[jats-list] Call for Participation: Fifth Journal Article Tag Suite Conference (JATS-Con) at NLM, April 21&22 , 2015

Subject: [jats-list] Call for Participation: Fifth Journal Article Tag Suite Conference (JATS-Con) at NLM, April 21&22 , 2015
From: "Beck, Jeff (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [E] beck@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx" <jats-list-service@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2014 19:43:07 -0000
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. The next conference will take place on April 21 & 22, 2015.

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
       according to one of the models in the Tag Suite
    * modification or customization of one of the models in the Tag Suite
      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
      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 November 14,

Presenters at JATS-Con are required to:

    * Provide a full paper, in XML, using the Article Authoring Tag Set on
      before March 13, 2015.
    * 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
      the paper is presented.
    * Provide on-site materials (slides) to the conference committee in
     Powerpoint, or OpenOffice format.
    * Grant permission to the NLM to archive and post a copy of the paper
      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 2010-2014 at

Schedule and Logistics

    * November 14, 2014 - Paper proposals due
    * January 6, 2015 - Speakers notified
    * March 13, 2015 - Papers 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 campus.

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