Subject: [jats-list] Call for Participation: Journal Article Tag Suite Conference (JATS-Con) at NLM October 16-17, 2012|
From: "Beck, Jeff (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [E]" <beck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:25:11 -0400
JATS-Con (http://jats.nlm.nih.gov/jats-con/) is the user conference for the NISO Z39.96 Journal Article Tag Suite, that is, for users of any of the "NLM DTDs". JATS-Con is a peer-reviewed conference hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine on the NIH campus in Bethesda MD on October 16 & 17, 2012. JATS-Con is seeking papers relevant to the use or non-use of the Journal Article Tag Suite. We are open to suggestions on what participants in the Journal Article Tag Suite Conference may find of interest. The following topics are suggestions only: * the creation, presentation, manipulation, and/or storage of content tagged according to one of the models in the Tag Suite * modification or customization of one of the models in the Tag Suite or creation of a new model using the Tag Suite * location of the Tag Suite models in a workflow * tools or resources developed or desired for working with content tagged using the Journal Article Tag Suite * desired enhancements to the Tag Suite Presentations will be 35 minutes long, in English, followed by 10 minutes of Questions and Answers or audience discussion. Please submit your paper proposals on the JATS-Con site: http://jats.nlm.nih.gov/jats-con/forms/Submissions.html Presenters at JATS-Con are required to: * Provide a full paper, in XML, using the "Article Authoring Tag Set" (Orange, 3.0) on or before September 7, 2012. * Attend the Journal Article Tag Suite Conference in person. * Give a 35-min presentation, in English, based on the paper. * Participate in a 10-min discussion with the audience immediately after the paper is presented. * Provide on-site materials (slides) to the conference committee in HTML, Powerpoint, or OpenOffice format no later than October 26, 2012. * Grant permission to the NLM to archive and post a copy of the paper and onsite materials on the conference proceedings website. The JATS-Con Proceedings will be published on the NCBI Bookshelf, freely available to the public. See the 2010 and 2011 Proceedings at http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK47086/ and http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK57252/. Schedule and Logistics * May 18, 2012 - Paper proposals due * June 29, 2012 - Speakers notified * September 7, 2012 - Papers due for OnLine Proceedings * October 26, 2012 - OnSite Materials (slides) due for Online Proceedings Please contact Jeff Beck at beck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx or 1-301-435-5992 if you have any questions. See http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm for information on visiting the NIH Campus. Please note that as of October 1, 2008, the use of all tobacco products is prohibited on the NIH Campus.