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News from 2010

We are looking forward to meeting many of you at DC-2010, 20-22 October 2010 in Pittsburgh. Please Register online. We would like to draw your attention to the modified procedure for booking at the conference hotel. The special rate is available until 5 October 2010.

Today is the last day of early bird discount for DC-2010. Don't wait any longer! Register today.

We are very pleased to announce that Infocom Corporation of Japan has renewed its Platinum Partnership status for a third year until 30 June 2011. Please see the Platinum Partner page for more details. The DCMI Partnership Program is open for all companies and organizations that want to support DCMI financially to continue its work to the benefit of the global audience.

Due to some confusion related to the venue of DC-2010, we have extended the early bird discount for DC-2010 until 17 September 2010. No need to wait for the last possible moment: Register now!

DCMI has established a liaison with MIKE2.0, the open source standard for Information Management. MIKE2.0 (the Method for an Integrated Knowledge Environment (MIKE2.0) is an open source delivery framework for Enterprise Information Management.

Two new DCMI Task Groups have been formed: the DCMI User Guide Task Group that will work on a revision of the popular but outdated document "Using Dublin Core" and the DCMI Abstract Model Review Task Group that will prepare a review of the DCMI Abstract Model, both for discussion at DC-2010 in October 2010. Discussion will take place on the DC-Glossary and DC-Architecture mailing lists, respectively. Participation by interested members of the Dublin Core community is welcomed and encouraged; please contact Tom Baker for further information.

The slides from the Joint NISO/DCMI Webinar "Dublin Core: The Road from Metadata Formats to Linked Data" held on 25 August 2010 are now available at the Metadata Training Resources page.

This year, we will be offering presentation opportunities at DC-2010 for DCMI Partners. If your organization is interested to become a DCMI Partner and present your product or service that is built on Dublin Core metadata, please contact DCMI at info@dublincore.org with "Partnership" in the subject line.

Further details have been added to the program and the description of the sessions at DC-2010, the tenth International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, to be held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 20-22 October 2010. Additional details of the sessions of DCMI Communities and Task Groups will be posted on the DCMI mailing lists and Wikis. Online registration is open; early-bird discount is available until 10 September 2010.

The organizing committee of DC-2010, the tenth International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, to be held in Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 20-22 October 2010, has published an update to the program for the event. More meetings of DCMI Communities and Task Groups have been added and more details are now included for these meetings and the special sessions. Please register online; early-bird discount is available until 10 September 2010.