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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Open Repositories 2018 registration is open!
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for Open Repositories 2018: Sustaining Open. 4th - 8th June 2018, Bozeman, Montana, USA</span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><a href="http://www.or2018.net/registration-is-now-open/"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1155CC">http://www.or2018.net/registration-is-now-open/</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Early registration is $375 until April 20, 2018.
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Regular registration is $425 April 21st to May 25th, 2018.</span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Late registration is $475 after May 25th, 2018.</span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Student registration will be $275 for current full time students, increasing to $325.</span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Please sign-up for
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 when registering.</span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">We are also pleased to announce our keynote speakers for OR 2018!</span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><b><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Opening Keynote -</span></b><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">
<b>Casey Fiesler, JD, Ph.D.</b></span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#202020">Casey Fiesler is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Science at University of Colorado Boulder. A social computing researcher and legal scholar, she holds a Ph.D. in Human-Centered
 Computing from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a JD from Vanderbilt University Law School. Fiesler studies governance in socio-technical systems, with an emphasis on copyright in online communities, technology ethics, and social norms.</span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#202020">Fiesler previously interned for Creative Commons, and is a member of the legal committee for the Organization for Transformative Works, which is behind the open source fanfiction site Archive of Our
 Own. A portion of her research is current funded under the large National Science Foundation PERVADE project, dedicated to empirical studies of research ethics for pervasive human data.</span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><b><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Closing Keynote - Asaf Bartov</span></b><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Asaf Bartov is a senior program officer at the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit operating Wikipedia around the world. &nbsp;His work focuses on capacity building
 with emerging volunteer communities all over the world, with particular emphasis on India, sub-Saharan Africa, Brazil, and eastern Europe. &nbsp;While his academic background is in Greek and Latin language and literature, he has a strong professional background
 in software development, and an abiding volunteer interest in digital libraries. He is the founder, chief technologist, and chief editor of Project Ben-Yehuda, an award-winning volunteer-run digital library of public domain Hebrew works. &nbsp;He is also a structured
 and linked data enthusiast, and previously served as an invited expert on the W3C's Library Linked Data Incubator Group. &nbsp;He frequently teaches introductory classes on Wikidata, the Wikimedia Foundation's linked open data project, and on querying Wikidata
 with the SPARQL language.</span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">Claire Knowles and Evviva Weinraub</span><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p style="margin:0cm;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;-webkit-standard&quot;,serif;color:black"><a href="http://www.or2018.net/program-committee/"><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1155CC">Program Committee</span></a></span><span style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">
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