UPDATE: 2015 VIVO Conference Workshops Announced

Tue, 2015-04-21 15:11 -- carol

Boston, MA  The Sixth Annual VIVO Conference will be held August 12-14, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, overlooking Boston. The VIVO Conference creates a unique opportunity for people from across the country and around the world to come together to explore ways to use semantic technologies and linked open data to promote scholarly collaboration and research discovery.

The VIVO conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with VIVO team members from participating institutions. It also offers an open and collaborative environment to share ideas and discuss topics related to adoption and implementation of research information systems, VIVO-based tools, and the opportunities created by advancing data sharing and team science.

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2015 CALL FOR PAPERS NOW OPEN!

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for poster, panel, and paper presentations related to the Topics of Interest for the Sixth Annual VIVO Conference in August. For a copy of the full Call for Papers, please click here - http://cts.vresp.com/c/?DoodleDesignInc./78ac6aa6df/TEST/9948619ff1 . All submissions must be submitted through EasyChair ( http://cts.vresp.com/c/?DoodleDesignInc./78ac6aa6df/TEST/4e325680ab/conf=vivo15 ) by Friday, April 24th 5:00 PM PST.

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION OPEN

• Registration is now open (http://cts.vresp.com/c/?DoodleDesignInc./78ac6aa6df/TEST/4f6b7b520a/eventid=104955& ) for the Sixth Annual VIVO Conference. The $375 Early Bird registration rate is only available through June 19th.
• Register early (http://cts.vresp.com/c/?DoodleDesignInc./78ac6aa6df/TEST/84920dbb16/eventid=104955& ) to get the lowest rate!
• Early Bird (Now through June 19th): $375 Regular (June 20th - July 17th): $475 Late (July 18th - August 5th): $575
Onsite: $625

JUST ANNOUNCED: 2015 VIVO CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

All Workshops take place on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 and are just $225 each. Click Here for workshop descriptions -
http://cts.vresp.com/c/?DoodleDesignInc./78ac6aa6df/TEST/ccfe776260 .

Morning Sessions (8:30am - 12:00pm)

Workshop 1:  Ontology Editing and Creating Semantic Applications
Presenters: Rebecca Younes, Jon Corson-Rikert and Jim Blake, Cornell University

Workshop 2:  Getting More From Your VIVO: Generating Reports and Functional Datasets For Analysis
Presenters: Mike Conlon, University of Florida; Shahim Essaid, OHSU; Melissa Haendel, OHSU; Kristi Holmes, Northwestern

Workshop 3:  Introduction to VIVO: Planning, Policy, and Implementation
Presenters: Julia Trimmer, Duke University; Liz Tomich, University of Colorado-Boulder; Michaleen Trimarchi, Scripps Research Institute; Robert McDonald, Indiana University;  Paul Albert, Weill Cornell Medical College

Afternoon Sessions (1:00pm - 4:30pm)

Workshop 4:  Altmetrics 101 - Hands on Introduction to Altmetrics
Presenters: Andrea Michalek, Plum Analytics; Stacy Konkiel, Altmetric

Workshop 5:  Awesome Apps to Enhance Your VIVO
Presenters: Violeta Ilik, Northwestern University; Alexandre Rademaker, Fundação Getulio Vargas & IBM Research; Chris Barnes, University of Florida; Ted Lawless, Brown University; and Jim Blake, Cornell University

Workshop 6:  Managing Your Data Flows: Architecture and Data Provenance for Your Institution
Presenters: John Fereira, Cornell University; Violeta Ilik, Northwestern University; Alex Viggio, Symplectic Ltd.

Register now (http://cts.vresp.com/c/?DoodleDesignInc./78ac6aa6df/TEST/e17b77e6c7/eventid=104955& ) and plan to join us in Cambridge, MA!

ARE YOU LOOKING TO GET MORE INVOLVED?

If you would like to get involved in the conference, we would like to invite you to participate as a Sponsor. Please visit the Sponsorship Prospectus (
http://cts.vresp.com/c/?DoodleDesignInc./78ac6aa6df/TEST/ebbd3cc498 ) for more information.

CONTACT INFORMATION

If you have any questions, please contact us at vivo@designingevents.com  or at +1 410-654-5525.

 

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