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Save the date! IDCC19, 4-7 February, Melbourne

The IDCC conference is going down under and it's going to be hot, hot hot!
 
From the 4th to 7th February 2019, Donna McRostie, Anna Shadbolt, Peter Neish and the wonderful team at the University of Melbourne will be hosting the 14th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC). Save the date now - this is not one to miss!
 
Image: 'Bathing Boxes Brighton' CC-0 by Bernard Spragg

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Equality won’t happen by itself: our attempt to address it at IDCC

We trialled all-female session chairs at IDCC18 and invited women to ask the first question in order to evoke a more balanced and diverse subsequent discussion. Here are some thoughts on what we did, how and why...

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Who will host IDCC18? It could be you!

 
The DCC is now inviting applications for bids to host its international digital curation conference (IDCC) in 2018 and beyond. 
 
If you have a strong interest in digital curation and research data management and want to bring this exciting event to your local community, please submit a bid!
 
The deadline for applications to host IDCC18 in Europe or North America is Monday 24th of April 2017 at 18:00 UTC. For those who want to express interest in hosting IDCC in future years, we ask that you follow the same process (as far as possible) and submit proposals by 22nd of May 2017. All proposals should be submitted to info@dcc.ac.uk We will notify the successful bidder for IDCC18 of our decision by Friday 5th May. 
 

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IDCC17 Birds of a Feather sessions - what, why, how

We're running BoFs - Birds of a Feather sessions - for the third time this year at IDCC. This news item explains what they are for, how to propose a BoF session and how the sessions will be selected.

 

 

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FOSTER in Scandinavia

It was EARMA (#earmaac2016), the annual gathering of the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators in Lulea this week, and Ivo and I were there donning our FOSTER hats to speak about open science in Horizon 2020. 

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IDCC16 Birds of a Feather sessions - what, why, how

We're running BoFs - Birds of a Feather sessions - again at this year's International Digital Curation Conference after trying them for the first time in London for IDCC15. We learned some lessons from doing that, and as a result we've changed the process. The main thing we learned, however, was that not enough people understood what these sessions were for and how to take part in them. This news item explains that, and the new process. It's also your opportunity to propose BoF sessions and start generating interest in your proposals.

This post was updated on Thursday February 18th with corrected information.

 

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Data papers strand at IDCC

Tell us about your data!

It’s a big anniversary for us this year. It’s 10 years of the DCC and we’re celebrating by bringing a new concept to IDCC. You may have spotted on the Call for Papers that there’s a new type of submission – data papers.
 

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Report from RDAP 2014

The 5th annual Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) summit was held in San Diego, CA at the end of March. Having presented at the previous year’s event in Baltimore, MD, the DCC’s Martin Donnelly went along to catch up with recent data developments in the US, and to share with our North American colleagues a few developments from this side of the Pond…

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DMPTool and DMPonline workshop

Read about the DMPTool and DMPonline workshop at IDCC in San Francisco

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IDCC14 keynote speaker interviews

Check out our series of preview interviews with keynote speakers, including: Dr Fran Berman, the Edward G. Hamilton Distinguished Professor in Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Atul Butte, Chief of the Division of Systems Medicine and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Genetics at Stanford University; and Trisha Cruse, Director of the University of California Curation Center at the California Digital Library (CDL) and co-organiser of IDCC14.  

 

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