VIVO Camp is a multi-day training event designed specifically for new and prospective users. Camp will be held November 9-11, 2017 on the campus of Duke University in Durham, NC. Over two and a half days, VIVO Camp will start with an introduction to VIVO leading to a comprehensive overview by exploring these topics:

  • VIVO features

  • Examples and demos of VIVO including customizations

  • Representing scholarship

  • Loading, displaying and using VIVO data

  • Introduction to the ontologies

  • Managing a VIVO project

  • Engaging communities

  • Using VIVO resources

Participants can expect to gain a broad understanding of all aspects of implementing VIVO, including scoping and planning, development and data ingest, user engagement and customizations. This event will be an opportunity to meet and consult with key VIVO community members and to benefit from the experience of many successful VIVO implementations. The curriculum will include multiple opportunities to address current challenges. Participants should bring specific questions to VIVO Camp for discussion.

VIVO Camp instructors provide years of experience holding VIVO events, managing VIVO implementations, and participating in the VIVO community.

  • Mike Conlon, VIVO Project Director and served as the principal investigator at the University of Florida on the NIH grant to create the VIVO community

  • Graham Triggs, VIVO Technical Lead

  • Violeta Ilik, Stony Brook University, program chair for the 2017 VIVO Conference.

  • Paul Albert, Weill Cornell Medicine, chair of the VIVO Implementation Interest Group, chair of the 2018 VIVO Conference

  • Julia Trimmer, Duke University.  Julia manages the Scholars@Duke team and serves as the lead of the VIVO Outreach and Engagement Interest Group.

Join us in November to learn about VIVO and consult with this group of VIVO experts. Please register here to reserve your place at VIVO Camp.  Registration is limited.   We will close registration when the event has filled.

See you in Durham!

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