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International Digital Curation Conference

The International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) is an established annual event with a unique place in the digital curation community, reaching out to individuals, organisations and institutions across all disciplines and domains involved in curating data and providing an opportunity to get together with like-minded data practitioners to discuss policy and practice.

17 February 2020 | Croke Park, Dublin
The 15th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be run in partnership with the Digital Repository of Ireland. The conference will be hosted at Croke Park, home of Ireland's Gaelic games, from 17-20 February 2020.
04 February 2019 | Arts West Building, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne, Melbourne
The 14th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be run in partnership with the University of Melbourne. The conference will be hosted at the new Faculty of Arts development at Arts West, which has award winning, state-of-the art facilities.
19 February 2018 | NH Collection Barcelona Tower, Barcelona
Welcome to the 13th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference. The conference brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context.
20 February 2017 | Quincentenary Conference Centre (QCC) at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Nicholson Street, Edinburgh
Welcome to the 12th edition of the International Digital Curation Conference. The conference brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context. The focus of this year's programme was embedding digital curation in organisational workflows to ensure that data is findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR), as well as putting in place flexible and resilient infrastructures, openly available to support communities.
22 February 2016 | Mövenpick Hotel, Amsterdam City Centre, Amsterdam
**Please give us your feedback on IDCC16** Research data management, and digital curation generally, is becoming a mainstream academic activity. Universities and research institutions are ramping up support and infrastructural provision for it. Funding bodies are strengthening their requirements for it. Visionary researchers and practitioners are tackling the remaining barriers.
09 February 2015 | 30 Euston Square, London
For a decade IDCC has brought together leaders and experts in digital curation and the significance of good curation to research and innovation is now well recognised across the globe. At IDCC15 we aim to assess our progress and to help identify and stimulate debate on the critical digital curation questions for the future. The 10th International Digital Curation Conference will be held from Monday 9 February to Thursday 12 February 2015 at 30 Euston Square, London.
24 February 2014 | Omni San Francisco Hotel, San Francisco
#idcc14 The 9th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC) will be held from Monday 24 February to Thursday 27 February 2014 at the Omni San Francisco Hotel (at Montgomery). Registration has now closed Accommodation The Omni hotel is in the heart of downtown San Francisco. It is located right on the cable car line and is only a short walk to Union Square.
14 January 2013 | Mövenpick Hotel, Amsterdam City Centre, Amsterdam
#idcc13 IDCC brings together those who create and manage data and information, those who use it and those who research and teach about curation processes.  Our view of ‘data’ is a broad one – video games and virtual worlds are of just as much interest as data from laboratory instruments or field observation. Whether the information originates in the arts, humanities, social or experimental sciences the issues faced are cross-disciplinary. 
05 December 2011 | Marriott Royal Hotel, Bristol, UK
#idcc11   Digital curation manages, maintains, preserves, and adds value to digital information throughout its lifecycle, reducing threats to long-term value, mitigating the risk of digital obsolescence and enhancing usefulness for research and scholarship.   IDCC brings together those who create information, those who curate and manage it, those who use it and those who research and teach about curation processes.   Hear what Kevin Ashley, Director of DCC, says about the conference and why you should a
06 December 2010 | Chicago Mart Plaza, Chicago
This year’s IDCC was held jointly by the UK Digital Curation Centre and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in partnership with the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI). Thanks to all the speakers and delegates for helping to make it such a success.  We'd love to hear your suggestions to make IDCC11 go even better, so please fill in the feedback form
02 December 2009 | Millennium Gloucester Hotel, London
In partnership with the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) we held our 5th International Digital Curation Conference on the theme "Moving to Multi-Scale Science: Managing Complexity and Diversity" at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel & Conference Centre London Kensington. The Programme Committee was chaired by:
01 December 2008 | Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel, Edinburgh
In partnership with the National e-Science Centre [external] and supported by the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) [external] we held our 4th International Digital Curation Conference on the theme "Radical Sharing: Transforming Science?," which comprised a mix of peer-reviewed papers, invited presentations and international keynote speakers.
11 December 2007 | Renaissance, Washington DC
In conjunction with the US National Science Foundation (NSF), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) we held our 3rd International Digital Curation Conference, entitled "Curating our Digital Scientific Heritage: a Global Collaborative Challenge," which focused on emerging strategy, policy implementation, leading-edge research and practitioner experience, and comprise
21 November 2006 | Hilton, Glasgow
With a particular focus on Digital Data Curation in Practice this conference addressed different aspects of the curation lifecycle including managing repositories, educating data scientists and understanding the role of policy and strategy.
29 September 2005 | Hilton Bath City Hotel, Bath
We held our 1st International Digital Curation Conference at the Hilton Bath City hotel, Bath and welcomed a range of international speakers including: