iCamp EU - May 27 - 29, 2015

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Location: Fundación Juan March, Calle Castelló 77,  next to Subway stop Nuñez de Balboa


Wednesday, May 27th: Islandora Software and Community

Time Session + Details Speaker 8:30 – 9:00

Registration and coffee service:


Sign in, pick up your ID badge and t-shirt, find a spot to settle in.

  9:00 – 9:30

 Welcome / Introduction to Islandora

  • What is Islandora?
  • Instructor introductions
  • Islandora Foundation
  • Islandora Camp orientation
Melissa Anez, Islandora Foundation 9:30 - 10:00

 Attendee Introductions

  • Round-the-room introductions: experience with Islandora and your role in managing/using Islandora.
  • Discussion of what attendees want to learn at the Camp.
  All 10:00 - 10:30

 Release Updates - What's New in Islandora 7.x-1.5 

Nick Ruest, York University 10:30 - 11:00   Break   11:00 - 12:00

 Spotlight on Islandora Sites

  • View demos from current in-production Islandora sites.

Camp Instructors & other presenters

12:00 - 1:00

 Solution Packs: Managing Content with Islandora

  • An overview of the tools that make Islandora tick
  • Includes a basic overview of Fedora and how it interacts with Islandora

Nick Ruest, York University

Alan Stanley, discoverygarden

  1:00 - 2:00


  2:00 - 3:00    

 Fedora 4 and Islandora Integration, Atonement, Upgration, and more!

  • Update on Upgration
  • The future of Islandora and Fedora 4

Nick Ruest, York University

3:00 - 3:30

 The More We Get Together...

  • An overview of the Islandora community, what you can get out of it,  and how you can join in
  • Interest groups, Release Teams, listservs, etc

Melissa Anez, Islandora Foundation

3:30 – 4:00



4:00 - 5:00

Islandora Install Fest (optional prep for Day #2 Workshops)

  • Includes discussion of production installation issues and troubleshooting.
Camp Instructors


Thursday, May 28: Tracks for Repository Administrators and Islandora Developers 

Thursday is a full day of workshops/tutorials where you can get your hands on Islandora and gain some practical experience, either via the user interface (admins) or by digging into the underlying code (devs).


Admin Track



Dev Track 



8:30-9:00 Coffee + Tea  Coffee + Tea  9:00-10:30 Intro to Drupal and Islandora Intro 10:30-11:00 Break Break 11:00-1:00 Islandora Configuration   1:00-2:00 Lunch  Lunch  2:00-3:30 Forms and Security (XML Form Builder)   3:30-4:00 Break Break 4:00-5:00 Solr for Admins  

8:00 - whenever PM Islandora Camp EU Dinner @ Cazorla


Friday, May 29th: Deeper Dives 

Time Session +Details Speaker 8:30-9:00 Coffee + Tea   9:00 – 9:30

Camp Awards

Camp Instructors

9:30 -  10:00

 FJM Show & Tell: A Look at how Islandora is done at Fundación Juan March

Luis Martinez Uribe, FJM 10:00 – 10:30       Digital Humanities in Islandora

Alan Stanley,  discoverygarden

10:30 - 11:00  Break   11:00 – 11:30  Ethnography Solution Pack

Rosemary LeFaive, UPEI

11:30 -  12:00

Islandora and Linked Data in Colonial Architecture

  • A talk about Delft's repository Colonial architecture & town planning
  • Details about the challenges of implementing linked data ideas in Islandora. Items are:
    • ingest of rels-ext data and aggregation of several linked objects for indexing and display.
    • solutions and ideas for improving Islandora.
Frits van Latum, TU Delft Library 12:00 - 12:30  Preservation in Islandora Nick Ruest, York University 12:30 - 1:00

 Extreme Makeover: Islandora Edition

  • We’re not just talking a fresh coat of Omega. Ever wanted to change what appears on an islandora display page? Or add your own content? This talk/workshop will show you how to
    • hook into islandora_view_object, and hack/add to the default display of Islandora content 
    • add content in blocks to Islandora pages
    • populate these blocks with relevant content using Islandora Solr Views
    • lay out your content in more interesting ways using Panels


Rosemary LeFaive, UPEI 1:00 –  2:30  Lunch   2:30 – 3:00

 Islandora's Long Tail - Modules in Development

 Melissa Anez, Islandora Foundation

3:00 – 4:00

Unconference Presentations

  • The Camp Instructors will take questions and suggestions from the audience and demo/present accordingly.


4:00 – 4:30

 Closing Remarks