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News from 2012

A Working Draft of "Dublin Core™ to PROV Mapping" has been made available by W3C at http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/WD-prov-dc-20121211/. The document provides a mapping between the PROV-O OWL2 ontology and the Dublin Core™ Terms Vocabulary.

Ana Alice Baptista, Universidade do Minho of Braga, Portugal and Eva M. Méndez, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain have been named to the DC-2013 Conference Committee.

A NISO/DCMI Webinar with Eric Miller will be held online at 1:00PM Eastern Time (18:00 UTC) on 23 January 2013. Registration for this webinar closes 23 January 2013 at 12:00PM Eastern (17:00 UTC).

DC-2013 in Lisbon will explore questions regarding the persistence, maintenance, and preservation of metadata and descriptive vocabularies. The need for stable representations and descriptions spans all sectors including cultural heritage and scientific data, eGovernment, finance and commerce.

The Call for Papers for DC-2013, to be hosted by the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon, Portugal, 2-6 September 2013, has been published at http://purl.

NISO and DCMI announce the schedule of their joint series of six webinars for 2013 at _blank">http://dublincore.org and http://www.niso.org/news/events/2013/. Details including presenters and abstracts to follow.

DCMI has substantial revised its membership programs with the goal of broadening participation for public- and private-sector institutions, and, for the first time, membership participation by individuals.

DCMI has created a Donations Program to support specific DCMI activities. Descriptions of donation categories are available at http://dublincore.org/support/. In addition to donations targeting support for DCMI International Conference fellowships to defray travel and accommodations costs for select fellows, the Program includes support for current DCMI Work Themes: "Platform-independent Application Profiles", 'Mapping Diverse Vocabularies" and "Sustainable Vocabularies".

Planning for DC-2013 in Lisbon, Portugal on 2-6 September 2013 has started. The conference will be collocated with iPRES 2013 and will be hosted by IST - Instituto Superior Técnico (Engineering School of the Lisbon Technical University).

A NISO/DCMI Webinar with Brian Sletten and Stéphane Corlosquet will be held online at 1:00PM Eastern Time (17:00 UTC) on 24 October 2012.