From Charles W. Bailey, Jr, Publisher, Digital Scholarship
Ithaca, NY Governments all over the world are finding that access to government information is a key part of engaging stakeholders—members of government, officials, citizens, businesses and more—in using data to leverage economic opportunity. The Parliment of Thailand made the decision to implement a DSpace (http://dspace.org) repository to meet national requirements for access, space, scalability and preservation:
From Kevin Ashley, Director Digital Curation Centre and OR12 Conference Program Chair, on behalf of the programme committee and the local organizing committee of OR12
Edinburgh, Scotland The theme of this year’s Open Repositories Conference is “Open Services for Open Content: Local In/Global Out.” It will take place in Edinburgh, Scotland between July 9-13, 2012. You are invited to consider what you can contribute to the conference program.
Denver, CO EDUCAUSE 2012 will be held November 6-9 2012 in Denver, Colorado and online to explore "the best thinking in higher education IT":
"Members of the higher education IT community cite "professional development" as one of their primary reasons for attending and presenting at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. You have the unique opportunity to contribute your expertise by submitting a proposal for the EDUCAUSE 2012 Annual Conference. Help create an informative program, make valuable contacts, gain personal recognition, and promote your institution's achievements."