Thursday, February 19, 2009

CFP: Western CONTENTdm Users Group - 3rd Annual Meeting

CFP: Western CONTENTdm Users Group - 3rd Annual Meeting
University of Nevada, Reno
June 4 & 5th
Pre-Conference workshops June 3rd
Hosted by
University of Nevada Reno
Reno, Nevada

Call for Proposals

Please consider participating in 2009 as part of a panel discussion, as a speaker or as a lightning session presenter. Proposals are needed by March 13th, 2009.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to:

* Audio and video projects
* Publicizing your collection
* Funding your collection
* Metadata practices
* Workflow models
* Campus wide or multi-institution collaborations
* Web templates and interface customization8
* Non-newspaper text projects (including OCR extension, compound object documents/monographs, PDFs)
* Collections Management & configuration
* Cool customizations of your collections
* File-wrangling; JPEG2000, audio, video, VR
* Digital archiving and preservation of digital collections
* Licensing, intellectual property and digital rights management
* Institutional repositories / organizational archives
* Programming & Application building (APIs, widgets, add-ons)
* Reports and statistics (generation and use)

Proposals may be submitted for a 40-min presentation; a 30-minute breakout session; 5-minute lightning round participant, or a presentation as a member of a panel discussion.

Please submit proposals to Megan Peacock at
Deadline for submissions is March 13th, 2009.
Questions, please contact Angie Beiriger at

To submit proposal(s) please provide the following information:


Program Title
Target Level of Audience (user): Beginner or Intermediate/Advances
Type of program (40 minute presentation, 30 minute breakout session, Panel Presentation - topic (proposal submitter will coordinate the panel); Panelist (will participate as a panelist, preparing a 10 minute presentation), or Lighting-Round participant (will present 5-minutes on topic of choice))