VIVO 2019 Held in Montenegro
The Tenth Annual VIVO Conference was held from Wednesday September 4 to Friday September 6 in Podgorica, Montenegro. The VIVO 2019 Conference Task Force would like to thank sponsors, speakers, presenters, attendees, the Grand Travel Agency staff members, and the amazing staff at the Hilton Hotel Podgorica. Thank you all for making VIVO 2019 Conference a memorable one! Welcome slides are available here.
The 2019 VIVO Conference web site includes all the information about the conference and the program. The session abstracts are posted on the Program Schedule and the Speakers’ pages. Thanks to our Program Chair, Ruben Verborgh, for challenging us to consider Open Review platform and for making sure the program included outstanding talks. Thank you to our keynote speaker Herbert Van de Sompel and to our two invited speakers, Anastasia Dimou and Sarven Capadisli.
Every year our sponsors make sure the conference happens and this year was no different. We would like to thank Digital Science for their generous Platinum sponsorship. We also had Gold sponsorships from Texas A&M University and Web of Science Group. Ontocale sponsored at Bronze level and made everyone happy with their origami giveaways. Special thanks to TIB – Leibniz Information Centre for Science and Technology and University Library and SIGMA for pitching in as Institutional Sponsors. Our local institutional sponsors included Faculty of Medicine, University of Montenegro, Clinical Center of Montenegro and Institute of Public Health of Montenegro.
At this year’s conference 50% of the attendees came to the VIVO Conference for the first time. The list of attending organizations and institutions is available on the website under News tab.
Thank you all for attending and we look forward to seeing you at another event!