IDCC13 Registration & Programme

12 September, 2012 | in DCC News
By: Bridget Robinson

Registration is now open for IDCC13.

Full details about accommodation and registration fees are available.

The programme will open with the Pre-Conference Drinks reception which will be held in the Innovation Gallery at the NEMO Science Center in Amsterdam.

The welcome address will be given by Konstantinos Glinos, Head of Unit "GÉANT & e-Infrastructure" in DG INFSO – the Directorate General for Information Society and Media.

NEMO is the largest Science Center in the Netherlands and is located at the Oosterdok in Amsterdam-Centrum, situated between the Oosterdokseiland and Kattenburg. NEMO is about 10 minutes walk from the hotel.

The main conference will run from Tuesday 15 - Wednesday 16 January 2013 and will be held at the Mövenpick Hotel in Amsterdam.

Speakers will be drawn from a range of disciplines, institutions and organisations and will include:

  •     Hans Pfeiffenberger, Alfred Wegener Institute
  •     Anthony Beitz, Monash eResearch Centre
  •     Patricia Cruse,  University of California Curation Center
  •     Kaitlin Thaney, Digital Science
  •     Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information
  •     Herbert Van de Sompel, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  •     Chris Greer, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Additional speakers will be announced in the next few weeks.

There will be an exhibition of posters and demonstrations throughout the conference, a full programme of research and practice papers and an interactive symposium which will pose the question “What is a Data Scientist?

There will also be a programme of pre and post conference workshops on Monday 14 January and Thursday 15 January.

The full workshop programme and registration information will be available in October, once the workshop submission process has been completed.

This is the first time that IDCC has been held in mainland Europe and the DCC is delighted to have support from two major institutions in the Netherlands  - Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS) and Delft University of Technology (TU Delft).

IDCC13 is organised by the Digital Curation Centre UK, in partnership with the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) and with sponsorship from Microsoft Research.