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[BOAI] OR2015 NEWS: Full Program Available; Early Registration Deadline Friday; Sign Up for Workshops
From: Imma Subirats <imma.subirats AT gmail.com>
Dear Colleagues, 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 for OR2015 is open, and participants can save $50 by registering by this Friday, May 8. Special negotiated room rates 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 -- To unsubscribe from the BOAI Forum, use the form on this page: http://mailman.ecs.soton.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/boai-forum
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