*** June 8, 2009***: Submission (Papers, Posters & Workshops)
July 31, 2009: Notification
August 20, 2009: Camera-ready copy
Tuesday, September 8, 2009: Workshop on "Advanced Technologies for Digital Libraries"
Wednesday, September 9, 2009: Workshop on "Multilinguality in Information Access to Digital Libraries User Needs and Evaluation of multilingual resources use"
Wednesday, September 9, 2009: Tutorial on "Semantic Digital Libraries"
Thursday-Friday, September 10-11, 2009 - : International Conference for Digital Libraries and the Semantic Web (ICSD 2009)

Organizing Committee

Local Organizing Chair, University of Trento
* Heiko Stoermer
contact: [email protected]
* Angela Fogarolli

Event and Conference Office, University of Trento
* Paola Bodio
* Martina Lorenzi

* Sven Buschbeck

Publicity, FAO of the United Nations
* Elena Di Paola

Programme Committee

Conference Chair

Paolo Bouquet, University of Trento, Italy

Programme Committee Chairs

Wolfgan Nejdl, University of Hannover
Johannes Keizer, FAO of the United Nations


Heiko Schuldt, University of Basel (accepted)
Andreas Rauber, TU Vienna (accepted)
Dagobert Soergel, University of Maryland (accepted)
Stefan Gradmann, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin / Berlin School of Library and Information Science (BSLIS) (accepted)
Norbert Fuhr, University Duisburg-Essen (accepted)
Claudia Niederee, L3S Hannover (accepted)
Irina Sens, TIB Hannover (accepted)
Sankar K. Pal, Indian Statistical Institute (accepted)
ARD Prasad, Indian Statistical Institute (accepted)
Devika Madalli, Indian Statistical Institute (accepted)
Asanee Kawtrakul, Computer Department, Kasetsart University, Bangkok (accepted)
Margherita Sini, FAO of the UN (accepted)
Ivan Herrman, W3C (accepted)
Danica Radovanovic, FAO of the United Nations (accepted)
Heike Neuroth, State and University Library, Goettingen (accepted)
Donatella Castelli, Networked Multimedia Information Systems (NMIS), Institute of Information Science and Technologies (ISTI), Italy (accepted)
Fausto Giunchiglia, DISI, University of Trento, Italy (accepted)
Leo Obrst, The MITRE Corporation, Information Semantics, Center for Innovative Computing & Informatics, McLean, USA (accepted)
Peter Schirmbacher, Institut für Bibliotheks- und Informationswissenschaft, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (accepted)
Robert Meersman, Director, Semantics Technology and Applications Research Laboratory (STARLab), Free University of Brussels (VUB), Brussels, Belgium (accepted)
Peter Haase, AIFB, Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany (accepted)
Nikos Manouselis Agricultural University of Athens (accepted)
Angela Fogarolli, University of Trento (accepted)
Andreas Harth, Institut AIFB - Universität Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany (accepted)
Koraljka Golub, UKOLN, University of Bath, United Kingdom (accepted)
Vivien Petras, Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany (accepted)
Emma Tonkin, UKOLN, University of Bath, United Kingdom (accepted)
Matthias Kaun, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, Preußischer Kulturbesitz, Germany (accepted)
Willem Robert van Hage, VU University Amsterdam (accepted)
Enrico Francesconi, Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques, Italian National
Research Council (ITTIG-CNR), Italy (accepted)
Chang Chun, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (accepted)
Claudio Gnoli, University of Pavia, Italy (accepted)


» click here to register!

The registration desk will open on Monday 7th September between 6pm and 8pm (at the conference building) for pre-registration, and will be open for the entire duration of the conference.

Workshop-only fees include:

Conference fee includes:

Early registration (until August 31st) Late or on site registration
Workshop "AT4DL" ONLY (without conference) € 50 € 70
Workshop "MLIA4DL" ONLY (without conference) € 50 € 70
Main Conference € 250 € 350

Social dinner (without conference) € 40

Travel and Accomodation Info


By car or coach

You can reach Trento by the following roads: Strada Statale dell'Abetone e del Brennero; Autostrada del Brennero - A22 motorway, phone (+39) 0461 980085; Superstrada della Valsugana for those coming from Venice; and Strada Statale 45 bis (Gardesana Occidentale) for those coming from Brescia.
By train

Two main lines reach Trento: the Brennero line (from Rome to Innsbruck) and the Valsugana line (from Venice to Trento). Timetable details from Ferrovie dello Stato

By plane

The closest airports to Trento are the following:

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The main conference, the workshop and the tutorial will be held at the Faculty of Sociology, University of Trento, Via Verdi 26, Trento, Italy (see map)

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