Program for Open Repositories, Sydney, 31 Jan - 3 Feb 2006

From: Stevan Harnad <>
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 11:20:25 +0000

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Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 22:21:15 -0500
From: Peter Suber <>
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[Forwarding from the Ozeprints list. --Peter.]

You are cordially invited to see the preliminary program now available for
Open Repositories 2006. The program can be viewed at

Highlights include overseas guests: Mackenzie Smith from MIT Libraries
Digital Library Research Group, Robert Tansley of HP Labs, Sandy Payette
from Cornell Computing and Information Science, and Les Carr and Tim Miles
Board from EPrints.

Two additional events have been added to the program.
A Fedora User Group Meeting will bring together the community of Fedora
users and developers to share experiences, report progress, and discuss
possibilities for the Fedora platform and community of adopters. Sandy
Payette will discuss future directions for Fedora. The meeting will be
held on Wednesday afternoon, February 1.

The EPrints User Group Meeting will include presentations of local
instances and adaptations of the EPrints platform, presentations from Les
Carr and Tim Miles Board, from the University of Southampton, on future
plans and directions for the platform and the EPrints response to local
needs, such as RQF and ADT. The meeting will be held on Wednesday
afternoon, February 1.

Keep in mind that early bird registrations close on November 30.

Margaret Henty
National Services Program Coordinator
Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories
W. K. Hancock Building (#43)
The Australian National University
Canberra, ACT, 0200, AUSTRALIA
phone (02) 6125 7685 mob. 0404 878 442

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