Call for Papers: 2011 TEI Members’ Meeting

Dear TEIers,
As you know already, the TEI conference will take place this year in
Würzburg (Germany) from 13 to 15 October (preceded by workshops and
tutorials). It is a major event for our community as it is the
possibility for all of you to exchange your ideas and experience in
using the TEI guidelines, as well as providing feedback and proposals
on making the TEI technical environment evolve to serve digital
scholarship even better.  Indeed, the TEI has become an essential
aspect for any text-based research in the humanities and our user
community grows everyday quicker. The conference should be able to
reflect this variety by bringing together both experienced eHumanists
and more traditional scholars looking for  digital answers to their
research questions.
You will find below the call for paper, which will soon be followed by
a call for workshops and tutorials. Pleas do not hesitate to spread
the word further on your favorite social networks.
I am looking forward to see you all in Würzburg,
Laurent Romary

Call for papers and proposals

Philology in the Digital Age
2011 Annual Conference and Members’ Meeting of the TEI Consortium
University of Würzburg, Germany

* Deadline for submissions: May 1st, 2011
* Meeting dates: Wed 12 October to Sat 15 October, 2011
* Workshop dates: Mon 10 October to Wed 12 October, 2011 (see separate

The Program Committee of the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Text Encoding
Initiative (TEI - Consortium invites individual paper
proposals, panel
sessions, poster sessions, and tool demonstrations particularly, but
not exclusively, on digital texts, scholarly editing or any topic
that applies TEI to its research.

Submission Topics

Topics might include but are not restricted to:
	• TEI and scholarly editing
	• TEI and textual criticism
	• TEI and the evolution of digital philology
	• TEI and text corpora
	• The relation between representation (encoded text) and presentation
(visualisation, user-interface)
	• TEI encoded data in the context of quantitative text analysis
	• Integrating the TEI with other technologies and standards
	• TEI as metadata standard
	• TEI as interchange format: sharing, mapping, and migrating data (in
particular in relation to other formats or software environments)

In addition, we are seeking proposals for 5 minute micropaper
presentations focused on experiences with the TEI guidelines gained
from running projects and discussing one specific feature.

Submission Types

Individual paper presentations will be allocated 30 minutes: 20
minutes for delivery, and 10 minutes for questions & answers.
Submission should be made in the form of an abstract of 750-1500
words (plus bibliography).

Panel sessions will be allocated 1.5 hours and may be of varied
formats, including:

    * three paper panels: 3 papers on the same or related topics

    * round table discussion: 5-8 presenters on a single theme. Ample
      time should be left for questions & answers after brief

Posters (including tool demonstrations) will be presented during the
poster session. The local organizer will provide flip charts and
tables for poster session/tool demonstration presenters, along with
wireless internet access. Each poster presenter is expected to
participate in a slam immediately preceding the poster session.

Micropapers will be allocated 5 minutes.

Submission Procedure

All proposals should be submitted at by
May 1st, 2011 (please check on the conference website for the
availability of conftool).

You will need to create an account (i.e., username and password) in
order to file a submission. For each submission, you may upload files
to the system after you have completed filling out demographic data
and the abstract.

    * Individual paper or poster proposals (including tool
demonstrations): Supporting materials (including graphics, multimedia,
etc., or even a copy of the complete paper) may be uploaded after the
initial abstract is submitted.

    * Micropaper: The procedure is the same as for an individual
paper, however the abstract should be no more than 500 words. Please
be sure the abstract mentions the feature to be presented!

    * Panel sessions (three paper panels): The panel organizer submits
a proposal for the entire session, containing a 500-word introduction
explaining the overarching theme and rationale for the inclusion of
the papers, together with a 750-1500 words section for each panel

   * Panel sessions (round table discussion): The panel organizer
submits a proposal of 750-1500 words describing the rationale for the
discussion and includes the list of panelists. Panelists need to be
contacted by the panel organizer and have expressed their willingness
in participation before submission.

All proposals will be reviewed by the program committee and selected
external reviewers.

Those interested in holding working paper sessions outside the meeting
session tracks should contact the meeting organizers at
  to schedule a room.

Please send queries to

Conference submissions will be considered for conference
proceedings, edited as a special issue of the  Journal of the Text
Encoding Initiative. Further details on the submission process will be

For the international programm comittee,

Laurent Romary (programm committee chair)