- Neelie Kroes: «Culture feeds the soul, but it is also a business opportunity»
On 2 October 2014, the European Commission published two reports, coinciding with the international conference held in Rome, at the National Central Library, on occasion of the Italian Presidency of the EU. The conference aimed at urging cultural institutions in Europe to put more cultural heritage online, with the government support. The Commission will continue to monitor progress in this area through periodic reports and by chairing expert groups on digitisation and digital preservation and monitoring the correct transposition of the Orphan Works Directive. Continue reading →
- "Digital Cultural Content Re-imagined: New Avenues for the Economy and Society" is the opening event of Europeana Space project.
Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator of Europeana Space project, says: “This is a golden opportunity for the creative industries, for the cultural institutions, for students and researchers, for anybody interested in the new scenario of digital cultural heritage. This is the occasion to learn what is happening in this sector: join us, follow us on our blog, website and social networks!” Continue reading →
PREFORMA project has been presented during a workshop organised by DCH-RP (Digital Cultural Heritage – Roadmap for Preservation) on 22 September 2014 at the National Central Library of Rome, under the umbrella of the Italian EU Presidency. Continue reading
The main objective of the workshop, organised at the National Central Library of Rome under the umbrella of the Italian EU Presidency, has been to provide an overview of the main outcomes achieved by the DCH-RP project, focusing on the Roadmap for Preservation of Digital Cultural Heritage and on the potential role of e-infrastructure in the preservation of DCH. Continue reading
In this issue of the EUDAT news bulletin we bring you the latest updates about the EUDAT conference, which takes place at De Meervaart Conference Centre, Amsterdam from 24-25 September, as well as information about an exclusive EUDAT training session on 30 September, co-located with ISC Big Data 2014. Continue reading
On 9-10 October 2014, at Fortezza da Basso, in Florence, is being held the ICT Proposers’ Day 2014: a networking event to promote European ICT Research & Innovation, focusing on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2015. The event is organised by the European Commission’s DG CONNECT in cooperation with the Italian Presidency of the EU, the Region of Tuscany, the Municipality of Florence and the University of Florence. Continue reading
Under the Patronage of His Highness Sayyid Taimur Bin As’ad Al Said, the 4th International Platform on Integrating Arab e-Infrastructure in a Global Environment, e-AGE 2014, will be hosted by The Research Council (TRC) of Oman. In e-AGE 2014 the main theme will be “Intercontinental Connectivity of the Pan Arab Network”.
This interesting workshop will be held in the framework of the EUROMED 2014. Big data is a domain which integrates methodologies and solutions across a number of ICT disciplines. It is finding its way to various applications within digital cultural heritage, such as large scale data mining for metadata generation and enhancement, novel visualisation techniques, 3D models of immovable and movable cultural heritage artefacts, search and storage of very large digital libraries, new approaches to digital curation and preservation. Continue reading
CHAIN-REDS and DCH-RP cooperates together to promote and support technological and scientific collaboration across different e-Infrastructures established and operated in various continents, in order to define a path towards a global e-Infrastructures ecosystem that will allow Virtual Research Community, research groups and single researchers to access and efficiently use worldwide distributed resources. Continue reading
An initiative promoted by the CHAIN-REDS project to increase the number of scientific applications running on grid and cloud-based e-Infrastructures. The deadline for application proposals submission is the 31st of May 2014. Continue reading
The meeting represented a very good opportunity to discuss in more detail the strategy and recommendations presented in the DCH-RP roadmap for preservation and how to prepare for future cooperation. Expected outcome is a concrete and endorsed plan for the exploitation of the results from the DCH-RP Proof of Concepts. Continue reading
The main objective of the cooperation is to evaluate the possibility to reuse data made available by OPENAIRE in the Proof-of-Concepts organised by DCH-RP targeted at demonstrating how e-Infrastructures can be of benefit for the DCH community, in particular for the preservation of digital cultural content. Continue reading