Announcing OpenSym 2013, the Open Symposium!

OpenSym is the conference for open collaboration researchers and practitioners, including free/libre/open source software, but also open access, open data, open government, and open innovation. OpenSym 2013 will be held for the first time in 2013, on Aug 5-7, in Hong Kong, China. OpenSym joins hands with WikiSym, an established conference that brings together wiki and Wikipedia researchers and practitioners. WikiSym + OpenSym 2013 will co-locate with Wikimania 2013, the Wikipedia (and related) user conference.

OpenSym is unique in bringing together all strands of “open researchers” and I can’t wait to see how it works out! It is truly an exciting time to experience how researchers and practitioners join hands across disciplines to make the world a better place!

All calls for submissions can be found on the WS+OS 2013 website at http://opensym.org/os2013/submitting. This includes the research tracks

as well as the community track (experience reports, workshops, tutorials, panels, demos, etc.) and the doctoral symposium:

See you in Hong Kong, on Aug 5-7, 2013!

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