SPARC Digital Repositories Meeting Call for Proposals
Proposals are now being invited to the SPARC 2010 Digital Repositories Meeting Innovation Fair, where new technologies and strategies are showcased in engaging, informative rapid-fire presentations. SPARC, in partnership with SPARC Europe and SPARC Japan/ National Institute of Informatics, is hosting the next installment of this popular meeting on November 8 & 9, 2010 at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland. For details and to submit a proposal to the 2010 Innovation Fair, visit http://www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/dr10. Submissions must be received no later than 15 August 2010.
The SPARC 2010 Digital Repositories Meeting is supported by major contributions from Microsoft (Meeting Sponsor), Berkeley Electronic Press (Luncheon Sponsor), the University of Alberta, and by additional contributions from a number of Supporting Organizations.
The SPARC digital repositories meetings have played an integral part in advancing the potential of repositories to expand the dissemination of scholarship and transform scholarly communication. First held in 2004, the meeting is regularly hosted in the UK or Europe, Japan, and North America, draws hundreds of participants from around the globe, and has helped set the stage for key developments over the past six years.
For more information about the meeting program, program committee, registration, accommodation, and sponsorship opportunities, visit the conference website.
Update (20 October, 2010)
Registration rates for the SPARC 2010 Digital Repositories Meeting will increase on 25 October. The hotel reservation deadline is also 25 October.
So, here are 7 reasons why we think you should REGISTER NOW at http://www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/dr10!