Second Call for Papers - 3rd International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World

Umut AL umutal at HACETTEPE.EDU.TR
Mon Oct 24 15:15:19 EDT 2011

3rd International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World,
September 19-21, 2012, Ankara, Turkey
Symposium web site: 
E-Science and Information Management 
(Second Call for Papers)
Organizer: Hacettepe University Department of Information Management, Ankara, Turkey ( 
Theme: “E-Science and Information Management”
Objectives: IMCW2012 aims to bring together both researchers and information professionals to discuss the implications of e-science for information management.  Some of these issues and challenges are as follows: information literacy, intellectual property rights, e-science and open access data archives, information processing and visualizations tools, collection development and management, e-science librarianship, and so on. 
Keynote speaker: Dr. Tony Hey, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft
Proceedings book: Accepted papers and posters will appear in the proceedings book to be published by Springer under its CCIS series ( and in the Symposium web site.  Papers that appear in Springer’s CCIS series are indexed in Thomson Reuter’s Conference Proceedings Citation Index.
Main topics of the Symposium include (but not limited with) the following: 
·         Data Management Challenges in E-Science 
·         Data Life-cycle in E-Science 
·         Information Discovery, Organization, and Retrieval in E-Science
·         Information Management and E-Science 
·         Information Architecture for E-Science
·         Education for Information Management and E-Science 
·         Scholarly Publishing, Open Access and Digital Repositories in E-Science 
·         Digital Preservation of Scientific and Cultural Heritage
·         Social and Cultural Issues and E-Science
How to submit: In addition to papers, short papers (pecha-kucha), posters, workshops and panels on e-science and information management, general papers on information management are also welcome.  Student papers and posters will also be considered.  Please use the template available in the Symposium web site to prepare your contributions and proposals, and send them to us using the Conference Management Software (openconf).  
Important dates
First Call: July 2011 
Second Call: October 2011 
Third Call: December 2011 
Last date to send papers and posters: 23 January 2012 
Authors notification: 5 March 2012 
Final papers submission and registration: 7 May 2012 
Symposium: 19-21 September 2012 
Ex libris competition: Because IMCW2012 coincides with the 40th anniversary of the foundation of the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University, to commemorate this event we organized an international ex libris competition with the theme “information management” (  The winning art works of ex libris will be exhibited during the symposium.  (Please note: Different deadlines apply for the ex libris competition.  Please check the ex libris web site above for further information.)        
All suggestions and comments are welcome. Please send us your ideas about possible invited
speakers at sempozyum at
Symposium Facebook event: 
Twitter hashtag: #by2012
If you wish to receive updates on IMCW2012 Symposium and the other events organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University,  you can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook. 
Looking forward to your contributions to and participation in the Symposium. 
Yaşar Tonta, Chair of the Organizing Committee 
Serap Kurbanoğlu, Chair of the Programme Committee
Hacettepe University 
Department of Information Management
06800 Beytepe, Ankara, Turkey
Tel: 0312 297 82 00
Faks: 0312 299 20 14
E-posta: tonta at, serap at 
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