International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC)

Our International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) is an established annual event with a unique place in the digital curation community, reaching out to individuals, organisations and institutions across all disciplines and domains involved in curating data and providing an opportunity to get together with like-minded data practitioners to discuss policy and practice. 

Our last IDCC took place in San Francisco, 24-27 February 2014.  If you were not able to attend you can now access all the presentations, videos and photos online, and much more!

The next IDCC will be in London in 2015.

10th International Digital Curation Conference

London, 9 - 12 February 2015
For a decade IDCC has brought together leaders and experts in digital curation and the significance of good curation to research and innovation is now well recognised across the globe. At IDCC15 we aim to assess our progress and to help identify and stimulate debate on the critical digital curation questions for the future. The 10th International Digital Curation Conference will be held from Monday 9 February to Thursday 12 February 2015 at 30 Euston Square, London.

9th International Digital Curation Conference

San Francisco, 24 - 27 February 2014
#idcc14 The 9th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be held from Monday 24 February to Thursday 27 February 2014 at the Omni San Francisco Hotel (at Montgomery). Registration has now closed Accommodation The Omni hotel is in the heart of downtown San Francisco. It is located right on the cable car line and is only a short walk to Union Square.

8th International Digital Curation Conference

Amsterdam, 14 - 17 January 2013
#idcc13 IDCC brings together those who create and manage data and information, those who use it and those who research and teach about curation processes.  Our view of ‘data’ is a broad one – video games and virtual worlds are of just as much interest as data from laboratory instruments or field observation. Whether the information originates in the arts, humanities, social or experimental sciences the issues faced are cross-disciplinary. 

7th International Digital Curation Conference

Bristol, UK, 5 - 7 December 2011
#idcc11   Digital curation manages, maintains, preserves, and adds value to digital information throughout its lifecycle, reducing threats to long-term value, mitigating the risk of digital obsolescence and enhancing usefulness for research and scholarship.   IDCC brings together those who create information, those who curate and manage it, those who use it and those who research and teach about curation processes.   Hear what Kevin Ashley, Director of DCC, says about the conference and why you should a

6th International Digital Curation Conference

Chicago, 6 - 8 December 2010
This year’s IDCC was held jointly by the UK Digital Curation Centre and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in partnership with the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI).Thanks to all the speakers and delegates for helping to make it such a success.  We'd love to hear your suggestions to make IDCC11 go even better, so please fill in the feedback form

5th International Digital Curation Conference

London, 2 - 4 December 2009
In partnership with the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) we held our 5th International Digital Curation Conference on the theme "Moving to Multi-Scale Science: Managing Complexity and Diversity" at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel & Conference Centre London Kensington. The Programme Committee was chaired by:

4th International Digital Curation Conference

Edinburgh, 1 - 3 December 2008
In partnership with the National e-Science Centre [external] and supported by the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) [external] we held our 4th International Digital Curation Conference on the theme "Radical Sharing: Transforming Science?," which comprised a mix of peer-reviewed papers, invited presentations and international keynote speakers.

3rd International Digital Curation Conference

Washington DC, 11 - 13 December 2007
In conjunction with the US National Science Foundation (NSF), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) we held our 3rd International Digital Curation Conference, entitled "Curating our Digital Scientific Heritage: a Global Collaborative Challenge," which focused on emerging strategy, policy implementation, leading-edge research and practitioner experience, and comprise

2nd International Digital Curation Conference: Digital Data Curation in Practice

Glasgow, 21 - 22 November 2006
With a particular focus on Digital Data Curation in Practice this conference addressed different aspects of the curation lifecycle including managing repositories, educating data scientists and understanding the role of policy and strategy.

1st International Digital Curation Conference

Bath, 29 - 30 September 2005
We held our 1st International Digital Curation Conference at the Hilton Bath City hotel, Bath and welcomed a range of international speakers including: