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*Late-breaking call for posters and demos

Procrastinators who missed the earlier deadline can still submit proposals
for posters and demos by June 12. Demos will be given on participants
laptops to individuals and small groups during the poster session. Please
see the FAQ page
more information about posters and demos.

*VIVO Conference breaks its glass ceiling!*

For the first time, both our keynotes are women – Christina Patuelli,
School of Information at Pratt Institute, and Jodi Schneider, School of
Information Science at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, will
give keynotes to begin our days Thursday and Friday.  We have five invited
speakers and three of them are women – Rebecca Bryant, OCLC Research, Katie
Frey, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and Ying Ding, School of
Information Sciences and Computing, Indiana University will be joined by
David Eichmann, University of Iowa, and Jim Hendler, Cognitive Science
Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  What a line-up!  You can see
all the speakers at

*Workshops <>*

Learn new VIVO strategies--attend a pre-conference workshop on Wednesday,
August 2. Five free half-day workshops provide a deep dive into relevant

   - How to Make Your Research Networking System Invaluable to Your
   - Identity Management
   - Managing Assets as Linked Data with Fedora
   - Promoting FAIR data principles with figshare
   - Crosswalking Research Area Vocabularies in VIVO

*Find details about the workshops here.
<> *You can register using
this link
from the VIVO Conference <> website. (If you've
already registered for the conference, we'll be in touch to let you know
how to register for workshops.)


You can register using the *eventbrite site.


We have negotiated a special “VIVO Conference” rate at The Bentley Hotel
<>. Our special rate is available from Monday
night, July 31st to Thursday night, August 3rd. This boutique Upper East
Side hotel is located less than 1/2 mile from the conference location, a 10
minute walk.

   - A limited number of Superior rooms (1 king bed) are available at
   $200/night plus tax
   - Deluxe Double/Double rooms (2 double beds) are available at $230/night
   plus tax
   - Guest room wi-fi is included at no extra charge with our special rate

We hope to see you in NYC at the #vivo17 conference!

Kind regards,

Violeta Ilik
​ - VIVO17 Program Chair​