We invite proposals related to open access, open education, and open data
for OpenCon Philly 2019, to be held on Friday, November 1st at Temple
We welcome submissions from students, practitioners, affiliated and
independent researchers, those working for nonprofits, in civic tech, K-12,
public libraries, and other community members. Proposals with
representative and inclusive speaker involvement will be favored by the
Submissions are invited in the following lengths and formats:
30-minute presentation/panel: Traditional format, but with a premium on
conversation. 1-3 speakers are allowed per submission. Rather than planning
to present for the full 30 minutes, speakers should reserve at least 10
minutes for Q&A.
5-minute lightning talk: Lightning talks are meant to engage, inform, and
energize the audience with reports of work in progress, new technologies
and services, questions or provocations, and more. No more than 2 speakers
are allowed per submission.
45-minute workshop: Hands-on training sessions on specific tools,
techniques, workflows, or concepts related to open. All workshop organizers
are asked to provide details on technology needs and learning outcomes for
Proposals are due by midnight on July 26, 2019.
Interested in attending? RSVP to stay in the loop! Please note that an RSVP
is an indication of interest, not registration; registration will be