DC-2017, Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

October 26, 2017 – October 29, 2017

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Hyatt Regency
Washington D.C. (Crystal City, Virginia)
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA
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Advancing metadata practice: Quality, Openness, Interoperability

Following up on DC-2016 in Copenhagen, with its look towards the changing role of metadata in the Second Machine Age, this year's conference will focus on technologies and practices that are advancing how we can create and manage good metadata. Interoperability and openness have been guiding principles of the DCMI community for over twenty years, and these principles have evolved through the development of Semantic Web standards and Linked Open Data. A deluge of new data sources is magnifying the perennial challenge of metadata quality but also inspiring the development of innovative tools, practices, and solutions, the focus of this year's conference.

In conjunction with each conference, the DCMI community holds an Annual Meeting at which DCMI citizens discuss ongoing work in areas such as vocabulary management, website design, and RDF validation. Together, the Conference and Annual Meeting provide opportunities for seasoned professionals, newcomers, students, apprentices, and early career professionals to share knowledge and experience. The meeting is a venue for practitioners in public- and private-sector initiatives to network and compare notes. Following the pattern of last year's conference in Copenhagen, DC-2017 will overlap with the annual meeting of ASIS&T, providing additional opportunities for professional interaction.

These gatherings advance DCMI's mission of promoting the interoperability and harmonization of metadata, from element schemas and Semantic Web vocabularies to application profiles, ontologies, and knowledge organization systems.

Program Committee Chairs

Carol Jean Godby, Senior Research Scientist, OCLC Research
Mike Lauruhn, Disruptive Technology Director, Elsevier Labs


General Schedule

Thursday, 26 October (Conference)
Opening, Keynote, Presentations, Papers, Special Sessions
& Posters/Reception
Friday, 27 October (Conference)
Presentations, Papers & Special Sessions
Saturday, 28 October (Conference)
Workshops & Tutorials
Sunday, 29 October (Annual Meeting)
DCMI Boards & Committees


Conference Deadlines

Extended Deadlines

Panels (Special Sessions)

Submission Deadline: 29 May 2017 12 June 2017
Author Notification: 12 June 2017 26 June 2017
Final Copy: 18 September 2017

Workshops & Tutorials

Submission Deadline: 29 May 2017 12 June 2017
Author Notification: 12 June 2017 26 June 2017
Final Copy: 18 September 2017

Peer-Reviewed: Papers, Project Reports & Posters

Submission Deadline: 29 May 2017 12 June 2017
Author Notification: 21 August 2017
Final Copy: 18 September 2017

Presentations on Metadata

Submission Deadline: 29 May 2017 12 June 2017
Author Notification: 21 August 2017

NKOS Workshop

Submission Deadline: 30 June 2017 18 July 2017
Author Notification: 15 August 2017
« NKOS Call for Presentations & Demos »



Sayeed Choudhury

Sayeed Choudhury
Johns Hopkins University

G. Sayeed Choudhury is the Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and Curation Center at the Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University. He has oversight for data curation research and development and data archive implementation at the Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University. Choudhury is a President Obama appointee to the National Museum and Library Services Board. He is a member of the Executive Committee for the Institute of Data Intensive Engineering and Science (IDIES) based at Johns Hopkins. He is also a member of the Board of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO) and a member of the Advisory Board for OpenAIRE2020. He has been a member of the National Academies Board on Research Data and Information, the ICPSR Council, the DuraSpace Board, Digital Library Federation advisory committee, Library of Congress' National Digital Stewardship Alliance Coordinating Committee, Federation of Earth Scientists Information Partnership (ESIP) Executive Committee and the Project MUSE Advisory Board. He is the recipient of the 2012 OCLC/LITA Kilgour Award. He has testified for the Research Subcommittee of the Congressional Committee on Science, Space and Technology.
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DC-2017 to take place in Washington, D.C.

DC-2017 will take place in Washington D.C. (Crystal City, Virginia), USA on 26-29 October 2017.  
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