We have extended the deadline for prepared talk proposals for Code4lib
2006.  The new proposal deadline is January 9, 2006, 5pm EST and
proposers will be notified by Midnight EST January 9, 2006.
Code4lib 2006 is a loosely structured conference for library
technologists to commune, gather/create/share ideas and software, be
inspired, and forge collaborations. It is also an outgrowth of the
Access HackFest, wrapped into a conference-ish format. It is the event
for technologists building digital libraries and digital information
systems, tools, and software.
At least eight time slots will be available for prepared talks. We will
choose from among the proposals based on diversity of topics,
usefulness, wow factor, and potential impact.
Proposals of 75 words or less are being accepted for review now. Please
send your name, email address, and proposal to code4libcon. 
We cannot accept every prepared talk proposal, but multiple lightning
talk sessions will provide everyone who wishes to present with ample
opportunity to show off.
Prepared Talk Information
Prepared talks are 20 minutes, and must center on “tools” (some cool new
software, software library or integration platform), “specs” (how to get
the most out of some protocols, or proposals for new ones), or
“challenges” (one or more big problems we should collectively address).
We will evaluate proposals on criteria of usefulness, newness,
geekiness, and diversity of topics.
Again, proposals should be sent to .