Registration open for iPRES 2013 / DC-2013

*Apologies for cross-posting*


Registration for iPRES-2013 is now open.

The conference will take place 2-6 September 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal at
the Instituto Superior Técnico.

Conference website:

Draft program:

The scientific program comprises 37 full and short papers, as well as 25
posters and demonstrations. There will be 8 tutorials, 12 workshops and a
doctoral symposium.

*Topics of interest include*:

•        - Innovation in Digital Preservation: Novel Challenges and
Scenarios; Innovative Approaches; Preservation at Scale; Domain-specific
Challenges (Cultural Heritage, Technical and Scientific Processes and Data,
Engineering Models and Simulation, Medical Records, Corporate Processes and
Recordkeeping, Web Archiving, Personal Archiving, e-Procurement, etc.)

•        - Systems Life-cycle: Specific Digital Preservation Requirements
and Implications in Modeling, Design, Development, Deployment and

•        - Governance: Risk Analysis; Audit, Trust and Certification,
Trusted Repositories; Information/Data Quality

•        - Business Models and Added-value of Digital Preservation:
Benefits Analysis, Emerging Exploitation Scenarios, Long-Tail of Digital

•        - Theory of Digital Preservation: Interdisciplinary Modeling,
Representation Concepts, Incentive Structures

•        - Case Studies and Best Practices: Processes, Metadata, Systems,
Services, Infrastructures

•        - Training and Education

iPRES-2013 will be collocated with DC-2013.  Both conferences will take
place in the same venue and run in parallel. During the collocated events,
delegates are welcome to choose sessions that best fit their interests from
either conference. Keynotes are held in common plenaries; and, social
events are shared, providing an excellent opportunity for iPRES and DCMI
delegates to socialize, share common interests and network. Delegates of
the two conferences may separately register for a mix of pre- and
post-conference events organized by the conference committees of both iPRES
and DCMI.

*Important Dates*:

•             08 July 2013: Deadline for early registration

•             02 September 2013: Tutorials sessions and Doctoral Symposium

•             03 September 2013: Conference starting…

•             05 September 2013: Conference closing (noon time)

•             05 September 2013: Workshops starting (afternoon)

€350 early regular, €250 early student (to 8 July)

€375 regular & student (after 8 July)

--Separate rates apply for pre-/post-conference sessions on Monday and

--Day rates are available

Registration questions? Contact for DC/iPRES 2013:  [log in to unmask]

We look forward to seeing you in Lisbon in September.


                T1.1 - Introduction to Linked Open Data (LOD)

                T1.2 - Metadata Provenance

                T1.3 - IGM: Maturidade da Governação da Informação
(Tutorial in Portuguese)

                T1.4 - Build it, Share it, Keep it safe

                T1.5 - Personal Digital Archiving

                T1.6 - Islandora Institutional Repository Tutorial

                T2.1 - Introduction to Ontology Concepts and Terminology

                T2.2 - PROV - the W3C Provenance Ontology

                T2.3 - IGM: Information Governance Maturity (Tutorial in

                T2.4 - Legal challenges in the preservation lifecycle – How
to address and how to solve them!

                T2.5 - From Preserving Data to Preserving Research –
Curation of Process and Context

                T2.6 - Tools for uncovering preservation risks in your
large repositories

                T3.1 - Datasets, Open Data and Digital Preservation

                T3.2 - Getting Started in Web Archiving and Web Archives


                W1 - Digital Preservation Capabilities - How to assess and
improve capabilities in digital preservation?

                W2 - PREMIS Implementation Fair Workshop

                W3 - Archiving Community Memories

                W4 - Cost of Curation

                W5 - Preservation at Scale

                W6 - Interoperability of Persistent Identifiers Systems –
services across PI domains

                W7 – Open Research Challenges in Digital Preservation

                W8 - CAMP-4-DATA

                W9 -Vocabulary Day

 *iPREShack*: SPRUCE, CURATEcamp and OPF Hackathon (from September 2nd to

Please forward this email to anybody who might be interested!