5-6 February 2014, New Delhi, India
The Centre of Excellence for Digital Preservation, C-DAC, India and Alliance for Permanent Access (APA), are pleased to announce the APA International Conference on Digital Preservation and Development of Trusted Digital Repositories to be held at New Delhi, India.
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.
This workshop will delve into these Digital Humanities challenges by examining the approaches taken in the CULTURA project (cultura-project.eu) to tackle the issues of:
A town hall meeting at the American Geophysical Union Conference in San Francisco explores how RDA can both benefit and learn from the Earth science community.
At the second EUDAT Conference RDA will have a strong representation in the form of a full plenary session.
This plenary session will feature a talk by John Wood on the RDA as a whole as well as several reports on the status of working groups.
Registration for the conference and the programme can be found at the following link: http://eudat.eu/2nd-conference
Furthermore, on the 28th the EUDAT conference will host associated workshops, several of which are relevant to RDA activities. Namely the following:
IEDA (Integrated Earth Data Applications) and Elsevier Research Data Services are organizing an International Data Rescue Award in the Geosciences. Members of the international geosciences community who have worked on efforts that advance preservation and access of research data, particularly dark data, are kindly invited to share their work and the varied ways that these data are being processed, stored, and used.
September 24th, 2013
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
This year, the symposium focuses on “Big Data Analytics”.
19 -20 September 2013, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC
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