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[InetBib] OR2015 program announcement, registration reminder
- Date: Tue, 5 May 2015 11:20:16 +0000
- From: "Razum, Matthias" <Matthias.Razum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [InetBib] OR2015 program announcement, registration reminder
*** Apologies for cross-posting ***
OR2015 NEWS: Full Program Available; Early Registration Deadline Friday; Sign
Up for Workshops
We are pleased to announce that full program and schedule details for Open
Repositories 2015, taking place in Indianapolis on June 8-11, are now available
on the conference website at http://www.or2015.net/
The program for this 10th Open Repositories conference includes:
- keynote talks from Kaitlin Thaney of Mozilla Science Lab and Anurag Acharya
of Google Scholar
- a mix of workshops, tutorials, papers, panels, 24x7 presentations, posters,
and "repository rants and raves" addressing a wide variety of topics related to
digital repositories and the roles they play in supporting open scholarship,
open science, online cultural heritage, and research data
- a Developer Track that includes informal presentations and demonstrations
showcasing community expertise and progress
- interest group sessions focused on the open source DSpace, EPrints, and
Fedora (including Hydra and Islandora) repository platforms
- an Ideas Challenge enabling small teams to collaborate on proposing new ideas
for moving repositories forward (with prizes)
Coupled with a variety of social activities to help support networking with
colleagues from across the globe, along with exhibit tables from conference
sponsors, OR2015 should make for a rewarding experience for anyone working in
the repositories space.
** Reminder: Discounted Early Registration Ends Friday, May 8 **
Online registration<http://www.or2015.net/registration/> for OR2015 is open,
and participants can save $50 by registering by this Friday, May 8. Special
negotiated room rates<http://www.or2015.net/conference-hotel-and-travel/> are
available at the conference hotel until May 16. For more information, please
visit the conference website: http://www.or2015.net/
All conference participants, including those with accepted presentations, need
to register in order to attend the conference.
** Sign Up for Workshops and Tutorials **
If you have already registered for OR2015 and are planning to participate in
workshops or tutorials on the first day of the conference, Monday, June 8,
please visit http://www.or2015.net/workshops to sign up for the sessions you
plan to attend. Workshops and tutorials are included in the registration fee,
but separate signup is required in order to guarantee a seat.
We look forward to seeing you at OR2015!
Holly Mercer, William Nixon, and Imma Subirats
OR2015 Program Co-Chairs
Jon Dunn, Beth Namachchivaya, Julie Speer, and Sarah Shreeves
OR2015 Conference Organizing Committee
FIZ Karlsruhe - Leibniz-Institut für Informationsinfrastruktur GmbH.
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Amtsgericht Mannheim HRB
Geschäftsführerin: Sabine Brünger-Weilandt.
Vorsitzender des Aufsichtsrats: MinDirig Dr. Thomas Greiner.
Listeninformationen unter http://www.inetbib.de.