Code4Lib 2014 will be held at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel in downtown Raleigh, NC on March 24 - 27, 2014.
Pre-conferences will be held Monday March 24, and the main conference on Tuesday March 25 - 27.
See the 2014 Conference Schedule for the full schedule.
Ideas for keynote speakers were solicited and voted on. You can view the results of the voting if you login. We are thrilled to have the two speakers who received the most votes: Valerie Aurora, the founder of the Ada Initiative, and Sumana Harihareswara, Engineering Community Manager, Wikimedia Foundation keynote this year. See the announcement for more information.
Financial contributions from Sponsors account for more than 45% of the estimated cost of Code4Lib 2014. We are very thankful for their support. Please visit this link to view all of our sponsors and to see descriptions of the Table Sponsors, new to Code4Lib conferences this year.
Hunt Library Reception (NCSU)
As part of conference activities, NCSU is sponsoring busing for conference attendees to visit the new Hunt Library building on Centennial Campus. This activity is planned for 5-7:30pm on Tuesday, March 25. A light reception will be available (NC State beer and light snacks) and we anticipate there will be folks posted throughout the library to provide more info about the technology and spaces. The buses will be making multiple trips so attendees can come and go as they please; at this point there is no scheduled program (no long talks!). If you are interested in attending, please indicate so when registering. This activity does not overlap with conference content.
What to do in Raleigh
Check out this list of Social Activities that have been compiled by local volunteers.
The Sheraton Raleigh Hotel is working through a $6 million renovation that will be completed this fall. Upon your arrival, you will find a warm and open lobby, great for informal meetups and relaxing. In the hotel will be Jimmy V's restaurant, where 5% of the revenues are donated to the V Foundation for Cancer Research. The hotel is always within easy walking distance to many restaurants, pubs, parks, museums, and other attractions.
The Code4Lib 2014 Conference will be the only event using the meeting space that week. The meeting space offers open foyers that will be excellent for the morning and afternoon breaks, along with space for the project and vendor table sponsors looking to build collaboration with the Code4Lib community.
Finally, the hotel has the capacity to host all of the attendees, and we've negotiated a rate of $159/night that includes wireless access in the hotel rooms. Hotel reservations will be able to be made after you register using the information provided in your registration confirmation. To guarantee receiving the conference rate, reservations must be made by Monday, February 24th.
Parking is available in a deck adjacent to the Sheraton for $12/day.
The Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) serves the Triangle area. It is about 19 miles (24 minutes) driving to reach Raleigh downtown.
The local organizing committee has arranged for discounted ride for shuttle service from the airport to the hotel:
Cost: $15.00 per person one-way (normally $25) or $30.00 roundtrip
Notice: 24 hours in advance notice
Baggage Limit: No
Online reservations? Yes - using the code: code4lib
Website: SkyLink Shuttle
The Triangle Transit Authority also provides a fairly direct bus service including complimentary wifi for $2 each way. Please check the schedule, as service times are limited and may not be available on Sunday.
Taxi service is easily available just outside baggage claim and is also commonly used.
For more details about the area, see the hosting proposal.
Code of Conduct
The Code4Lib Code of Conduct is in force at every Code4Lib gathering. Please read it, abide by it, and help to enforce it.
Registration for Code4Lib 2014 is now CLOSED. Please add your name to the waitlist, as we anticipate that a few more spots will likely open up in the upcoming weeks.
If you are trying to register with a priority reservation (presenter, pre-conf organizer, scholarship recipient, platinum/gold sponsor, or table sponsor), please contact CONCENTRA directly for details on registering.
Registration will close on Friday, February 14, or when the registration reaches 350 attendees, whichever comes first. Registration cost is $165. Pre-conference registration is $5 per half-day session and $10 for a full day session.
Voting is now closed for prepared talks. To see voting results, visit http://vote.code4lib.org/election/results/28. The 11 proposals with the most votes will be guaranteed a slot at the conference. Additional presentations have been selected by the Program Committee in an effort to ensure diversity in program content and presenters. Community votes weighed heavily in these decisions.
All presenters have been notified as to whether their talk was accepted. A program schedule with talks slotted is available.
Pre-conferences are full- or half-day sessions that will be held on Monday, March 24th, 2014 and can cover just about any topic you can think of .
Pre-conference proposals are available on the wiki.
Registration for pre-conferences will be handled as part of the overall conference registration, and will involve a small fee (see above).
Four (4) of the pre-conferences (Drupal4Lib, Archival discovery and use, CCLAM, and Summon Hackfest and ProQuest Discovery & Management Technologies Users Group) are being opened to non-conference attendees. Registration is now closed.