ETD 2010 Conference – Registration is Open

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to attend ETD 2010 – the 13th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations to be held June 16 – 18, 2010 at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas, USA. The Conference program is available online at http://conferences.tdl.org/utlibraries/etd2010/schedConf/program.

 To register for the ETD 2010 Conference, visit http://conferences.tdl.org/utlibraries/etd2010/schedConf/registration.

 The ETD 2010 Conference will focus on electronic theses and dissertations, institutional repositories, open access and integrative e-learning processes in higher education. Discussion topics will focus on collaboration, innovation, and sustainability including open access, scholarly communications, intellectual property, digital preservation, digital library standards, platforms/demonstrations, new trends and a special emphasis on Latin American developments. This year we have an outstanding lineup of experts who will share their visions of the future of electronic scholarly publishing.

 ETD 2010 Featured Speakers

  • Dan Clancy, Engineering Director, Google Book Search, Google Book Search
  • Laurence F. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, New Media Consortium
  • Austin McLean, Director, Product Management, ProQuest
  • Georgia Harper, Scholarly Communications Advisor, University of Texas Libraries
  • Tim Brace, Assistant Director, Office of the Registrar, University of Texas at Austin
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Representative

Conference activities will also include presentations from prominent librarians, graduate school administrators, information technology specialists and technology solution providers from 4 continents. There will be 4 plenary sessions, 46 papers (breakout sessions) as well as 30 poster exhibitors and a Technology Fair with sponsored exhibits by commercial and non-profit organizations.

 The conference will provide fantastic venues at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center. Just a few miles from the airport, it is downtown Austin’s only residentially-accredited IACC conference facility, proudly featuring uniquely designed conference spaces and comfortable guest rooms with excellent technical services.

 What to do for fun in Austin

To quote the Austin visitor’s guide, “It’s hip and trendy, yet in a vintage sort of way. It’s high-tech and laid-back. It’s politically charged and culturally rich. It’s eclectic by nature and creative by design. Most of all, it’s a place where people like to have a good time.”. We’ve included links to the visitor’s center, as well as some restaurant links and music attractions. Most music venues do not accept reservations, but some, for special attractions, will pre-sell tickets. Your best bet is to take some time, look at some of the places we’ve listed online, and plan ahead.

 Online Conference Registration is now open! We have secured a range of low cost accommodations available, including discount on-campus lodging.

 Register for ETD 2010 today!

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