The iConference

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Location: Newport Beach, California
Date: March 24-27, 2015
Host: University of California, Irvine: The Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences

The tenth annual iConference will take place March 24-27, 2015, in Newport Beach, California. The four days will include peer-reviewed Papers, Notes, Posters, Workshops, and Sessions for Interaction and Engagement. Also included are a Doctoral Student Colloquium, an Early Career Colloquium, and a student Social Media Expo.

We are in there process of finalizing the 2015 timeline, and our official Call For Participation will be posted soon. We will begin accepting submissions in June. We hope you’ll make plans to join us next year in sunny Newport Beach. For more information, read our About the iConference page, which includes links to past proceedings and other conference artifacts.

iConference 2015 is hosted by University of California, Irvine: The Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences. The presenting sponsor is Microsoft Research.

About the iConference

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.

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 following is a list of sample topics from past conferences that are likely to again draw interest in 2015:

  • 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 and other conference artifacts, please view our About The iConference page.


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

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2015 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
Microsoft Research

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