Conferences & Events 2008 Friday, 20 March 2009

Links to be checked for access as of September 2009

2008
2008 December 12 Ourimbah NSW The 2008 Enhancing Student Success Conference - 'Working Collaboratively with Students in a Diverse University Environment' Student Support Services at The University of Newcastle, in association with ANZSSA (Australian and New Zealand Student Services Association) and National Disability Co-ordination Officer (NDCO) Program http://www.newcastle.edu.au/conference/enhancing-student-success/

December 11 2008 London What does it cost and who pays? Scholarly communications globally and in the UK. Research Information Network http://www.rin.ac.uk/what-cost

2008 December 8-9 Washington, DC Coalition for Networked Information Fall 2008 Task Force Meeting.http://www.cni.org/tfms/tf.meetings.html

2008 December 8-9 Amsterdam NL GL10: Tenth International Conference on Grey Literature "Designing the Grey Grid for Information Society" Grey Literature Network Service (GreyNet)  http://www.textrelease.com/gl10conference.html

2008 December 4-5 Sydney Open Access Publishing: A two-day Public Knowledge Project Workshop. Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories http://www.apsr.edu.au/open_access_publishing/

2008 December 4-5 Sydney eResearch and Australian Literary Culture Symposium. Sponsored by Australian literature @ the University of Sydney and AustLit. Call for Papers. Contact: katherine.bode@usyd.edu.au

2008 December 2-4 London Online Information 2008 http://www.online-information.co.uk/index.html

2008 December 1-3 Edinburgh, Scotland 4th International Digital Curation Conference: "Radical Sharing: Transforming Science?" In partnership with the National e-Science Centre and supported by the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/dcc-2008/

2008 December 1-3 Portland, Oregon ARL/ACRL Institute on Scholarly Communication. The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) and Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) http://orbiscascade.org/index/isc

2008 December 1 Perth Gaining Stakeholder Buy-in for your Library Services.  Key Forums  http://www.keyforums.com.au/event_details.aspx?type=masterclasses&id=40

2008 November Budapest  2008 Alliance Conference:  Keeping the Records of Science Accessible: Can We Afford It? The Alliance for Permanent Access Conference report now availablehttp://www.alliancepermanentaccess.eu/index.php?id=3

2008 November 27 Sydney Library Services in the Indigenous Context:UNILINC Seminar Series. http://www.unilinc.edu.au/events/seminar.html

2008 November 26-28 Melbourne AuSakai 08: "Open Education:Community-Developed Learning and Teaching Tools." http://www.monash.edu.au/eeducation/ausakai08index.html

2008 November 26-28 New Delhi International Conference of Asian Special Libraries (ICoASL 2008) On Shaping the future of special libraries: beyond boundaries, organized by SLA - Asian Chapter in association with Society for Library Professionals (SLP) & Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres. http://units.sla.org/chapter/cas/ICoASL2008.html

2008 November 25 Canberra Gaining Stakeholder Buy-in for your Library Services.  Key Forums http://www.keyforums.com.au/event_details.aspx?type=masterclasses&id=39

2008 November 19-21 Canberra 18th Annual AAIR Forum: Enhancing Quality Research: a Global Perspective. Australasian Association for Institutional Research (AAIR) Forum. http://www.leishman-associates.com.au/aair2008/

2008 November 18 Canberra Broadband, libraries and the creation of Australian digital culture. Organised by Charles Sturt University and supported by the National Library of Australia and ALIA http://www.nla.gov.au/initiatives/meetings/austdigitalculture.html

2008 November 17-18 Baltimore, Maryland, USA The 2008 SPARC Digital Repositories Meeting. SPARC ®, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition http://www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/ir08.html

2008 November 12-14 Sofia, Bulgaria Sofia 2008: Globalization and the Management of Information Resources. Hosted by The School of Library & Information Management, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas et al http://slim.emporia.edu/globenet/Sofia2008/index.htm

2008 November 12-13 Melbourne IDEA 2008: Enabling Technology: Forging a Digital Future. Sponsored by DEEWR, Link Affiliatesis and the University of Southern Queensland. http://www.linkaffiliates.net.au/idea2008/

2008 November 8 London Finding and Re-using Open Scientific Resources. Open Knowledge Foundation Workshop. http://blog.okfn.org/2008/10/09/workshop-on-finding-and-re-using-open-scientific-resources/

2008 November 6-7 Melbourne The Higher Education Information Technology Summit. Informa Australia www.informa.com.au/higheredIT

2008 November 5-8 Charleston, South Carolina XXVIII Annual Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and Serials Acquisition. http://www.katina.info/conference/program.php

2008 November 5-7 Mooloolaba, Queensland Learning Technologies 2008 Conference: Learning Connections. Hosted by LearnTel Pty Ltd  http://www.learningtechnologies.com.au/index.cfm

2008 November 2-5 Auckland, NZ LIANZA Conference 2008: Poropitia Outside the Box. The New Zealand Library Association Inc. (trading as LIANZA) http://www.lianza.org.nz/events/conference2008/index.html

2008 November 1-3 Chicago 2008 Digital Humanities/Computer Science (DHCS) colloquium. Sponsored by Northwestern University, IIT and the University of Chicago. http://dhcs.uchicago.edu/

2008 October/November various cities AAF Shibboleth Rollout Workshop. MAMS, Macquarie E-Learning Centre of Excellence http://federation.org.au/rollout
October 13 - 14  Sydney, Macquarie University
October 16 - 17  Canberra, Australian National University
October 20 - 21  Brisbane, University of Queensland
October 27 - 28 Perth, Curtin University
November 3 - 4  Adelaide, University of South Australia
November 13 - 14  Melbourne, Monash University

2008 October 30 Glasgow Digital Literacy in an E-World: 8th Annual SLIC/MmITS/SCURL E-Books Conference. http://www.slainte.org.uk/events/EvntShow.cfm?uEventID=1638

2008 October 29-30 Sydney Innovative Financing for Universities: exploring the latest and most innovative financing options. Informa  www.informa.com.au/uni-financing

2008 October 28–31 Orlando, Florida EDUCAUSE 2008 http://www.educause.edu/conference/annual/

2008 October 24 Melbourne The Evolving Library: Choices, Challenges and Change: The 6th Health Libraries Inc. Conference. Health Libraries Inc. http://home.vicnet.net.au/~hlinc/Conference2008/ConferenceIndex2008.htm

2008 October 24 Sydney RDA: next generation cataloguing standard. Australian Committee on Cataloguing (ACOC) http://www.nla.gov.au/lis/stndrds/grps/acoc/acocseminar2008.html

2008 October 20-26 Limassol, Cyprus VSMM 2008: Digital Heritage: Our Hi-tech-STORY for the Future: Technologies to Document, Preserve, Communicate, and Prevent the Destruction of our Fragile Cultural Heritage. International Conference on Virtual Systems and MultiMedia (VSMM) http://www.vsmm2008.org/

2008 October 20~22 Shanghai, China The 4th Shanghai International Library Forum: Intelligence, Innovation and Library Services. Organizer: Shanghai Library/ Institute of Scientific & Technical Information of Shanghai http://www.libnet.sh.cn/silf2008/english/english.htm

2008 October 17 Canberra Cultural Acquisitions - Where from and what for?: annual one day Seminar. ALIA Acquisitions Committee. http://www.alia.org.au/groups/acqnat/activities/index.html?2008-10&acqnat

2008 October 17 Sydney Basic Paper Conservation Workshop. Preservation Australia http://www.preservationaustralia.com.au/workshops_seminars/workshops/basic_paper_conservation.php

2008 October 16–17 Arlington, Virginia Fall Forum: Reinventing Science Librarianship: Models for the Future Sponsored by ARL & CNI http://www.arl.org/events/fallforum/forum08/oct08schedule.shtml

2008 October 16-17 London, UK Internet Librarian International 2008: Translating 2.0 Technologies for Tangible Benefits & Transparency (with preconference workshops on Wednesday, 15 October) Information Today http://www.internet-librarian.com/index.shtml

2008 October 14-16 Arlington, Virginia 153rd ARL Membership Meeting. Association of Research Libraries http://www.arl.org/events/currentmm/index.shtml

2008 October 14-16 Beijing, China International Conference on the Development of Subject Librarianship and Personal Librarianship. Organized by the Library Society of China Academic Library Division, BALIS University Net Library of Beijing, and Capital Normal University Library in cooperation with DRCnet (Development Research Center of the State Council of P. R. China). Contact: michael.b.huang@stonybrook.edu

2008 October 14 Brisbane ARROW Repository Day: Repositories : into the future. Australian Research Repositories Online to the World (ARROW)  http://arrow.edu.au/news/event2008program.php

2008 October 13-17 Prague, Czech Republic DRAMBORA Auditors' Training: Prague 2008. Digital Repository Audit Method Based on Risk Assessment (DRAMBORA) http://www.repositoryaudit.eu/training/prague-2008/

2008 October 13-17 Prague, Czech Republic Starting out: Preserving Digital Objects - Principles and Practice: DPE/Planets/CASPAR/nestor Joint Training Event: http://www.wepreserve.eu/events/prague-2008/

2008 October 6-7 Atlanta, GA Collaborative Library Resource Sharing: Standards, Developments, and New Models for Cooperating: A NISO Educational Forum. http://www.niso.org/news/events/2008/resshar08/

2008 October 1 - December 19 Brussels, Belgium International Training Programs on INFORMATION: STIMULATE = Scientific and Technological Information Management in Universities and Libraries: an Active Training Environment (Edition 8). University Library - Vrije Universiteit Brussel, in co-operation with KUL and UA, co-ordinated by VLIR-UOS http://www.vub.ac.be/BIBLIO/itp/stimulate8/stimulate8-announcement.htm

2008 October 1-2 St Lucia, Qld 2nd Next Generation Learning Spaces Colloquium. Invitation only. Contact your Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic). Hosted by the University of Queensland. http://www.uq.edu.au/nextgenerationlearningspace/forum-2008

2008 September 29-October 3 Melbourne eResearch Australasia 2008. Workshops and meetings will follow on 2 and 3 October. The conference is sponsored by AeRIC, the Australian eResearch Infrastructure Council. http://www.eresearch.edu.au/

2008 September 29-30 Brisbane The 3rd Annual University Governance & Regulations Forum: Discussing strategies & design for good governance & regulation. Informa Australia http://informa.msgfocus.com/c/14SNEjnbfO8fz5L

2008 September 29-30 St Pancras, London iPRES 2008: The Fifth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects: Joined Up and Working: tools and methods for digital preservation. Hosted by The British Library. http://www.bl.uk/ipres2008/

2008 September 26-28 Athens World Summit on the Knowledge Society. The Open Research Society (ORS) http://www.open-knowledge-society.org/summit.htm

2008 September 26 Brisbane Preparing for RDA: Resource Description and Access. CAVAL training program. http://www.caval.edu.au/course-description.html?CID=33Also October 13, Sydney and October 15, Melbourne

2008 September 25-26 Cincinnati, OH Moving Mountains and Crossing Rivers: A Symposium Exploring Library Courier Services. SouthWest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries http://www.swonlibraries.org/movingmountains2008/

2008 September 24-25 Brisbane Open Access and Research Conference 2008. Hosted by Open Access to Knowledge (OAK) Law http://www.oar2008.qut.edu.au/
Post-Conference Workshops on Friday 26 September.

2008 September 24 Sydney Writing a Disaster Preparedness Plan. Preservation Australia http://www.preservationaustralia.com.au/workshops_seminars/seminars/disaster_preparedness_plan.php

2008 September 23-24 Philadelphia, PA A Space Odyssey: Storage Strategies for Cultural Collections. The Conservation Center for Art and Historic Artifacts http://www.ccaha.org/uploads/media/2007a1b464e0f6bb417c8f804aee456f.pdf

2008 September 22-26 Berlin DC-2008 -- International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications: Metadata for Semantic and Social Applications. http://dc2008.de/

2008 September 19 Sydney Care of Collections. Preservation Australia http://www.preservationaustralia.com.au/workshops_seminars/seminars/collections_care.php

2008 September 19 Aarhus, Denmark First Workshop on Very Large Digital Libraries. Sponsored by the DELOS Association. In conjunction with the 12th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technologies on Digital Libraries. (ECDL 2008) http://www.delos.info/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=618&Itemid=

2008 September 18-20 Odense, Denmark Digital Content Creation: Creativity, Competence, Critique : The second international DREAM conference. University of Southern Denmark. http://www.dreamconference.dk/

2008 September 18-20 Dublin, Ireland Research Evaluation, Metrics and Open Access in the Humanities: A Coimbra Group Workshop. http://www.coimbra-group.eu/20_Coimbra_Group_seminars.php

2008 September 18 Aarhus, Denmark  Information Access to Cultural Heritage (IACH) workshop. The IACH 2008 workshop is co-located with the European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries http://ilps.science.uva.nl/IACH2008/

2008 September 15 Washington, DC  Promoting Digital Scholarship: Formulating Research Challenges in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Computation: A one-day symposium co-sponsored by CLIR and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  [White papers available]

2008 September 14-19 Aarhus, Denmark ECDL2008: 12th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. ECDL 2008 is jointly organised by the State and University Library and Aarhus University. http://www.ecdl2008.org/

2008 September 11-13 Oxford Oxford e-Research Conference 08. It is being organized by a consortium of research projects in association with the journal Information Communication and Society (iCS) http://www.oii.ox.ac.uk/microsites/eresearch08/

2008 September 9-11 Leeds, England ALT-C 2008: Rethinking the digital divide: 15th International Conference of the Association for Learning Technology.http://www.alt.ac.uk/altc2008/

2008 September 9-10 Melbourne Innovation 2008: The future of research and development in Australia. Business/Higher Education Round Table & Informa Australia www.informa.com.au/innovation Post Conference Workshops 11th September 2008

2008 September 9 Cranfield University Understanding Organisational Cultures: Impact on Repository Growth and Development. Sponsored by JISC Repositories and Preservation Programme. The presentations and  breakout group feedback... now available.
http://cclibweb-1.dmz.cranfield.ac.uk/embed/index.php/Understanding_Organisational_Cultures:_Impact_on_Repository_Growth_and_Development

2008 September 8-11 Edinburgh, UK UK e-Science 2008 All Hands Meeting: Crossing Boundaries: Computational Science, E-Science and Global E-Infrastructures. http://www.allhands.org.uk/2008/

2008 September 8-10 Paris, France IMHE2008: The quality, relevance and impact of higher education. OECD IMHE http://www.oecd.org/site/0,3407,en_21571361_38973579_1_1_1_1_1,00.html

2008 September 3-5 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania "Constant Content and Autonomous Authors - The New Role of Publishers in the Era of Empowered Authors." The Society for Scholarly Publishing Top Management Roundtable https://www.sspnet.org/Events/spage.aspx

2008 September 3-5 Hobart 10th Annual Conference of the Australasian Research Management Society. http://www.arms2008.com.au/

2008 September 2-5 Alice Springs, Northern Territory Dreaming 08: ALIA Biennial Conference. Australian Library and Information Association. [Papers now available] http://www.alia2008.com/

2008 September 2 Parramatta NSW Digital Humanities: Past, Present, Future: A one-day symposium presented by the Centre for Cultural Research at the University of Western Sydney. Contact: Dr Elaine Lally, e.lally@uws.edu.au

2008 August 25-29 Tilburg, The Netherlands Digital Libraries à la Carte. Ticer, Tilburg University http://www.tilburguniversity.nl/ticer/08carte/

2008 August 26-27 Sydney Streamlining Government Policy Implementation Conference: Drive Change, Innovation and Communication. Institute for International Research (IIR) http://www.iir.com.au/streamlininggovt

2008 August 18-19 Montreal IFLA Satellite Postconference: Library statistics for the 21st century world. The conference is organized by Montreal Public Libraries System and Concordia University Libraries System and sponsored by IFLA Section on Statistics and Evaluation. http://ville.montreal.qc.ca/portal/page?_pageid=4397,7659621&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL

2008 August 17-20 Wellington, New Zealand DEANZ 2008 conference: My Place, My Space, My Learning - Distance and Virtual Education. The Distance Education Association of New Zealand (DEANZ) http://www.deanz.org.nz/conf2008/

2008 August 10-14 Québec, Canada  World Library and Information Congress: 74rd IFLA General Conference and Council http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla74/index.htm  See also IFLA Express 2008 - Nr 1

2008 August 8 Melbourne Data Management Planning: Putting Policy into Practice. Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories. http://www.apsr.edu.au/data_management_plan/index.htm Overheads and podcasts are now available.

2008 August 8 Quebec City, Quebec, Canada  IFLA Satellite Conference on RDA: A New Standard for a Digital World. Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA (JSC) http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/jsc/rdaiflasatellite.html

2008 August 7-9 Perth Australian Society of Archivists conference (ASA) Contact: Dr Karen Anderson

2008 August 4–6 Seattle, Washington Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment. Association of Research Libraries.  http://www.libraryassessment.org/

2008 August 4-5 Denver, Colorado A Reference Renaissance: Current and Future Trends. Organised by BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research) http://www.bcr.org/referencerenaissance/

2008 August 3-5 Perth ICHORA4: The 4th International Conference on the History of Records and Archives. The theme of this conference will surround Indigenous and community recordkeeping, Indigenous and community responses to Colonial archives, and Indigenous and community archives. Contact: Dr Joanna Sassoon

2008 July 31 Sydney Libraries & e-Learning. Key Forums Australia http://www.keyforums.com.au/event_details.aspx?type=masterclasses&id=35

2008 July 21-31 Kuala Lumpur International Congress on Archives (ICA). International Council on Archives  http://www.ica.org/static.php?ptextid=congres&plangue=eng

2008 July 21-23 Cairns, Queensland National University Finance & Procurement Conference 2008: A Sustainable Future? Financial and Procurement Challenges for Australian Universities in securing Environmental Sustainability.  Higher Ed Services http://www.hes.edu.au/page/conferences/2008-finance---procurement-conference/

2008 July 13-17 London PCF5: Access to Learning for Development: The Fifth Pan-Commonwealth Forum on Open Learning. Sponsored by: University of London External System, Open University & UNESCO http://www.pcf5.london.ac.uk/

2008 July 10-11 Belfast The JISC/CNI Meeting: Transforming the User Experience. The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/events/jisc-cni-2008/

2008 July 8-11 Gold Coast, Queensland QUESTnet2008: Social Engineering Your Network. Queensland Education, Science and Technology Network (QUESTnet) Hosted by QUT. http://www.questnet.edu.au/questnet2008/

2008 July 7 Cambridge, UK Emerging publishing models: exploring new ventures for science publishing. Organised by the RIOJA (Repository
Interface for Overlaid Journal Archives) project. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ls/rioja/meeting/

2008 June 26–July 2 Anaheim American Library Association Annual Conference http://www.ala.org/ala/confservices/upcoming/upcomingconferences.cfm

2008 June 25-27 Toronto, Canada ELPUB2008: Open Scholarship: Authority, Community and Sustainability in the Age of Web 2.0. The International Conference on Electronic Publishing hosted by Knowledge Media Design Institute at the University of Toronto. http://www.elpub.net/

2008 June 25-26 Melbourne University Planning and Design Forum 2008. Informa Australia www.informa.com.au/UniDesign

2008 June 24-27 Berne, Switzerland Archiving 2008. The Society for Imaging Science and Technology http://www.imaging.org/conferences/archiving2008/

2008 June 23-25 Newcastle-upon-tyne, UK 3rd International Plagiarism Conference: "Transforming practice for an authentic future" Northumbria Learning http://www.plagiarismconference.com/

2008 June 18-20 Manchester 4th International Conference on e-Social Science. National Centre for e-Social Science http://www.ncess.ac.uk/events/conference/call/

2008 June 17 Brussels, Belgium IDF Open Meeting: Resource Access for a Digital World. International DOI Federation. Hosted by the Office of Publications of the European Union (OPOCE) http://www.doi.org/doi_presentations/members_meeting_2008/

2008 June 16-19 Yeppoon, Queensland 5th International Lifelong Learning Conference: Lifelong Learning: Reflecting on Successes and Framing Futures. Hosted by Central Queensland University http://lifelonglearning.cqu.edu.au/2008/
Symposium on Personal Learning Environments 2008. http://cddu.cqu.edu.au/index.php/Symposium_on_Personal_Learning_Environments_2008

2008 June 11-14 Seoul, Korea ICSTI Public Conference & General Assembly: New Frontiers for Scientific and Technical Information'. International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) Hosted by the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI), http://icsti2008.kisti.re.kr/

2008 June 8-10 Fredericton Build on Success in the Learning Commons! The Canadian Learning Commons' 3rd annual conference. Hosted by the University of New Brunswick. http://www.lib.unb.ca/CLCC3/

2008 June 7-15 Sudak, Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine Crimea 2008: Fifteenth Jubilee International Conference: Libraries and Information Resources in the Modern World of Science, Culture, Education, and Business. The Conference is held under the auspices of IFLA http://www.gpntb.ru/win/inter-events/crimea2008/eng/inf.php

2008 June 5-8 Phoenix, Arizona NASIG 23rd Annual Conference "Taking the Sting Out of Serials" North American Serials Interest Group, Inc. (NASIG) http://www.nasig.org/news/2007/01/nasig-2008-phoenix-arizona-june-3-9.html

2008 June 5-7 Maribor, Slovenia Get the Good CRIS Going: Ensuring Quality of Service for the User in the ERA: 9th international Conference on Current Research Information Systems. Organized by IZUM, Slovenia and euroCRIS. http://www.cris2008.org/

2008 June 4-7 Aberdeen, Scotland ETD 2008: Spreading the Light: The 11th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations. The Robert Gordon University http://www2.rgu.ac.uk/library_edocs/etd08/papersandposters.htm

2008 June 4 Phoenix, Arizona Metadata in a Digital Age: New Models of Creation, Discovery, and Use. NISO Pre-conference at NASIG 2008. National Information Standards Organization http://www.niso.org/news/events/2008/metadata08

2008 June 3 Hong Kong Emerging Paradigms for Academic Library E-Book Acquisition and Use: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities. This conference is an initiative of the Electronic Resources Academic Library Link (ERALL) project, and is organized by the City University of Hong Kong and the Chinese University of Hong Kong http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lib/ebook_conf/program.htm

2008 June 2-7 Dubrovnik and Mljet, Croatia Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA): The annual international conference and course. http://www.ffos.hr/lida/

2008 May 28-30 Adelphi, MD Annual Symposium: © Monopoly: Playing the Innovation Game. Center for Intellectual Property, University of Maryland University College http://www.umuc.edu/distance/odell/cip/symposium/symposium.shtml

2008 May 21-23 Espoo, Finland Higher Education: Spaces and Places. OECD IMHE Programme on Educational Building (PEB) A full report will soon be available on the PEB website. http://www.oecd.org/document/23/0,3343,en_2649_35961311_40811863_1_1_1_37455,00.html

2008 May 21 Brisbane Directions in Research Systems and Repositories - a Forum for Research Information Managers Collaborative Research Administrators Group (CRAG) http://www.hes.edu.au/page/collaborative-group-management/collaborative-research-administrators-group/forum---research-systems-and-repositories/

2008 May 19-22 Sydney, NSW 11th Annual Open Forum for Metadata Registries. Metadata DownUnder - Metadata, Semantics and Interoperability in Practice. Metadata OpenForum http://www.metadataopenforum.org/

2008 May 13 London E-books and E-content 2008. Hosted by UCL's Centre for Publishing, part of the School of Library Archive and Information Studies. http://ucl.ac.uk/slais/e-books/

2008 May 12-16 Scotland, UK TAPE workshop on the curation and preservation of audiovisual collections. University of Glasgow. Training for Audiovisual Preservation in Europe (TAPE) http://www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk/news/tape.html

2008 May 7-8 London EPublishing Innovation Forum.  From the organisers of London Online http://www.epublishing-forum.com/

2008 May 6 Bolton, UK CETIS MDR SIG Meeting. JISC Centre For Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards. Metadata and Digital Repositories SIG http://wiki.cetis.ac.uk/6th_May_2008%2C_Bolton

2008 May 5-6 San Francisco, CA Digital Resources: Working with Formats Beyond Serials. National Information Standards Organization http://www.niso.org/news/events/2008/digresources08/

2008 April 30 London "Beyond the RAE 2008: Bibliometrics, League Tables and the REF". Jointly sponsored by King's College London and Thomson Scientific http://scientific.thomson.com/kcl/ This timely event focuses on the increasing importance of bibliometric data in the controversial university ranking systems and the proposed use of citation data for the research output aspect of the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the successor to the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).

2008 April 28-30 St. Paul, MN Higher Education Solutions: The Community Source Way! 17th JA-SIGConference. Java Architectures Special Interest Group. http://www.ja-sig.org/conferences/08spring/index.html

2008 April 21-24 Auckland, New Zealand Digital Discoveries: Strategies and Solutions: 29th annual IATUL Conference. International Association of Technological University Libraries (IATUL) http://www.aut.ac.nz/iatul2008/

2008 April 21-23 Lund, Sweden NCSC 2008: Fourth Nordic Conference on Scholarly Communication. Lund University Libraries http://www.lub.lu.se/en/ncsc.html

2008 April 21-22 Amsterdam International Copyright Symposium - The Book in the Internet Era: Copyright and the Future for Authors, Publishers and Libraries. Dutch Publishers Association (Nederlands Uitgeversverbond, NUV), the Dutch Writers Guild (Vereniging van Letterkundigen, VvL), the Netherlands Library Forum (FOBID), and the Dutch Foundation for Copyright Promotion (Stichting Auteursrechtmanifestaties, STAM) http://www.amsterdamworldbookcapital.com/index.cfm?page=Copyright%20symposium

2008 April 17-18 Helsinki Advocacy and Marketing for Libraries Conference. The Finnish Library Association, the Library of the Finnish Parliament, and the Helsinki Metropol (HelMet) Libraries in Helsinki, Espoo, Vantaa and Kauniainen Cities http://suomenkirjastoseura.fi/etusivu/lehti/tapahtumia?modeyksi=yksi&teksti_id=10620

2008 April 15 Birmingham, UK JISC Conference 2008. Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) http://www.jisc.ac.uk/events/2008/04/jiscconference08.aspx

2008 April 14-15 Vienna, Austria Programme for Planning the Future with Planets: a two-day tutorial on preservation planning. Planets, Preservation and Long-term Access through Networked Services http://www.planets-project.eu/events/pp-vienna-2008/programme/

2008 April 10 London The Shape of the Future? Business Models and Sustainability in the Digital Age: A Peer-reviewing Workshop. Wellcome Trust with Ithaka and the Strategic Content Alliance http://www.wellcomecollectionconference.org/Location/index.htm

2008 April 10 Canberra Innovative Ideas Forum. National Library of Australia http://www.nla.gov.au/initiatives/meetings/InnovativeIdeas2008.html

2008 April 9-12 Montréal, Québec, Canada Museums and the Web 2008. http://www.archimuse.com/mw2008/

2008 April 8-10 Melbourne AEI Industry Forum 2008. Hosted by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations http://aei.dest.gov.au/AEI/Events/AEI_Industry_Forum08_About.htm

2008 April 7-11 London, UK Digital Futures: from digitization to delivery. King's College London is pleased to announce the Digital Futures 5-day training event for 2008. The Digital Futures is run by King's Digital Consultancy Services and the Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London working in co-operation with PALINET, USA. http://www.digitalconsultancy.net/digifutures/

2008 April 7-9 Arlington, VA, USA 23rd Annual Computers in Libraries conference and exhibition. Information Today, Inc http://www.infotoday.com/cil2008/

2008 April 7-9 Torquay, UK UKSG 2008 Annual Conference. UK Serials Group (UKSG) http://www.uksg.org/events/annualconference

2008 April 7-8 Minneapolis, MN Coalition for Networked Information Spring 2008 Task Force Meeting. http://www.cni.org/tfms/2008a.spring/

2008 April 7 London What to preserve? Significant Properties of Digital Objects. JISC/BL/DPC workshop. Organised by JISC, the British Library and the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) http://www.dpconline.org/graphics/events/080407workshop.html

2008 April 3-4 Sydney The 6th Annual Higher Education Summit. The nation's premier gathering for the Higher Education Sector. Informa Australia http://www.informa.com.au/highereducation

2008 April 1-4 Southampton Open Repositories 2008: the 3rd International Conference on Open Repositories. Hosted by the School of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. http://or08.ecs.soton.ac.uk/

2008 April 1-3 Singapore IFLA International Newspaper Conference 2008: Old Issues, New Issues : Impact of Digital Technology upon Contemporary and Historic Newspapers. Jointly organised by IFLA and the National Library of Singapore http://blogs.nlb.gov.sg/newspaper_conf08/

2008 March 31 Sydney 2008 The Arts, and the Innovation Agenda Workshop. Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences http://www.chass.org.au/events/2008/art/

2008 March 28 Melbourne ALIA Education and Workforce Summit 2008. http://www.alia.org.au/education/summit08/
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2008 March 28 Philadelphia PA The Future of Bibliographic Control: A Time of Transition. National Federation of Science Abstracting and Indexing Services (NFSAIS) http://www.nfais.org/events/event_details.cfm?id=49

2008 March 26-28 Philadelphia, PA  Academic Library Planning and Revitalization Institute. Academic Impressions  http://www.academicimpressions.com/pdf/0308-library-planning.pdf

2008 March 18-21 Atlanta, GA ER&L 2008: Electronic Resources & Libraries. http://www.electroniclibrarian.org/ocs/index.php/erl/2008

2008 March 17–18 Sydney Australian Higher Education Congress 2008: Big School is Big Business! http://www.acevents.com.au/education2008/programme.html

2008 March 15 London, UK OKCon 2008: Open Knowledge: Applications, Tools and Services. The Open Knowledge Foundation http://www.okfn.org/okcon/

2008 March 14 Washington, DC NISO Digital Preservation Forum: Planning Today for Tomorrow's Resources. National Information Standards Organization (NISO) http://www.niso.org/news/events_workshops/digpres08/

2008 March 10–14 New Orleans, Louisiana Service Quality Evaluation Academy. Association of Research Libraries Accepting Nominations for 2008--Deadline January 14, 2008 http://www.arl.org/stats/statsevents/sqacademy/

2008 March 3 Baltimore, MD OAI-ORE Specification Roll-Out. Open Archives Initiative (OAI) https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?eventid=165768

2008 February 29 Berkeley, CA SCOAP3 US Focal Meeting: Making Open Access happen. Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3). Hosted by the University of California at Berkeley and the California Digital Library. http://scoap3.org/focalmeeting.html

2008 February 25-26 London The Explosion of E-Resources. Association of Subscription Agents http://www.subscription-agents.org/conference/200802/index.html

2008 February 24-26 Philadelphia, PA NFAIS Annual Conference and 50th Anniversary Gala: The New Information Order: Its Culture, Content and Economy. National Federation of Science Abstracting and Indexing Services (NFSAIS) http://www.nfais.org/events/event_details.cfm?id=44

2008 19-22 February Canberra Communities and Memories – a global perspective: The third UNESCO International Memory of the World Conference. National Library of Australia. http://www.amw.org.au/mow2008/mow2008.htm

2008 February 14 Brisbane Open Access Collections: A one day workshop on the challenges and opportunities of open access publishing for Australian universities. Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories in association with QULOC and the University of Queensland Library. http://www.apsr.edu.au/open_access_collections/

2008 February 12 London The Publishers Association APD Conference 2008: “What does Higher Education want from Publishers?” http://www.publishers.org.uk/en/academic/conference/

2008 February 5-7 Melbourne VALA2008: 14th Biennial Conference and Exhibition: Libraries / Changing Spaces, Virual Places. VALA - Libraries, Technology and the Future Inc. http://www.vala.org.au/conf2008.htm

2008 February 4 Melbourne Library IT: Leadership Perspectives And Strategies: VALA 2008 workshop. CAVAL http://training.caval.edu.au/pdt/show_course.php?CID=281

2008 January 30-31 Osaka DRFIC2008: Open Access and Institutional Repository in Asia-Pacific: DRF International Conference 2008. Digital Repository Federation (DRF), JAPAN https://www.tulips.tsukuba.ac.jp/DRFIC2008/

2008 January 23-24 Ottawa, ON, Canada The Value of Special Libraries: 2008 CASLIS Ottawa Seminar. Canadian Association of Special Libraries and Information Services http://www.caslisottawa.on.ca/2008seminar/index.html

2008 January 11-16 Philadelphia, PA American Library Association Midwinter Meeting.http://www.ala.org/ala/eventsandconferencesb/midwinter/2008/home.htm

2008 January 10 Galway, Ireland Research Publication and Dissemination - the Future? National University of Ireland.  http://www.conference.ie/Conferences/index.asp?Conference=45