual Archiving, is involved in audiovisual archiving toolset development through the PREFORMA and AVEROS projects, and develops web archiving best practices for the award-winning Digital City Revives. Erwin is a member of co-chair of AMIA’s International Outreach Committee and member of the Open Source Committee and IASA’s Training and Education Task Force.