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CALL for Abstracts: Second Annual VIVO Conference August 24-26, Washington, D.C.

From Kristi Holmes, Bioinformaticist at Becker Medical Library, Washington University School of Medicine

St, Louis, MO The Second Annual VIVO Conference will bring together scholars, scientists, researchers, developers, publishers, funding agencies, research officers, scholarly societies, students, institutional officials and those supporting the development of team science. The conference begins with a full day of workshops for those new to VIVO, those implementing VIVO and those wishing to develop applications using VIVO. Keynote addresses, invited speakers, scientific panels and contributed papers will cover a range of topics, including the semantic web, linked open data, VIVO sustainability, adopting and implementing VIVO, research discovery and networking, network visualization, ontologies and the role of VIVO in support of team science. Learn more at The deadline for abstracts is June 1, 2011.

VIVO is an open source, open ontology research discovery platform for hosting information about scientists and their interests, activities, and accomplishments. VIVO supports open development and facilitates integration of science through simple, standard semantic web technologies. VIVO is funded by the National Institutes of Health, U24 RR029822.

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