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[InetBib] ETD2017 Symposium on August 7 - 9 in Washinton D.C. - Early Bird Registration Discount Extended through July 1

Mehrfachversand bitte ich zu entschuldigen - vielen Dank!

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen,

anliegend möchte ich Sie auf das ETD Symposium 2017 aufmerksam machen, das
vom 7 - 9 August in Washington D.C. stattfindet. Der Frühbucherrabatt ist
bis 1. Juli verlängert worden.

Mit besten Grüßen

Andreas Degkwitz

Registration has been extended to July 1st for the ETD2017 Symposium. The
Early-bird rate is only $99 (developing countries) or $199 for the rest of
the world. The hotel conference rate is $179 per night (includes
breakfast). Complete registration information is available online

ETD2017, the 20th international symposium on electronic theses and
dissertations will be held August 7 – 9, 2017  at the Embassy Suites Hotel
Washington, D.C. The conference will be hosted by George Mason University
with additional support from Washington Research Library Consortium members
and co-organized by the Networked Digital Library of Theses and
Dissertations (NDLTD <http://www.ndltd.org/>) and the United States
Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association (USETDA

ETD2017 will provide excellent educational opportunities for professionals
from graduate schools, libraries, academic computing and others who work
with electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs), institutional
repositories, graduate students and scholarly communications. Our goal is
to offer relevant, practice-oriented content to support ETD productivity
improvement, ETD professionals, advance ETD operations and encourage the
formation of regional ETD associations and networking communities as well
as to provide useful and innovative resources, standards, and technology
for the development and support of ETD programs.

This year’s program includes *keynote speaker Clifford Lynch, CNI Executive
Director. *Clifford Lynch
<https://www.cni.org/about-cni/staff/clifford-a-lynch> has led the
Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) since 1997. CNI, jointly
sponsored by the Association of Research Libraries and EDUCAUSE, includes
about 200 member organizations concerned with the intelligent uses of
information technology and networked information to enhance scholarship and
intellectual life. CNI’s wide-ranging agenda includes work in digital
preservation, data intensive scholarship, teaching, learning and
technology, and infrastructure and standards development.

Cliff Lynch is a well-known and sought-after speaker on topics such as
library research, the future of digital libraries and how technology
impacts librarianship. In his keynote address “Re-thinking Institutional
Repositories and Evolving Ideas about ETDs” Lynch will talk about the role
of institutional repositories and ETDs, critical assessments and directions
for the future.

The full program includes 3 workshops
<http://www.usetda.org/usetda-conferences/etd2017/workshops/>, 35 breakout
presentations (26 brief and 9 extended presentations) including user group
meetings, plenary sessions, a poster presentation session, a technology
vendor fair as well as a variety of networking opportunities. You can view
the list of presentations in the Conference Proceedings
 (Note: presentations and papers will be made available at conference
time). For an overview of the conference activities visit our Program

Before, during and after the conference you can enjoy and experience the
many facets of Washington, DC. For tour and entertainment ideas visit
our Welcome
to Washington, DC

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to learn more and share your
experiences with colleagues at ETD2017! To register visit our registration
<http://greenarrow.123signup9.com/click.php/e6870/h587440/s355bff5fd8/> Web

We hope to see you in Washington, DC at ETD2017.

Kind Regards,

ETD2017 Conference Planning Committee

Listeninformationen unter http://www.inetbib.de.