I just got back into town, but let me know if there's anything I can
help with or work on.
On Wed, 20 Oct 2010 23:10:24 -0400, Dot Porter wrote:
> Thanks for the annotations Jodi - this is my first Code4Lib so I'm
> kind of playing it by ear ;-)
> I think Nov. 19th as a deadline for preconference proposals is fine,
> that should give the locals time to set up rooms ahead of December 1,
> when registration is set to open.
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Jodi Schneider
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> 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
>> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 1:46 PM, Dot Porter <[log in to unmask]>
>>> 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,
>>> inspired, and forge collaborations. The conference will be held
>>> Monday February 7th (Preconference Day) - Thursday February 10th,
>>> 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!
>>> 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
>>> * specs (how to get the most out of some protocols, or proposals
>>> for new
>>> * challenges (one or more big problems we should collectively
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> talk and breakout sessions will provide everyone who wishes to
>>> with an opportunity to do so.
>>> 2. Lightning talks:
>>> 3. Breakout sessions:
>>> 4. Preconference events:
>>> 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]
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