Technological Innovation in Open Access for Agricultural and Environmental Information- Call for Papers and Posters - RIBDA 2009

From: Imma Subirats <imma.subirats_at_GMAIL.COM>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 16:21:55 +0100

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XV Inter-American Meeting for Librarians and Agricultural Information
Specialists, RIBDA-2009

"Technological Innovation in Open Access for Agricultural and
Environmental Information"

Peru, National Library, Lima - 27, 28, 29, October, 2009


The Inter-American Association of Librarians and Agricultural
Information Specialists, is pleased to invite all the professionals
related to the management of agricultural and environment information,
to participate in the fifteenth Edition of the Inter-American Meeting
for Librarians and Agricultural Information Specialists Meeting to be
held at the National Library of Peru, Lima, on 27th-29th October 2009.


1.) Open Access to information in Agricultural Innovation in Latin and
North America
State of the Art - Research and Analysis. Promotion of Open Access
movement (OA), applied to institutions around the world, such as FAO,
focusing on the effort to reduce the access barriers to information.

2.) Perspectives on Open Access and Technologies for Information Management
Exchange among creators, managers and users of information the
technological possibilities for transferring information through
Digital repositories, under quality standards for analysis and

3.) Professional-Social Networks and Local Information Systems
Emphasize the impact of OA movement in Latin America and North
America, under Public information Policies, Local Information Systems,
Tele-Centers and Specialist Management. Guarantee the multiple and
intellectual property on scientific and ancestral knowledge in
agricultural sciences through public and ethics information resources.

4.) Other issues and topics related, e.g. difficulties in accessing to
agricultural or environmental information


* The deadline for submitting the abstract along with complete
author's details is by April 1st, 2009 for communications and May 1st,
2009 for posters
* Abstracts (500 words minimum, maximum 900) must be sent by e-mail to and / or
* Must include a provisional title which clearly identifies the
content, stating the main topic of the work
* It can be in Spanish, Portuguese or English.
* The author(s) should indicate personal full contact details and
include summary curriculum vitae with the abstract

Once reviewed, selected abstracts will be published in mid-April 2009
for Communications and in mid-May 2009 for Posters


The work proposed will be reviewed by the XV International RIBDA 2009
Academic Committee, under the following criteria:
* Contribution to the conference objectives, addressing the themes proposed
* Originality and validity of the analysis method, tools used and
results obtained
* Inclusive works on ancient knowledge, capturing their best practices
* Scientific Consistency, clarity, simplicity and cleanliness in
divulging the results.

We are looking forward to see you in XV RIBDA 2009!

Imma Subirats
On behalf of the RIBDA 2009 Organising Committee
Received on Mon Feb 16 2009 - 16:31:05 GMT

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