External Events

Open Repositories 2014

Helsinki, 9 - 13 June 2014
The 9th International Conference on Open Repositories will be hosted by the University of Helsinki‘s twin libraries, Helsinki University Library and the National Library of Finland. The theme of this year's conference is 'Towards Repository Ecosystems' and the call for contributions to the programme is now open. Key Dates

CRIS2014

Rome, 13 - 15 May 2014
CRIS 2014 is the twelfth edition of the biennial series of conferences on Current Research Information Systems (CRIS) organised since 2002 by euroCRIS, a professional association of CRIS experts and custodian of the Common European Research Information Format CERIF. The purpose of CRIS 2014 is to discuss recent trends in the management, availability, quality and use of research information in the context of e-Science bringing together researchers, managers of research-performing or funding institutions, evaluators, librarians, ICT experts and policy makers. 

Virtual Open Day for new PG Certificate 'Making Use of Digital Research' offered by the University of Edinburgh

28 May 2014
The University of Edinburgh is introducing a new Postgraduate Certificate, 'Making Use of Digital Research' aimed at commissioners, coordinators and users of digital research in business, policy-making and the third sector, including digital marketing and analytical services officers.

PrestoCentre Preservathon

Paris, 3 - 4 December 2014
Get it right the first time - Learn to select the best technology partners and service providers for your future MAM system

Jisc Digital Festival

Birmingham, 9 - 10 March 2015
At Jisc Digital Festival 2015 you’ll be able to hear from celebrated digital advocates and  consider those issues at the heart of digital education and research. You’ll also be able to participate in workshops and surgeries, see demonstrations and catch up with workshop contributors and subject  matter experts.

RDA Fifth Plenary Meeting

San Diego, 9 - 11 March 2015
RDA Plenaries are multi-day meetings held twice a year in various locations worldwide to provide the RDA community an opportunity to network and collaborate with peers in various disciplines, and hear from industry experts and world leaders on topics related to research data sharing and exchange.

Jisc Digital Fesitval

Birmingham, 11 - 12 March 2014
The Jisc Digital Festival returns after a two year absence to showcase and celebrate the best in UK digital talent. The event brings together both experts and providers from the higher education, further education and skills sectors to share ideas and best practice. The full programme is now available.

Second Workshop on "Linking and Contextualizing Publications and Datasets"

12 September 2014
In conjunction with Digital Libraries 2014 (http://www.dl2014.org) ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2014) International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2014).

2015 VIVO implementation Fest (i-Fest)

Portland, Oregon, 16 - 18 March 2015
It doesn't matter if you're a seasoned VIVO aficionado or someone who's just begun to learn about VIVO - there will be something of interest for everyone at the event and the i-Fest is a wonderful way to meet other people who are part of VIVO's open-source community. Program Themes

PrestoCentre Preservathon

Brussels, 13 - 14 November 2014
PrestoCentre Preservathons are two-day hands-on events developed around main themes and challenges in audiovisual digitisation, preservation and long-term access. During the first day, attendees will work together in small groups. Activities include workshops, roleplaying, demonstrations, presentations, writing and negotiation exercises (e.g. call for tender, SLA). Each Preservathon includes a competitive element.