***Please excuse the cross-posting*** *DC-2014: "Metadata Intersections: Bridging the Archipelago of Cultural Memory"* =============================================================== *DATES: * 8-11 October 20114 *LOCATION: *Austin, Texas, USA *WEBSITE:* http://purl.org/dcevents/dc-2014 *EARLY REGISTRATION CLOSE:* *6 September 2014* *REGISTRATION: * http://dcevents.dublincore.org/index.php/IntConf/index/pages/view/registration-2014 =============================================================== *It is just under two weeks until the closing of Early Registration for DC-2014*, the International Conference on Dublin Core & Metadata Applications. If you work or study in any sector of the metadata ecosystem, you will not want to miss DC-2014 in Austin, Texas. In addition to an excellent set of peer reviewed full papers, project reports and posters, there is an an array of pre- and post-Conference tutorials and workshops, Conference Special Sessions and Best Practices Posters & Demonstrations: *Tutorials & Workshops:* - *Fonds & Bonds: Archival Metadata, Tools, and Identity Management* (full day workshop at the Harry Ransom Center) - *Training the Trainers for Linked Data* (full day, hands-on workshop) - *RDF Validation in the Cultural Heritage Community* (1/2 day tutorial) - *Overview: Positioning DCMI & Dublin Core in the Metadata Ecosystem* (1/2 day tutorial) *Special Sessions:* - RDF Application Profiles and Tools for Metadata Validation and Quality Control (sponsored by Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) & DCMI Technical Board) - Schema.org, SchemaBibExtend -- Structured Data on the Web (sponsored by OCLC & Yandex) - BIBFRAME -- Expressing and Connecting Bibliographic Data (sponsored by the Library of Congress) - DCMI Roundtable (experts on BIBFRAME, Europeana Data Model (EDM), DPLA Metadata Application Profile (MAP), Schema.org/SchemaBibExtend, and more -- sponsored by DCMI/Technical Board) The program is available at http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/index/pages/view/program14 and the papers, project report and poster abstracts are available at http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/index/pages/view/abstracts-2014. *Don't procrastinate, register now!* The Conference weekend caps the second week of the *Austin City Limits Music Festival* (http://www.aclfestival.com/) and hotel rooms will become increasingly scarce as Conference time approaches.