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PREFORMA Open Source Preservation Workshop – Serving the Cultural Heritage

We warmly invite you to the Open Source Preservation Workshop – Serving the Cultural Heritage. The Workshop will offer attendees the opportunity to learn how to use the conformance checkers and to meet the community which has been established around these tools. Don’t miss this opportunity to get to know us! Continue reading


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International conference on Open Source Software Computing

The first international conference on Open Source Software Computing (OSSCOM 2015), being held at the German Jordanian University Campus in Madaba, Jordan, on 10-13 September 2015, aims to promote opportunities for cooperation towards enabling Open Source Software key technologies, building cross-cutting sciences and driving disruptive innovations; to disseminate research on technology and applications of open source software computing; to expand the framework of effective participation of universities in developing OSS industry through incubators and business accelerators. Submission deadline for full papers, short papers, demonstrations, special sessions: 15 August 2015. Continue reading


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Pundit for Digital Humanities, by Net7

The open source semantic annotation tool Pundit is RICHES Associate Net7’s main product for the Digital Humanities. The main idea behind semantic annotation is to enable users not only to comment, bookmark or tag web pages, but also to semantically create structured data while annotating. The ability to express semantically typed relations among resources, relying on ontologies and specific vocabularies, not only enables users to express unambiguous and precise semantics, but also, more interestingly, fosters the reuse of such knowledge within other web applications. Continue reading


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Long-term sustainability through OSS implementations of open file formats

This article gives some motivation for why open file formats are important to the EU and why open file formats and Open Source implementations are important for long-term sustainability.
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Summer Digital Art Workshops 2014

Initiated in 2005, the Summer Digital Art Workshops go on with this 10th edition! The various courses address techniques and expressions increasingly used in visual arts, installations, performing arts, audio-visual or digital art (net art, code art, interactivity, …) and introduce practices based on open source softwares. Continue reading


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IBC 2015 – EBU Open Source meetup

The IBC Conference is an unrivaled global destination for discussion and debate about the many different challenges facing the electronic media and entertainment industry, both in its sessions and in the range of networking opportunities it affords. Featuring some of the foremost thought-leaders, innovators and policy makers in their fields and covering a wide breadth of topics, it is the place to explore new strategies, understand business disrupters, chart future technological progress and uncover the future roadmap of the industry. Continue reading


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12th International Conference on Digital Preservation

On November 6th, ArchivesSpace, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, Educopia Institute and Internet Archive are running a workshop called “Using Open-Source Tools to Fulfill Digital Preservation Requirements”. The workshop offers a space to talk about open-source software for digital preservation, and the particular challenges of developing systems and integrating them into local environments and workflows. Continue reading


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AppHub SQuAT Fest

The aim of the AppHub project is to support the market outreach strategies of EU-supported open source by launching AppHub, the European open source market place. AppHub is a service platform that will help the market to seamlessly identify, position and implement the software outcomes of your projects. The main objective of the SQuAT Fest is to assist European open source project to bring their software into the AppHub European Open Source Marketplace. Continue reading


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FOSDEM 2016 Conference

FOSDEM is a free event for open source and free software developers to meet, share ideas and collaborate. Every year, thousands of developers of free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event in Brussels. The sixteenth edition will take place on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st January 2016 at the usual location: ULB Campus Solbosch in Brussels. Continue reading


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FOSDEM 2017

FOSDEM is a two-day event organised by volunteers to promote the widespread use of free and open source software. Every year, thousands of developers of free and open source software from all over the world gather at the event. Taking place in the beautiful city of Brussels (Belgium), FOSDEM is widely recognised as the best such conference in Europe. FOSDEM 2017 will take place at ULB Campus Solbosch on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 February 2017. Continue reading