iConference 2016 Call for Participation

The iConference 2016 Call for Participation has been posted. Deadlines this year are in September and October (more details below), with the conference in Philadelphia, PA March 20 – 23, 2016:

iConference 2016 takes place Sunday, March 20 through Wednesday, March 23, 2016, in historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. This year’s theme of “Partnership with Society” examines the dynamic, evolving role of information science and today’s iSchool movement, and the benefits to society. The conference includes peer-reviewed PapersPostersWorkshopsSessions for Interaction and Engagement, and iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award, all interspersed with multiple opportunities for networking. Early career and next generation researchers can engage in the Doctoral Student ColloquiumEarly Career Colloquium, and Undergraduate Student Showcase.

The iConference brings together scholars and researchers addressing critical information issues in contemporary society. The iConference pushes the boundaries of information studies, explores core concepts and ideas, and creates new technological and conceptual configurations—all shaping interdisciplinary discourses.

The call also includes this useful timeline of submission deadlines:

  • July 2015: Open for submissions
  • 9 September 2015, 11:59 pm EDT: Papers deadline
  • 28 September 2015, 11:59 pm EDT: Workshop and Doctoral Colloquium application deadline
  • 5 October 2015, 11:59 pm EDT: Posters and SIE deadline
  • 12 October 2015, 11:59 pm GMT: Doctoral Dissertation Award application deadline

Conference registration will open in mid November. Read the full call at the iSchools iConference web site for details, and good luck to all! (Edit: We of course meant iConference 2016, not 2015, in the title!)

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