Registration is now open for a full-day workshop, Digital Collection Contexts: Intellectual and Organizational Functions at Scale, at iConference, Berlin, Germany. The workshop will examine conceptual and practical aspects of collections and the context they provide in the digital environment, especially in large-scale cultural heritage aggregations. Collections will be considered in relation to the information needs of scholars, roles of cultural institutions, and international interoperability.
"Commodity, catalyst or change-agent? Data-driven transformations in research, education, business & society " the 9th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be held from Monday 24 February to Thursday 27 February 2014 at the Omni San Francisco Hotel (at Montgomery). -
Supporting researchers in exploring and examining digitised artefacts presents many challenges in terms of understanding each researcher's needs, performing appropriate manipulation of and uplift from content, and in presenting a suite of useful research tools to facilitate exploration.
Join us November 20-23, 2013 for the Museum Computer Network’s 41st annual conference (MCN 2013) in Montreal, Canada
. We're looking forward to another great program of workshops, sessions, and creative interactions with friends and colleagues in the cultural heritage sector.
This year’s theme, “Re:Making The Museum ,” taps into the current trend among cultural institutions to reexamine what they do and how the community is finding new and innovative ways to accomplish their goals. From reimagining online exhibitions to rethinking digitization practice to reevaluating interaction with audiences, there are numerous ways that museums are actively remaking themselves. Share how you are remaking the museum in a presentation at MCN 2013!
ACL is the premier conference of the field of computational linguistics, covering a broad spectrum of diverse research areas that are concerned with computational approaches to natural language. An exciting new development this year is that the conference program will include the presentation of papers that have been accepted at Transactions of the ACL (TACL), the new journal of the ACL.
The 7th annual Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR 2013) will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 3 and 4th, 2013, at Simon Fraser University’s Segal School of Business in downtown Vancouver, BC, Canada. The symposium is being supported by the University of British Columbia iSchool.
The 2nd International workshop on Supporting Users Exploration of Digital Libraries will be held at TPDF 2013 in Malta on the 26th September.
The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) constitutes a leading scientific forum on digital libraries that brings together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field of digital libraries. TPDL 2013, the 17th edition of the conference, will be organized by University of Malta and it will be held in Valletta, Malta on September 22-26, 2013.
TSD series have evolved as a prime forum for interaction betweenresearchers in both spoken and written language processing from all overthe world. Proceedings of TSD form a book published by Springer-Verlag intheir Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series. The TSDproceedings are regularly indexed by Thomson Reuters ConferenceProceedings Citation Index. LNAI series are listed in all major citationdatabases such as DBLP, SCOPUS, EI, INSPEC, or COMPENDEX.
Exploration, Navigation and Retrieval of Information in Cultural Heritage, 1st August 2013, Dublin, Ireland
SIGIR is the major international forum for the presentation of new research results and for the demonstration of new systems and techniques in information retrieval. At a time of exceptional growth in the importance of search technologies, the world’s leading information retrieval experts from academia and industry will converge on Dublin from 28th July to 1st August for SIGIR 2013.
The conference objective is to provide an international forum for the dissemination and exchange of up-to-date scientific information on theoretical, generic and applied areas of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Universal Access, Engineering Psychology, Cognitive Ergonomics, Virtual and Mixed Reality, Internationalization, Design and Global Development, Online Communities, Social Computing, Augmented Cognition , Digital Human Modeling and Human Centered Design.
The International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2013) is Technical Co-Sponsored by IEEE Toronto Section. The i-Society 2013 is a global knowledge-enriched collaborative effort that has its roots from both academia and industry. The conference covers a wide spectrum of topics that relate to information society, which includes technical and non-technical research areas.
The Semantic Evaluation (SemEval) workshop focus on the evaluation of semantic analysis systems. From SemEval-2012 onwards SemEval is part of the *SEM Conference.
SemEval has evolved from the SensEval word sense disambiguation evaluation series. The SemEval wikipedia entry (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SemEval) provides a more detailed historial overview. SemEval-2013 will be the 7th workshop on semantic evaluation. The SemEval-2013 Workshop will be co-located with *SEM and NAACL in Atlanta, Georgia.
Venue: Vilnius, Lithuania
The first cultural heritage and digital humanities orientated hackathon in Lithuania inspired byEUROPEANA (the biggest multi-lingual online collection of digitized cultural heritage) andDARIAH (Digital Research Infrustructure for Arts and Humanities) and organized by Vilnius University Faculty of Communication (VUFC ) and Vilnius University Library (VUL ).
The goal of the PATCH2012MM workshop is to gather researchers and practitioners from different fields, e.g., multimedia retrieval, user interaction, arts and heritage curation, interface design and user modeling, in order to showcase novel applications and discuss opportunities that grow from the connections between users and multimedia systems in the cultural heritage domain.
The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries is the successor of the European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL). TPDL/ECDL has been the leading European scientific forum on digital libraries for 15 years. The conference continues to bring together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field of digital libraries.
Brought to you by the Collections Trust, OpenCulture is a 2-day UK & International conference and trade fair and it is the only major event focused on Collections providing delegates with the chance to debate the latest developments in practice and get the inside track on the key issues affecting Collections over the next 5 years.
The 43rd BIALL (The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians) Annual Study Conference and Exhibition, to be held in June, will take place in Belfast, Northern Ireland..
The theme for this year is No Frontiers: Crossing the Borders of Legal Information.
LREC Workshop on adaptation of language resources and tools for processing cultural heritage objects
Collaboration between the NLP (Natural language processing) community and the specialists in various areas of the Humanities.
EVA Florence is a yearly event offering conferences, workshops, meetings & exhibitions covering electronic imaging, visual arts, and telecommunication initiatives.
EACL 2012 Workshop Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities (LaTeCH 2012), Avignon, France
The LaTeCH workshop series aims to provide a forum for researchers who are working on developing novel information technology for improved information access to data from the Humanities, Social Sciences, and Cultural Heritage.
Florence has a long tradition of science research and science communication, one of the best examples of both practices is indeed Galileo Galilei that spent his last years in this town writing his most famous books in vulgar (to be read by anyone). At present, there are many realities that deals with science communication, and one of the goal of this meeting is that of presenting them all together, in order to boost interest and cooperation.
International CES is a yearly consumer electronics and technology trade show held in Las Vegas every January. The show hosts some of the largest consumer electronics companies as they announce new products and technologies.
TPDL aims to bring together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field of digital libraries. TPDL 2011 is organised by the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Berlin School of Library and Information Science, the Computer and Media Services and the Department of Computer Science).
The European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL) has been the leading European scientific forum on digital libraries for 14 years. For the 15th year the conference was renamed into: International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries
September 26-28, 2011
Tutorials, Workshops: September 25 and 29, 2011
For more information see: http://www.tpdl2011.org/
The Paths project: Personalised access to Cultural Heritage Spaces, Eneko Agirre, University of the Basque Country
Presentation given by Paul Clough, University of Sheffield, to the HCI Group at York University and memebers of the Open Society Archives from the central European University in Budapest. 'Using pathways for navigating and personalising access to cultural heritage materials'.
The Paths project: Personalised access to Cultural Heritage Spaces, Mark Stevenson, University of Sheffield.
Electronic Imaging & the Visual Arts, EVA2011 Florence, 4-6 May - ‘The Foremost European Electronic Imaging Events in the Visual Arts’. A conference, training and workshop event, at which project partner Alinari will attend.
For more information please visit the conference website
International Workshop on Multimedia for Cultural Heritage, MM4CH, 3rd May 2011. Multimedia technologies have recently created the conditions for a true revolution in the Cultural Heritage area, with reference to the study, valorization, and fruition of artistic works. The use of these technologies allow creating new digital cultural experiences by means of personalized and engaging interaction.This workshop aims to be a profitable informal working day to discuss together hot topics in multimedia applied to cultural heritage.
For more information please visit the conference website
IV Jornadas TIMM (workshop in Spanish only). A paper to be presented at this workshop by partners from the University of the Basque Country is also available for download here (in English).
Further details of the workshop can be found on the workshop website .
Museums and the Web 2011, 6-9 April, is an annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line. Taking an international perspective, MW reviews and analyzes the issues and impacts of networked cultural, natural and scientific heritage – wherever the network may reach. PATHS project partners Alinari will be speaking at this event.
For more information please visit the conference website
Pre-print article to be published in PATCH 2011 , Personalizing Access to Cultural Heritage Collections using Pathways , written by Paul Clough, Nigel Ford and Mark Stevenson is now available.