3rd International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World

Güleda Doğan guledaduzyol at GMAIL.COM
Thu Aug 23 09:50:01 EDT 2012

*3rd International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World,*

September 19-21, 2012, Ankara, Turkey

Symposium web site: by2012.bilgiyonetimi.net/en/

*E-Science and Information Management*

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The Third International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing
World (IMCW2012) organized by the Department of Information Management of
Hacettepe University will take place in Ankara during September 19-21,
2012 (See
the Google map for venue and the hotels in the vicinity: http://

The main theme of the Symposium this year is *"E-Science and Information
Management"*. IMCW2012 aims to bring together both researchers and
information professionals to discuss the implications of e-science for
information management.

The full program is available at:

The first day of the Symposium (September 19, 2012 Wednesday) is set aside
for eight workshops on various subjects (e.g., e-science, open access,
image processing and artifical intelligence, mapping science, crisis
information management, among others).

An opening reception will follow the workshops.  The results of the
international ex libris competition on "information management" that was
organized to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the foundation of the
Department of Information Management will be announced during the reception
and the exhibition of the works of prize-winning ex libris artists will be

Professor *A. Murat Tuncer*, Rector of Hacettepe University will open the
Symposium officially on Thursday, September 20, 2012.

Dr. *Tony Hey*, Vice President of Microsoft Inc., will highlight in his
keynote speech the major issues that e-science scholars and researchers are
faced with when working with large and distributed data sets, processing
and visualizing them using advanced technologies and software packages.  He
will share his views on some of the challenges that both scholars and
information professionals have to tackle (e.g., gathering, curating,
organizing, storing, and managing large amount of data, and providing
perpetual access to them over the Internet). Mr. *Serkan Orçan*, Deputy
Director of TUBITAK's National Academic Network and Information Center
(ULAKBIM) will review in his keynote speech the state of the art of
e-science and e-infrastructures in Turkey and evaluate them from technical
and administrative viewpoints.  Keynote speeches will be followed by a
panel on "*Big Data and E-Science*" in which the challenges of using big
data in various scientific disciplines such as medicine, climatology,
geology, and information science will be discussed.

On Friday, September 21, 2012, Dr. *Buğra Karabey*,  National Technology
Officer of Microsoft Turkey, will address in his keynote speech the issues
of privacy and big data.

Proceedings of the Symposium was published by Springer under its CCIS
(Communications in Computer and Information Science) series (*E-Science and
Information Management, *ISBN 978-3-642-33298-2).

*Symposium Facebook page*:

*Twitter hash tag*: #by2012

Looking forward to seeing you in the Symposium.

Yaşar Tonta, Chair of the Organizing Committee

Serap Kurbanoğlu, Chair of the Programme Committee

Department of Information Management

Hacettepe University

6800 Beytepe, Ankara

Tel: 0312 297 82 00

Fax: 0312 299 20 14

E-mail: tonta at hacettepe.edu.tr , serap at hacettepe.edu.tr

Güleda Doğan
Hacettepe Üniversitesi
Bilgi ve Belge Yönetimi Bölümü
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