Because good research needs good data

1st International Digital Curation Conference

29-30 September 2005 |

We held our 1st International Digital Curation Conference at the Hilton Bath City hotel, Bath and welcomed a range of international speakers including:

  • Caroline Arms, Office of Strategic Initiatives, Library of Congress
  • Professor Jane Hunter, University of Queensland
  • Mackenzie Smith, MIT Libraries
  • Professor Andy Lawrence, Regius Professor of Astronomy and Head of the School of Physics, University of Edinburgh

Keynote speeches were made by Graham Cameron, Associate Director, European Bioinformatics Institute and Clifford Lynch, Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI).

Highlights included:

  • An overview of the work of the DCC
  • A symposium to discuss the concepts and principles of digital curation
  • Global curation policies
  • Parallel sessions looking at socio-legal issues, sustainability, user requirements and the research agenda

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The conference was held at the Hilton Bath City hotel [external], located in the heart of Bath (only half a mile from the railway station and a 30-minute drive from Bristol Airport ) and ideal for exploring the historic city.

Accommodation was available at the hotel and double rooms were priced at £85 B&B. To book these rooms telephone 00 44 (0)1225 463411. Remember to mention to the hotel staff that you are attending the conference to qualify for the special rate.

For accommodation elsewhere in the city, use the accommodation booking service available at [external].


Registration fees were £150 for DCC Associates Network members and £180 for non-members and included lunch, refreshments and attendance at the conference dinner on 29 September 2005.

Membership of the DCC Associates Network is FREE! For more information on becoming a member, see our Associates Network page.

Further Information

If you have any questions about the conference, please contact Natasha Bishop.

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