From Violeta Ilik on behalf of the VIVO 2019 (Conference) Task Force
The Tenth Annual VIVO Conference was held from Wednesday September 4 to Friday September 6 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The VIVO 2019 Conference Task Force would like to thank sponsors, speakers, presenters, attendees, the Grand Travel Agency staff members, and the amazing staff at the Hilton Hotel Podgorica. Thank you all for making VIVO 2019 Conference a memorable one! Welcome slides are available here.
The 2019 VIVO Conference web site includes all the information about the conference and the program. The session abstracts are posted on the Program Schedule and the Speakers’ pages. Thanks to our Program Chair, Ruben Verborgh, for challenging us to consider Open Review platform and for making sure the program included outstanding talks. Thank you to our keynote speaker Herbert Van de Sompel and to our two invited speakers, Anastasia Dimou and Sarven Capadisli.
Every year our sponsors make sure the conference happens and this year was no different. We would like to thank Digital Science for their generous Platinum sponsorship. We also had Gold sponsorships from Texas A&M University and Web of Science Group. Ontocale sponsored at Bronze level and made everyone happy with their origami giveaways. Special thanks to TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University Library and SIGMA for pitching in as Institutional Sponsors. Our local institutional sponsors included Faculty of Medicine, University of Montenegro, Clinical Center of Montenegro and Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.
At this year’s conference 50% of the attendees came to the VIVO Conference for the first time. The list of attending organizations and institutions is available on the website: https://vivoconference.org/vivo2019/news/Attending-Organizations
ATHENA Research & Innovation Center
CSC – IT Center for Science
DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services)
Dublin City University
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Mittweida University of Applied Sciences
Open Force Field Initiative
Robert Koch Institute
Russian Academy of Sciences
Simon Fraser University
Technical University of Denmark
Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB)
Texas A&M University
The University of Iowa
Université du Québec à Montréal
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Donja Gorica
University of Montenegro
University of Oxford
University of Strathclyde / euroCRIS
Warsaw University of Technology
Web of Science Group
Weill Cornell Medical Center
ZEW Mannheim GmbH
Thank you all for attending and we look forward to seeing you at another event!