iridium – update on upcoming national research data management events

Upcoming national RDM events:

Call for Papers for International Digital Curation Conference
Deadline: extended to 30th (20th August 2012)
The call for papers is very broad and inclusive, so take the opportunity to share your good practice:

DataCite Technical Workshop
11:00-15:00 10th September 2012, The British Library Conference Centre, St. Pancras, London, NW1 2DB
This practical workshop is aimed at those who are considering incorporating DataCite services into their repository and would like to learn more about how to work with the technology.
The event will be limited to 15 people. We will consider running additional sessions if it is oversubscribed.
Please bring your own laptop.
If you would like to register for the event, please reply to this address with the following details:
Project (e.g. repository name or JISC-MRD involvement):
Caroline Wilkinson
Data Management Project Officer
Science, Technology and Medicine
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
Tel: 020 7412 7250
Mendeley Group:

‘Managing the Material: Tackling Visual Arts as Research Data’ Workshop
09:45-16:00 14th September 2012, HEFCE, Centre Point, London WC1A 1DD
Further details and registration is available from:

18th-20th September 2012, The Hubworking Centre, 5 Wormwood Street, EC2M 1RQ, London, United Kingdom
If you’d like to attend the SPRUCE Mashup London, please sign up here:
SPRUCE is a JISC funded Project. For more information see:

Call for Papers/Tools for 4th Annual European DDI User Conference (EDDI12) DDI – The Basis of Managing the Data Life Cycle
Deadline: 3rd October 2012
Seeking both papers and tools on all things DDI. If you are interested in presenting a paper, please use the online submission system<> of the conference. The deadline for submissions is October 3, 2012. Please use the same link to submit an abstract on your tool until October 3, 2012. The deadline for submissions of the final program code is November 17, 2012.

2nd Workshop on Semantic Statistics for Social, Behavioural, and Economic Sciences: Leveraging the DDI Model for the Linked Data Web
15th-19th October 2012, Leibniz Center for Informatics, Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Germany
Further information on the workshop, including venue details<> and a registration form, is available on the website of the workshop:

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