Archive for the ‘Conference’ Category

Ontology Development at ICKM-2010

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010

Emma Tonkin of UKOLN and Heather D. Pfeiffer of New Mexico State University will give a paper entitled Data-driven or background knowledge ontology development at the 7th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM-2010external link) to be held over 22-23 October 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

“To promote open education is needed more interaction”

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Brian Kelly has been featured in an interviewexternal link published in El Punt, an online journal published in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. The interview took place when Brian gave a seminar on What Can We Learn From Amplified Events? at the University of Girona on 3 September 2010. For those who do not understand the Catalan language an English language versionexternal link is available which is produced by the Google Translate service. Although the quality of the translation is less than ideal, it does help to convey the underlying message.

UK e-Science AHM 2010 Considers New Opportunities on the Other Side of the Chasm

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

The 9th UK e-Science All Hands Meeting (AHM 2010external link), with the theme of e-Science: novel research, new science and enduring impact, is being held at the City Hall, Cardiff, over 13-16 September 2010. The closing panel of the conference will be a discussion of New Opportunities on the Other Side of the Chasm. It will be held in the Council Chamber at 10.45am Thursday 16 September following a short presentation on Digital Social Research by Professor David De Roure, Oxford e-Research Centre. The panellists are Professor Mark Birkin, GENeSIS Project, Dr Liz Lyon, UKOLN, Professor Gary Olson, University of Michigan and Dr Alex Voss, NCeSS.

Supporting Research Data Management at ECDL 2010

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Liz Lyon, Director of UKOLN and Associate Director, Digital Curation Centre, will facilitate the panel on Developing Services to Support Research Data Management and Sharingexternal link during ECDL 2010external link in Glasgow. The subject of the panel will be the current gap between the readiness of the current information environment to deal with large amounts of heterogeneous data and the disposition of academics in research institutions to update their practices of data management and curation. The panel will focus on this gap between digital library systems and researchers’ current practice in managing data and will explore appropriate services that can help to bridge it.

Registration for the 6th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) Now Open

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Registration is now open for this year’s International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC). It will take place over 6-8 December in Chicago. The theme of the 2010 conference is Participation and Practice: Growing the Curation Community through the Data Decade. Details on registration and all other aspects are available from the Digital Curation Centre Web siteexternal link.

Live Video Stream of “What Can We Learn from Amplified Events?”

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Brian Kelly will be giving a talk entitled What Can We Learn from Amplified Events? on Friday 3 September at the University of Girona. A live video stream of the talk will be available starting at 11.30 BST. Discussions about the talk will take place on Twitter using the #udgamp10 event hashtag.