Call for Preconference Meetings: FORCE2016 conference


Date: Oct 7, 2015


FORCE11 (Future of Research Communications and e-Scholarship) is now soliciting proposals for preconference meetings for the FORCE2016 conference. The 2016 conference, “Building Bridges, Connecting Knowledge” will be held April 17-19, 2016 in Portland, Oregon.

Sunday, April 17, 2016 is set aside for groups who want to meet in conjunction with the FORCE2016 meeting, whether to conduct a workshop, convene a working group, hold informal or formal collaborations, or a business meeting.  

For the best opportunity for consideration, proposals should be submitted by November 13. Submissions after this date may be considered, depending on topic and availability of space.

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Proposals will be reviewed for their alignment with the goals and mission of FORCE11, Notification of proposal acceptance will occur by December 1. 

For more information about proposal submissions, please contact the committee co-chairs: Neil Smallheiser (neils@uic.edu) or Brian Westra (bwestra@uoregon.edu).

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FORCE 2016 conference website

FORCE11 website