Promotion of new trends and solutions in the field of Internet technologies and their application by government agencies and other organizations are the main aims of this year’s eChallenges Conference, held on October 27-29 in Warsaw. On one of the stands are presented services of Platform for e-Science – PLATON, which is one of the largest projects in the PIONIER network.
The theme of this year's conference, as usual, was the creation and development of digital libraries in Poland. This year, however due to the extremely important role of the European Digital Library, Europeana, there was also a special place devoted to this initiative during the meeting. The conference was held from 18th to 22nd October in Poznań.
Between 16th and 18th of June this year in Austin (TX, USA) the Thirteenth International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertation ETD2010
was organized by NDLTD
. On the symposium the representatives of scientific institutions from all over the world were exchanging experience related to popularization of the idea of electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), and also to collecting ETDs and making them available on-line. Main activities in this subject from USA, Canada, several countries from Central and South America and also Africa and Europe were presented.