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DC-2014: "Metadata Intersections: Bridging the Archipelago of Cultural Memory"

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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
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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.