Ithaca, NY Neil Beagrie, a leading expert on digital preservation and curation with an international reputation across the archive, library, science and research sectors in the long-term management of digital assets, will join Sandy Payette, Executive Director, and Eddie Shin, Senior Software Developer, Fedora Commons, in delivering plenary lectures at “Fedora Day”—the Fedora User Group Meeting—at OR08
Amsterdam, NL The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research coordinates scientific research in the Netherlands. Dutch science claims 2.6 percent of the global output of scientific publications where annual scientific research expenditures amount to approximately 9 billion euro.
Ithaca, NY ARROW hosted about 25 Fedora users and developers in Melbourne, Australia on February 8, 2008 to review projects and share information about Fedora repositories across Australia and beyond. Thornton Staples, Director of Community Strategy and Outreach for Fedora Commons, was on hand to talk about the latest version of Fedora 3.0 Beta, and plans for Fedora Commons going forward.
London, UK A Fedora UK and Ireland User Group Meeting will be held in Dublin, Ireland to coincide with the Seventh International JISC/CNI Conference scheduled for July 2008 in Belfast.
Ithaca, NY Over thirty Fedora Commons speakers will present their work in main conference sessions and during “Fedora Day” at the upcoming Open Repositories Conference 2008 to be held in Southampton, UK April 1-4 2008. The Fedora Day Program Committee chaired by Richard Green, Manager, RIDIR, REMAP and RepoMMan Projects, e-SIG, Academic Services, University of Hull, has selected presentations focused on case studies, preservation and management, architecture, datasets.
Ithaca, NY The 17th Annual JA (Java Architectures)-SIG Conference will focus on “Higher Education solutions: The Community Source Way” with CAS, DSpace, Fedora Commons, Fluid, Kuali, Internet2, Sakai, and uPortal jointly planning the program. The conference will be held in Saint Paul, Minnesota April 27-30, 2008.
Charlottetown, PEI Canada Prince Edward Island is one of Canada’s premiere travel destinations and is known for its sandy beaches, golfing, seafood and iconic red dirt roads.
JA-SIG 2008 will be held April 27 -30 at The Crowne Plaza Hotel in St. Paul, Minnesota. Registration for the JA-SIG Spring Conference in St. Paul is now open.