2017 IIIF Conference - The Vatican


The International Image Interoperability Framework ([IIIF][home-page]) 2017 Conference in The Vatican is intended for a wide range of participants and interested parties, including digital image repository managers, content curators, software developers, scholars, and administrators at libraries, museums, cultural heritage institutions, software firms, and other organizations working with digital images and audio/visual materials. The conference will consist of two events with separate registration: a [IIIF Showcase event][showcase-reg] on Tuesday, June 6, followed by a [3-day conference June 7-9][conference-reg]. The pre-conference [Mirador Viewer][mirador] and [Universal Viewer][uv] group meetings will take place on Monday, June 5, prior to the Showcase event and conference.

All event proceedings will be in English. Schedule details are available via [Sched][conf-sched]. The general schedule will be as follows:

  • Monday, June 5: Pre-conference meetings: Mirador and Universal Viewer
  • Tuesday, June 6: [IIIF Showcase: Unlocking the World’s Digital Images][showcase-reg]
  • Wednesday, June 7: [IIIF Conference][conference-reg] Plenary Day
  • Thursday, June 8: [IIIF Conference][conference-reg] Parallel Tracks
  • Friday, June 9: [IIIF Conference][conference-reg] Parallel Tracks

Pre-Conference Meetings: Mirador and Universal Viewer

  • Dates: June 5, 2017
  • Registration: No registration necessary - to RSVP, please indicate your plans to attend the Monday meetings via the [Showcase registration form][showcase-reg] and/or the [Conference registration form][conference-reg].
  • Location: [Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum][institute] (Augustinian Patristic Institute Conference Center)
  • Schedule: [https://2017iiifconferencethevatican.sched.com/tag/Pre-conference][pre-conf]

IIIF Showcase: Unlocking the World’s Digital Images

The IIIF Showcase is intended for all interested parties who are new to IIIF and want to quickly get up to speed and understand the community, technology, and benefits of IIIF.

  • Dates: June 6, 2017
  • Registration: [https://iiif-showcase-vatican2017.eventbrite.com][showcase-reg]
  • Location: [Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum][institute] (Augustinian Patristic Institute Conference Center)
  • Capacity: 400 participants
  • Schedule: [https://2017iiifconferencethevatican.sched.com/tag/Showcase][showcase]

2017 IIIF Conference

The Conference will include lightning talks, presentations, workshops, and discussion sessions for content curators, repository managers, software developers, administrators, and researchers from across the IIIF community. Topics of interest include: IIIF implementations, Discovery of IIIF resources, Content communities (manuscripts, newspapers, archival content, etc.), IIIF and museums, Technical specifications, IIIF-compatible software and experimentation, and On-boarding, training materials, and documentation.

  • Dates: June 7-9, 2017
  • Registration: [https://iiif-conference-vatican2017.eventbrite.com][conference-reg]
  • Location: [Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum][institute] (Augustinian Patristic Institute Conference Center)
  • Capacity: 200 participants
  • Schedule: [https://2017iiifconferencethevatican.sched.com/][conf-sched]

The IIIF [Code of Conduct][conduct] applies to all IIIF events and related activities. The IIIF Conference activities will be conducted in English. Please direct any questions to Sheila Rabun, IIIF Community and Communications Officer, at srabun@iiif.io.


The 2017 IIIF Conference is sponsored by:

  • The [IIIF Consortium][iiif-c]
  • [Cogapp][cogapp] - Silver Sponsor
  • [Digirati][digirati] - Silver Sponsor
  • [Klokan Technologies][klokan] - Silver Sponsor
  • [OCLC][oclc] - Silver Sponsor
  • [Synaptica][synaptica] - Silver Sponsor
  • [Zegami][zegami] - Silver Sponsor
  • [4Science][4science] - Silver Sponsor

Please see the [Call for Sponsors][vatican-sponsors] for more information, or to become a sponsor.

[home-page]: [conduct]: /event/conduct/ [institute]: http://www.patristicum.org/en/conference-center [iiif-discuss]: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/iiif-discuss [vatican-cfp]: /event/2017/vatican-cfp [vatican-sponsors]: /event/2017/vatican-sponsors [showcase-reg]: https://iiif-showcase-vatican2017.eventbrite.com [conference-reg]: https://iiif-conference-vatican2017.eventbrite.com [mirador]: http://projectmirador.org [uv]: https://universalviewer.io/ [pre-conf]: https://2017iiifconferencethevatican.sched.com/tag/Pre-conference [conf-sched]: https://2017iiifconferencethevatican.sched.com/ [cogapp]: http://www.cogapp.com/iiif [oclc]: http://www.oclc.org/en/contentdm.html [iiif-c]: /community/consortium [digirati]: https://digirati.com/ [klokan]: https://www.klokantech.com/ [synaptica]: http://www.synaptica.com/ [zegami]: https://zegami.com/ [showcase]: https://2017iiifconferencethevatican.sched.com/tag/Showcase [4science]: http://www.4science.it/en/iiif-image-viewer/