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Planning has begun for a New England Code4Lib conference. The goal is to hold the conference at Yale University in September 2012. Watch this space for more information!
Planning committee members include:
About the Venue
The 2012 New England Code4Lib conference will take place on Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27. Friday 8:30-10 registration open 9:15-10 - welcome and keynote 10 - breakout rooms open 10:00 Rich Wenger - In The Library With A Data Pipe: A look into how the MIT Libraries are evolving a data ecosystem 10:20 Deborah Kaplan- Accessibility in Libraries 10:40 Edward Iglesias ad Debbie Herman - Distributing the Future: Makerspaces in Academic Libraries 11-11:15 - break 11:15-noon 11:15 Junior Tidal - Transitions: Moving from a PHP Flat-File Electronic Resources Manager to Drupal 6 Views 11:35 Lisa Sawin - Serendipitous Discovery: Leveraging Drupal Taxonomy to Increase the Visibility of Information Throughout Your Site Noon-1:30 - lunch on your own 1:30 Joe Montibello - The last mile – If you can’t buy it, build it 1:50 Andrew Predmore - Linked From? 2:10 Ido Peled - Bed, Bath and Beyond: RESTful, SOAP and the World of Ex Libris APIs 2:30 Deborah Kaplan - CIDER: An Open-Source Collection Management System for Archives 2:50 Amy Deschenes - Making the Library Catalog Mobile-Friendly 3:10 Sands Fish - In the library with a data pipe - data ecosystem 3:30 breakout rooms close 3:30-3:45 - break, unconference signup/lightning round signup 3:45-4:45 - panel discussion 5ish-7 reception at CSSSI
Saturday 9-10 registration (for those only coming for Saturday) 10-2:30 unconference Noon - pizza delivery
We have begun to develop a planning task list
- Conference will be 2 days on October 26, 27 (Fri, Sat) at Yale. We will secure the lecture hall and additional rooms.
- Registration limit will be 150
- Format will be formal first day with keynote address, sessions, lunch, etc. Day 2 will be less formal, unconference, lightning, hackathon style. Birds of a feather (or birds not of a feather which is also fun) will get worked in somehow.
- Reception at the end of the first day will be at CSSSI (http://csssi.yale.edu/) with food/beverages.
- We all agree that we would like this to become an annual event with Harvard and Dartmouth in the mix as next hosts (order to be figured out later).
- We will make all campfire conversations publicly accessible. Emails circulated amongst us (like this) will be considered “Not Public”.
- We will post to the Code4Lib listserv throughout the planning process to let everyone know where we are at with it and also to help promote and keep interest in the event.
- Joe will follow up about the NE Code4Lib wiki to see if we can use this as our public facing website where we will place campfire sessions or other public information.
- Michelle will (already has) create a survey to test the waters for possible attendance numbers
- I will draft 2 emails, one to go with the survey and one as a request for proposals (to come later on).
- Cindy will reserve rooms for these two days.