Open Repositories 2018 in Bozeman, Montana, USA

June 19, 2017

Bozeman, MT  Montana State University is pleased to announce the 13th annual Open Repositories conference June 4-7th, 2018 in Bozeman, Montana. We are excited to host Open Repositories 2018 in this beautiful place. We encourage you to discover more aboutBozeman, Montana State University, the state of Montana, Glacier National Park, and Yellowstone National Park as we plan for the conference. Montana State… Read more »

VIVO Updates for June 11–Vitro, and Why Ontology?

June 13, 2017

Vitro  Vitro is the engine that makes VIVO work.  We don’t talk about it much.  That’s a shame.  Everyone should know about Vitro.  One could even say that VIVO is a customized Vitro. Vitro is a general purpose, semantic web ontology and data management tool.  Vitro is “domain neutral,” that is, it manages data based on… Read more »

DuraSpace Reception Celebrating Community at OR2017

June 13, 2017

Are you traveling to the 11th Annual International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2017)?  Please join DuraSpace, a proud supporting organization of OR2017, at an open reception in celebration of our community: • When: Wednesday, June 28 from 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM • Where: Stock Exchange Hotel, 131 Edward Street in Brisbane   We hope to… Read more »

POSTERS Wanted for VIVO 2017 Conference Until June 12

June 8, 2017

There’s still time to submit a poster or abstract! You have until Monday, June 12, so shuffle your weekend plans and give a boost to your career. Here’s why it’s worth it: 1. Present in a stress-free situation.  The poster/demo session at VIVO conferences is always informal and laid-back. You’ll talk to just a few people… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 28–Conference Breaks its Glass Ceiling, Survey, Outreach, Internationalization

May 30, 2017

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director VIVO Conference breaks its glass ceiling!  Where are the women speakers leading our thinking in VIVO, linked open data, research, identifiers, and scholarly profiles?  Well, at the VIVO Conference, of course.  For the first time, both our keynotes are women – Christina Patuelli, School of Information at Pratt Institute, and… Read more »

VIVO 2017 Workshops–They’re Free, Posters/Demos, Speakers, Sponsorship

May 24, 2017

Here are the latest updates from  the 2017 VIVO Conference to be held August 2 – 4 at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. Remember: Friday, May 26 is the last day to take advantage of the Early Bird Registration rate! Workshops Learn new VIVO strategies–attend a pre-conference workshop on Wednesday, August 2. Five free half-day workshops provide a deep dive… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 21–Conference News, Ontology Explorer

May 21, 2017

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director Conference news. Did you know we are having the 8th annual VIVO Conference at Weill Cornell Medicine in NYC, August 2-4?  I’m sure you did.  There is lots of news about the conference: Early bird registration ends this Friday, May 26.  After that the rates go up.  Early bird is… Read more »

VIVO Conference Update: Speakers, Sponsorship, and Savings

May 15, 2017

We’re planning our best conference yet, in one of the greatest cities in the world!   Invited Speakers We’re thrilled to announce the speakers for the 2017 VIVO conference to be held August 2 – 4 at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. Read about our all-star lineup here.   Sponsorship Opportunities Sponsoring the 2017 conference is a… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 14–TIB is a Member, How to Help VIVO

May 14, 2017

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director German National Library of Science and Technology joins Duraspace as a member.  VIVO has a new member!  The German National Library of Science and Technology, has joined Duraspace as member supporting VIVO.  From Wikipedia: The German National Library of Science and Technology (German: Technische Informationsbibliothek), abbreviated TIB, is the national library of the Federal Republic of Germany for all… Read more »

VIVO Updates for May 7

May 8, 2017

From Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director VIVO 2017, NYC, Aug 2-4.  The VIVO Conference has some changes this year, changes we think you will like.  First, workshops are included in the registration price.  You should come for Wednesday, the workshop day, and stay for Thursday and Friday.  The workshops have no extra registration fees.  This is a big savings and one… Read more »