TEI 2010 Conference, Meeting, and Workshops: Registration opens
(see also our news item)
Registration for the 2010 TEI Conference, Members Meeting, and Workshops
<http://ling.unizd.hr/%7Etei2010/> is now open
<http://www.tei-shop.org/>. The meeting will take place November 11-14
at the University of Zadar
Zadar Croatia. Pre-conference Workshops will be held November 8-10.
The theme of the conference is “TEI Applied: Digital Texts and Language
Resources,” though papers and posters on other subjects are also included.
The conference programme includes two keynote lectures, twenty-one
regular papers in parallel sessions (with additional space being held
back for our September call for “late breaking” papers
numerous posters and demos, and a number of five minute
micro-paper+poster demonstrations of the use of TEI XML. And of course
there will be the TEI’s famous “poster-slam” where presenters have one
minute to discuss their paper in a plenary session, will also be held.
The annual TEI members meeting will be held at this conference and the
results of the annual election for board and council will be announced.
Our keynote speakers for 2010 are
* *Tomaž Erjavec* (Jožef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
* *Ian Gregory* (Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK)
The conference will be preceded by seven intensive workshops, led by
many of the most significant members of the TEI and wider markup
* *C. M. Sperberg McQueen* on *XQuery*
* *Norm Walsh* on *XProc*
* *The TEI@Oxford team (Lou Burnard, Sebastian Rahtz, James
Cummings)* on the *TEI ODD Metalanguage* (Introduction
and Advanced Topics
* *Elena Pierazzo and Malte Rehbein* on the TEI’s new proposal for
*Module for the Transcription of Genetic Documents*
* *Andreas Witt, Thomas Schmidt, Hanna Hedeland, Timm Lehmberg* on
the use of *TEI for Speech Transcription*
In keeping with the relevance of this line up to the wider community,
the TEI is for the first time also offering a special commercial rate on
its workshops and conference registration in addition to its usual
Academic and heavily discounted member/subscriber and student/retired
rates. In addition to individual registration prices, a 3-day pass
is also available allowing attendance at any workshops over the
pre-conference period for a 15% discount.
/A 20% early registration discount for workshops (15% for conference
registration) is available for registrations before September 8, 2010.
Members and subscribers are eligible for up to an additional 50%
discount on conference registration and workshops/.
An overview of conference and workshop registration options
can be found at the TEI Membership Centre <http://www.tei-shop.org/>.
You can also learn how to join the TEI
<http://tei-shop.org/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=12> as an
individual subscriber or institutional member here.
* Conference Registration/TEI Subscription and Membership
* Conference programme, housing, and local information
* Call for late breaking proposals (due Sept. 30th):
* Main TEI Consortium site (http://www.tei-c.org/)
Daniel Paul O'Donnell
Professor of English
University of Lethbridge
Chair and CEO, Text Encoding Initiative (http://www.tei-c.org/)
Co-Chair, Digital Initiatives Advisory Board, Medieval Academy of America
President-elect (English), Society for Digital Humanities/Société pour l'étude des médias interactifs (http://sdh-semi.org/)
Founding Director (2003-2009), Digital Medievalist Project (http://www.digitalmedievalist.org/)
Vox: +1 403 329-2377
Fax: +1 403 382-7191 (non-confidential)
Home Page: http://people.uleth.ca/~daniel.odonnell/