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From: Ruehle, Stefanie <sruehle@sub.uni-goettingen.de>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2008 12:12:55 +0200
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DC-2008: Last days for early bird rate

August 15 is the last day to enjoy the “Early bird” rates for the 8th
International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (DC2008) to
be held from 22 through 26 September 2008 in Berlin. Participants are invited
to register online at the conference Web site and book accommodation for
their stay in Berlin. To benefit from the early bird rates please register by
15 August. 

This year's conference focuses on the use of metadata in applications of
social computing and Semantic Web. The main conference is taking place from
Tuesday through Thursday, 23 to 25 September. Keynotes, plenary presentations
and public working-group meetings will be held in parallel on topics ranging
from 

	- Toward the Semantic Web
	- Wikis and Metadata
	- Tagging and Metadata for Social Networking
	- Semantic Integration, Linking, and KOS Methods
	- Metadata Generation: Methods, Profiles, and Models
	- Vocabulary Integration and Interoperability
	- Metadata Quality
	- Metadata Scheme Design, Application, and Use
	- Resource Description and Access (RDA)


German- and English-language tutorials and seminars will be held on the days
before and after the main conference event. The Tutorials on Monday, 22
September introduce Dublin Core standards, concepts, history, and
implementation issues. Following the conference on Friday, 26 September, four
seminars on metadata topics will be held:

	- User Generated Metadata (organised by Wikimedia)
	- Using the TEI for Documenting Describing Documents
	- PREMIS Metadata
	- Ontology Design and Interoperability


Register by 15 August to save up to 30%!


Conference Web Site: http://dc2008.de/
Conference Program: http://dc2008.de/programme
Registration: http://dc2008.de/registration

Kind regards,

   Stefanie Rühle

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Stefanie Rühle
Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek (SUB) Göttingen
Goettingen State and University Library
Forschung und Entwicklung - Research and Development
Papendiek 14
37073 Göttingen
Germany
Fon: +49 (0) 551-39-3883
E-Mail: sruehle@mail.sub.uni-goettingen.de
Internet: http://www.sub.uni-goettingen.de
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