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Open Repositories 2013 Updates: Keynotes, Registration, Beach Music!

Charlottetown, CA  Spring has arrived and it's time to finalize your plans to visit "Repository Island"–otherwise known as Prince Edward Island, Canada–for the Eight International Conference on Open Repositories (OR2013) to be held July 8-12, 2013. You may register here: PEI is a popular summer vacation destination so make your travel plans soon!

OR2013 web site:

Keynote speakers

Victoria Stodden, Columbia University, will be the OR2013 opening keynote speaker. She is the co-founder of RunMyCode, an "open platform for disseminating the code and data associated with published results, and enabling independent and public cloud-based verification of methods and findings."

Jean-Claude Guédon, University of Montreal, will give the closing keynote address. He is a long-term member of the  Internet Society.


  • 12 April 2013: Submitters notified of acceptance to general conference
  • 19 April 2013: Submitters notified of acceptance to user groups

Be an OR2013 Sponsor

Sponsorship packages are still available for OR2013. Find out how your organization can be a part of this formative gathering of information specialists and technolgists from all over the world. More information available here:

Pre-OR2013 "Beach Music"

Are you a country music fan? The Cavendish Beach Music Festival will be held  July 5-7–the weekend prior to OR2013–featuring Dwight Yoakam, Kenny Chesney and the Dixie Chicks along with many other artists. More information is available from the festival web site:


Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on Mon, 2013-04-01 14:28