Location: Berlin, Germany
Date: 4 – 7 March, 2014
Host: Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Program: Royal School of Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen
- Early Registration will close on Dec. 15; standard rates apply thereafter. Register now to get the best rate!
- We have added a list of nearby hostels to the lodging options on our Accommodations page. We encourage participants make arrangements soon, as Berlin is a popular destination.
- You can now view the complete iConference schedule, including abstracts of all presentations.
- We have also posted a map of the conference vicinity to help with travel and lodging arrangements; local directions can be found on our Travel page.
Make Plans to Attend iConference 2014
iConference 2014 will bring together scholars and researchers from around the world who share a common concern about critical information issues in contemporary society. This is our ninth annual conference and the first to be held in Europe. Click here for sample topics and links to past proceedings.
Early registration rates are available now through December 15; standard rates apply thereafter. Register today to receive the lowest available rate! Also visit our Accommodations page for information about booking your lodging, and our Travel page for local directions.
Organized under the banner ‘Breaking Down Walls: Culture, Context, Computing’, iConference 2014 will provide an inspiring sense of community, high quality research presentations, and myriad opportunities for engagement. All information field practitioners are welcome; affiliation with a member-iSchool is not required.
iConference 2014 will take place 4-7 March. Click here to view the conference schedule.
Highlights include the following:
- A compelling program of peer-reviewed Papers, Notes, and Posters.
- Thought-provoking Workshops and Sessions for Interaction and Engagement.
- Keynote addresses from Tony Hey of Microsoft Research and Melissa Terras of the Department of Information Studies, University College London.
- Myriad opportunities for socializing and networking with premier thinkers in the information field. Social events include our Opening Reception at Humboldt Universität, private gala dinner at the world renowned Naturkunde Museum Berlin, two networking-oriented Poster Sessions, a Farewell Reception, and multiple meals and breaks throughout.
- Unique opportunities for career mentoring and growth, including a Doctoral Colloquium (invitation only), an Early Career Colloquium (open to all) and a Professional Development Seminar (also open to all).
- A special Creativity Thread that includes a contemplative iPause space and also highlights creative offerings within the program.
- A Social Media Expo presented by iSchool student teams and sponsored by Microsoft Research.
- The opportunity to personally experience Berlin, which is among the most historic and compelling of European cities.
The iConference series is presented by the iSchools organization, a growing worldwide association of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Conference participants do not need to be affiliated with an iSchool; all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome.
iConference 2014 is hosted by The Berlin School of Library and Information Science at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and the program administered by the Royal School of Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen. The presenting sponsor is Microsoft Research, with additional support from Emerald Publishing, De Gruyter, Springer, Purdue University Press, and Morgan & Claypool Publishers. This will be the first iConference to be held in Europe; all previous iConferences were in North America. As is appropriate to the host city, our conference theme is “Breaking Down Walls | Culture, Context, Computing.”
For more information about the iConference series, including sample topics and links to past proceedings, please view our About The iConference page.
Questions about individual conference submission categories should be sent to the Track Chairs listed on their respective track pages: Papers, Notes, Posters, Workshops, Sessions for Interaction and Engagement, Doctoral Colloquium, Early Career Colloquium, Social Media Expo, and Doctoral Dissertation Award.
Questions about sponsorships, logistics, registration and other matters should be addressed to the appropriate organizer on our Contacts page.
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