Yeah! :) Thanks, Karen, Gabe, Ranti, and Dot!
I've annotated the lightning talk page (since those are done at the
conference), and the breakout talk page (since those are done shortly before
or at the conference).
For the preconferences, is there a proposal deadline? (Friday November
On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 1:46 PM, Dot Porter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> At long last... We are now accepting proposals for Code4lib 2011.
> Code4lib 2011 is a loosely-structured conference for library
> technologists to commune, gather/create/share ideas and software, be
> inspired, and forge collaborations. The conference will be held
> Monday February 7th (Preconference Day) - Thursday February 10th, 2011
> in Bloomington, IN. More information can be found at
> There are separate submission pages for 20-minute prepared talks,
> lightning talks, breakout sessions, and Preconference events.
> 1. Prepared Talks
> Head over to the call for proposals page at
> http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/2011talks_Submissions and submit
> your idea for a prepared talk for this year's conference! Proposals
> should be no longer than 500 words, and preferably many less.
> Prepared talks are 20 minutes (including setup and questions), and
> focus on one or more of the following areas:
> * tools (some cool new software, software library or integration platform)
> * specs (how to get the most out of some protocols, or proposals for new
> * challenges (one or more big problems we should collectively address)
> The community will vote on proposals using the criteria of:
> * usefulness
> * newness
> * geekiness
> * diversity of topics
> Proposals can be submitted through November 13th. Voting will commence
> soon thereafter and be open through December 1st. Successful
> candidates will be notified by December 3rd. The submitter (and if
> necessary a second presenter) will be guaranteed an opportunity to
> register for the conference through December 21st.
> We cannot accept every prepared talk proposal, but multiple lightning
> talk and breakout sessions will provide everyone who wishes to present
> with an opportunity to do so.
> 2. Lightning talks:
> 3. Breakout sessions:
> 4. Preconference events:
> http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/2011_Preconference_Proposals. We'll
> have space for up to 3 full-day pre-conferences and 3-6 half-day
> We look forward to your participation!
> -Code4Lib 2011 Conference Program Committee
> * Karen Estlund
> * Gabriel Farrell
> * Ranti Junus
> * Dot Porter
> Dot Porter (MA, MSLS)
> Digital Medievalist, Digital Librarian
> Email: [log in to unmask]