[Sighlth-l] Reminder: iConference 2014: Early-bird registration available through Dec. 15, 2013

Ning nyu.yuning at gmail.com
Thu Nov 7 11:55:36 EST 2013


iConference 2014: Early-bird registration available through Dec. 15, 2013

4-7 March, 2014, Berlin, Germany



Registration is now open for iConference 2014, with discounted early rates
available through December 15; standard rates apply thereafter. Register
now for the lowest available rate!

iConference 2014 will bring together scholars and researchers from around
the world who share a common concern about critical information issues in
contemporary society. This is our ninth annual conference and the first to
be held in Europe. Organized under the banner ‘Breaking Down Walls |
Culture, Context, Computing’, iConference 2014 will provide an inspiring
sense of community, high quality research presentations, and myriad
opportunities for engagement. All information field practitioners are
welcome; affiliation with a member-iSchool is not required.

Highlights include:

* A compelling program of peer-reviewed Papers, Notes, and Posters.

* Thought-provoking Workshops and Sessions for Interaction and Engagement.

* Keynote addresses from Tony Hey of Microsoft Research and Melissa Terras
of the Department of Information Studies, University College London.

* Myriad opportunities for socializing and networking with premier thinkers
in the information field. Social events include our Opening Reception at
Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, private gala dinner at the world-renowned
Naturkunde Museum Berlin, two networking-oriented Poster Sessions, a
Farewell Reception, and multiple shared meals and breaks throughout.

* Unique opportunities for career mentoring and growth, including a
Doctoral Colloquium (invitation only), an Early Career Colloquium (open to
all) and a Professional Development Seminar (also open to all).

* A Social Media Expo presented by iSchool student teams and sponsored by
Microsoft Research.

* The opportunity to personally experience Berlin, one of the most historic
and compelling cities in Europe.

iConference 2014 is presented by the iSchools organization and hosted by
The Berlin School of Library and Information Science at
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; the program is administered by the Royal
School of Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen. The
presenting sponsor is Microsoft Research, with additional funding from De
Gruyter and Springer. The conference takes place 4-7 March, 2014.

More at http://ischools.org/the-iconference/

Ning Yu
Assistant Professor
School of Library and Information Science
College of Communications & Information
University of Kentucky
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