The University of Queensland (UQ), Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and Griffith University will host the international Open Repositories Conference 26-30 June 2017 at the Hilton Brisbane.
The annual Open Repositories Conference brings together users and developers of open digital repository platforms from higher education, government, galleries, libraries, archives and museums. The Conference provides an interactive forum for delegates from around the world to come together and explore the global challenges and opportunities facing libraries and the broader scholarly information landscape.
30 September 2016: Submission system opens
20 November 2016: Deadline for submissions
14 December 2016: Deadline for Scholarship Programme applications
03 February 2017: Submitters notified of acceptance (except Interest Groups)
03 February 2017: Registration opens
10 February 2017: Submitters notified of acceptance to Interest Groups
10 February 2017: Scholarship Programme winners notified
21 April 2017: All presenters are encouraged to register by the close of Early Bird, 21 April 2017
26-30 June 2017: OR2017 conference
Submissions for OR2017 are now open and we invite you to submit your proposal to be part of what promises to be an exciting programme. The theme for OR2017 is Open : Innovation | Knowledge | Repositories, aiming to reflect how the Open Repository community continues to be at the forefront of developments, sharing knowledge, and working as an enabler of scholarship and open science.
Proposals are currently being sought for all conference tracks, including: Presentations and Panels, Interest Groups, 24x7 Presentations, Posters, Developer Track, Ideas Challenge and Workshops and Tutorials. We welcome proposals for all tracks and are particularly interested in the following broad themes:
- Supporting Open Scholarship, Open Data, and Open Science
- Repositories and Cultural Heritage
- Repositories of high volume and/or complex data and collections
- Managing Research Data, Software, and Workflows
- Integrating with the Wider Web and External Systems
- Exploring Metrics, Assessment, and Impact
- Managing Rights
- Developing and Training Staff
For a fill list of topics and guidelines please visit the conference website, www.or2017.net.
Sue Hutley, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia
Andrea Schweer, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Elin Stangeland, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway