layout: page title: Call for Abstracts menu: true order: 1 lang: English ref: cfp permalink: /cfp — We invite short papers, lightning talks, panels, and interactive sessions on themes including, but not limited to:

Short papers allow participants to share projects or more established work in a short presentation of 15 minutes within a parallel session.

Lightning talks allow participants to share ideas, recent projects, or ongoing work in a short plenary presentation of three minutes.

Workshops are intended for a smaller audience (10-20 participants) and should be interactive or practical in nature. They can be either 60 or 90 minutes.

Panel sessions allow panelists and participants to discuss a certain topic in more detail. Panels should consist of a maximum of 5 people and will be part of a parallel session. They can be either 60 or 90 minutes.

In addition, we invite library and CHO-related organisations to present their work at a market place during the breaks. To participate, please send a short description of your organisation to lotte.wilms[at] All market place attendees will be asked to present their stand in a plenary lightning talk. Please note that space is limited.

Submission of proposals

Submissions should include the following:

The pre-conference will be held off-site in the KB National Library of the Netherlands. Transportation to and from Utrecht to The Hague will be arranged for participants. By submitting an abstract, authors agree that at least one presenter will be present in person or via remote access according to the ADHO guidelines for remote presentations. Abstracts and papers/sessions are accepted in all official ADHO languages (English, Spanish, German, French, and Italian). However, no translation services will be in place during the event.

The organisers are working to make this event virtually accessible via livestream, recording, and sharing of slides and other research materials. If accepted, the applicant agrees to deposit any slides used in the presentation. If the presentation is held in the main auditorium, the presenter will appear in a livestream. Should you prefer not to be filmed, please indicate this in your abstract.

The call for proposals is now closed. Thank you for your interest.


Deadline for proposals: 01-05-2019 23:59 CET

Notification of acceptance: 24-05-2019


For questions regarding the programme, please contact Sarah Potvin (spotvin[at]

For questions regarding the local organization, please contact Lotte Wilms (lotte.wilms[at]