Because good research needs good data

12th International Digital Curation Conference

Upstream, Downstream: embedding digital curation workflows for data science, scholarship and society

20-23 February 2017 |

Welcome to the 12th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference.

The conference brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context.

The focus of this year's programme was embedding digital curation in organisational workflows to ensure that data is findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR), as well as putting in place flexible and resilient infrastructures, openly available to support communities.

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Costs and Registration


Registration and payment are made online. It is also possible to pay by invoice subject to an administrative fee.

For details on fees and guidelines on how to book a place, please visit the Registration Page.

Deadline for registration: registration is now closed.


Limited accommodation is available at the conference venue's onsite hotel Ten Hill Place and a free online accommodation booking service is also available via Marketing Edinburgh, Convention Bureau who have negotiated rates at a range of accommodation options for the conference dates 20-23 February 2017, including both hotels and apartments.

For full details please check the Accommodation page.