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            style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Dear all,</span></span></span></p>
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            style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">The conveners
            of the ADHO SIGs (GeoHumanities, GO:DH, Libraries in DH,
            AVinDH and LOD) have collaborated to request an extension to
            the deadline for SIG endorsed workshops.  Manfred
            Thaller, Chair of the DH2016 Program Committee, on behalf of
            the Program Committee and Conference Coordinating Committee,
            has approved it. <br>
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            style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">The new
            deadline to submit SIG endorsed workshops is now <b>January
              15.  </b><i>If you are seeking GeoHumanities SIG
              endorsement, please be </i><i>in touch with your
              co-chairs by</i><i><b> January 8 </b></i><i>so that we
              can work with you on the endorsement.  </i><br>
          </span></span></span></p>
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          style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">Also, </span>the
        requirement that workshops endorsed by the SIG should have at
        least 10 confirmed participants, has been dropped. <br>
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    <p><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; color:
        rgb(43, 43, 43); line-height: 24px; font-size: 11pt;">The
        website is yet to be updated, however, as a reminder, here is a
        link to the CFP <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://dh2016.adho.org/cfp/">http://dh2016.adho.org/cfp/</a><br>
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          style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">As you know,
          the SIG endorsements are new this year, and the procedures are
          a work in progress.</span></span>  Please let us know if you
      have any questions - <br>
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      Kathy Weimer  <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:kathy.weimer@rice.edu">kathy.weimer@rice.edu</a> <br>
      Karl Grossner  <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:karlg@stanford.edu">karlg@stanford.edu</a><br>
      GeoHumanities SIG, co-chairs<br>
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    <pre class="moz-signature" cols="72">-- 
Katherine Hart Weimer
Head, Kelley Center for 
  Government Information, Data and Geospatial Services
Rice University
Fondren Library - MS 225
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
713.348.6212</pre>
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