by Gerhard Chroust

Once every two years the little village of Fuschl am See, near Salzburg, becomes a centre of the Systems Sciences. During the first full week after Easter in every even year the International Federation for Systems Research (IFSR) invites some 25 to 30 scientists from all over the world to discuss systemic issues and problems in the form of a so-called conversation.

by Vittore Casarosa

Another very successful DELOS Summer School on Preservation was held in Tirrenia, Pisa, on June 8-14, 2008. The event was organized by the DELOS Association on Digital Libraries and by the Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII) at the University of Glasgow, with the sponsorship of the UK Digital Curation Centre (DCC), the European project 'Digital Preservation Europe' (DPE), and the Feltrinelli Foundation. This was the fourth edition in this series of summer schools with earlier ones held at Sofia Antipolis (2005), San Miniato (2006), and Pisa (2007).

by Nicoletta Calzolari and Khalid Choukri

LREC, launched in 1998 in Granada as a visionary idea of Antonio Zampolli and other colleagues, celebrated its tenth birthday in the wonderful city of Marrakech. The conference had the honour of receiving the Royal Patronage of His Majesty Mohammed VI, King of Morocco, highlighting the importance assigned to multilingual and multicultural issues.

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