Topic: intellectual property rights

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


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


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


JTS Joint Technical Symposium

Under the auspices of UNESCO, the CCAAA (Coordinating Council of Audiovisual Archives Associations) organises the Joint Technical Symposium (JTS), an international gathering for all specialists of the audio-visual, cinema and sound heritage. Organized for the first time in 1983, JTS is the international meeting for organisations and individuals involved in the preservation and restoration of original image and sound materials. Continue reading


Open Repositories 2016: Illuminating the World

The Eleventh International Conference on Open Repositories, which will be held on June 13th-16th, 2016 at the Trinity College in Dublin, will explore how our rich collections and infrastructure are now an inherent part of contemporary scholarship and research and how they have expanded to touch many aspects of our academic and cultural enterprises. Continue reading


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


The citizens’ perception of Intellectual Property and its infringements

This survey provides an analysis of how IP is perceived at EU citizen level. It is launched at a time when IP has never been so present in the day-to-day lives of European citizens. Intellectual property rights cover everything from the food people eat, to the clothes they wear, the cars they drive and the music they listen to. And through the explosion in digital content and technology over the past decade, people are now closer to IP than ever before.” Continue reading


DISA for Digital Innovation in South Africa

DISA (Digital Innovation in South Africa) is a South-African national collaborative initiative working on the building of an online, high-quality information resource containing historical material of interest to scholars and students. This resource is aimed to be easily and universally accessible. Continue reading


The participatory museum

Several museums around the world have worked to make their data accessible, by providing free access to their datasets. Nina Simon, author of “The Participatory Museum”, observes it’s awesome that museums’ data-sharing can cause people to have conversation about artists and artworks and says these experiments promote new forms of collection, dissemination and analysis. Continue reading


EVA Florence 2014
Conference, Workshops, Meetings & Exhibition

Florence hosts every year an international event that includes a Conference,Training and Workshops. The EVA events are a series of international interdisciplinary conferences mainly in Europe, but also elsewhere in the world, for people interested in the application of information technology to the cultural and especially the visual arts field. Continue reading