[science-at] Fwd: Force2016 Conference - Call for Submissions

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Subject: 	Force2016 Conference - Call for Submissions
Date: 	Tue, 1 Dec 2015 00:52:03 +0000
From: 	Nicole Vasilevsky <vasilevs at ohsu.edu>
To: 	Nicole Vasilevsky <vasilevs at ohsu.edu>

***Apologies for cross posting***


*Force2016 Conference*
Dates: Preconference: April 17, 201; Main conference: April 18-19, 2016
Venue: Portland, Oregon
Hashtag: #Force2016
Site: www.force2016.org <x-msg://20/www.force2016.org>
Chair: Melissa Haendel
Program Chairs: Susanna Sansone and Nicole Vasilevsky

The FORCE2016 Research Communication and e¬Scholarship Conference brings
together a diverse group of people interested in changing the way
scholarly and scientific information is communicated and shared. Join us
in Portland if you are passionate about transforming research processes
and scholarly communication in support of maximizing accessibility and
efficiency. Keynote speakers include John Brownstein (Harvard Medical
<http://www.childrenshospital.org/researchers/john-brownstein>, Cassidy
Sugimoto (Indiana University)
<http://ella.slis.indiana.edu/%7Esugimoto/index.php>, Phil Bourne (NIH)
<http://www.sdsc.edu/%7Ebourne/> and the Alan Alda Institute for
Communicating Science <http://www.centerforcommunicatingscience.org/>.


*Who is it for? *Scholars, researchers, librarians, data managers, grant
administrators, funders, publishers, editors, societies and anyone else
interested in scholarly communications
*What is Force11? *FORCE11 is a grass-roots organization that aims to
improve knowledge creation and sharing by encouraging better use of new
technologies by working across disciplines, roles and sectors. Everyone
is welcome to join Force11 <https://www.force11.org/> and participate in
a variety of working groups, task teams and pilot projects.

*SUBMIT ABSTRACTS:* *Posters, Demos, Sessions* at this *__*form here

Sessions descriptions:

  * No see, no touch traps: still struggling to escape or free at last?
    <https://www.force11.org/meetings/force2016/concurrent-session-no-see-no-touch-traps-still-struggling-escape-or-free-last> - Open
    Access let the world first see (access), and then use (license)
    research content. But access doesn’t stop at the point of reading.
  * Starting off on the right foot with data management
    <https://www.force11.org/meetings/force2016/concurrent-session-starting-right-foot-data-management> -
    Calling for participants to argue positions on data sharing
  * Data by the people, for the people
    <https://www.force11.org/meetings/force2016/session-data-people-people> –
    Ethical considerations for human subjects research and patient data
  * Pitch it: innovation challenge
    <https://www.force11.org/meetings/force2016/session-pitch-it-innovation-challenge> –
    Give us your great ideas on how to change scholarship!

*Travel Fellowship Funding - Apply Today*
<https://www.force11.org/meetings/force2016/forms/travel-fellowship-application> Travel
Fellowships are available for up to $1,200 for travelers within the US
and Canada, and up to $2,000 *__*for international travelers. While
applications will be accepted from anyone who wishes to attend the
conference and demonstrates a need for support, we especially encourage
applications from student/young scholars and those from beyond North
America and Europe.


*SUBMIT TO HOST: Pre-conference Workshops and Meetings* Sunday, 17 April
2016, is available for groups who want to meet in conjunction with the
FORCE2016 conference, whether for workshops, informal or formal
collaborations, or business meetings. Meetings should *__*be related to
the goals and mission of FORCE11 <https://www.force11.org/about>. If you
are interested in hosting a meeting at the FORCE2016 venue, *__*please
submit this form
<https://www.force11.org/meetings/force2016/forms/pre-conference-meeting-proposals>. *__*

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