OpenCon 2016 – Registration is open!

opencon2016Registration is open for OpenCon 2016!  OpenCon is the student and early career academic professional conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data that will be held in Washington DC on November 12-14, 2016.

The three day conference includes keynotes, panel discussions, workshops, and hackathons to help participants build skills in key areas—from raising institutional awareness to coordinating national-level campaigns effectively.  Attendance to OpenCon is by application only, which helps ensure a diverse, representative, and active group of participants at this unique conference.

If you are interesting in attending this year, simply apply to OpenCon 2016.  OpenCon offers travel scholarships to select participants to help offset the costs of attending this important conference.

In addition, Dartmouth College Library is pleased to offer one travel grant for a graduate student (PhD or Masters), post-doc, or early career faculty or staff to attend OpenCon 2016.

If you are interested in being considered for the Dartmouth travel grant, please follow these steps:

  • Apply to OpenCon 2016, using the application available on their website.  Please save your responses as they will be needed for the Dartmouth travel grant.
  • Apply to the Dartmouth specific travel scholarship by filling out this form:
  • Email a copy of your CV to

Registration closes on July 11th, so apply today!  Questions?  Please contact Lora Leligdon at or Barbara DeFelice at

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