VIVO Annual Conference, Aug 12-13, 2010, New York, USA


Call for Papers
The first annual VIVO National Conference will be held August 12 and 13 at the New York Hall of Science.  We are pleased to invite you to participate in the conference with contributions to the meeting. We are requesting papers, panels, and poster presentations focusing on issues that VIVO is trying to address, including these listed in the Topics of Interest.

Topics of interest:
Collaboration                           Semantic Web                    Linked Open Data
Role of VIVO in Science         Adoption of VIVO                Implementation of VIVO
Social Networking                       Crowd Sourcing                  Mapping & Networks

Authors are invited to submit abstracts for poster, panel, and paper presentations related to the Topics of Interest and associated areas. All paper submissions will be handled electronically. Authors should sign up for an account and submit their abstract and the completed submission form at the conference submission site,

Proposals must be submitted as a one-page (8.5 x 11 inch) document [PDF or Microsoft Word format].  Each submission should not exceed one page typeset in 12-point font and must include:
       The title of the submission and the names, academic degree(s), affiliations, and locations (city, state, and country) of all authors
       An abstract which summarizes the submission and offers the reviewers a clear reflection of the contents and key points of the coming presentation, panel, or poster.
Abstracts will undergo the peer-review process and the reviewing process is strictly confidential.

Categories of submission:
       Papers: Authors will be considered for either a full-length presentation of 45 minutes, with 10 minutes for questions or for inclusion into a collection of presentations to be delivered during a single session.  These shorter presentations will be 10 minutes long with 5 minutes for questions.  Please indicate your preference (short or long talk) on your submission.
       Posters: Poster presentations offer an excellent opportunity to present preliminary research and projects and offer a platform for dialog on the subject.
       Panels:  Panels may be organized around a specific topic or may offer an innovative approach that cuts across multiple topic areas, technologies, experiences, or disciplines. There should be no more than four panelists in a given panel session.

Important Dates:
       Abstracts due:          June 15, 2010
       Decision:               July 15, 2010
Accepted papers will be presented by their author(s) and will be published in the conference proceedings. The proceedings are provided free of charge to conference attendees. For further details or inquiries, please contact Kristi Holmes at
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