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Jonathan Markow, DuraSpace CSO, speaking at the DuraSpace Summit where members gathered on March 11-12, 2015

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-03-24 14:27

From the VIVO Steering Group

Winchester, MA  We are pleased to announce that DuraSpace and the VIVO Steering Group have appointed Dr. Mike Conlon, University of Florida and member of the DuraSpace Board of Directors, as the new VIVO Project Director. He will begin in his new role immediately, working closely with the community and steering group to set the long term roadmap for VIVO, the open source semantic web platform that provides an integrated view of the scholarly work of an organization.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-03-09 09:09

Winchester, MA  Debra Hanken Kurtz became the new CEO of DuraSpace on February 16, 2015, taking the reigns from outgoing CEO Michele Kimpton. Ms. Kurtz looks forward to leading the organization in new directions while building on the solid foundation established by Ms. Kimpton. Recently Kimpton paused to reflect on key accomplishments and changes during her time at DuraSpace that will point the way toward new and evolving opportunities for the organization and the communities it serves.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-03-02 09:41

Winchester, MA  Dr. Layne Johnson will leave his position as VIVO Project Director effective February 28, 2015.  Layne has worked hard in the interests of VIVO's growth and sustainability, and we've seen some excellent progress. After reaching the important milestone of documenting a strategic plan for the project, Layne has decided to pass the role of leading the community through its implementation to a successor.  

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-02-26 11:08

Adam Field and Claire Knowles, OR2015 Developer Track Co-Chairs; Cool Tools, Daring Demos and Fab Features

Indianapolis, IN  The OR2015 developer track presents an opportunity to share the latest developments across the technical community. We will be running informal sessions of presentations and demonstrations showcasing community expertise and progress:

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-02-10 16:15

Winchester, MA  The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Dr. Amy Brand has accepted an appointment to the DuraSpace Board of Directors.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-02-06 16:32

Boston, MA  The Sixth Annual VIVO Conference will be held August 12-14, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Cambridge, overlooking Boston. The VIVO Conference creates a unique opportunity for people from across the country and around the world to come together to explore ways to use semantic technologies and linked open data to promote scholarly collaboration and research discovery.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-02-04 12:13

A message from the Open Repositories 2015 Conference organizers

Indianapolis, United States The final deadline for submitting proposals for the Tenth International Conference on Open Repositories (@OR2015Indy and #or2015) has been extended until Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. The conference is scheduled to take place June 8-11 in Indianapolis and is being hosted by Indiana University Bloomington Libraries, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library and Virginia Tech University Libraries.

Submitted by Carol Minton Morris on 2015-01-28 09:40