[Sigmetrics] [RSCAO-L] Call for Participation: INDIALICS 2017 Training Workshop "Innovation for Sustainable Development: Perspectives, Policies and Practices in South Asia" | 1-5 November 2017 | JNU, New Delhi, India

T. Ramanan ramanan_6 at yahoo.com
Mon Feb 20 23:10:56 EST 2017

National Conference on Library Information Science-201729th June2017Colombo, Sri Lanka Social Impact of Librarianship: scholarshiptowards sustainable development goals National Conference on Libraryand Information Science (NACLIS 2017) is a platform for sharing researchfindings and knowledge of library and information professionals from differentsectors in SriLanka.  This conference will be hosted bySri Lanka Library Association (SLLA) to enable the young researchers andlibrarians who march towards sustainable development goals through library andinformation services. One of the important objectivesof the conference is to materialize the concept and proposals in the real worldcontext with possible level of novel technology embedded in the library sector.We cordially invite contributions fromlibrary professionals and researchers from Sri Lanka. Conference TracksContributors are encouraged to submittheir works on the following tracks, but not limited to: Ø InformationLiteracy Ø SocialInteraction and Impact of InformationØ MobileApps and LibrariesØ EmbeddedLibrarianshipØ OpenAccess PublishingØ Bigdata, metadata and linked data (data science)Ø Use of Open-SourceTools in Information ServicesØ Scholarshipof LibrarianshipØ KnowledgeManagement in LibrariesØ OutreachServices to Marginalized CommunitiesØ Documentationof Indigenous Knowledge & Cultural HeritageØ Professional Ethics & Accountability of LibrarianshipSubmission ofPaperAuthors are advised to sendtheir contribution as extended abstract or full papers. The manuscripts can beaccepted in Sinhala, Tamil and English. Those who wish to submit their articlesin Sinhala or Tamil, should attach a separate abstract in English. All thearticles should be sent to Editor of NACLIS through email (editornaclis at gmail.com).Contributors should adhere tothe guidelines appearing on the website (www.slla.org.lk) toprepare their manuscripts. Important Dates·           Deadlinefor Submission of full paper/extended abstracts: 15th March, 2017·           Notificationof Acceptance: 10th April, 2017·           Deadlineto submit camera ready paper: 24th April, 2017·           Earlybird registration starts on: 31st March, 2017·           Lateregistration starts on: 06th May, 2017·           Lastdate of registration: 19th June, 2017·           Conferenceday: 29th June 2017Guideline forAuthorsAll submitted manuscripts must be original workthat is not under submission at another conference/journal/book or underconsideration for publication in any other form. Authors have to follow the instructions andformat outlined below while submitting their research paper:   ·        Title: Titleof the paper shall explicitly indicate the focus of the research work.  Followingthe title, please include the name, affiliation, and email. ·        Abstract:Abstract should be informative and not more than 200 words for full papers. ·        Keywords: Thereshould be maximum 6 keywords, of which at least three significant subjectindicative keywords shall be provided.·        Lengthof Manuscript: Maximum length of the manuscript should bebetween 4000-6000 words (not more than ten pages of A4 size paper). Extendedabstracts can be drafted with a word count not more than 2000 words.·        Style: Thepaper shall be in MS-Word format with font type – Times New Roman, font size–12 pts, and line space – 1.5. For Sinhala use FM Abhaya and for Tamil language use Baminior Baamini. ·        Mediumof Manuscripts: The manuscripts can be accepted in Sinhala,Tamil and English. Those who wish to submit their articles in Sinhala or Tamil,should attach a separate abstract in English.·        ReferencingStyle: Authors are advised to strictly adhere to APA(American Psychological Association) 6th edition style for bothin-text citation and reference list.  Acceptance ofPaperPaperssubmitted will be subject to open-peer review by the Editorial Committee, andsent to a double-blind peer review by a panel of experts.  Papers will also be subject to anti-plagiarismcheck, thus any paper that infringe the intellectual property rights will be rejected.Only the accepted papers will be published.  Copyright PolicyTheauthors are required to submit the declaration stating that the work isoriginal and not submitted/published elsewhere through copy right form, whichcan be downloaded from the conference site (www.slla.org.lk).  Registration Presentersare kindly advised to register their participation so as to ensure the publication oftheir papers. No paper/abstracts will bepublished unless the full registration fee is paid by deadline. Registrationforms will be available at www.slla.org/. Please send your duly filledcopyright form and registration form to the NACLIS Convener, Sri Lanka LibraryAssociation (scanned copies could be forwarded to naclis2017convener at gmail.com).Find below for the mode of payment.SponsorshipWe lookforward to receiving sponsorship from organizations and businesses that candisplay/demonstrate/present their products and services during the conference.Interested parties may contact the Treasurer at lilaamerasekera at gmail.comMode of paymentRegistrants are requested tocredit the registration fee in favour of Sri Lanka Library Association in thefollowing bank: 
|  Account Holders Name as in the account:  |  SRI LANKA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION  |
|  Account Number:    |  0002323087  |
|  Bank Name and Branch:    |  Bank of Ceylon,  Independence Sq. Branch  |
|  Nature of Account:    |  CURRENT  |

 ContactsConferenceConvenerSriLanka Library AssociationEmail:naclis2017convener at gmail.com================================= T. Ramanan,
Senior Assistant Librarian,
Main Library,
Eastern University, Sri Lanka,
Vantharumoolai, Chenkalady,

    On Monday, 20 February 2017, 18:53, anup kumar das <anupdas2072 at gmail.com> wrote:

 The 4thINDIALICS Conference 2017Innovationfor Sustainable Development: Perspectives, Policies and Practices in South Asia Training Workshop: 1st to 5th November2017(The INDIALICS Academy2017) Venue:Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India Call for Participation in TrainingWorkshop Inthe last few decades, technological and organizational innovations have playeda pivotal role in transforming the economies and societies of the South-Asiancountries, setting them at the frontiers of science and technology advancement.Various policies and institutional arrangements have been restructured andcreated to achieve global competitiveness and faster economic growth. However,along with high economic growth, there is increasing inequality and exclusionas well as over-exploitation of natural resources. The emerging challenge,therefore, is to accomplish equilibrium between economic growth and socialjustice, through innovative and sustainable practices. Drawinginspiration from the existing narratives and discourses, the 4thIndialics Training Workshop is thematised as ‘Innovation for sustainabledevelopment: Perspectives, Policies and Practices in South Asia’. This TrainingWorkshop will explore the nature, determinants and direction of innovation andnew pathways for meeting future challenges in the context of sustainabledevelopment with specific reference to South Asia. We posit that the challengescannot be seen as isolated from each other but interconnected and requiressocial, institutional and policy innovations, political processes and theinterconnections between these. The training workshop will reflect onchallenges and opportunities in fostering innovation for socio-economicdevelopment and sustainability. 
Key Training Tracks will include:    
   - Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture (Sub-Themes: Food Security, Farmers’ Innovation, etc.)
   - Global Value Chains and Innovation Systems
   - Sanitation and Waste Management     
   - Climate Change Adaption and Mitigation (Sub-Themes: Resilience, etc.)
   - Gender, Technology and Innovation 
   - Innovation in the Informal Economy 
   - Indicators for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)
   - R&D and Technology Transfer (Sub-Themes: University-Industry Linkages, etc.)
   - Innovations in Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
   - IPR, Standards & Regulations in Science, Technology & Innovation (STI)
   - Foresights and Futures for Technology
Expressionof interests is invited for those interested to participate in trainingworkshop. Training workshop is especially directed for those undertaking M.Phil./PhD in Science-Technology-Innovation Studies (STIS) and Related Disciplines.Important Dates:Deadline for Application for Participation in TrainingWorkshop: 20th April 2017Notification of Acceptance of Participation: 20th June 2017Application Form for Participationin Training Workshop:  http://bit.ly/2k5xu2J 
Keyquestions will be asked include why you are interested to attend the Indialics2017Training Workshop and what is your expectation from the Training Workshop. Selectedparticipants will be invited to attend both Indialics2017 training workshop andconference. The participants are expected to become rapporteurs or discussantsin different sessions of Indialics2017 conference and training workshop. Allsubmissions should be submitted online.  
Organizer:This Training Workshop is beingorganized by the Centre for Studies in Science Policy (CSSP), Jawaharlal NehruUniversity (JNU), New Delhi.Convener of the Training Workshop:Saradindu Bhaduri, Chairperson, CSSP.Coordinators: Sujit Bhattacharya (CSIR-NISTADS)and Dinesh Abrol (ISID)All communications regarding the INDIALICS2017should be addressed to:Email: indialics2017 at gmail.com. Dr Anup Kumar Das, CSSP, Room #228,SSS-I, JNU, New Delhi 110067. Tel. +91-11-26738906.Hashtag for Social Media: #INDIALICS2017Further Details
-- ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Dr. Anup Kumar Das Centre for Studies in Science Policy School of Social SciencesJawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi - 110067, India Web: www.anupkumardas.blogspot.com 

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