This is heavily based on the Fedora events calendar. See also this list of library-centric conferences

iPRES 20232023.09.19-22Urbana, IL by 10 March (panels, tutorials, short or long papers)

JCDL 2023

2023.06.26-30Santa Fe, New Mexico by 12 Feb for workshop or panel
OR 20222023.06.12-15Stellenbosch, South Africa by 15 January
IIIF 20232023.06.05-8Naples, Italy out in Dec; book hotel by Jan 31 for low rates
Knowledge Graph Conference2023.05.08-12NYC for workshops due Jan 30dw considering proposing a modified version of the accepted code4lib workshop proposal (w/ jk). dw likely attending anyway.
CNI 20232023.04.03-04Denver, ColoradoSpring membership meeting
submitted proposal for pre-recorded briefing
Code4lib2023.03.14-17Princeton, New Jersey
accepted proposal for pre-conference workshop on ARKs. led by jk and dw
IIIF Outreach Meeting2023.02.38

Zoom: 8am PT/ 11am ET/ 4pm UK/ 5pm CET

Reasons to attend this open meeting:

  • ARKA has been connecting with IIIF
  • maybe we can learn from them
CNI 20222022.12.12-13Washington, DCFall 2022 CNI Membership Meeting

MTSR 20222022.11.08-10London, UKInternational Conference on Metadata and Semantics ResearchTwo papers using ARKs
  • Toward a Flexible Metadata Pipeline for Fish Specimen Images Dom Jebbia, Yasin Bakis, Xiaojun Wang, Henry L. Bart and Jane Greenberg
  • Designing PIDs for Reproducible Science Using Time-Series Data Wen Ting Maria Tu and Stephen Makonin
FDO20222022.10.26-28Leiden, Netherlands

1st International Conference on FAIR Digital Objects

Donny attended and presented a few slides on ARKs
IDCC2022.06.14-15onlineInternational Digital Curation Conference2022.03.08
IS&T Archiving 20222022.06.07-10
Event focusing on the digitization, preservation, and access of 2D, 3D, and AV materials, including documents, photographs, books, paintings, videos, and born digital works.2022.03.28
iPRES 20222022.09.12-16Glasgow, Scotland

Full paper, Short paper, Poster2021.11.01
Texas Conf. on Digital Libraries (TCDL)


onlinePersistent Identifiers: Using Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) to keep it all together



Laura Waugh organizing, contact Mark Phillips.

CNI Spring 2022

virtual and in-person San Diego

2022.03.21-22, 28-29

Virtual plus in-person (Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter)

  • Proposals for project briefings are due no later than Monday, February 14. The virtual event will take place online March 21–22; the in-person event will take place March 28–29.

Computational Archival Science2021.12.15-18
Papers/varying length


2021 IEEE Big Data Conference2021.12.15-18
Full paper, Short paper, Poster2021.09.05
HistoInformatics 2021 workshop2021.09.27-30?
Full papers (8 pgs), Short papers (4 pgs)


RDA plenary 182021.11.08-11
Research Data Alliance

IIIF2021.06.22-24Virtual / WhovaInternational Image Interoperability FrameworkRegistration open until June 15Julien Raemy, organizing role
DLF2021.11.07-11St. Louis, Missouri

iPRES2021.10.19-22Hybrid - Beijing, China / VirtualA conference series on digital preservation.


soft deadline

#BUDSC212021.10.08-09Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

Bucknell University will host its seventh annual digital scholarship conference. Guiding questions:

  • Technologies that enable/promote sustainability or solve sustainability issues (e.g., Figshare, WordPress, Omeka, Scalar, etc.)
  • Projects and/or collaborations aimed at sustainability (e.g., faculty development, staff training, grants, third party partnerships, etc.)
  • Failures in sustainable digital scholarship. What did you learn from your failure(s)? Could you/should you fix the project? How? What’s next?
Aug 15 proposal deadlineHave any of us been to this conference?
DCMI 20212021.10.04-15VirtualDublin Core Metadata Initiative – with panels, invited talks, keynotes, tutorials, student and member forums

PASIG2021.09.21-23Madrid, SpainInt'l practitioners' conference on digital preservation. 

TPDL 20212021.09.13-17VirtualA forum to bring together researchers and practitioners whose work intersects with Digital Libraries. This year's conference will take place under the general theme of "Linking Theory and Practice."

See link to conference website for details on deadlines.

LD4 20212021.07.19-23
Linked Data conference for libraries et al. implementing linked data at scale. Due April 12
Open Repositories 20212021.06.07-10VirtualInternational conference on all things open [access, software, data, communities] about digital repositories.Due Feb 8, 2021

John Kunze speaking on panel "Broken for All"

Fedora will participate in the Repository Rodeo

TCDL2021.05.24-26VirtualThe Texas Conference on Digital Libraries covers topics relevant to the creation, promotion, and preservation of research, scholarship, and cultural heritage digital materials.Due 29 January 2021

David Wilcox facilitating an Intro to Fedora workshop.

All Aboard:Bringing the Community Forward to Fedora 6.0 - digital poster

Samvera Virtual Connect2021.04.21-22VirtualInfo TBDTBD
Fedora User Group Meeting2021.04.12-16VirtualAccommodating North American Time ZonesAvailable Now
code4lib 20212021.03.22-26VirtualCode4Lib 2021 is a loosely-structured conference that provides people
working at the intersection of libraries/archives/museums/cultural heritage
and technology with a chance to share ideas, be inspired, and forge
Due December 21, 2020David Wilcox (Fedora) & Paige Morfitt (Whitman College) - "Mapping Metadata: Cleaning and controlling fields to improve migrations."
CNI Spring Membership Meeting2021.03.15-26
Representatives from CNI member organizations gather twice annually and the Spring 2021 meeting will be held virtually across two weeks. Please consult the meeting schedule for additional information.Due February 12, 2021
Fedora User Group Meeting2021.03.15-19VirtualAccommodating European Time ZonesAvailable Now
Research Data Access and Preservation Association (RDAP) Summit


VirtualThe Summit is relevant to the interests and needs of data managers and curators, librarians who work with research data, and researchers and data scientists. A wide range of disciplines from the life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities will be represented. The Summit will bring together practitioners and researchers from academic institutions, data centers, funding agencies, and industry.

Due November 30, 2020

Designing for Digital 2021 (D4D)


VirtualDesigning for Digital brings together UX professionals, web designers, managers, researchers, strategists, and librarians of all types to examine the current users experience of the library and design the future of libraries in a modern, digital world.Due December 1, 2020
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