I'd like to hear more about the DPLA project - I hope we get a proposal
about that this year! I'll post it to the wiki page.
On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 6:17 PM, Anjanette Young <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Code4lib 2012 call for proposals.
> We are now accepting proposals for Code4lib 2012.
> Code4lib 2012 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 6th
> (Preconference Day) - Thursday February 9th, 2012 in Seattle, WA. More
> information can be found at http://code4lib.org/conference/2012/
> Prepared Talks
> Head over to the call for proposals page at
> http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/2012_talks_proposals and submit your
> 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
> * awesomeness
> Proposals can be submitted through Sunday, November 19th, 5pm (PST). Voting
> will commence soon thereafter and be open through Friday, December 9th.
> Successful candidates will be notified by December 12th. The submitter (and
> if necessary a second presenter) will be guaranteed an opportunity to
> register for the conference through December 23st.
> Proposals for preconferences are also open until November 19th, 5pm (PST).
> 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.
> Anjanette Young | Systems Librarian
> University of Washington Libraries
> Box 352900 | Seattle, WA 98195
> Phone: 206.616.2867