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Your Strategic Advantage: Become a Sponsor of the 7th Annual VIVO Conference

Find out how to leverage this lively forum for the exchange of ideas on how new semantic and collaborative technologies impact research to bring your products and services to the attention of decision makers as a 2016 VIVO Conference sponsor. 

This year, the 7th Annual VIVO Conference will be held in Denver, Colorado from August 17-19. Conference sponsors will market to and engage with conference delegates who are decision makers and influencers in higher education and research including:

  • Research Officers

  • Developers, Ontologists, and Analysts

  • Scientists and Researchers

  • Publishers

  • Funding Agencies

Conference sponsors will meet attendees who share their interests in:

  • Research Networking, Expert Finding, Research Discovery, and Social Network Analysis

  • Semantic Web and Linked Data

  • Research Data Standards and Metrics

  • Assessing Research Impact

  • Research Information Management and Current Research Information Systems (CRIS)

  • Technology, Technical Support, and Consulting for representing scholarship

Learn about the very attractive sponsorship packages at four levels of support with corresponding benefits from the VIVO Conference Sponsorship Prospectus. Don’t forget to review the list of exclusive opportunities to sponsor conference events and key features that will place your company front and center during conference proceedings.

New in 2016, the Institutional Sponsor Package gives universities, agencies and organizations opportunities to have a presence and show their support to the VIVO community. The affordable Institutional sponsorship level includes three conference registrations that can be granted as scholarships.

VIVO 2016 sponsorship opportunities are limited. Please consider early committer offers. Contact Designing Events at 410-654-5525 or with questions.     

Click here for the 2016 VIVO Conference Sponsorship Prospectus.

About VIVO

VIVO ( is an open source, open ontology, open process platform for hosting information about the interests, activities and accomplishments of scientists and scholars. VIVO supports open development and integration of science and scholarship through simple, standard semantic web technologies. VIVO is a community-supported project under the DuraSpace umbrella.

How Does DuraSpace Help?

The DuraSpace ( organization is an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit providing leadership and innovation for open technologies that promote durable, persistent access and discovery of digital data. Our values are expressed in our organizational byline, "Committed to our digital future."

DuraSpace works collaboratively with organizations that use VIVO to advance the design, development and sustainability of the project. As a non-profit, DuraSpace provides technical leadership, sustainability planning, fundraising, community development, marketing and communications, collaborations and strategic partnerships, and administration.