International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 3 - 6 October 2006

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DC 2006 had 250 registered participants.
250 people, from 24 countries, were gathered at the Barceló Karmina Palace Hotel in Manzanillo, for the Dublin Core Conference.

Makx Dekkers, Managing Director of Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, said that the decision to organize this event in Colima was made in regard to Mexican leadership, particularly from the University of Colima in Latin America.
Registration in situ started on Monday October 1st at 3:00pm
We will accept credit card payments during the Conference.
The Registration for the Conference will be open on Monday October
1st during the afternoon, at the Barceló Karmina Palace Hotel.
Full conference registration includes meals, coffee breaks, the DC-2006 welcome cocktail, presentation of the "Folkloric Ballet" of the Unviersity of Colima and Closing Dinner.
Check the weather in Manzanillo.
Credit card payment option is now available at:
Please register again, enter your card information and you will receive your invoice
with the reference number by e-mail.
Visit the web site of "The National Institute of Migration" to check
which countries need a visa to travel to Mexico.
By e-mail (should you wish to use the e-mail option, the Hotel will give you an answer within 24 hours.)
Or by phone, through Call Centers Barceló H&R.
The fax number for sending the bank receipt has been changed.
The new fax number is (+52) (312) 31 6 11 10.

Please remember to show the original bank deposit at the registration desk during the conference.

There will be two registration options at the Barceló Karmina Palace Hotel:

**By telephone, with call center numbers for different Countries.

**By e-mail, with a special address for the Conference.

Other hotel options in Manzanillo are already on our web site. Click here.

DC-2006 Preliminary Program is published, registration is now open.

The preliminary program <> for DC-2006, to be held in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico on 3-7 October 2006, is now available on the conference's web site <>. The conference features two keynote presentations, one on 3 October given by Abel Packer of Brazil's BIREME and one on 6 October given by Michael Crandall of the University of Washington's Information School, during three plenary sessions and four parallel paper sessions, 21 long and 7 short papers will be presented. In addition, seven papers will be read during a special session on Portuguese and Spanish Latin American projects.

Furthermore, the workshops will include 13 working group sessions. On each conference day there will be a series of tutorials that will introduce basic as well as more advanced concepts related to the implementation of Dublin Core in the practice of metadata. Online registration is now open on the registration page <>. In addition, there is information on how to get to Manzanillo <>.

There´s a new link with information on domestic flights:
Mexico City-Manzanillo, Guadalajara-Manzanillo, Mexico City-Guadalajara. Click here
The Review Deadline has been extended to 25 June.  
At the end of this term, we will let you know whether your paper was accepted by the Program Committee.
To all authors who participate in DC-2006,we would like to inform you that the paper revision is in process. Once it is finished, we will inform you whether your paper was accepted by the Program Committee.

The Acceptance Notification has been extended to 25 June 2006.
The Call for Papers deadline for DC-2006, to be hosted by the "" University of Colima in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, on 3-6 October 2006, has been extended to 30 April 2006. At the same time, the deadline for the Call for Exhibitors has been extended. Exhibitors may apply until shortly before the conference but are invited to do so before 15 July 2006. Please see the conference's web site,, for further further information.


See reviewed Registration Steps to send your papers. You may access the registration form here.

Note: The system will send you a login and password by e-mail to confirm your registration.

The Organizing Committee of DC-2006, to be hosted by the University of Colima (Mexico) on 3-6 October 2006, has created the conference's web site,, with the Call for Papers. The call is open until 15 April 2006.



DC-2006 Program Chairs and Coordinators are appointed
In preparation for DC-2006, to be held on 3-6 October 2006 in Manzanillo (Colima) in Mexico, Javier Solorio Lagunas of the University of Colima and Thomas Baker of DCMI have been appointed Program Chairs, while Lourdes Feria Basurto of the University of Colima and Makx Dekkers of DCMI have been named coordinators of the event. The Call for Papers is scheduled for publication in January 2006.

See you in DC-2006 in Colima (Mexico). View the presentation of the host city.
DC-2006 to take place in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico, 3-6 October 2006
The DCMI Directorate is very pleased to announce that this year's conference and workshop will be hosted by the University of Colima in Manzanillo, Colima, Mexico. The event will take place from Tuesday 3 through Friday 6 October 2006.


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