NOW OPEN: OR2015 Conference System–Submit Your Open Repositories Conference Proposal

Tue, 2014-12-16 08:49 -- carol

From the organizers of the Open Repositories 2015 (OR2015) Conference.

Indianapolis, IN  The Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories, OR2015, will be held June 8-11, 2015 in Indianapolis (Indiana, USA). The organizers are pleased to invite you to contribute to the program.

The conference theme is LOOKING BACK, MOVING FORWARD: OPEN REPOSITORIES AT THE CROSSROADS. It is an opportunity to reflect on and to celebrate the transformative changes in repositories, scholarly communication, and research data over the last decade. More critically, however, it will also help to ensure that open repositories continue to play a key role in supporting, shaping, and sharing those changes and an open agenda for research and scholarship.

The organizers invite you to review the full call for proposals here: http://www.or2015.net/call-for-proposals/, and to submit your proposal here: https://www.conftool.com/or2015/ by January 30, 2015. There are several different formats provided to encourage your participation in this year's conference, all described on the OR2015 website.

CODE OF CONDUCT

The Open Repositories Steering Committee is pleased to announce the release of the new Open Repositories Code of Conduct http://www.or2015.net/code-of-conduct/. The Open Repositories Code of Conduct underscores the OR Conference core value of openness by providing a welcoming and positive experience for everyone, whether they are in a formal session or a social setting, or are taking part in activities online.

KEY DATES

• 30 January 2015: Deadline for submissions and Scholarship Programme applications

• 27 March 2015: Submitters notified of acceptance to general conference

• 10 April 2015: Submitters notified of acceptance to Interest Groups

• 8-11 June 2015: OR2015 conference

The conference system is now open and  is linked from the conference web site: http://www.or2015.net/

We look forward to welcoming you to Indianapolis!

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