We have extended the deadline for prepared talk proposals for
Code4lib 2006. 
The new proposal deadline is January 9, 2006, 5pm EST and proposers
notified by Midnight EST January 9, 2006.
Code4lib 2006 is a loosely structured conference for library
commune, gather/create/share ideas and software, be inspired, and forge
collaborations. It is also an outgrowth of the Access HackFest,
a conference-ish format. It is *the* event for technologists building
digital libraries and digital information systems, tools, and software.
At least six time slots will be available for prepared talks. We will
from among the proposals based on diversity of topics, usefulness, wow
factor, and potential impact.
Proposals of 75 words or less are being accepted for review now.
your name, email address, and proposal to code4libcon. 
We cannot accept every prepared talk proposal, but multiple lightning
sessions will provide everyone who wishes to present with ample
to show off.
Prepared Talk Information
Prepared talks are 20 minutes, and must center on "tools" (some cool new
software, software library or integration platform), "specs" (how to
most out of some protocols, or proposals for new ones), or
or more big problems we should collectively address). We will evaluate
proposals on criteria of usefulness, newness, geekiness, and
Again, proposals should be sent to .