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Call for Papers
In Conjunction With
Malaysian Government Open Source Software Conference 2012
(MyGOSSCON 2012)

*** Submission of abstract date has been extended to 7 October  2012 19 October 2012 due to high demand.

 

CALL FOR PAPERS IS NOW OPEN!
MyGOSSCON 2012 Program Committee is pleased to announce calling for papers from all interested speakers from Malaysia and around the world for MyGOSSCON 2012.

Papers may cover a variety of topics, e.g. basic research, novel applications, trends and industry experiences. Real-life experiences are of particular interest.

Speakers are free to include other topics deemed relevant to the main conference theme and the sub-themes.

MyGOSSCON 2012 THEME


"OPEN SOURCE: THE NEXT GENERATION OF DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION"


SUB-THEMES

  1. OSS DELIVERS FOR BETTER GOVERNMENT DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION
  2. OPEN SOURCE PAVING THE FUTURE OF CLOUD, BIG DATA, MOBILE AND SOCIAL STRATEGIES
  3. LICENSING, OWNERSHIP AND INNOVATION
  4. OPEN SOURCE TOWARDS SELF RELIANCE AND NATION BUILDING
  5. OSS SECURITY


Please refer to the main page for the following:
a) Detail definitions of the conference theme
b) Tentative Agenda

INITIAL / ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
Initial submission of abstract should include the following information:

a) Title
b) Abstract
c) Presenter's name
d) Contact number
e) Email address
f) Speaker biography
g) Institution/organization/company/community, if any

Submission of Abstract and CV must be sent via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 30 September 2012 7 October 2012 19 October 2012

FULL SUBMISSION OF PAPER AND SLIDE PRESENTATION
Upon acceptance of your abstract, you will need to prepare a full paper and slide presentation for submission. The paper must be:

  1. Detail enough that its effectiveness can be evaluated (any appropriate length to fill up 20 minutes speaking slot)
  2. Paper and slide presentation has to be in Open Document Format or PDF
  3. Submission of full paper and slide presentation must be sent via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by 18 October 2012 21 October 2012.


EVALUATION CRITERIA

1. Originality
Topics must provide a unique perspective, viewpoint or way of doing something.

2. Timeliness and Interest
Topics must contain new and relevant material.

3. Educational Value
An objective presentation that meets the educational needs of the audience is optimal to enhancing the credibility of the speaker, the speaker's employer and the conference. Sales pitches are NOT allowed.

NOTIFICATION
Please take note of the following:

1. Reference Materials are Required
Our audience appreciates receiving support documentation to enhance their educational experience and serve as a reference when they return to the office. (If you rely on live demonstrations, your reference materials will be an outline of the demonstration with key reference points.)

2. 100% Adherence to NO COMMERCIALISM Policy
The educational programs at MyGOSSCON 2012 are NOT the appropriate place for promoting your company, product, service or solution.

3. No Substitutions
Substitution of speaker or paper is not allowed, except in the case of an emergency. In the event that a speaker cannot fulfill his/her commitment due to an emergency, a substitute may be submitted in writing for approval, however this does not guarantee a speaking slot for the substitute.

DEADLINE

9 August 2012 Open for Nomination

30 September 2012

7 October 2012

19 October 2012

Abstract and CV Submission Deadline

9 October 2012

14 October 2012

25 October 2012

Notification for Abstract Acceptance

18 October 2012

5 November 2012

Submission of Full Paper and Slide Presentation

30 October – 31 October 2012

To be informed later

Presentation

SUBMISSIONS
All submissions must be sent via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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