Christine Kenneally talks about the impact of data on real lives

Christine Kenneally is an award-winning journalist and author who has written for The New Yorker, The New York Times, Slate, Time, New Scientist, Scientific American, The Monthly, and other publications.

She will give the opening keynote lecture at the 14th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference in Melbourne. Her lecture will look at the lack of personal data for people who grew up in orphanages and the effect this has on their lives.

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Let the ideas flow…

The DCC is running an unconference at IDCC19 in Melbourne for the first time. Learn about the model here and sign up to take part!

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DMPonline: up, up and away

2018 has been action-packed for DMPonline with the launch of the DMPRoadmap codebase, major new releases, the rollout of a new subscription model and switch to multi-tenant deployment of the DCC-hosted service. We have grown from 3 to 23 customers in the last quarter and have been busy visiting our early adopters from Finland and Maastricht in the final days before Christmas to make plans for next year. We welcome a new full-time member of staff to the DMPonline support team in January and are planning a series of training events and user group sessions in Spring. Read full details in the year in review.

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IDCC19 full programme announced

The 14th International Digital Curation Conference is going to Melbourne in February 2019 and we have an exciting programme packed with workshops, papers, posters and demos. Read all about it in the news item and we're sure you'll agree, this is one conference you don’t want to miss out on! Make the case to attend, register and get your flights and hotels booked before they fill up. 

Image: Theatre Sign CC-0 by Designer from CC0

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IDCC19 - Workshop Registration is now open

We are pleased to announce that registration for our packed IDCC19 workshop programme is now open. 

Workshops will be held on Monday 4 February 2019 at the Arts West Building, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne.

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Work together, not alone: doing things the Batswana way

International Data Week in Botswana was unlike any conference I’ve been to before. Here are some personal reflections on how we can learn from the Africans.

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Accommodation

A range of accommodation options are available around the University of Melbourne. Delegates may prefer to opt for accommodation within the city centre which is just a short tram ride from the Conference venue or an easy 30-40 minute walk depending on which end of the city centre delegates choose to stay.

Posters

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Unconference

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Arts West Building, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne, Melbourne

The unconference will take place in the digital studio on level 2. Please come to the atrium to register and we will direct you.