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Logistics and planning info for the 2017 C4L MDC Meetup.


July, 2017


Registration coming soon!

Registration is free, but please do register if you are planning to attend, so we can plan accordingly! We'll print name tags for everyone who registers in advance. If you have a lanyard or two around the office, please bring them along.

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The Libraries have posted driving directions for getting to campus. In addition, a comprehensive overview of travel options is available from the campus office of conference and visitor services. Once you have arrived on campus, this campus map will help you locate the library (#035). There is a College Park metro stop on the green line, which is served by a shuttle bus to campus approximately every 10 minutes.


There is ample parking on campus for a daily maximum of $15.00. A covered guest lot that is convenient to the Library is the Regents Drive Garage (#202 on the map mentioned above). Full information on guest parking options is available on the conference and visitor services site. *Please note*: parking services is very vigilant and quick to ticket, so please make sure that you pay for your parking space at the pay station (look to the signage in the lots for instructions).


The College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, 3501 University Blvd E is the most convenient lodging to the library, and is within an easy 10 minute walk. Other hotels, including some less expensive options, are located on Route 1 on the other side of campus, 1-2 miles away from the library. This map shows some of the nearby options.


Tuesday (08/11) Wednesday (08/12)
Time Activity Time Activity
9:30-10:00 Coffee / Settling In 9:30-10:00 Coffee / Settling In
10:00-10:15 Welcome and Introductions 10:00-12:00 Workshop 1 (F. Kayiwa, Logs) and Hackathon
10:15-10:30 Discussing topics and plan for the two days
10:30-12:00 Prepared Talks (4 talks)
12:00-1:30 Lunch Break (Options)] 12:00-1:30 Lunch Break (Options)
1:30-2:15 Prepared Talks (2 talks) 1:30-3:15 Workshop 2 (C. Harlow, OpenRefine) and Hackathon
2:15-3:00 Unconference Session 1 (Data Cleanup / Omeka S)
3:00-3:15 Coffee Break 3:15-3:30 Coffee Break
3:30-4:00 Lightning talks 3:30-4:30 Unconference Session 3 (OAI/PMH, Sparql, Shibboleth)
4:00-4:30 Unconference Session 2 (Docker / Github [TSD Conf Room] / Outreach / Dspace [B0228])
5:00- Happy hour

Planning Team

  • Jaime Mears
  • Bohyun Kim
  • Ben Wallberg
  • Laura Wrubel
  • Joel Richards
  • Nick
  • Kate Dohe
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(Please add your name if you are planning to attend and are able to help!)

Proposed Talks/Sessions/Workshops

20-minute talks

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Unconference discussion topics

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Hackathon ideas

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Workshop topics

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