We have had requests for extensions due to the hurricane/storm. To
accommodate, we have decided to extend the call one week, so proposals
are now due next Friday, Nov 9.
On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 8:37 AM, Cynthia Ng <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> This is your friendly final reminder that conference proposals are due
> NEXT Friday!
> Don't forget to pitch your idea for pre-conference sessions as well.
> We have lots of rooms!
> Remember that getting a proposed talk in means a guaranteed spot for
> the conference, so get yours in!
>> We are now accepting proposals for Code4lib 2013.
>> Code4lib 2013 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 11th (Preconference Day) - Thursday February 14th, 2013 in
>> Chicago, IL. More information can be found at
>> **Prepared Talks**
>> Head over to the call for proposals page at
>> http://wiki.code4lib.org/index.php/2013_talks_proposals 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 ones)
>> * challenges (one or more big problems we should collectively address)
>> The community will vote on proposals using the criteria of:
>> * usefulness
>> * newness
>> * geekiness
>> * uniqueness
>> * awesomeness
>> Proposals can be submitted through Friday, November 2nd, 5pm PT.
>> Voting will commence soon thereafter. The submitter (and if necessary
>> a second presenter) will be guaranteed an opportunity to register for
>> the conference.
>> Proposals for preconferences are also open until November 2nd, 5pm PT.
>> 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.
>> Looking forward to seeing your proposals!
>> -Cynthia aka TheRealArty
>> Program Committee Lead