IDCC13

IDCC13 and the Research Data Alliance

Kevin Ashley reports on a workshop at IDCC13 intended to introduce the ideas behind the Research Data Alliance and give attendees the chance to explore ways of engaging with this emerging organisation. He also looks forward to its first plenary in Gothenberg and considers ways in which the DCC and Jisc might engage with the RDA.

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IDCC13: on reflection

IDCC13, the 8th International Digital Curation Conference, took place in Amsterdam last week. Kevin Ashley picks out some personal high points and provides pointers to all the extra material available for those who weren't there and those who were.

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IDCC13: The Power of Intelligence

The second of the 3 themes at this year’s IDCC was Intelligence, explored in a two-talk session chaired by Clifford Lynch, Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI). While intelligence and innovation are beginning to drive the data science agenda, from data mining and visualisation to open data and business intelligence, the two talks showed us that it is currently the coordination behind these efforts that remains lacking.

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IDCC13: What’s in a name? The ‘data scientist’ symposium

The IDCC symposium this year was on ‘What is a data scientist?’ After some shuffling of chairs, Liz Lyon opened proceedings with a quick show of hands on who thought they were a data engineer, data analyst, data librarian, data steward, data journalist or data publisher? Data librarian and data steward got the biggest response, but would these people call themselves data scientists? Or are there other terms they would use?

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IDCC13: See you in Amsterdam

IDCC13 is now fully booked and we are looking forward to welcoming you all to the Mövenpick Hotel in Amsterdam.

 

 

 

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IDCC13 Preview: Hans Pfeiffenberger

The 8th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions about data science when our international audience gather in Amsterdam in January 2013.

In the ninth and last of our series of preview posts, Hans Pfeiffenberger from the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, gives us his insights into some of the current issues... 

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IDCC13 Preview: Francine Bennett

The 8th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions about data science when our international audience gather in Amsterdam in January 2013.

In the eighth of our series of preview posts, Francine Bennett from Mastodon C, gives us her insights into some of the current issues... 

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IDCC13 Preview: Scott Edmunds

The 8th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions about data science when our international audience gather in Amsterdam in January 2013.

In the seventh of our series of preview posts, Scott Edmunds from GigaScience/BGI HK, gives us his insights into some of the current issues... 

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IDCC13 - last few places, and extended early rates for Christmas

I'm very pleased to announce that we're able to make one final extension to the early bird booking rates for IDCC13 (the International Digital Curation Conference), and one final extension to the booking deadline. Both are now extended until January 2nd 2013.

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IDCC13 Preview: Herbert Van de Sompel

The 8th International Digital Curation Conference is just around the corner and we are anticipating great discussions about data science when our international audience gather in Amsterdam in January 2013.

In the sixth of our series of preview posts, Herbert Van de Sompel from Los Alamos National Laboratory, gives us his insights into some of the current issues... 

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