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IIIF conference 2018


The 2018 International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Conference was held May 21-25 in Washington, DC, co-hosted by the Library of Congress, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Folger Shakespeare Library. The Conference is intended for a wide range of participants and interested parties, including digital image repository managers, content curators, software developers, scholars, and administrators at libraries, museums, cultural heritage institutions, software firms, and other organizations working with digital images and audio/visual materials.


Website: http://iiif.io/event/2018/washington/

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Embraced by a growing number of the world's leading research and cultural heritage organizations, IIIF provides an open framework for organizations to publish their image-based resources, to be viewed, cited, annotated and compared by any compatible image-viewing application. This event is valuable for cultural heritage, STEM institutions, repository and collection managers, software engineers; or for anyone engaged with image-based and soon A/V resources on the Web. If you have not been involved with IIIF in the past this is an opportunity to quickly get up to speed and understand the community and its benefits.


Conference Outline:

Monday May 21st - Pre Conference workshops hosted by the Smithsonian

Tuesday May 22nd - IIIF Showcase hosted by the Library of Congress

This is a FREE Showcase as an introduction to IIIF for those new to it.  Registration here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iiif-washington-showcase-tickets-44860722629

Wednesday May 23rd - IIIF Conference plenary hosted by the Library of Congress

Thursday May 24th and Friday 25th - IIIF Conference parallel sessions hosted by the Library of Congress

The program is now online. Registration here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-iiif-conference-in-washington-tickets-44377905510