Call for proposals EXTENDED to Sept 13th – Samvera Connect 2021 Online

The Program Committee​​ is extending its Call for Proposals (CfP) for workshops, presentations, and panels through Monday, September 13th at 8pm EDT. 

Samvera Connect Online 2021 workshops will be held October 14th -15th, with plenary presentations October 18th – 22nd.

Whether you are new to the Community or a longtime Samveran, we welcome your participation in Connect 2021!  Any topic of interest to the Community is welcome, from any role in your organization. 

Workshops: submission form open through Monday, September 13th at 8pm EDT

Presentations and Panels: submission form open through Monday, September 13th at 8pm EDT

Lightning Talks: submission form open through Thursday, September 30th, 2021

Virtual Posters: submission form open through Thursday, September 30th, 2021

Here are just a few topics the Committee would love to see from the Community:

  • Hackathon workshops
  • Hybrid work challenges and success stories
  • Accessibility challenges and successes
  • Workflow tours
  • Overview of Samvera’s Github contribution process from issue creation to update (presentation or workshop)
  • Technology selection processes
  • Staff and departmental advocacy in times of change
  • “Cool tools” lightning talks to share something you built or use in your work
  • Repository services, advocacy, and promotion
  • Maintenance best practices and new approaches (for every aspect of the digital repository)
  • Hybrid work challenges and success stories

You may find it helpful to refer to the workshop program, presentation/lightning talk program, and posters from last year’s online conference.