Open Scholarship: Authority, Community and Sustainability in the Age
of Web 2.0
[June 26, 2008: The ELPUB 2008 Conference is now in
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International Conference on Electronic Publishing is entering
its twelfth year and ELPUB 2008 marks the first time the conference
will be held in North America. The Knowledge
Media Design Institute at
the University of Toronto is
pleased to serve as the host for this important event. We look
forward to welcoming you to the cosmopolitan city of Toronto
and to your participation in a lively debate about the future of scholarly
communication in the ever-changing world of networking technologies.
As with previous ELPUB meetings, we look forward to a diverse contribution
of original papers, workshops and tutorials, poster presentations
as well as demonstrations. Highly distinguished and internationally
renowned individuals will provide the opening and closing keynote
In addition to the regular programs, a variety of social programs
are being planned, such as a day trip to Niagara Falls and the
neighbouring wine region, walking tours of Toronto
ethnic neighbourhoods, museums and galleries tours.
Conference registration will begin in January 2008. Registered
participants will receive a conference package, a printed copy
of the proceedings, a ticket to the opening
reception, and access
to all the refreshment breaks. A conference
dinner and boat cruise is available at an additional fee.
Toronto is a safe, clean and beautiful city, and it is home to
some of the finest visual and performing arts from around the
world. If you have an adventurous palate , you will certainly
not be disappointed.