12th International Digital Curation Conference

"Upstream, Downstream: embedding digital curation workflows for data science, scholarship and society"

20 - 23 February 2017
Quincentenary Conference Centre (QCC) at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Nicholson Street


**Registration is now closed, the event is fully booked.**

Welcome to the 12th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference.

The conference brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context.

The focus of this year's programme is embedding digital curation in organisational workflows to ensure that data is findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR), as well as putting in place flexible and resilient infrastructures, openly available to support communities.

There main conference programme will run on Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 February 2017. This is supplemented by a programme of workshops which will take place on Monday 20 February and Thursday 23 February.

The Pre-Conference Drinks Reception will be held on the evening of Monday 20 February in the Playfair Library and the Conference Dinner will be held on the evening of Tuesday 21 February in the Caves. For more further information about these events and making the most of your time in Edinburgh check our Social Events page.

View the full programme

Costs and Registration


Registration and payment are made online. It is also possible to pay by invoice subject to an administrative fee.

For details on fees and guidelines on how to book a place, please visit the Registration Page.

Deadline for registration: registration is now closed.


Limited accommodation is available at the conference venue's onsite hotel Ten Hill Place and a free online accommodation booking service is also available via Marketing Edinburgh, Convention Bureau who have negotiated rates at a range of accommodation options for the conference dates 20-23 February 2017, including both hotels and apartments.

For full details please check the Accommodation page.