Call for Apps: 2013 VIVO Conference
Aug. 14-16, 2013 St. Louis, Missouri
Entries are due July 31, 2013.
The VIVO conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with VIVO team members from participating institutions, and offers an open and collaborative environment to share ideas and discuss topics related to adoption and implementation of VIVO, VIVO-based tools and the opportunities created by advancing data sharing and team science.
The Fourth Annual VIVO Conference will be held in St. Louis from Aug. 14-16, 2013
Who Should Attend?
If you are interested in scholarly collaboration and research discovery, than the VIVO 2013 Conference may be for you! This conference is designed for scholars, scientists, researchers, developers, publishers, funding agencies, research officers, students, institutional officials and those supporting the development of team science.
This year's VIVO conference provides a unique opportunity for people from across the country and around the world to come together in the spirit of promoting scholarly collaboration and research discovery.
Call for Apps
The conference is sponsoring a competition for applications using VIVO data to support science. Entries are due July 31. Refer to the Call for Applications for submission information, including eligibility, evaluation criteria and prizes.
For details and to submit, visit https://www.eiseverywhere.com/docs/3877/CFA.
Applications can be written in any language. To qualify applications must:
-- Consume VIVO data (linked open data in the VIVO ontology) from more than one VIVO site.
--Be accessible from a single persistent URL, accessible on the public Internet without authentication.
Criteria for Success
Applications will be judged on the following criteria:
1. Value to the research community.
2. Functionality: The application performs as described.
3. Presentation: The application is well organized and attractive.
Topics of Interest
Researcher collaboration and networking; Implementation and adoption of VIVO and related systems that interoperate through shared ontologies and Linked Open Data; Open research data and related issues in discovery, reuse, and attribution – including research dataset representation and linkages; Open representations of research and implications for the research process, collaboration, and virtual research communities; Team-based science; Theory and practice of working with the VIVO Ontology and the Integrated Semantic Framework; Applications that use VIVO-compliant Linked Open Data and/or SPARQL queries; visualization, analysis, and metrics; Managing and discovering knowledge about researchers across institutional, disciplinary, and geographic boundaries; The intersection of VIVO and international research information and identifier standards; Policy perspectives, planning, and modelling for compliance and/or knowledge mobilization; Perspectives on policy, research representation, and research impact, including questions of privacy, individual vs. institutional sourcing of data, and change over time; Semantic Web development and extensions of the VIVO platform to reach the full Web community; Development and extensions of the VIVO platform; Use of VIVO data for evaluation and strategic forecasting for institutions and organizations