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2012 VIVO Conference Materials

Welcome to the third annual VIVO conference. This three-day conference runs from August 22 - 24, 2012 at the InterContinental in Miami, FL.

This year's VIVO conference creates a unique opportunity for people from across the country and around the world to come together in the spirit of promoting scholarly collaboration and research discovery.

The VIVO conference is an excellent opportunity to meet with VIVO team members from participating institutions, and offers an open and collaborative environment to share ideas and discuss topics related to adoption and implementation of VIVO, VIVO-based tools and the opportunities created by advancing data sharing and team science.

Who should attend?

Scholars, scientists, researchers, developers, publishers, funding agencies, research officers, students, institutional officials and those supporting the development of team science.

Conference Highlights

The conference begins with a full day of workshops for those new to VIVO, those implementing VIVO and those wishing to develop applications using VIVO.

Keynote addresses, invited speakers, scientific panels, contributed papers and posters will cover a range of topics, including the semantic web!, linked open data, VIVO sustainability, adopting and implementing VIVO, research networking, network visualization, ontology! and the role of VIVO in support of team science.

Program Information

Conference Materials (new!)

Full Program 

Schedule At A glance


Full Workshop Overview

Welcome Reception

Poster Session

Scientific Panels

Lightning Rounds & BOF


Keynote Speakers

Peter Murray-Rust

Caroline Wagner


Invited Speakers

David Baker

David Eichmann

Laurel Haak

Kenneth Klingenstein

Jonathan Markow 


Past VIVO Conferences

2011 VIVO Conference

2010 VIVO Conference


Meeting Information

Conference Chairs Welcome



Interactive map

Sponsor Prospectus

Miami Attractions

Top Miami Restaurants

Miami Shopping

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Conference's hotel photo


Special thanks to the VIVO conference sponsors


Elsevier SciVal ProQuest Springer The University of Melbourne
Microsoft Research Thomson Reuters CrossRef e-imo
University of Florida. The Foundation for the Gator Nation
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