[jats-list] Reminder - JATS-Con paper proposals are due on May 24

Subject: [jats-list] Reminder - JATS-Con paper proposals are due on May 24
From: "Beck, Jeff (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [E]" <beck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 9 May 2013 12:40:21 +0000
This is a friendly reminder. Please feel free to distribute this notice to any
list or send it directly to anyone you would like to hear present at JATS-Con
this year.

Thank you

JATS-Con (http://jats.nlm.nih.gov/jats-con/) is the user conference for the
NISO Z39.96-2012 Journal Article Tag Suite. 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. This
year's conference will take place on October 22 & 23, 2013.

JATS-Con is seeking papers relevant to the use or non-use of JATS or an
extension such as the Book Interchange Tag Suite (BITS). 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 models in a workflow
    * tools or resources developed or desired for working with content tagged
using the 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/JATSsubmission.html by May 24, 2013.

Presenters at JATS-Con are required to:

    * Provide a full paper, in XML, using the Article Authoring Tag Set on or
before September 20, 2013.
    * 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 Proceedings from 2010-2012 at

Schedule and Logistics

    * May 24, 2013 - Paper proposals due
    * July 3, 2013 - Speakers notified
    * September 20, 2013 - Papers due for Online Proceedings
    * October 26, 2012 - OnSite Materials (slides) due for Online Proceedings

Please contact Jeff Beck at
beck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx<mailto: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 campus.

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