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6th International Digital Curation Conference
6 - 8 December 2010, Chicago, USA

The deadline for the call for papers for IDCC10 has been extended until Monday 9 August 2010 and submission information can be found on the conference Web site.

Presenting at the conference offers you the chance to be part of the growing curation community and the opportunity:

  • To share good practice, skills and knowledge transfer
  • To influence and inform future digital curation policy & practice
  • To test out curation resources and toolkits
  • To explore collaborative possibilities and partnerships
  • To engage with curation educators and trainers

The draft programme is now available. Keynote and Plenary speakers include:

  • Kevin Ashley, Director of the Digital Curation Centre
  • Christine Borgman, Presidential Chair & Professor of Information Studies, University of California Los Angeles
  • Sheila Corrall, Professor of Librarianship & Information Management, University of Sheffield
  • Stephen Friend, President and CEO Sage Bionetworks
  • Chris Lintott, Principal Investigator, Galaxy Zoo, University of Oxford
  • Clifford Lynch, Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information
  • MacKenzie Smith, Associate Director for Technology, MIT Libraries
  • Barend Mons, WikiProteins, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam
  • John Unsworth, Dean and Professor Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Antony Williams, Vice President of Strategic Development, ChemSpider at the Royal Society of Chemistry

Registration will open on 1 September 2010.

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