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CALL: Papers and Apps for the 2013 VIVO Conference

Ithaca, NY  The Call for Papers and Call for Applications for the 2013 VIVO Conference are now available and we look forward to hearing about the good work you're doing in the interest areas listed below—and beyond!

The Fourth Annual VIVO Conference will be held in St. Louis from Aug. 14-16, 2013:

Call for Papers
We are pleased to invite you to submit a proposal to speak at the 2013 VIVO Conference.   We are accepting papers, panels and poster presentations exploring the many aspects of the global research community's vision for VIVO. Submissions: Abstracts are due May 10, 2013.

All submissions are handled electronically through EasyChair at
For information on submission requirements, visit

Call for Apps
The conference is sponsoring a competition for applications using VIVO data to support science. Entries are due July 31. Refer to the Call for Applications for submission information, including eligibility, evaluation criteria and prizes.

For details and to submit, visit

Topics of Interest
Looking for ideas? Submit papers and apps based on the following: Researcher collaboration and networking; Implementation and adoption of VIVO and related systems that interoperate through shared ontologies and Linked Open Data; Open research data and related issues in discovery, reuse, and attribution – including research dataset representation and linkages; Open representations of research and implications for the research process, collaboration, and virtual research communities; Team-based science; Theory and practice of working with the VIVO Ontology and the Integrated Semantic Framework; Applications that use VIVO-compliant Linked Open Data and/or SPARQL queries; visualization, analysis, and metrics; Managing and discovering knowledge about researchers across institutional, disciplinary, and geographic boundaries; The intersection of VIVO and international research information and identifier standards; Policy perspectives, planning, and modelling for compliance and/or knowledge mobilization; Perspectives on policy, research representation, and research impact, including questions of privacy, individual vs. institutional sourcing of data, and change over time; Semantic Web development and extensions of the VIVO platform to reach the full Web community; Development and extensions of the VIVO platform; Use of VIVO data for evaluation and strategic forecasting for institutions and organizations