Call for Papers

Papers on current initiatives, future directions and significant collections are solicited for submission to BIG: big ideas, big collections big picture ATSILIRN Conference 7th to 8th July 2011

Key Dates:

Submission deadline Friday 6th May 2011
Proposal acceptance Friday 13th May 2011
Final paper deadline Friday 17th June 2011
ATSILIRN 2011 main conference Thursday 7th and Friday 8th 2011

Presentation Formats

We will accept the following types of presentations:

Lightning Talks (5 minutes)

Lightning talks are brief talks that focus on a single example, idea, project or library. They are not expected to cover all aspects of the subject. They are an excellent forum for first-time speakers.

Standard (30 minutes)

This is the preferred format. 25 minutes for talking and 5 minutes for questions. This is enough time to cover a few issues well and allows us to provide a good selection of talks throughout the day.

Submission Stages

1. Proposals

Your Proposal will need to include:

2. Proposal Acceptance

Authors will be notified of the acceptance of their proposal by the proposal acceptance date above. Obviously we would love to accept all proposals be we only have a certain number of sessions to fill. If you require faster confirmation of acceptance please communicate this to the committee when submitting your proposal.

3. Final Paper Deadline

Presenters are requested to submit a final paper by the deadline to the organisers for inclusion in the published papers of the conference. Speaker Benefits

Speakers, except for lightning talks and limited to 2 speakers per presentation, at Talkin across country, talkin across the world: Indigenous knowledge in an online world will receive free registration to the conference, including all lunches, morning and afternoon teas.