News from 2006

Makx Dekkers, DCMI Managing Director, has published a new status report of the Dublin Core™ Metadata Initiative, covering the period March to September 2006.

On Tuesday 3 October 2006, DC-2006, the International Conference on Dublin Core™ and Metadata Applications will open in the Krmina Palace Hotel in Manzanillo, Mexico.

A further update of the program for DC-2006 has been published with the names of the chairs of all paper sessions.

Around the DC-2006 conference, a number of DCMI committees will have meetings. On 30 September and 1 October 2006, a meeting takes place of the DCMI Usage Board.

On the basis of input received from a Public Comment period held earlier this year, the DCMI Usage Board has finalized a set of revisions to the DCMI Type Vocabulary.

The DCMI Usage Board has announced a Public Comment period for editorial revisions to labels, definitions and comments of terms in the Dublin Core™ Metadata Element Set.

The program for DC-2006 has been upgraded to include details of the paper sessions with paper titles and authors. Registration details are available at the registration page.

Public Comment was held from 30 May through 27 June 2006 on revised guidelines for expressing Dublin Core™ metadata in XML and in RDF.

The preliminary program for DC-2006, to be held in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico on 3-7 October 2006, is now available from the conference Web site.

Pete Johnston and Andy Powell have finalized a Working Draft on expressing Dublin Core™ metadata using XML. Public Comment will be held from 30 May through 27 June.