TEI 2013 Meeting in Rome: Conference website, call for papers

Call for Papers, Posters and Panels

The Linked TEI: Text Encoding in the Web

2013 Annual Conference and Members’ Meeting of the TEI Consortium
2-5 October 2013
Università La Sapienza, Rome, Italy

* Deadline for submissions: March 30, 2013
* Workshop dates (tentative): 30 September – 2 October 2012 (see separate call)

The Programme Committee of the 2013 Annual Conference and Members
Meeting of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI – http://www.tei-c.org)
Consortium invites individual paper proposals, panel sessions, poster
sessions, and tool demonstrations particularly, but not exclusively,
on the theme, broadly conceived, The Linked TEI: Text Encoding in the

Conference website: http://digilab2.let.uniroma1.it/teiconf2013/

Submission Topics

Topics might include but are not restricted to:

  • TEI Conceptual Model
  • TEI and semantic features
  • TEI and formal ontologies
  • TEI and semantic annotation
  • TEI and the Semantic Web
  • TEI schemas

Culture and scholarship

  • TEI in different linguistic and cultural traditions
  • TEI in libraries, archives and museums
  • TEI and critical editing/text analysis/text corpora
  • TEI and digital collections
  • TEI and mass digitisation
  • TEI and user studies

TEI Processing Model

  • TEI tools (for analysis and publication) and infrastructures
  • TEI and interchange
  • Interoperability and integration with other technologies and standards
  • TEI and visualisation

The future of the TEI

  • Community and outreach
  • Intellectual and technical challenges
  • Social structure, sustainability and financial model

Submission Types

Individual paper presentations will be allocated 30 minutes: 20
minutes for delivery, and 10 minutes for questions & answers.

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 optional

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.

Submission Procedure

All proposals should be submitted via an online platform, the
availability of which will be announced shortly. Please submit your
proposals by March 30, 2013.

If you don’t have already one, 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. Submission should be made in the form of an abstract of
750-1500 words (plus bibliography).

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
meeting@tei-c.org to schedule a room.

Please send queries to meeting@tei-c.org

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 Programme Committee
Arianna Ciula

2013 TEI Conference and Members Meeting Programme Committee:
Marjorie Burghart
Lou Burnard
Fabio Ciotti
Arianna Ciula (chair)
Gianfranco Crupi
Sebastian Rahtz

Issue 6 of TEI Journal: Deadline extended

Date: Wed, 30 Jan 2013 17:52:08 +0000
From: “Pierazzo, Elena” <elena.pierazzo@KCL.AC.UK>
Subject: [TEI-L] Issue 6 of TEI Journal: deadline extended

Dear TEI Community,

It is my pleasure to communicate that the deadline for the submission of papers for Issue 6 of the TEI Journal has been extended up to the 20th of February. Issue 6 will collect selected contributions of the 2012 TEI Conference.
Please keep in mind that no further extensions will be made.

All the best
Elena and Laura