External Events

10th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES 2013)

Lisbon, 2 - 5 September 2013
iPRES, the major international conference on digital preservation, will be held at the Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal, from 2-5 September 2013. The conference invites original contributions addressing a wide range digital preservation challenges.

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.

5th African Conference for Digital Scholarship & Curation 2013

Durban, 26 - 28 June 2013
Research data in the advance of education, research and innovation Data collation, analysis and distribution are functions integral to digital scholarship and increasingly shape our data management and curation activities. Data infrastructures for advanced education, research and innovation are defined across a broad spectrum, ranging from virtual worlds and online gaming to laboratory instrumentation and large scale earth observations.

5th International Summer School for Archivists

Venice, 23 - 27 June 2013
The 5th EABH Summer School for Archivists will be dealing with both theoretical and practical issues related to ‘Digital Resources Management’. It will include exercises and interactive sessions on the subject as well as guided tours. The sessions will be taught by recognized experts in their fields. After successful completion of the Summer School, participants will receive a certificate of attendance.

17th International Conference on Electronic Publishing: Mining the Digital Information Networks

Karlskrona, 13 - 14 June 2013
The main theme of the 17th International Conference on Electronic Publishing (ELPUB) will be extracting and processing data from the vast wealth of digital publishing and the ways to use and reuse this information in innovative social contexts in a sustainable way. 

IASSIST 2013 - Data Innovation: Increasing Accessibility, Visibility and Sustainability

Cologne, 28 - 31 May 2013
GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences is proud to host the IASSIST 2013 Conference at Maternushaus in Cologne, Germany.  The theme of this year's conference is Data Innovation: Increasing Accessibility, Visibility and Sustainability. This theme reflects recent efforts across the globe by the largest government agencies down to the smaller independent research units to make data (be it survey, administrative, geospatial, or scientific) more open, accessible and understandable for all.

The Now and Future of Data Publishing

Oxford, 22 May 2013
In conjunction with a range of partners including BioSharing, DataONE, Dryad, the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers, Wiley-Blackwell, and others, the Jisc Managing Research Data programme is organising a one-day symposium on The Now

Screening the Future 2013: Crossing Boundaries for AV Preservation

London, 7 - 8 May 2013
Screening the Future is an annual showcase delivered by PrestoCentre and focusing on the latest technological trends in audiovisual preservation. This international conference brings together leaders in the fields of technology and research, and those with strategic responsibility for digitisation and digital preservation in the creative and cultural industries including broadcast, post-production, motion picture, sound and music recording, visual and performing arts.

Framing the digital curation curriculum

Florence, 6 - 7 May 2013
The DigCurV project is delighted to announce 'Framing the digital curation curriculum' conference.  With the development of an advanced knowledge-based society, digital curation is becoming a central challenge and activity for libraries, archives, museums and other cultural organizations. The need for skilled professionals to manage digital collections is evident in Europe and internationally, yet there are limited numbers of institutions currently offering professional training and education programmes to prepare individuals to work in the field.