Submitted by rtennant on Tue, 2013-11-12 18:41
The Code4Lib 2014 Keynote Speakers Committee is excited to announce the
selection by open vote of this year's keynote speakers: Valerie Aurora and
Valerie Aurora is the founder of the Ada Initiative, a non-profit
organization that seeks to increase women's participation in the free
culture movement, open source technology, and open source culture. Aurora
is also known within the Linux community for advocating new developments in
filesystems in Linux, including ChunkFS and the Union file system. In 2012,
Aurora, and Ada Initiative co-founder Mary Gardiner, were named two of the
most influential people in computer security by SC Magazine. In 2013, she
won the O'Reilly Open Source Award. At Valerie's request, her keynote will
be in the form of an interview, which Roy Tennant has volunteered to
conduct. Questions from the Code4Lib community will be solicited, so please
be thinking about what you would like to ask her.
Sumana Harihareswara works as the Engineering Community Manager at the
Wikimedia Foundation. She has worked at Collabora, GNOME,
QuestionCopyright.org, Fog Creek Software, Behavior, and Salon.com, and
Submitted by rtennant on Mon, 2013-06-10 17:17
The Code4Lib 2014 Sponsorship Committee has put together a prospectus for potential sponsors (see attached file). This full-color PDF file describes the conference, lists representative past speakers, provides quotes from attendees, and lists all of the sponsorship opportunities and their attached benefits to sponsors.
If you wish to contact a potential sponsor, please contact the committee before doing so to prevent multiple contacts of the same sponsor.
Submitted by mcdonald on Thu, 2013-03-28 16:40
Wherein you ask...anything, a.k.a. "Human Search Engine". A chance for you to ask a roomful of code4libbers anything that's on your mind: questions seeking answers (short or long), requests for things (hardware, software, skills, or help), or offers of things. We'll keep the pace fast, and the answers faster.
The Code4Lib Community is calling for proposals to host the 2014 Code4Lib Conference. Information on the kind of venue we seek and the responsibilities involved can be found at the conference hosting web page  and on the Code4Lib Wiki .
Oregon State University and the Digital Library Federation are sponsoring five scholarships to promote gender and cultural diversity. Each scholarship will provide up to $1,000 to cover travel costs and conference fees for one qualified attendee to attend the 2013 Code4Lib Conference, which will be held in Chicago, Illinois, from Monday,February 11 through Thursday, February 14. The Code4Lib scholarship committee will award two scholarships per category, awarding the remaining scholarship to the best remaining candidate in either category.
Thanks to Tara Robertson for sponsoring ad-free streaming.
When: Monday-Thursday, February 11-14
Where: UIC Forum: 725 W Roosevelt Rd. Chicago‚ IL 60608 Map
Library of Health Science (preconference): 1750 West Polk Street Chicago, IL 60612 Map
Richard J. Daley Library (preconference): 801 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607 Map
Submitted by pmurray on Tue, 2012-10-02 19:43
We are now accepting proposals for Code4lib 2013.
Code4lib 2013 is a loosely-structured conference for library technologists to commune, gather/create/share ideas and software, be inspired, and forge collaborations. The conference will be held Monday February 11th (Preconference Day) - Thursday February 14th, 2013 in Chicago, IL. More information can be found on the host committee information page.
Submitted by dbs on Wed, 2012-09-05 20:20
Thanks to Ross Singer, the Diebold 2K13 machine was rebooted for votes at Keynote speaker votes.
Since the meeting is in Chicago next year we expect you to vote early
and vote often. Voting will stop when we cats and dog votes beat those
of humans and robots.
(Reposted without permission from the code4lib mailing list)
Submitted by rtennant on Wed, 2012-07-11 20:15
In a post to the Code4Lib mailing list, Francis Kayiwa announced the dates and venue for Code4Lib 2013:
February 11-14 at the UIC Forum.
Help make it real by signing up to serve on a conference committee.