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Promoting and Enhancing Reuse of Information throughout the Content Lifecycle taking account of Evolving Semantics

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New trends in digital preservation at iPRES 2013

The iPRES conferences are probably the best opportunity to keep informed about the latest developments in the area of digital preservation. This year's iPRES in Lisbon was my fifth since the second iPRES in 2005 in Goettingen, and it seems that the field has changed a lot since then. A brief look at the conference programs of the different conferences reveals that it isn't so much the topics that have changed. Already at the first...

Highlights of the EUDAT Conference 2013

October 27th, 28th and 29th saw a gathering of over 200 data scientists in a pleasantly, if a little unseasonably, mild Rome for the Second EUDAT Conference . EUDAT - the European Data Infrastructure project - has reached the end of its second year and has, with some success, distilled the first version of a common, collaborative, horizontal data infrastructure from among the vertical stacks of its various partners. EUDAT's task -...

PERICLES project to win Best Poster Award at IDCC 2014

San Francisco is a beautiful city. With at least 2 to 3 major tech events taking place here every week and a whole bunch of other exciting stuff from business meetups to live jazz, you never get bored. From Monday the 24th to Thursday 27th it hosted the 9th International Data Curation Conference with the eloquent title "Commodity, catalyst or change-agent? Data-driven transformations in research, education, business &...

Highlights of the European Data Forum 2014

On the 19th and 20th of March 2014, Data was placed in the spotlight during a two day conference, namely the European Data Forum (EDF) conference, which took place in Athens, Greece. According to the organizers more than 700 industry leaders, researchers and policy makers gathered at this event to discuss recent developments in Data and specifically in three Data strands, Big Data, Open Data and Linked Data. Being present at the...

PERICLES Poster at the Research Data Alliance Third Plenary in Dublin

Three of the PERICLES team, Simon Waddington (KCL), Christian Muller (B.USOC) and David De Weerdt (SpaceApps) attended the third plenary of the Research Data Alliance (RDA) from 26-28 th March 2014. The meeting was held at the conference centre within the impressive Croke Park stadium, which plays host to a variety of Irish sport, including Gaelic football and hurling. The purpose of the Research Data Alliance is to accelerate...

A brief update from PASIG 2016

The Preserving and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) 2016 conference was held in the National Library of Technology in the city of Prague from 9th-11 th March ( ). There were many interesting talks, and we present here a few highlights particularly related to PERICLES. The Wednesday afternoon focussed on long-term and large-scale data storage design challenges and featured...


Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in LTDP

In this series of videos we offer some highlights from PERICLES final project conference 'Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in LTDP' , which took place at the Wellcome Collection Conference centre in London on 30 Nov - 1 Dec 2016. This conference took a closer look at what research is being carried out as regards the challenge of changing environments, and what solutions are being proposed in support of...


A pragmatic approach to significant environment information collection to support object reuse - iPres 2014

This paper was presented by ULIV and UGOE partners at iPRES 2014 in Melbourne, Australia in October 2014. iPRES is the formemost annual international conference on the preservation of digital objects.

A Vector Field Approach to Lexical Semantics - QI 2015

This paper was presented at the conference on Quantum Interaction by the project partner Sandor Daranyi of the University of Boras, Sweden, Peter Wittek and Ying-Hsang Liu. The 8th international conference on Quantum Interaction (QI-14) was held at the Conference Center Lihn ( ) at Filzbach, Switzerland, from June 30 to July 3, 2014.

Virtualisation as a Tool for the Conservation of Software-Based Artworks - Presentation

This presentation was delivered by the project partners Patricia Falcao, Alistair Ashe and Brian Jones from TATE, at IPRES 2014 in Melbourne, Australia in October 2014. iPRES is the foremost annual international conference on the preservation of digital objects.

Significant Environment Information For LTDP

This presentation was delivered by the project partners Fabio Corubolo and Adil Hasan of the University of Liverpool, Anna Eggers and Jens Ludwig of the Göttingen State University Library, and Mark Hedges and Simon Waddington of King’s College London, at IPRES 2014 in Melbourne, Australia in October 2014. iPRES is the foremost annual international conference on the preservation of digital objects.

A Biological Perspective on Digital Preservation

This poster was presented by the project partner the University of Liverpool at IPRES 2014 in Melbourne, Australia in October 2014. iPRES is the foremost annual international conference on the preservation of digital objects.

A Biological Perspective on Digital Preservation - An Introduction - iPres 2014

This introduction to the poster was presented by the project partner the University of Liverpool at iPRES 2014 in Melbourne, Australia in October 2014. iPRES is the foremost annual international conference on the preservation of digital objects.

PERICLES Project Summary Introduction - ESWC 2014

This introduction was presented by the project partner ITI / CERTH at the European Project Networking Session at the Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC-2014) on May 27, 2014 at Anissaras, Crete, Greece.

PERICLES Project Presentation - APA conference 2014

This presentation was given by the project partner Simon Waddington of King's College London, United Kingdom, at the 2014 Alliance Permanent Access (APA) conference , on 22nd and 23rd of October 2014 in Brussels, Belgium.

ACTING ON CHANGE - new approaches and future practice in LTDP

This is the conference booklet for the international conference organised by PERICLES from 30 Nov to 1 Dec 2017 containing the full programme, short CVs of speakers, description of the preserveware portal and the modular training packages. It also details the all-day technological transfer workshop "Eye of the Storm: Preserving Digital Content in an Ever-Changing World" which took place on 2 Dec 2017.


FOSDEM'15, Belgium 31 January & 1 February 2015

FOSDEM is a two-day event organised by volunteers to promote the widespread use of open source software. Taking place in the Brussels (Belgium) on 31 January and 1 February 2015, FOSDEM is widely recognised as the best open source conference in Europe . For more information, please see

SCC2015 Conference on Sun-Climate Connections, 16-19 March 2015

This international conference will provide an overview of our current understanding of Sun-Climate Connections starting at processes on the Sun itself over space weather and solar wind towards solar influence on the upper atmosphere down to the ocean. It will also provide insights into the heatedly debated role of the Sun in climate change. In four sessions the various contributions of solar variability influence on Earth’s...

Museum and the Web, 8-11 April 2015

Museums and the Web is an annual conference featuring advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice for cultural, natural and scientific heritage.

ICMSO - 17th International Conference on Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, 28-29 June 2015

ICMSO 2015: 17th International Conference on Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results about all aspects of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies. It also provides the premier inter-multi-trans-disciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent...

DPASSH2015 - 1st annual conference on Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities, 25-26 June 2015

The Digital Repository of Ireland is hosting the 1st annual conference on Digital Preservation for the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities. This event seeks to address the complexities of long-term digital preservation in the social and cultural realms and provide a platform for early career researchers, academics, scholars, cultural heritage and research institutions as well as libraries, archives and industry to engage and...

IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME 2015), 29 June-3 July 2015

The IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME) serves as a forum to promote the exchange of the latest advances in multimedia technologies, systems, and applications from both the research and development perspectives of the circuits and systems, communications, computer, and signal processing communities. ICME also features an Exposition of multimedia products and prototypes....

International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 6-11 July 2015

ICML is the leading international machine learning conference and is supported by the International Machine Learning Society (IMLS).

Digital Heritage'15, 28 Sept - 2 Oct 2015

Digital Heritage is the international event for those working on information technology for heritage. Among the various themes the congress will focus on: Digitisation and Acquisition; Computer Graphics and Interaction; Analysis and Interpretation; Theory, Methodologies, Preservation and Standards; Digital Heritage Projects and Applications.

PV 2015, 3-5 November 2015

PV 2015 is the eight edition of the conferences series organised by EUMETSAT and provides a forum to discuss the many challenges organisations are faced today with rapid growth of data and topics around data preservation, value adding and interoperability. During the event PERICLES partners will present the project's approach to 'Integrating Preservation into experimental workflows for space science' as well as two posters...

AMIA 2015, 18-21 November 2015

AMIA is the 25th annual conference organised by the  Association of Moving Image Archivists, a nonprofit international association dedicated to the preservation and use of moving image media. The annual AMIA Conference is the largest gathering of motion picture and recorded sound archivists and interested professionals.

eRemembrance or eOblivion? 23-24 November 2015

eRemembrance or eOblivion? is a conference organised by Memornet, a Finnish doctoral program and a research network for the society’s memory functions. Among the themes of the conference are: Society’s memory functions and institutions Cultural heritage and its preservation Users of and access to digital resources Digitalization, organization and use of research data Organizational and collective memory...

iPres 2015 2-6 November 2015

iPres 2015 is the 12th International Conference on Digital Preservation bringing together key theorists, researchers and practitioners to explore the latest trends, innovations, policies and practices in digital preservation.

MODELSWARD 2016, Rome 19-21 February 2016

MODELSWARD 2016 is the 4th International Conference on Model-Driven Engineering and Software Development. It provides a platform for researchers, engineers, academics as well as industrial professionals from all over the world to present their research results and development activities in using models and model driven engineering techniques for Software Development.

IDCC 2016, Amsterdam 22-25 February 2016

The 11th International Digital Curation Conference will take place in Amsterdam with the theme 'Visible data, invisible infrastructure'. One strand will cover organisational strategies and technical developments that promote data availability, discoverability, and reusability. The second will focus on embedding support, integrating services and aligning with researchers’ workflows. On the 25...

Our Digital Future, Cambridge 14-15 March 2016

This two-day event organised by the University of Cambridge will focus on 'Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Long Term Data Preservation and Access' . With keynote speakers representing disciplines ranging from high energy physics to digital humanities, from bioinformatics to libraries, this two-day conference will address perspectives from technology, policy and the social sciences on data as our human record. On...

EGU 2016, Vienna 17-22 April 2016

The EGU General Assembly 2016 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to one meeting covering all disciplines of the Earth, planetary and space sciences. The EGU aims to provide a forum where scientists, especially early career researchers, can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geoscience. During the event PERICLES partner B.USOC will...

LPS16, Prague 9-13 May 2016

The Living Planet Symposium (LPS) is a major Earth Observation symposium that is organised every 3 years by the European Space Agency. It provides a forum for EO experts to present and discuss their scientific and application research in Earth Observation. During the 2016 symposium Christian Muller from PERICLES partner B.USOC will present a digital poster entitled "The PERICLES Space Case: Preserving Earth Observation Data...

WIMS 2016, Nîmes, France 13-15 June 2016

6 th  International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics WIMS is a series of peer-reviewed International Computer Science conferences. It is a forum for researchers and practitioners to present their state-of-the-art results in building Intelligent Web, to examine performance characteristics of various approaches in Web-based intelligent information technology, and to cross-fertilize their ideas on the...

ICSOFT-PT 2016, Lisbon, Portugal, 24-26 July 2016

The 11th International Conference on Software Paradigm Trend  brings together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested on information technology and software development. This edition will focus in priority on the four main paradigms that have been intensively studied during the last decade for software and system design, namely: Models, Aspects, Services and Context.

Repository Fringe, Edinburgh, UK 1-2 August 2016

Repository Fringe is a gathering for repository managers and others interested in research data repositories and publication repositories. Participation is a key element – the event is designed to encourage all attendees to share their repository experiences and expertise. Traditionally, Repository Fringe is aimed primarily at a UK-based audience. This year's programme themes include: Open Educational Resources...

DocEng 2016, Vienna, Austria, 13-16 September 2016

DocEng is the leading international ACM Symposium for researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences in the domain of document engineering. This year's event will be held at TU Wien, Vienna, Austria on 13-16 September 2016. The symposium emphasizes innovative approaches to document engineering technology, use of documents and document...

Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in LTDP

This international meeting and conference is organised by the PERICLES Consortium in association with the Digital Preservation Coalition and will take place on two consecutive days, 30 November and 1 December 2016 , with a range of panel discussions and workshops addressing the main topics and themes of the conference. The conference will consider the importance of understanding digital objects in relation to their associated...

Computational Archival Science – Digital records in the age of big data - 8 December 2016

The workshop will be held on 8 December in Washington DC, USA, in conjunction with the  2016 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2016) . Call for workshop papers: Computational Archival Science – digital records in the age of big data. Submission Deadline: 3 October 2016...

SciDataCon - Denver, USA, 11-13 September 2016

SciDataCon 2016 is part of International Data Week , 11-16 September 2016, convened by CODATA , the ICSU World Data System and the Research Data Alliance . SciDataCon seeks to advance the frontiers of data in research. This means addressing a range of fundamental and urgent issues around the ‘Data Revolution’ and the recent data-driven transformation of research and the responses to these issues in the conduct of...

iPRES 2016 - Bern, 3-6 October 2016

iPRES is the longest standing digital preservation conference in the world and brings together key theorists, researchers and practitioners to explore the latest trends, innovations, policies and practices in digital preservation. The 13th International Conference on Digital Preservation (iPRES) will take place in Bern from October 3 - 6, 2016. The rich conference programme will include paper and poster sessions, panels,...

EANA16, Athens, 27-30 September 2016

EANA16 is organised by the European Astrobiology Network Association, a network of over 150 members interested in the areas of space science and astrobiology research. During the event Christian Muller from PERICLES project partner B.USOC will present a paper co-authored by Walter Allasia (EURIX) who worked on the ForgetIT project and is now taking part in the PERICLES Community of Practice on Reuse of Science data . The...

IAU Symposium 325 on Astroinformatics - Sorrento, Italy 20-24 October 2016

The IAU symposium n.325 on Astroinformatics (AstroInfo16) brings together world-class experts to address the methodological and technological challenges posed by the scientific exploitation of massive data sets produced by the new generation of telescopes and observatories. On the 25 October Christian Muller from PERICLES project partner B.USOC will present a poster entitled " PERICLES: A knowledge management programme applied to...

MEDES'16 - Hendaye, 2-4 November 2016

The 8th International ACM Conference on Management fo Digital EcoSystems aims to develop and bring together a diverse community from academia, research laboratories and industry interested in exploring the manifold challenges and issues related to web technologies and resource management of Digital Ecosystems and how current approaches and technologies can be evolved and adapted to this end. Johannes Biermann and Anna Eggers from...

EKAW2016 - Bologna, 19-23 November 2016

The 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management is concerned with the impact of time and space on the representation of knowledge. The special focus of this year's EKAW is "evolving knowledge", which concerns all aspects of the management and acquisition of knowledge representations of evolving, contextual, and local models. This includes change management, trend detection, model evolution,...

SWAT4LS 2016 - Amsterdam, 5-8 December 2016

The 9th International conference on Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Life Sciences brings together researchers, developers, and users, from many fields to discuss goals, current limits and real experiences in the use of Semantic Web technologies in health care and the life sciences. The four-day event will comprise a tutorials day (5th), main conference (6th and 7th), and a Hackathon day (8th). A PERICLES paper covering...

IDCC 2017 - Edinburgh 20-23 February 2017

The 12th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC17) brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context. There will be a programme of workshops on Monday 20 February and Thursday 23 February and the main conference will run from Tuesday 21 to Wednesday 22 February 2017. During IDCC17 PERICLES will offer a...