Global Conferences 2010

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Please add new conferences in a chronologically ascending order and assign them to the right month. Workshops and other events may be announced on CoLab Upcoming Events instead.


January 2010

2010-01-13/15: II International Conference on Open Access in Torun, Poland

2010-01-19/20: The Fifth International Conference "Academic Publishing in Europe" (APE 2010) in Berlin

APE 2010 is the fifth conference about 'academic publishing' in a broad perspective, scientists as authors and users, peer reviewing and quality assurance, branding, funding and investing, business models, new types of information, enabling technologies, search engines, to research excellence, dissemination, access and sharing of knowledge.

APE Conferences encourage the debate about the future of scientific publications, information dissemination and access to scientific results. They offer an independent forum for 'open minds' with a free exchange of opinions and experiences between all stakeholders.
APE conferences provide an independent and international platform where academic, educational and professional publishers, university presses, librarians, scientists, authors, editors, teachers, learned and professional societies and associations, funding agencies, politicians and policy makers, subscription agencies and booksellers, recruiting agencies as well as technology providers present visions and views, exchange experiences and discuss opportunities and challenges.
Program Comming soon

2010-01-28/29: Subject Repositories at the British Library Conference Centre in London, UKUnited Kingdom

This conference will look at the progress made with subject repositories so far. It will also see the launch of Economist Online, the key output of an EC-funded subject repository project managed by the Nereus consortium of top European economics libraries. Nereus members will showcase this subject repository in both plenary and parallel sessions, sharing lessions learned and engaging delegates in discussions of the main issues such as content recruitment, search and retrieval services, usage statistics and datasets.

February 2010

March 2010

2010-03-15/18: 4. Leipziger Kongress für Information und Bibliothek in Leipzig

Die BID veranstaltet vom 15. bis 18. März 2010 zum 4. Mal den Leipziger Kongress für Information und Bibliothek. Der Kongress hat das Motto: "Menschen wollen Wissen! - Bibliotheken im 21. Jahrhundert: international, interkulturell, interaktiv". Das Gastland des Jahres 2010 wird Spanien sein, das sich über Vorträge und andere Aktivitäten präsentieren wird. Auf dem Kongress sollen schwerpunktmäßig folgende Themen angesprochen werden:

  1. Wissen und Wissensgenerierung
  2. Kultur in der Krise? - Bibliotheken in der Krise?
  3. Bibliotheken als Partner für Medien- und Informationskompetenz
  4. Bibliotheken für die Menschen
  5. Wissen gewinnen und Wissen bewahren: Bibliotheken für Schule und Studium, Forschung, Beruf und Freizeit

Call for Papers

April 2010

2010-04-06/09: The International Conference on Engineering and Meta-Engineering: ICEME 2010 in Orlando/Florida, USA

The purpose of the conference is to bring together researchers and professionals from the Academic, Industrial and Public sectors with Engineering and Meta-Engineering problems and/or solutions and/or technological innovations on order to share their knowledge and experience in the context of a Multi- and Inter-Disciplinary forum.

2010-04-14/16: 11. InetBib-Tagung 2010 in Zürich, Schweiz

2010-04-28: Symposium on TEI and Scholarly Publishing Royal Irish Academy, Dublin

2010-04-28/30: 8th European Conference on Digital Archiving (ECA 2010) in Geneva, Switzerland

The 8th European Conference on Digital Archiving will be held in Geneva from 28-30 April 2010. It will follow in the footsteps of the European Conferences on Archives of recent decades. By emphasizing digital elements and archiving as a function instead of the archive as an institution, however, it aims to take a new approach. The future will be digital, but we want to preserve the analogue tradition: the archive of the future must be a safe place for the analogue and digital traces of the past - this is our responsibility.
Call for Papers

May 2010

2010-05-24/28: International Conference Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA) 2010 in Zadar, Croatia

This conference addresses the developing environment for libraries, information systems and services in the digital world. Main topics of the conference are "DIGITAL SCHOLARSHIP: support by digital libraries" and "DIGITAL NATIVES: challenges & innovations in reaching out to digital born generations" .

June 2010

2010-06-16/18: 34th Elag Library Systems Conference in Helsinki, Finland

The ELAG (European Library Automation Group) Conference is Europe’s premier conference for library and information management technology. The meetings aim at in depth discussions of particular library automation topics and at the promotion of informal exchange of ideas and experience. The topics covered are technical and meant for participants with an appropriate technical background.

Call for Papers: We invite you to submit a paper on this year’s main topic “Meeting New User Expectations”, see

2010-06-16/18: 14th International Conference on Electronic Publishing (ELPUB 2010) in Helsinki, Finland

Publishing is transformed by new channels for electronic communication. Publishing is increasingly taking place in the social spaces using the Internet and mobile technologies, which is largely due to the convergence of communication, audio, video and mobile technologies. New publishing models enable individuals, scholars, communities and networks to establish contacts, exchange data, produce information, and share knowledge in various formats regardless of temporal and spatial restrictions and the types of devices used.
New opportunities and new needs in research challenge us to create an infrastructure also for research data in electronic format. The ELPUB 2010 conference will focus on key issues in electronic publishing such as the methods by which research documents and user-generated content can be published through formal channels as well as through social networks. It will discuss the requirements for a sound infrastructure that can handle the electronic publishing of various forms (e.g., audio, video, or real-time) that increasingly takes place in the social sphere along with the business models to be employed.

2010-06-21/25: Joint JCDL/ICDL - International Digital Libraries Conference in Surfers Paradise, Australia

For the first time in 2010, the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) and the annual International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL) will be held together at the Gold Coast in Australia. The two conferences will each have their own Call for Papers and accepted research paper streams. However, workshops, plenaries, tutorials and social events will be held concurrently.

2010-06-28/30: International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2010) in London , UKUnited Kingdom

The International Conference on Information Society (i-Society 2010) is Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE UKUnited Kingdom/RI Computer Chapter. The i-Society is a global knowledge-enriched collaborative effort that has its roots from both academia and industry. The conference covers a wide spectrum of topics that relate to information society, which includes technical and non-technical research areas. The mission of i-Society 2010 conference is to provide opportunities for collaboration of professionals and researchers to share existing and generate new knowledge in the field of information society. The conference encapsulates the concept of interdisciplinary science that studies the societal and technological dimensions of knowledge evolution in digital society. The i-Society bridges the gap between academia and industry with regards to research collaboration and awareness of current development in secure information management in the digital society.

July 2010

2010-07-01/02: JISC/CNI Meeting 2010 in Edinburgh, Scotland

Managing data in difficult times: policies, strategies, technologies and infrastructure to manage research and teaching data in a fast changing technological and economic environment

2010-07-06/09: the Fifth International Conference on Open Repositories in Madrid, Spain

Call for Papers

August 2010

2010-08-30/09-01: Meeting of the International Group of ExLibris Users (IGeLU) in Ghent, Belgium

Programme - draft

September 2010

2010-09-06/10: European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL) 2010 at Glasgow University, Scotland

The ECDLEuropean Conference on Digital Libraries is the leading European scientific forum on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues, bringing together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field.

2010-09-19/24: 7th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES 2010) in Vienna, Austria

iPRES 2010 will bring together researchers and practitioners from around the world to explore the latest trends, innovations, and practices in preserving our digital heritage.

October 2010

2010-10-09/14: Networked Humanities: Art History in the Web at Hotel Villa del Mare, Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy


2010-10-19/20: SDH 2010 - Supporting the Digital Humanities in Vienna, Austria

2010-10-20/22: International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications in Pittsburgh, PA, USA


2010-10-22/27: ASIS&T 2010 in Pittsburgh, PA, USA


2010-10-25/27: Berlin8 Open Access Conference in Beijing, China

Theme: Implementation Progress, Best Practices, and Future Challenges

2010-10-27/28: DCC-RIN Research Data Management Forum Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre, Manchester, UKUnited Kingdom

November 2010

2010-11-08/09: SPARC Digital Repositories Meeting 2010 in Baltimore, USA


December 2010