2016 Sponsors

 

The iSchools organization and this year’s conference organizers wish to thank the following sponsors and for their generous support of iConference 2016. If you are interested in sponsoring the iConference, please click here for more information.

Sponsors

National Science Foundation LogoThe National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 “to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…” NSF provides a grant helping fund U.S.-based participants in the iConference Doctoral Colloquium.

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Founded in 1991, Microsoft Research is dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research in computer science and software engineering. More than 850 Ph.D. researchers openly collaborate with leading academic, government, and industry researchers to advance the state-of-the-art of computing and solve world problems through technological innovation. In addition to its generous support of the iConference, Microsoft Research also funds the annual Lee Dirks Best Paper Award.

Penn Mutual
Since 1847, Penn Mutual has been driven by our noble purpose to create a world of possibilities. At the heart of this purpose is the belief that life insurance is the most protective, responsible and rewarding action a person can take, and is central to a sound financial plan. The company is committed to helping families unlock life’s possibilities through life insurance and annuity solutions. This is accomplished through a national network of financial professionals, who help clients make great things possible. Penn Mutual supports its field representatives with brokerage services through Hornor, Townsend & Kent, Inc., (HTK) Registered Investment Advisor and wholly owned subsidiary. Member FINRA/SIPC.

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Founded in 1967, Emerald today manages a range of digital products, a portfolio of nearly 300 journals, more than 2,500 books and over 450 teaching cases. More than 3,000 Emerald articles are downloaded every hour of every day. The network of contributors includes over 100,000 advisers, authors and editors. Globally, Emerald has an extraordinary reach with 12 offices worldwide and more than 4,000 customers in over 120 countries.

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The University of Kentucky College of Communication and Information and its programs enjoy remarkable leadership at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the fields of communication, journalism, integrated strategic communication, media arts and studies, and library and information science. The College of Communication and Information is a member of the iSchools organization.

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Morgan & Claypool Publishers is an independent publisher of digital-first scholarly eBooks (‘Lectures’) for the Engineering, Computer Science, Life Science, and Physics research communities.

Supporters

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