There are three main activities in PNC 2009 Annual Conference and Joint meetings. Call for Session and Call for Posters are held by PNC Annual Conference. Call for Papers is held by TELearn 2009 and GIS in the Humanities and Social Sciences 2009.

For detailed information, please refer to the following links. We sincerely welcome your participation!



  • Call for Papers
  • Call for Sessions
  • Call for Posters


Call for Sessions

PNC 2009 Annual Conference
Taipei, Taiwan, October 6-8, 2009

Important Dates

Call for Session Submission Deadline June 30, 2009
Acceptance Notification July 15, 2009
Abstract Submission Deadline August 10, 2009
Presentation Material Deadline September 10, 2009

Session Topics of Interest

Digital Archives and e-Learning GIS and Its Applications Austronesian Studies Biodiversity
Projects Status Report Climate Change Archaeology  
       
Digital Archives Precaution against natural calamities (Flooding / Fire/ Earthquake) Linguistics  
       
Digital Libraries Sustainability (City, National Land Planning) Genetics  
       
Digital Museums      
       
e-Publishing      
       
e-Resource      
       
e-Science      
       
GIS Technology      
       
Intellectual Property Right      
       
Metadata      


INTRODUCTION


Pacific Neighborhood Consortium (PNC) is devoted to facilitate information exchanges among higher education institutions of Pacific Rim. With this conference, PNC hope to elicit new information, strategies, and ideas helpful to Digital Content workers and encourage collaborations among those who might not naturally work together to explore and examine common issues through a different platform and make connections with colleagues working in the field.

ABOUT THE SESSIONS


The agenda for the 2009 Annual Conference will include approximately 14-18 concurrent sessions that are designed to engage, provoke, share, and inspire follow-up action that will contribute to “the research an development of Digital Content”. Each session will last 100 minutes and could have 3-4 speakers. Formats for sessions will be panel, presentation, small group or a combination and session coordinators are responsible for determining the most appropriate format.

WHO CAN SUBMIT A CONCURRENT SESSION PROPOSAL?

Proposal submissions will be accepted from all organizations, including but not limited to
Librarians
Scholars
Museum Professionals
Educators
Site managers
All those working with digital content and technology
All those working with cultural materials and technology


HOW TO SUBMIT A CONCURRENT SESSION PROPOSAL


To submit a session proposal, please find the link of Sessions Proposal Form on the right corner of this page, fill in it and send it to Ms. Emma Liao at PNC@sinica.edu.tw NO LATER THAN June 30.

Proposal submission does not guarantee selection. We appreciate the time and effort our members and friends spend to prepare proposals. Proposals will be selected that contribute to a selection of interesting, creative and diverse topics of interest that address a variety of programs, practices, issues, and strategies important to main theme and PNC focus. After initial selections are made, session coordinators whose proposals are accepted are expected work with PNC Secretariat in a timely manner to confirm acceptance, finalize content and abstract descriptions, confirm speakers, and respect timelines for completing the program.

WHAT SUPPORT DOES PNC PROVIDE? PNC does NOT


provide travel or hotel support for panelists or presenters. Session coordinators, speakers and moderators are responsible for their registration for the Annual Conference, including travel expenses related to participating in and presenting at the Annual Conference. PNC can provide an LCD projector, laptop, and Laser Pointer.

Questions


Please visit PNC website at http://www.PNCLink.org or write to PNC@sinica.edu.tw if you have any questions.


Call for Posters

Poster Presentation Time: 16:00~17:30, October 7, 2009


Award Winner: 3 people
Award: NTD 2, 000 and one Certificate
Awarding Ceremony: 17:40-18:00, October 8, 2009
Criteria for Poster Competition:
(1) Main Theme and Research Methodology (40%)
  The topic and understanding of connectivity in nature, originality and creativity
  Methods are clear and appropriate for the objectives
  Background and objectives are clearly stated
(2) Conclusion and Contribution (40%)
  Conclusions are supported by data
  Level of project difficulty
(3) Poster Production (20%)
  The flow of the poster is easy to follow and interpret
  Tables, figures and/or written results are succinct
Important Dates:
Deadline for abstract submission: 18 September 2009

Topics for Submission include but not limited to:


Digital Archives and e-Learning GIS and Its Applications Austronesian Studies Biodiversity
Projects Status Report Climate Change Archaeology  
       
Digital Archives Precaution against natural calamities (Flooding / Fire/ Earthquake) Linguistics  
       
Digital Libraries Sustainability (City, National Land Planning) Genetics  
       
Digital Museums      
       
e-Publishing      
       
e-Resource      
       
e-Science      
       
GIS Technology      
       
Intellectual Property Right      
       
Metadata      

Note

1. The title of the poster together with the name and email are required to send to PNC@sinica.edu.tw by September 18, 2009.
2. The poster presentation session is scheduled at 16:00~17:00, October 7 at the lobby of 3F, Conference Rooms, The Building for Humanities and Social Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
3. The participants who take part in the poster sessions are required to register in advance.
4. The posters can be placed starting from 8:00 in the morning of October 6 to 8, respectively.
5. The poster should be removed from the poster-board immediately after 15:00 of October 8
6. The conference organizers are not responsible for the posters left on the poster-board after 15:00 of October 8.
7. The available poster-board size is 110 cm wide and 180 cm high.
8. The posters can be a single piece or a mosaic but must not exceed the given size.
9. Please contact the Secretariat at PNC@sinica.edu.tw for any inquires.