Location: Newport Beach, California
Venue: Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
Date: March 24-27, 2015
Host: University of California, Irvine: The Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences
ConfTool Registration and Submission Site: https://www.conftool.com/iConference2015/
Program Schedule: https://www.conftool.com/iConference2015/sessions.php
Official Proceedings: https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/73276

Thank you, participants!

A total of 533 participants took part in iConference 2015, with 343 accepted submissions presented over the course of four days. We hope you enjoyed your time in sunny Newport Beach, and look forward to seeing you again next year.

The proceedings of iConference 2015 can be found in the IDEALS open repository. View proceedings.

Use the links below to learn more about winners and runners up in the award presentattions at iConference 2015.

Next year’s iConference will take place in Philadelphia, PA. We expect to distribute our call for participation in the coming weeks, and until then, you can click here for advance information. We hope you’ll prepare a submission and make plans to join us at iConference 2016.

Newport Beach Bids You Farewell

Newport Beach, CA

Newport Beach, California

iConference 2015 took place in the resort community of Newport Beach, a beautiful and relaxing setting noted for recreation, shopping and ocean views. We hope participants enjoyed their visit to beautiful Southern California.

The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society. Sample topics can be found below. Visit our About the iConference page for more information.

iConference 2015 was hosted by University of California, Irvine: The Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences. The conference champion sponsors were Microsoft Research, the UCI Hana Lab, and the National Science Foundation; contributors include Facebook, Nokia, and the UCI Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences; additional support provided by Google, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the UCI Institute for Software Research, the UCI Newkirk Center, and grandPad. Learn more about this year’s sponsors.

About the iConference

Since 2005, the iConference series has provided forums in which information scholars, researchers and professionals share their insights on critical information issues in contemporary society. An openness to new ideas and research fields in information science is a primary characteristics of the event. Attendance has grown every year; participants appreciate the inspiring sense of community, high quality research presentations, and myriad opportunities for engagement.

The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide association of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools is not required—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.

The following is a list of sample topics from past conferences:

  • information behavior
  • social, cultural, health and community informatics
  • human-computer interaction
  • education in Library and Information Science
  • information systems
  • social computing
  • information policy
  • knowledge management
  • information retrieval
  • information services
  • information organization
  • digital curation and preservation
  • bibliometrics and scholarly communication
  • history and philosophy of information
  • participatory cultures
  • digital youth

For more information about the iConference series, including official proceedings of past conferences and other artifacts, please view our About The iConference page.


2015 Sponsors

Click here to learn more about this year’s sponsors.

Champion Sponsors

Microsoft Research

Hana Lab

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For general questions about iConference 2015, please contact iConference Coordinator Clark Heideger.

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