International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications (Berlin)
The 8th International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications will be held from 22 to 26 September 2008 at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. The Conference is co-organized by the Competence Center for Interoperable Metadata (KIM), Göttingen State and University Library (SUB), Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL), German National Library, Humboldt-University zu Berlin, and the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI).
The theme of the Conference is "Metadata for Social and Semantic Applications". The event will focus on the standards and technologies in the field of metadata. The use and sharing of metadata improves the quality of search and of access to information generally. Conference highlights is the use of metadata in applicaions of social computing (such as blogs and wikis) and Semantic Web (which uses extended networking technologies to integrate and share knowledge).