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CFP: Text encoding in the era of mass digitization (due 15 May 2009)

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  • Syd Bauman
    CALL FOR PROPOSALS Text encoding in the era of mass digitization 2009 Conference and Members Meeting of the TEI Consortium
    Message 1 of 1 , May 1 6:32 PM
      Text encoding in the era of mass digitization
      2009 Conference and Members' Meeting of the TEI Consortium
      November 11-15, 2009 -- University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

      The Program Committee of the 2009 Conference and Members' Meeting of
      the Text Encoding Initiative Consortium invites individual paper
      proposals, panel sessions, poster sessions, and tool demonstrations
      particularly, but not exclusively, on the theme "Text encoding in the
      era of mass digitization."

      == Submission Topics ==

      Topics might include but are not restricted to:

      * In-depth encoding vs. mass digitization
      * Is text encoding sustainable?
      * Is text encoding scalable?
      * Using TEI to create:
      - scholarly editions
      - hybrid publications (digital and print)
      - databases and other resources
      * Tools that create and process TEI data
      * TEI used in conjunction with other technologies and standards
      * TEI as:
      - metadata standard
      - interchange format: sharing, mapping, and migrating data
      * TEI and its contribution to digital scholarship
      * TEI and markup theory
      * Learning the TEI
      * The future of the TEI
      * When not to use the TEI

      In addition, we are seeking P5 micropaper proposals for 5 minute
      presentations on the topic "How I've customized TEI encoding to meet
      my needs."

      == Submission Types ==

      Individual paper presentations will be allocated 30 minutes: 20
      minutes for delivery, and 10 minutes for questions & answers.

      Panel sessions will be allocated 1.5 hours and may be of varied
      formats, including:

      * three paper panels: 3 papers on the same or related topics
      * round table discussion: 3-6 presenters on a single theme. Ample
      time should be left for questions & answers after brief

      Posters (including tool demonstrations) will be presented during the
      poster session. The local organizer will provide flip charts and
      tables for poster session/tool demonstration presenters, along with
      wireless internet access. Each poster will have the opportunity to
      participate in a slam immediately preceding the poster session.

      P5 micropapers will be allocated 5 minutes.

      == Submission Procedure ==

      All proposals should be submitted at http://www.tei-c.org/conftool/
      by 15 May 2009.

      You will need to create an account (i.e., username and password) in
      order to file a submission. For each submission, you may upload files
      to the system after you have completed filling out demographic data
      and the abstract.

      * Individual paper or poster session proposals (including tool
      - Please submit a brief abstract (no more than 500 words) in the
      "Abstract" field.
      - Supporting materials (including graphics, multimedia, etc., or
      even a copy of the complete paper) may be uploaded after the
      initial abstract is submitted.

      * P5 micropaper: The procedure is the same as for an individual
      paper except that the abstract should be no more than 300 words.

      * Panel sessions:
      - The panel organizer submits an abstract for the entire session,
      listing the proposed papers, and explaining the organizing theme
      and rationale for the inclusion of the papers in no more than
      800 words in the "Abstract" field.
      - The panel members each submit a separate complete individual
      paper proposal; see above.
      The program committee reserves the right to accept papers
      submitted as part of a panel without accepting the whole panel.

      All proposals will be reviewed by the program committee and selected
      external reviewers. Conference submissions will be considered for a
      conference proceedings. Further details on the submission process for
      the conference proceedings will be forthcoming.
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