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London, UK  Developers from UK and beyond gathered this week in London at DEV8D, Developer Happiness Days. The event was organized by David Flanders and the JISC event committee, who are: Neil Chue- Hong, Ross Gardler, Andy McGregor, Owen Stephens,  Paul Walk and Scott Wilson.

Submitted by Anonymous on February 11, 2009

It’s not too late to submit a proposal for Open Repositories 2009! The deadline for general conference proposals has been extended to February 20th, 2009, which means you still have time.

Submitted by Anonymous on February 6, 2009

Ithaca, NY  Fedora Commons invites you to submit proposals for the next Fedora User Group Meeting, to be held in conjunction with the Open Repositories 2009 conference. We invite developers, researchers and practitioners to submit proposals for presentations describing their experiences implementing and using Fedora, or developing software associated with Fedora. The Fedora program committee is currently soliciting proposals for 20 minute presentations.

Submitted by Anonymous on February 2, 2009

Call for Papers, Posters and Workshops Repositories are being deployed in a variety of environments (education, research, science, cultural heritage) and contexts (national, regional, institutional, project, lab, personal). Regardless of setting, context or scale, repositories are increasingly expected to operate across administrative and disciplinary boundaries and to interact with distributed computational services and social communities.

Submitted by Anonymous on January 29, 2009

York, UK On Jan. 20, 2009 over 30 people attended the UK & Ireland Fedora users meeting held at York University. This brief overview is provided by Chris Awre and supplemented by material from Richard Green. Awre and Green serve as Joint Chairs of the Fedora UK&I Group.
Member updates
University of York, Julie Allinson

Submitted by Anonymous on January 28, 2009

Open repositories 2009 - The Premier Venue for Implementers and Managers of Repository Infrastructure and Services
Call for Papers, Posters and Workshops

Submitted by Anonymous on January 20, 2009

Mountain View, CA Got a repository? Would you like to understand more about what repositories are and how they operate? This spring DSpace Foundation, Fedora Commons, Sun Microsystems and SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition) will offer a free About Repositories Webinar Series to provide professional learning opportunities for repository managers, developers, curators and decision makers. The seminar series will kick off on Feb. 18 at 9:00 a.m.

Submitted by Anonymous on January 20, 2009

London, UK In an effort to make JISC Developer Happiness Days as accessible as possible to everyone who might want to attend this unique event, organizers are offering attendees a chance to tell them why they would like to have a free room in London from Feb 9-13, 2009. Visit this web site to register for DEV8D, and request a free room.

Submitted by Anonymous on January 19, 2009

London, UK Registration is now open for the Fedora EU Community Meeting Day on Friday Feb 13th, which is being brought to you in conjunction with dev8D Developer Happiness Days ( which will take place in Bloomsbury, London.
If you plan to attend, complete the form at:

Submitted by Anonymous on January 12, 2009