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Subject: DC-2011, The Hague - early registration closing
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 08:44:31 -0700
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*** EARLY REGISTRATION CLOSING ***
METADATA HARMONIZATION: BRIDGING LANGUAGES OF DESCRIPTION
DC-2011 -- 21-23 September, The Hague, Netherlands
CONFERENCE WEBSITE: http://purl.org/dcevents/dc-2011
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPEN: http://dcevents.dublincore.org/index.php/IntConf/index/pages/view/registration-2011
--VENUE: Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library of the Netherlands)
--EARLY REGISTRATION FEES (Euro):
Conference (Early): 300 (150 students)
Pre-Conference Tutorials (Early): 150 (75 students)
Pre-Conference Vocabulary Session (Early): 150 (75 students)
--EARLY REGISTRATION RATES AVAILABLE THROUGH 21 AUGUST (Seoul Time)
For local times for the change to Regular Rates, see World Clock at http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20110822T00&p1=235 <http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20110822T00&p1=235>
The DC-2011 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications keynote speakers are Mikael Nilsson, Google (Title: "Metadata Harmonization for Fun and Profit") and Emmanuelle Bermes, Centre Pompidou (Title: "Towards Linked Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums"). The remainder of the conference program on 22-23 September consists of peer reviewed papers, project reports and posters.
Pre-conference activities on 21 September include either:
(1) a full day of tutorials with Stephanie Taylor (UKOLN), Antoine Issac (Web an Media Group, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Paul Hermans (Erfgoedplus.be ('heritage-plus')), and Emma Tonkin (UKOLN); or
(2) a full day special session on Vocabulary Management and Alignment including time devoted to presentations and discussion of the state-of-the-art and current trends in vocabulary management infrastructure and vocabulary discovery, mapping and alignment.
The preliminary program, abstracts, DCMI Workshops and speaker biographies are available at the conference website: http://purl.org/dcevents/dc-2011.
Keep up with the conference at the following:
DC-2011 is collocated at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek with the UDC Seminar, 2011 (http://seminar.udcc.org/2011/), occurring on 19-20 September.