CALL FOR PROPOSALS
Text encoding in the era of mass digitization: 2009 Annual Meeting of
the TEI Consortium
The Program Committee of the 2009 Annual Meeting of the Text Encoding
Initiative Consortium invites individual paper proposals, panel
sessions, poster sessions, and tool demonstrations particularly, but not
exclusively, on the theme "Text encoding in the era of mass digitization".
Topics might include but are not restricted to:
* In-depth encoding vs. mass digitization
* Is text encoding sustainable?
* Is text encoding scalable?
* Using TEI to create:
- scholarly editions
- hybrid publications (digital and print)
- databases and other resources
* Tools that create and process TEI data
* TEI used in conjunction with other technologies and standards
* TEI as:
- metadata standard
- interchange format: sharing, mapping, and migrating data
* TEI and its contribution to digital scholarship
* TEI and markup theory
* Learning the TEI
* The future of the TEI
* When not to use the TEI
In addition, we are seeking P5 micropaper proposals for 5 minute
presentations on the topic "How I've customized TEI encoding to meet
Individual paper presentations will be allocated 30 minutes: 20
minutes for delivery, and 10 minutes for questions & answers.
Panel sessions will be allocated 1.5 hours and may be of varied
* three paper panels: 3 papers on the same or related topics
* round table discussion: 3-6 presenters on a single theme. Ample
time should be left for questions & answers after brief
Posters (including tool demonstrations) will be presented during the
poster session. The local organizer will provide flip charts and
tables for poster session/tool demonstration presenters, along with
wireless internet access. Each poster will have the opportunity to
participate in a slam immediately preceding the poster session.
P5 micropapers will be allocated 5 minutes.
All proposals should be submitted at http://www.tei-c.org/conftool/
by 15 May 2009. The system is not yet ready to accept submissions but
will be ready to accept submissions in mid-April.
You will need to create an account (i.e., username and password) in
order to file a submission. For each submission, you may upload files
to the system after you have completed filling out demographic data
and the abstract.
* Individual paper or poster session proposals (including tool
- Please submit a brief abstract (no more than 500 words) in
the "Abstract" field.
- Supporting materials (including graphics, multimedia, etc.,
or even a copy of the complete paper) may be uploaded after
the initial abstract is submitted.
* P5 micropaper:
- The procedure is the same as for an individual paper except
that the abstract should be no more than 300 words.
* Panel sessions:
- The panel organizer submits an abstract for the entire
session, listing the proposed papers, and explaining the
organizing theme and rationale for the inclusion of the
papers in no more than 500 words in the "Abstract" field.
- The panel members each submit a separate complete individual
paper proposal; see above. The program committee reserves the
right to accept papers submitted as part of a panel without
accepting the whole panel.
All proposals will be reviewed by the program committee and selected
Those interested in holding working paper sessions outside the
meeting session tracks should contact the meeting organizers at
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Please send queries to [log in to unmask] .
Conference submissions will be considered for a conference
proceedings. Further details on the submission process will be