DC 2012: Metadata for Meeting Global Challenges

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DC-2012</a> will take place in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo) from 3 through 7 September 2012 and will be part of the collocated activities of &quot;Knowledge Technology Week 2012&quot;.<br />
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About</h2>
DC-2012 will explore the global, national and regional roles of metadata in addressing global challenges such as food security, the digital divide, and sustainable development. Metadata plays a significant role globally in information systems shaping how we know, monitor and change social and governmental systems affecting everything from the environment, human rights and justice to education and peace. DC-2012 will bring together in Kuching the community of metadata scholars and practitioners to engage in the exchange of knowledge and best practices in developing languages of description to meet these global challenges.<br />
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DC-2012 Call for Papers</h2>
The <a href="http://dcevents.dublincore.org/index.php/IntConf/dc-2012/schedConf/cfp" target="_blank">Call for Papers</a> for DC-2012 in Malaysia, to be hosted by MIMOS Berhad in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 3-7 September 2012, has been published. The call solicits submissions for Full Papers, Project Reports, Posters, Special Sessions and DCMI Community Workshop Sessions.<br />
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<strong>Deadline for submissions is 23 March</strong><br />
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