iConference registration

Cassidy Sugimoto cassidysugimoto at GMAIL.COM
Sat Dec 6 10:35:50 EST 2014


*iConference 2015: Early-bird registration available through Jan. 15, 2015*

24-27 March, 2015, Newport Beach, California, USA

Conference Home: http://ischools.org/the-iconference/


iConference 2015 registration
<http://ischools.org/the-iconference/registration/> is now open. Discounted
early rates are available through Jan. 15, 2015. Register today to secure
the early rate!

The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers
concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society.
iConference 2015 will take place March 24-27, 2015, at the Newport Beach
Marriott Hotel and Spa
<http://ischools.org/the-iconference/venue/accommodations/>. The
iConference pushes the boundaries of information studies, explores core
concepts and ideas, and creates new technological and conceptual
configurations—all situated in interdisciplinary discourses. All
information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome.

The official iConference 2015 schedule will be posted soon, and includes
the following:

•     Keynote addresses <http://ischools.org/the-> by noted luminaries
Christine L. Borgman, Carole Goble, and Scott E. Page.

•     51 completed research papers offering new and interesting
perspectives on key topics in the information field.

•     40 preliminary results papers that explore developing thinking and

•     Nearly 100 poster presentations by present and future thought-leaders
in the field.

•     12 workshops
<http://ischools.org/the-iconference/program/keynote-speakers/> providing a
meaningful and immersive experience in specific areas of study.

•     8 thought-provoking sessions for interaction and engagement.

•     Myriad socializing and networking opportunities, including our
evening Opening Reception, and also our Banquet Dinner <http://isch/> at
the waterfront Newport Dunes.

•     Special meetings
<http://ischools.org/the-iconference/program/special-meetings/> for
iSchools leadership, staff, and practitioners.

•     The student Social Media Expo
presentation of the annual iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award
<http://ischools.org/the-iconference/program/dissertation-award/>, and
much, much more!

Registration <http://ischools.org/the-iconference/registration/> is open
now. Participants are also encouraged to book their lodging
<http://ischools.org/the-iconference/venue/accommodations/> in our
specially priced room block at the conference hotel. See our Accommodations
Page <http://ischools.org/the-iconference/venue/accommodations/> for

iConference 2015 is presented by the iSchools <http://ischools.org/> and
hosted by University of California, Irvine: The Donald Bren School of
Information and Computer Sciences <http://www.ics.uci.edu/>. The conference
champion sponsors are Microsoft Research
<http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/> and UCI Hana Lab
contributors include Facebook and Nokia; additional support provided by
Google, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, the UCI Donald Bren School of
Information and Computer Sciences, the University of Tennessee, Knoxville,
and UCI Newkirk Center.

Conference Home: http://ischools.org/the-iconference/

Cassidy R. Sugimoto, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Informatics and Computing
Indiana University Bloomington
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