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News from 2009

A new Task Group has been established under the name DCMI/NKOS Task Group that targets to develop a Dublin Core™ Application Profile for KOS (Knowledge Organization Systems) resources based on the work of the NKOS group.

The conference Web site for DC-2010, to be held 20-22 October 2010 in Pittsburgh is now available. The site is kindly hosted by ASIS&T, the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

The organizing committee for DC-2010, to be held 20-22 October 2010 in Pittsburgh, has issued the Call for Papers. The theme of the 2010 conference is "Making Metadata Work Harder: Celebrating 15 years of Dublin Core™".

Following the DCMI Advisory Board meeting on 16 October 2009 in Seoul, two Task Groups have been deactivated: the DCMI Agents Task Group and the DCMI Government Application Profile Task Group.

In preparation for DC-2010, the tenth International Conference on Dublin Core™ and Metadata Applications, to be held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 20-22 October 2010, a conference committee has been established, chaired by Stuart Sutton of the University of Washington Information School.

The DC-2009 conference, held in Seoul, Korea, 12-16 October 2009, featured high quality tutorials, keynotes, conference papers and workshop sessions. The event was attended by around 100 participants from 18 countries and territories who engaged in lively discussions around the theme of Semantic Interoperability of Linked Data.

DCMI is pleased to announce that DC-2010 will take place 20-22 October 2010 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. The conference will be held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) which is scheduled for 24-27 October 2010 in the same location.

On-line registration for DC-2009, to be held 12-16 October in Seoul, Korea, hosted by the National Library of Korea in cooperation with the Korean Library Association and DCMI, is now closed.

DCMI home page http://dublincore.org/ redesigned to orient interested newcomers
The DCMI home page http://dublincore.org/ has been redesigned with four new "landing pages": Metadata Basics, DCMI Specifications, Community and Events, About Us, and a new Site Map.

The Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale, a DCMI Gold Partner in 2008-2009, has agreed to be a Local Tutorial Partner under the DCMI Partnership Program.