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In order to make it easier for metadata practitioners to present their work, the Program Committee for DC-2016 has opened a new Presentations Track providing the opportunity to present their on interesting metadata topics under four broad themes. No paper is required.

Proposal abstracts will be reviewed for selection by the Program Committee. The presentation slide decks will be openly available as part of the permanent record of the DC-2016 conference.

If you are interested in presenting at DC-2016, please submit a proposal abstract of approximately 250-500 words through the «DC-2016 submission system». Select the Presentations track.

:: Submission Deadline: 15 July 2016
:: Presenter Notice: 22 July 2016
:: Track Description & Submission:
:: Conference Website:

  • Identifiers, persistent or not
  • Metadata profiles and validation
  • Maintaining vocabularies
  • Practicalities of data integration
Program Committee Chairs:

Technical Program:
Valentine Charles, Europeana Foundation, Netherlands
Lars G. Svensson, Deutsche Nationalbibliothek, Germany
Professional Program:
Thomas Baker, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, & Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI), Germany
Michael D. Crandall, University of Washington, United States
Stuart A. Sutton, Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI), United States

Full Organizing Committee: