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Fri, 14 Jul 2017 08:07:54 -0500
Unmil Karadkar <[log in to unmask]>
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We have updated submission dates in order to accommodate the change in 
early registration date for the iPRES 2017 conference.

New dates here, rest of the CfP below and at :

August 3: early due date for proposals
August 10: early notification of acceptance

August 12: Early registration date for iPRES 2017

August 24: due date for all proposals
August 31: Notification of acceptance
September 29: PAPC2017 Workshop

On 6/28/2017 9:57 PM, Unmil Karadkar wrote:
> This Call for Proposals is available on the workshop web page at: 
> -------------------------------------------------
> Overview
> Recent developments in digitization and dissemination technologies 
> present the possibility of making archival collections broadly 
> available to a global audience. In addition, new collections of 
> born-digital documents will be readily available to support a 
> multitude of objectives of their diverse, worldwide stakeholders. 
> Demographics such as family members, journalists, social services 
> providers, and policy makers can all benefit from access to these 
> historical collections.
> While these advances are broadly welcomed in most circumstances, some 
> archival collections include restricted or privacy-sensitive 
> collections. Examples of such privacy-sensitive records include mental 
> health institutional records, prison records, records of the Truth and 
> reconciliation commissions, Nazi archives, and the Guatemalan national 
> police archives. While access to paper documents is protected by 
> distance, physical barriers, and varying state and national policies 
> and laws, digital access may exacerbate threats to the privacy of 
> individuals named in these records. The online availability of such 
> records has a potential to stigmatize or embarrass the families or 
> descendants of those named in the records when they bear no 
> responsibility for the acts or health conditions of the named 
> individuals, raising ethical issues in providing broad, open access to 
> these records. In some cases, the legal frameworks for digital records 
> are substantially less clear than those for physical records.
>      Topics
> We invite broad participation from scholars and practitioners who work 
> with or are interested in issues surrounding the preservation of and 
> providing access to digital, privacy-sensitive collections. A 
> non-exhaustive list of topics of interest include:
>  * Digitization, curation, and preservation of privacy-sensitive
>    collections
>  * Theoretical and metadata models
>  * Policies, workflows, and protections for accessing materials
>  * Issues in using cloud services for privacy-sensitive materials
>    storage and scholarship
>  * Scholarly information behavior and needs
>  * Models that recognize diverse user needs (for example, aggregate
>    data, individual information)
>  * Institutional and political negotiations surrounding access to
>    privacy-sensitive collections
>  * Mechanisms and models for data retrieval from handwritten documents
>  * Privacy-aware digital repository architectures
>  * Privacy-aware crowdsourcing and transcription methods
>  * Privacy issues in designing user interfaces and data visualizations
>  * Privacy mitigation in data analytics and presentation
>  * Evaluation of existing software, infrastructure, and techniques
>  * Social justice issues and non-scholarly outcomes of work with
>    restricted collections
>      Proposals: formats and submission
> All contributions must be written in English.
> We encourage you to submit proposals for:
>  * *mature work (up to 500 words exclusive of references, 20-25 minute
>    presentation)*: submissions that report on mature work or stake out
>    a position in an area of interest
>  * *work-in-progess (up to 250 words exclusive of references, 10-15
>    minute presentation)*: submissions that present early results or a
>    nascent project
> Please submit papers via the workshop's*EasyChair submission page*: 
>      Important dates:
>   * *August 3*: early due date for proposals
>   * *August 10*: early notification of acceptance
>   * *August 12*: Early registration date for iPRES 2017
>   * *August 24*: due date for all proposals
>   * *August 31*: Notification of acceptance
>   * *September 29*: PAPC2017 Workshop
>      Organizers
> Please contact us in case of questions.
> Unmil Karadkar ([log in to unmask] 
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> Pat Galloway ([log in to unmask] 
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> King Davis([log in to unmask] 
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> School of Information, The University of Texas at Austin
>      Acknowledgement
> The organizers are funded by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation (grant 
> number: 11500653) under the scholarly communications program.

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