This meeting marked the public release of the specifications of the OAI interoperability architecture. The release represents the fixing of these specifications for a one year period of experimentation. The meeting included an overview of the organizational and historical context of the Open Archives Initiative, a detailed presentation of the OAI interoperability architecture, presentations by alpha testers who experimented with the protocol, and opportunities for break-out groups to facilitate building of communities within the OAI technical framework. A European companion to this meeting was held in Berlin on February 26, 2001. The European meeting is described at http://www.openarchives.org/meetings/Berlin2001/OpenMeeting.html.
09:30 - 10:00 Registration 10:00 - 10:15 Welcome - Daniel Greenstein & Clifford Lynch 10:15 - 11:00 Overview and Historical Context of the OAI - Herbert Van de Sompel slides 11:00 - 12:00 OAI Technical Infrastructure - Carl Lagoze slides 12:00 - 12:30 Discussion - Moderator Clifford Lynch & Daniel Greenstein 12:30 - 01:30 Lunch 01:30 - 02:50
Presentations by Alpha Testers* Simeon Warner - Los Alamos National Laboratory & arXiv.org slides extended version of slides
02:50 - 03:10 Coffee Break 03:10 - 04:30
Presentations by Alpha Testers
04:30 - 05:00 Closing - Don Waters
Support for this meeting and for other Open Archives Initiative activities comes from the Digital Library Federation and the Coalition for Networked Information. Additional support for work on Open Archives Initiatives protocols comes from National Science Foundation Grant No. IIS-9817416 and Defense Advanced Projects Agency Grant No. N66001-98-1-8908.
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