Scientific publishing of greek public hospital personnel as information source of hospital administration and/or patients: design and organizing of service.
Geospatial collections development policies in an open access environment.
Information seeking behavior of Greek astronomers: proposals for the implementation of the results in information literacy programs.
Study of descriptive frameworks of historical buildings and their encoding schemes.
Study of the conceptual relations of the terms that the users are using on the composition and reformulation of queries in Digital Libraries.
Optimization procedures on distributed information systems that are compatible with the Z39.50 protocol and integration of bibliographic metadata.
Access and dissemination policies of digital material in Digital Libraries
Program Chair of the 19th conference Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2015), Poszan, Poland, 13-17/9/2015,
Co-Chair of the conference 13th European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL 2009), Corfu, Greece, 27/9-2/10 2009
Chair of Organizing Committee of the conference PErvasive Technologies Related to Assistive Environments (PETRA 2009), Corfu, Greece, 9-13 June 2009
Member of the scientific committee of various greek journals «Archival Bond» (National Archives of Greece), «Digital News Archiving: periodical publication of Greek medical-biology libraries» (Medical-biology Institution of Academy of Athens), and the Pan-Hellenic Conferences of Municipal Libraries (2008, 2009).
Reviewer of the journal Computer Science and Information Systems, published by ComSIS Consortium (ISSN: 1820-0214).
Reviewer of the international scientific journals (International Journal on Digital Libraries, Information Systems Journal, Information Processing and Management, Theoretical Computer Science), conferences (EURO-PAR95, ECDL98, CGI98, STACS99, SETN06, ECDL06, ECDL07), books, etc.
Session chair (ECDL, Delos Conference, Hellenic Academic Libraries Conferences).
Member of the Steering Committee of the National Archives of Greece 2004 –2007 and 2010-2017.
Member of the group «Computer Science - Telecommunications» of the group of the Technology Foresight in Greece (2002-2004).
Member of the Board of Directors of NDLTD, 2003
Chair of the workshop «Development of digital libraries», Corfu, 21-6-2002.
Member of the DELOS Working group Digital Library test suite (2001-2004).
Representative of NDC at DELOS (Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries) 2000-2001.
Cooperation with the Pedagogical Institute for educational books, and the design of their database of educational material 1997, 1998, 2000.
Member in the Working Group on Dublin Core in Multiple Languages (1997-1999).
Member of the Local Organizing Committee of the Second European Conference on Digital Libraries, held in Crete, September 21-23, 1998.
Member of the Resource Discovery in a Globally-Distributed Digital Library Working Group, part of the Digital Library Research Collaboration, funded by the NSF and EU (1997-1998).
Representative of FORTH at Cabernet (ESPRIT Network of Excellence 21035 in distributed computing systems architectures). Local organization of the Cabernet 4th Radicals Workshop, September 17-20, 1997 (1997-1998).
Member in the working group for computer support and proposal of specifications for the Greek intra-University Libraries project, 1997.
Scientific coordinator of the project “A prototype method of diagnosis, documentation and demonstration - analysis of rescue excavations” (Τ6ΥΒΠ-00153) on action «Open Innovation on Culture» (ESPA 2014-2020) (2019-2022).
Scientific coordinator of the project “Web platform for the enhancement of the collaboration between the producers of traditional products in the Ionian Islands for creating smart presentations with augmented reality technology” (5031255, Regional Operational Programme of Ionian Islands, 2014-2020) (2019-2021).
Participation in the project “I discover my city” (5031256, Regional Operational Programme of Ionian Islands, 2014-2020) (2019-2021).
Coordinator of the project “Digital platform for the development of educational applications focused in cultural heritage tourism with the use of augmented reality, mixed reality and gamification” (Τ1ΕΔΚ-02168) on action «Research – Create - Innovate» (ESPA 2014-2020) (2018-2021).
Scientific coordinator of the Ionian University team for the project “APOLLONIS: National Infrastructure for the Digital Humanitarian Arts and Sciences and for the Language Research and Innovation” (MIS 5002738) on «Competitiveness, Εntrepreneurship and Innovation 2014-2020» (2017-2020).
Scientific coordinator of the Ionian University team for the project Language Resources and Technologies for the Greek language, CLARIN-EL (2014-2015).
Participation in the Interreg project «Innovative Services to Strengthen Cooperation and Internationalization between SMEs in the field of Agro-food industry».
Scientific coordinator of the Ionian University team for the sub-project «Study of the conceptual relations of the terms that the users are using on the composition and reformulation of queries in Digital Libraries» of the project « IRAKLITOS II- scholarships of research in the Ionian University» (2010-2013).
Scientific coordinator of the Ionian University team for the study of purpose and investigation of the Greek Research Environment on of High Performance Computing, HellasHPC (2010).
Scientific coordinator of the Ionian University team for the project “Language Resources and Technologies” for the Greek language, CLARIN-EL PREP (2010).
Collaboration with the Veria Central Public Library, that includes participation in the European Europeana and EDLocal, in that she is the Greek partner (2008- 2010).
Scientific coordinator of the project "Consulting on field research - documentation - digitization – development of database applications on the Ionian Art" (2008- 2009).
Scientific coordinator of the project "Consulting on development, organization, management and documentation of educational material of National Center for Public Administration & Local Government" (08/11/2006-2007).
Scientific coordinator of the sub-project 4, "Access of digital material in digital libraries" of the project IRAKLITOS - scholarships of research in the Ionian University (08/11/2002-31/12/07).
Scientific coordinator of the Ionian University of the European "DELOS Network of Excellence being Digital Libraries" coordinator of Action 1 WP 7 (01/01/2004-31/12/07).
Scientific coordinator of NDC (2000-2002) and later Ionian University (2002-2003) in the "DELOS Network of Excellence being Digital Libraries" FP5.
Participation in the project "Hybrid Libraries: advanced systems and services of access in real – virtual information spaces".
Participation in the project "Digitization of the historical archive of ATE".
Participation in the project "Development of the adoptive system for information and navigation of the public with emphasis in educational visits to the Museum of Dionysios Solomos and Eminent Zakynthians".
Participation in the project "Digitization and dissemination of architectural heritage works of Ionian islands" of Technical Chamber of Corfu.
Participation in projects of the department of Archive and Library Sciences of Ionian University.
Participation in various projects in the University of Crete, department of Computer Science and in the Institute of Computer Science, FORTH (1995-1998), mainly with regard to digital libraries (DELOS, THETIS: Coastal Zone Management, LYDIA, Telegraphos, etc.) and in the NDC.
Kapidakis, S., Preservation Metadata, Workshop on Digitization of Cultural Herritage, Corfu, June 27-28 2003, Invitation by the Greek Presidency 2003.
Kapidakis, S., Invited participation on the Expert workshop on "Usability", organized by CALIMERA, Vilnius, Lithuania 2-3 July 2004.
Kapidakis, S., On behalf of the DELOS network of excellence, ENGAGE, Manila, Philippines, 29-31 March 2006, < http://www.engage-ist.org/index.php?id=6087&L=>.
Kapidakis, S., DELOS network of excellence on digital libraries, ENGAGE, Jakarta, Indonesia, 11-13 September 2006, jakarta2006_A1_01_Kapidakis.pdf
Kapidakis, S. (moderator), Economic effects, New jobs and business activities, improved competitiveness, and increased use of digital cultural heritage content and products in creation of new added value services in sectors such as culture, tourism, education and media belong to the sphere of economic effects, “Why digitize? Who benefits? Impact Assessment of Digital Cultural Heritage Content and Services”, National Museum of Finland, Helsinki, 12 October 2006, Invitation by the Finish Presidency.
Kapidakis, S., DELOS network of excellence on digital libraries, ENGAGE, Bangkok, Thailand, 29-31 January 2006, engage_bangok_A2_05_Kapidakis.ppt
Kapidakis, S., DELOS network of excellence on digital libraries, ENGAGE, Penang, Malaysia, 26-28 February 2006, engage_penang_A2-P2.pdf
Digital Libraries, problems related to searching and retrieving information in a computer network. Also, internationalization, metadata, interoperability, Z39.50, and information pruning.
Parallel and Distributed Systems, Networks, WWW, especially profiling and efficiency.
Databases, Operating Systems, UNIX/Linux.
Microeconomic algorithms and techniques for resource distribution, charging, etc.
Electronic commerce and data security.
Optimization of deterministic and stochastic problems.