Jun 19 – 21, 2013
University of Geneva
Europe/Zurich timezone

Pre-Conference DSpace



@mire and the DSpace Community Advisory Team with the support of DuraSpace, invite all DSpace enthusiasts to this DSpace user group meeting on Tuesday, June 18th from 9:00am to 5:00pm in Geneva. Taking place right before the OAI8 conference, the meeting will feature sessions on recent DSpace developments, both addressed to repository managers and developers. In addition, @mire representatives will introduce @mire's unique offering of services and add-on modules, supporting institutions running their own in-house repository. Many thanks to Duraspace and @mire, a Registered DSpace Service Provider, for sponsoring this meeting.

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1. Location

University of Geneva
Uni Dufour Building
24, rue Général-Dufour
Room 408 (4th floor)
CH - 1204 Genève

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2. Schedule

09.00 - 10.30: First Session: Invited Speakers

10.30 - 10.45: Morning coffee break

10.45 - 12.30: Second Session: New and Upcoming DSpace features

12.30 - 13.30: Lunchbreak

13.30 - 15.45: Third Session: Repository Manager Session
Session Chair: Iryna Kuchma (EIFL.net)

  • Marina Muilwijk (Utrecht University, Netherlands)
  • Vlastimil Krejcir (Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic)
  • Jordan Piscanc and Stefania Arabito (University of Trieste, Italy)

These institutional usecases are followed by a discussion in workshop format.

15.45 - 16.15: Coffee break

16.15 - 17.00: Fourth Session: DuraSpace update

18:00: Lakeside dinner at Buvette des Bains

3. Meeting Registration

The meeting is being sponsored by DuraSpace and @mire and is free to any OAI8 attendee who wishes to participate. For planning purposes, please be sure to register by June 1st. The registration process for this user group meeting is completely separated from the general OAI8 registration.

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4. Planning Committee

Bram Luyten - @mire
Valorie Hollister - DuraSpace

For more information, please contact Bram Luyten at info@atmire.com.