Code4Lib 2019 is soliciting proposals for prepared talks!
Code4Lib 2019 is a loosely-structured conference that provides people working at the intersection of libraries/archives/museums/cultural heritage and technology with a chance to share ideas, be inspired, and forge collaborations. For more information about the Code4Lib community, please visit https://code4lib.org/about/.
The conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton in San Jose, CA, from February 19, 2019 to February 22, 2019. More information about Code4lib 2019 is available on this year’s conference website https://2019.code4lib.org.
We encourage all members of the library, archives, museums, cultural heritage organizations, and technology community to submit a proposal for a prepared talk. Prepared talks should focus on one or more of the following areas:
Projects you’ve worked on which incorporate innovative implementation of existing technologies and/or development of new software
Tools and technologies – How to get the most out of existing tools, standards, and protocols (and ideas on how to make them better)
Technical issues – Big issues in library technology that are worthy of community attention or development
Relevant non-technical issues – Concerns of interest to the Code4Lib community which are not strictly technical in nature, e.g. collaboration, diversity, organizational challenges, etc.
In order to provide increased opportunities for a diversity of speakers and topics, all presentations will be listed by title and description only during the voting period. Speaker names will not be included until the program is posted. We will also be soliciting 10, 15, and 20 minute talks. You’ll be asked to indicate which talk lengths you would be willing to accommodate for your proposal. A separate call for poster proposals will be offered at a later date. There will also be sign up opportunities to present 5 minute lightning talks at the event.
As in past years, the Code4Lib community will vote on proposals that they would like to see included in the program. The top 10 proposals are guaranteed a slot of their preferred length at the conference. The Program Committee will curate the remainder of the program in an effort to ensure diversity in program content and presenters. Community votes will, of course, still weigh heavily in these decisions.
Presenters whose proposals are selected for inclusion in the program will have conference registration slots held for them (up to 2 speakers per talk). The standard conference registration fee will apply.
Proposals can be submitted through Thursday, October 4, 2018 at midnight Pacific time. Voting will start on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 and continue through Thursday, October 25, 2018 at midnight Pacific time. The committee plans to announce selected proposals on Monday, October 29, 2018.
The Code4Lib 2019 Program Committee