12th International Digital Curation Conference

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Date(s) - 02/20/2017 - 02/23/2017
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Quincentenary Conference Centre

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Register now. DCC Associate fee now available until Friday the 3rd of February 2017.

The 12th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC17) will be held from 20-23 February 2017 in the Quincentenary Conference Centre (QCC) at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd). The conference brings together digital curation professionals and educators with data producers and consumers to consider digital curation in a multi-disciplinary context.

There will be a programme of workshops on Monday 20 February and Thursday 23 February and the main conference will run from Tuesday 21 to Wednesday 22 February 2017.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RSCEd) is the oldest surgical Royal Colleges in the UK and one of the largest medical Royal Colleges. First incorporated as the Barber Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1505, the College has been at the vanguard of surgical innovation and developments for over 500 years.

The RCSEd has a number of landmark buildings including The Playfair Building, dating back to 1832 and the Surgeons’ Hall Museums which houses collections of international importance.

The complex also includes the Quincentenary Conference Centre. The building its adjacent to the RCSEd and this is where the main conference will be held.

The Pre-Conference Drinks Reception will be held on the evening of Monday 20 February in the Playfair Library and the Conference Dinner will be held on the evening of Tuesday 21 February in the Caves. For more further information about these events and making the most of your time in Edinburgh check our Social Events page.

The Call for Papers is now available plus details of the submission process and key dates.

Costs and Registration


For details on fees and guidelines on how to book a place, please visit the Registration Page.

If you would like to pay on receipt of an invoice please contact info@dcc.ed.ac.uk. Please note that a £30 administration charge applies.

Multiple delegates from the same organisation wishing to pay via invoice (up to a maximum of 5) should register in one transaction if they wish to avoid being charged separate admin fees.


Limited accommodation is available at the conference venue’s onsite hotel Ten Hill Place and a free online accommodation booking service is also available via Marketing Edinburgh, Convention Bureau who have negotiated rates at a range of accommodation options for the conference dates 20-23 February 2017, including both hotels and apartments.

For full details please check the Accommodation page.

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