CALENDAR OF EVENTS
1 - 5 September, 2003, St. Petersburg, Russia
The CIDOC/ADIT 2003 Conference
Marble Palace of the State Russian Museum, in cooperation with ADIT ("Automation Directions in Museums and Information Technologies"), a Russian association of museum experts concerned with the creation of electronic resources and presentation of museum information on the Internet.
Web-site of the conference http://cidoc2003.adit.ru/english/default.asp
8 - 9 September, 2003, Espoo, Finland
The 2003 Conference on Users in the Electronic Information Environment
The conference is organized by Helsinki University Library, The National
Library of Finland in cooperation with the Information Studies Departments
at bo Akademi University, University of Oulu and University of Tampere.
The conference is aimed at promoting scientific discussion and information
The programme will focus on the following themes:
-- the development of digital library programmes
-- use and users of digital resources
-- methodology of user studies in the digital environments
-- evaluation of digital library programmes and digital services
-- usability of digital library services via mobile devices.
More information: http://www.lib.helsinki.fi/finelib/digilib/
For any additional information, please contact the Conference Coordinator:Email: email@example.com
19 - 23 September, 2003, Aegean Island of Lesvos, Greece
The fifth Libraries Without Walls conference
Centre for Research in Library & Information Management (CERLIM)
LWW5 is concerned with innovative ways of delivering library and
information services in this new environment. Papers may present
the results of research or innovative practice, as traditionally LWW is
a meeting place for researchers and practitioners.
Send submissions, preferably by
email (as text rather than an attachment), to the address below by
3rd March 2003.
More information: http://www.cultivate-europe.org/newsandevents/News/news_story_html?storyid=1039521736
1 - 9 August, 2003, Berlin, Germany
17 - 22 August, 2003, Trondheim, Norway
ECDL 2003: 7th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries
ECDL 2003 is the 7th conference in the series of European Digital Library conferences. ECDL has become the major European forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues.
Web site of the event: http://www.ecdl2003.org/
31 August - 3 September, 2003, Cheltenham, UK
DRH 2003: Digital Resources for the Humanities
University of Gloucestershire. The DRH conferences is the major forum bringing together scholars,
librarians, archivists, curators, information scientists and computing professionals in a unique and positive way, to share ideas and information about the creation, exploitation, management and preservation of digital resources in the arts and humanities.
Web site of the event: http://www.glos.ac.uk/humanities/drh2003/
2 - 4 July, 2003, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
EUNIS 2003: Beyond the Network - Innovative It Services
9th International Conference of European University Information Systems
Universiteit van Amsterdam (UvA)
Web site of the event: http://www2.ic.uva.nl/eunis2003/
2 - 5 July, 2003, Maastricht.
Digital Cultural Heritage V: Digital Libraries and Cultural Context
This event has a three-year cycle, focusing each year on one of the three kinds of memory institutions (museums, library, archives) in order to see them as a cumulative and integrating process. Following on from the last two years which focused on developments in archives (2001) and museums (2002), this seminar focuses on libraries and explores trends in converging methods in memory institutions. The seminar surveys some of the most recent developments in cultural heritage.
Main conference page: http://www.amsu.edu/courses/media/media12003.htm
6 - 11 July 2003, Tallinn
7 - 15 June, 2003, Crimea, Ukrain
Crimea 2003: "Libraries and Associations in the Transient World: New Technologies and New Forms of Cooperation"
Tenth International Conference
Conference is held under the auspices of IFLA. Web site of the event: http://www.gpntb.ru/win/inter-events/crimea2003/eng/
17 June, 2003
'Opening Doors: web portals for the historic environment' on the th
at the British Museum.
A one day conference jointly hosted by the Historic Environment Information Resources Network (HEIRNET) and the British Museum. Everyone is talking about portals and 'Opening Doors' will explore initiatives by heritage agencies, museums, universities and professional bodies to provide integrated access to their own and related content to serve the needs of their users. This conference presents an opportunity
for institutions to share their experiences in developing portals. Portals promise much but how can the sector make the most of their deployment. The emphasis of the day will be on developing an overview
and considering ways of serving user communities now and in the future - technology will be kept to a minimum. This conference will be a good opportunity to explore solutions, to share experiences and create a basis for future partnerships.
Web-site of the conference http://www.britarch.ac.uk/heirnet/conference.html
19 - 20 June,2003, Omsk, Russia
12 - 18 May, 2003, Pskov, Russia
14 May 2003, Moscow, Russia
div style="margin-left:20px;">International conference "Electronic Russia - for person, for business, for society"
Web-site of the conference http://ccc.ru/conference
21 - 24 May, 2003, Berlin, Germany
1 - 4 April, 2003, Minsk, Belaruss Republic
The 10th International Specialized Exhibition and Congress on
telecommunications, information and bank technologies
Main conference page: http://www.tibo.by
2 - 4 April, 2003, Kew, United Kingdom
"Practical Experiences in Digital Preservation"
The International Council of Archives Committee on Information Technology in
conjunction with the Public Record Office, UK
The conference provides an opportunity for archivists and information
managers to discuss implementation issues and share experiences. This
conference will demonstrate practical approaches to digital preservation and
will contribute to a growing pool of best practice.
Main conference page: http://www.pro.gov.uk/events/conferences/ica.htm
Email enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
7 - 9 April, 2003, Moscow, Russia
"Culture: From Information to Knowledge"
International Conference. The role of culture in the knowledge based society. This international conference aims to bring together professionals and policy makers from libraries, museums, archives and other cultural institutions to debate the digital era of culture and its impact on the development of knowledge based societies. The conference should improve communication between memory institutions in Russia, CIS and their counterparts in Central and Eastern Europe, the EU and the USA.
Main conference page: http://www.conf.cultivate.ru/2003/english/index.html
Email enquiries: email@example.com
8 - 10 April, 2003, Belfast, Northern Ireland
CAL 03: 21st Century Learning
Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Conference Committee John Gardner, Queen's University Belfast, Conference Chair Peter Goodyear, University of Lancaster Terry Hinton, University of Surrey Bryn Holmes, Trinity College, Dublin
More information: http://www.cal2003.com/
8 - 12 April, 2003, Vienna, Austria
"Enter the past - The E-way into four dimensions of cultural Heritage"
Organizers: Department of Urban Archeology, Vienna
Web-site of the Congress http://www.archaeologie-wien.at
9 - 11 April, 2003, Berne, Switzerland
"Long-term Preservation of Databases"
ERPANET Workshop, Swiss Federal Archives
The workshop will cover the entire process of database preservation:
selection, appraisal, preservation, description, and access. Technical
solutions will occupy an important place in the workshop and archival
requirements will also be addressed.
Web-site of the Workshop www.erpanet.org
14 - 15 April, 2003, The Hague, The Netherlands
Microfilming and Digitization for Preservation
LIBER Workshop, Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB).This workshop aims to clarify the position of microfilming and digitization by presenting an overview of the possibilities and requirements for combining the two approaches in preservation projects. It will look at the technical and organizational issues involved in developing methods that exploit the strengths of both approaches in an economical manner. Topics like producing microfilm to standards that allow subsequent digitization and the production of microfilms from digital masters will be discussed.
Web-site of the Workshop http://www.kb.nl/coop/liber
15 - 18 April, 2003, Pushkinskie Gory (Pskov Region), Russia
"Information Technologies: Access to Cultural Heritage"
The 7th Annual Conference ADIT-2003
In the State Memorial History-Literature and Nature-Landscape Pushkin Museum-preserve "Mikhailovskoe"
17 April, 2003, Koninklijke, Dutch
International Symposium: "ARCHIVES ONLINE - moving archives into the digital era"
Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Den Haag
E-initiatives launched by governmental bodies are creating new problems not
only in terms of providing online services, but also for the management and
preservation of these digital records. The Nationaal Archief van Nederland
and ERPANET are pleased to announce a unique international symposium that
will address the management and the provision of online access to
governmental and archival digital records. Speakers will present an overview
of recent developments at both a national and an international level.
Web-site ERPANET http://www.erpanet.org
Contacts:Miranda van Balen
22 April, 2003, Angers, France
The Third International Workshop on New Developments in Digital Libraries
In conjunction with Fifth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems ICEIS 2003
The Digital Library field is an evolving one. New developments appear every
day in the area and within related areas. This workshop intends to focus in
application areas following the two previous editions in 2001 and 2002 which
were very successful. This workshop will serve as a forum to gather researchers, practitioners,
students and anyone that works or studies the field. The workshop will
expose new developments, and hopefully provide exchange of ideas and
discussion on specific areas.
Main event web-page: http://www.iceis.org/workshops/nddl/nddl2003-cfp.html
28 - 30 April, 2003, Vladivostok, Russia
Regional research and practice conference "Integrated Educational
Department of education and science of Primorskiy Region, Dalnevostochniuy State University, Regional Center of New Informational Technology
4 - 5 March, 2003, Pisa, Italy
A course on Permanent access to online journals
LOCKSS: An affordable, cooperative, e-preservation and e-archiving program D-Lib Competence Center
This course will present the strategy, tactics, and technology of the LOCKSS Program
The competence center aims at providing specific user communities with access to advanced DL testbeds, services, expertise and knowledge. Courses at the Digital Library Competence Center are addressed to librarians, archivists, scholars and technicians, and offer direct experience of advanced digital library testbeds.
The event web-page: http://dlibcenter.iei.pi.cnr.it
5 - 8 March, 2003, The Hague, The Netherlands
"The changing role of the manuscript librarian"
LIBER Expert Group of European Manuscript Librarians
Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB) The conference will be opened with an enthusiastic keynote about
changing/changes that took place in an environment comparable with the
world of the manuscript librarian.
The event web-page: http://www.kb.nl/coop/liber/mss
6 - 7 March, 2003, SZTAKI, Budapest
CORES Schema Creation and Registration Workshop
The workshop will provide an introduction to the use of RDF to describe
metadata vocabularies in the form of machine-understandable schemas. It
will focus on the publication of these schemas in the CORES Schema
Registry. Practical sessions will allow participants to learn to use the
CORES Schema Creation Tool to prepare schemas and submit them to the
Registry, and to navigate the schemas submitted via the Registry's Web
The event web-page: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/events/cores/intro.html
13 - 14 March, 2003, Tagus Park in Oeiras, Portugal
the PULMAN policy conference
The policy conference will be a platform for high level policy makers and decision makers from 37 countries across Europe to share experiences about delivering services locally in the information age.
More information: http://www.pulmanweb.org/news/news_PULMANconference.htm
21 March, 2003, Tilburg, the Netherlands
"Symposium `The library of the future, the next 10 years"
2002 marked the first 10 years of the library of the future at Tilburg
central themes: the availability of digital
articles now exceeds that of traditional printed articles; electronic books
are on the increase and new developments in e-learning all propose new
challenges and demands of library facilities in the future.
The symposium web-page: http://www.tilburguniversity.nl/library/symposium/
19 - 22 March, 2003, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
24 - 28 March, 2003, Florence , Italy
EVA FLORENCE Il Nuovo Rinascimento, Seminar, Conference & Workshop
PALAZZO DEGLI AFFARI
Main Topics: Case Studies of Leading Edge Applications: Galleries, Libraries, Education, Archaeological Sites, Museums & Historical Tours - Mediterranean Initiatives in Technology for Cultura...
More information: http://www.vasari.co.uk/eva/florence/index.htm
25 - 27 March, 2003, UK
Internat Librarian International
Hall 10, National Exhibition Centre (NEC), B40 1NT, UK
Be part of the UK’s most exciting event for librarians and information professionals! At Total Library Solutions you can meet up to 70 suppliers showcasing hundreds of the best products, services
More information: http://www.total-library.co.uk/tls/
27 - 29 March, 2003, Berlin, Germany
3rd Open Archives Forum Workshop
The aim of the Berlin workshop is to explore which specific requirements and demands ought to be carefully weighed and considered before a digital media archive is made available via the Internet.
Within this workshop we will discuss different approaches to network media repositories, libraries,
archives and other information resources using the Open Archives Initiative technical framework for
More information: http://www.oaforum.org/workshops/
Contact: Birgit Matthaei
3 - 7 February, 2003, Plzen (very close to Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic),
The 11-th International Conference in Central Europe on
Computer Graphics, Visualization and Computer Vision'2003
in co-operation with EUROGRAPHICS.
University of West Bohemia, Campus-Bory
More information available at
6 February, 2003, Hatfield, Herts, UK
Digitisation of Photographic Collections
This is a joint SEPIA/HEDS event, based at the HEDS offices at the University of
In discussion with the SEPIA team, HEDS have decided to offer a
one-off training day covering many of the aspects of the SEPIA course
focussed upon the digitisation of photographic collections.
is the European Project for Safeguarding European Photographic Images for Access
provides digitisation services and advice to the higher education sector, museums, public and national libraries, archives and other not-for-profit organisations.
10-12 February, 2003, Florence, Italy, Convitto della Calza
"Authority Control: Reflections and Experiences"
The aim of the meeting is to reflect and compare different experiences about a main aspect of the cataloguing process and to continue the analysis of the issues discussed at the Conference Electronic Resources: Definition, Selection and Cataloguing Rome, November 26-28, 2001.
More information available at
13 - 14 February, 2003, St.Petersburg, Russia
Russian Library Association, St.Petersburg International Center for Preservation, Russian National Library and St.Petersburg Central City Public Library will hold an International Conference "International Library Projects: Present and Future"
Main conference page:
26 - 28, 2003, Washington, D.C., USA
Web-Wise Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital World
This year's theme is "Sustaining
Digital Resources," with discussions focusing on preservation and economic
issues as well as on opportunities for increasing impacts and reaching new
audiences. The conference will also highlight a number of innovative
digital projects both in plenary sessions and in demonstrations.
Conference Web site: http://webwise.mse.jhu.edu
20 - 21 January, ISTI-CNR, via G. Moruzzi 1, 56124 Pisa, Italy
D-Lib Competence Center: Indexing and searching Audiovisual Material
This course is organised in the context of the Digital Library Competence Center (D-Lib), a project funded within the FP5 of the European Community. Courses at the Digital Library competence center are addressed to librarians, archivists, scholars and technicians, and offer direct experience of advanced digital rary testbeds.
More information on the project's homepage: http://dlibcenter.iei.pi.cnr.it/en/index.html
27 January, 2003, Luxembourg (JMO-Building Kirchberg)
Open Forum on the forthcoming 6th Framework Programme
Information on procedures for proposal submission, on the new instruments and general information on the new Framework Programme will be given and contextualised for the cultural heritage communities.
29 - 30 January, 2003, Fontainebleau, Paris, France
Policies for Digital Preservation
The programme for the ERPANET seminar on "Policies for Digital Preservation"
has been released. ERPANET is happy to have enthused speakers with a
background in digital preservation policies. Speakers will provide their
valuable experiences, and thereby equip participants with the necessary
skills to develop and implement digital preservation policies.
Main conference page: http://www.erpanet.org/
Email enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
1 – 5 Decenber, 2002, Madrid, Spain
2 - 7 December, 2002, Moscow, Russian Federation
3 - 5 December, 2002, Saint Petersburg, Russia
The State Educational Institution of the Continuing and Post-Graduate Education “Institute of Innovative Programs for the Professional Development of Cultural Workers INTERSTUDIO”
organises conference “Cultural Policy of Post-Soviet Countries”
more information can be found athttp://www.ata.neva.ru/Interstudio/projects/paradigma.htm
6 - 7 December, 2002, Lisbon, Portugal
OPEN ACCESS TO HIDDEN RESOURCES
Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie della Informazione-CNR (Italy)
National Library, Campo Grande, 83, 1749-081
Registrierung Lisbon Viagens Abreu, SA (Is eigentlich ein Tourismusburo) Av. 25 Abril n.2 Edif. Abreu 2795 Linda a Velha Tel: +351 21 415 61 21 FaX: +351 21 415 63 83
More information can be found here: http://www.iei.pi.cnr.it/
6 - 8 December, 2002, Brussels, Belgium
Transformations in Politics, Culture and Society
Organiser: Dr Rob Fisher c/o Learning Solutions Priory House 149B Wroslyn Road Freeland, Oxfordshire OX29 8HR
More information can be found here: http://www.iei.pi.cnr.it/
9 December, 2002, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Royal Library Workshop on Digital preservation
Following the European Council resolution on ”Preserving tomorrow's memory - preserving digital content for future generations”, adopted under the Spanish Precidency of the European Union, and in line with the priorities of the Danish Presidency
More information can be found here: http://www.kum.dk/sw5047.asp
Contact: E-mail: email@example.com
9 - 11 December, 2002, Darmstadt, Germany
11 - 14 December, 2002, Singapore
12 December, 2002, Brussels,Belgium
Diffuse Final Conference
- IConvergence of Web Services, Grid Services and the Semantic Web for delivering e-Services
A conference organized by the IST Diffuse Project and hosted by the European Commission
More information can be found here: http://http://www.diffuse.org/event3.html
17 December, 2002, Moscow,Russia
4 - 6 November, 2002 г., Copenhagen, Dania
International conference"IST 2002: Partnership for Future"
6 - 8 November, 2002, Berlin, Germany
11 - 13 November, 2002, Brussels, Belgium
European Research 2002
Scientific researches in Europe and Frame Program.
11 - 15 November 2002 г., Zvenigorod, Russia.
25, November 2002, Lisbon, Portugal.
Workshop on "Digital Preservation - Experiences and Strategies"
held in the National Library
It is organized by the National Library together with CLIR - Council on
Library and Information Resources, DELOS - Network of Excellence on
Libraries and ECPA - European Commission on Preservation and Access.
25 - 29, November 2002, San-Paolo, Brasil
Yearly Conference of AVICOM Comitee
(Audiovisual Heritage and new Technologies)
28-29 November 2002, Copenhagen, Denmark
ERPANET OAIS Training Seminar
ERPANET, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Denmark's Electronic Research Library
ERPANET is pleased to announce its first training seminar on the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) Model. This two day training session will be held in the Black Diamond (Royal Library, Copenhag...
21 – 22 October, 2002, Vilnius, Lithuania
22 - 23 October, 2002, Paris, France.
- Solutions Forum for the Development of
Museums, Heritage Sites and Cultural Facilities.
The Forum will take place at Cite des sciences et de l'industrie in Paris. Further information on the conference program, Call for proposal, entrance fees, and how to attend on: http://www.forum-ptolemee.com
23 October, 2002, London, Great Britain.
European Awareness Seminar
: Data Protection, Freedom of Information, Copyright. More information by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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24 - 25 October, 2002, St.Petersburg, Russia
28 - 29 October, 2002, Milan, Italy
4 - 6 September, Birmingham, United Kingdom
8 - 11 September, 2002, London, United Kingdom
Digital Resources for the Humanities Edinburgh University Library
8 - 16 September, 2002, St. Petersburg, Russia
Should they sound: musical instruments.
16 - 18 September, 2002, Rome, Italy
- the 6th European conference about researches and technologies for e-libraries (European Commission DELOS project)
18 - 20 September, 2002, Puerte-Alegrie, Brasil
International Comitee conference of International Museum Council CIDOC Documentation
18 - 24 August, 2002, Glasgo, United Kingdom
22 - 29 July, 2002, London, United Kingdom
EVA 2002 London
- The 50th EVA Conference.
8 - 16 June, 2002 г., Sudak, Crimea, Ukraine.
7 - 8 May, Barcelona, Spain.
12 - 18 May, 2002, Yaroslavl, Russia.
21 - 23 May, 2002 г., St. Petersburg, Ruusia
22 - 24 May, 2002, Kiev, Ukraine.
International Scientific Informational Technologies Centre presents a confrence about Contemporary Informational Technologies applying in the sphere of culture and art.
23 - 25 May, 2002, Ulyanovsk, Russia
The scientific conference Open Cultures
will be held in Ulyanovsk State University.
The discussion is supposed to be on the topics:
· traditions and innovations in culture;
· cultural sphere topology;
· Rusian provances and their culture;
· Education and Culture; the role of historical researches in undestanding the culture;
· other problems of contemporary cultural life.
25 - 27 May, 2002, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.
The ADIT expertize seminar and The 6th yearly Conference АDIT-2002
18 - 19 April, 2002, Moscow, Russia.
The Second Informational Conference "Intellectuality and Internet".
18 - 19 April, 2002, Riga, Latvia.
The e-MAL conference(Museums, archives, libraries)
There was made a report called Information and Communication Technologies, wich presented the CULTIVATE-Russia project.
22 - 25 April, 2002, Moscow, The Cinema Museum.
Informational seminar "Audiovisual archives and humanities"
22 - 26 April, 2002, Krasnodarsky Kray, Krasnaya Polyana (Sochi), Russia
International Science Conference "The Digital Culture century"
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