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2018 Organizers


Conference Chairs: Val Gillet, University of Sheffield; Peter Bath, University of Sheffield; Gobinda Chowdhury, Northumbria University

Program Chairs: Julie McLeod, The iSchool at Northumbria University; Peter Willett, The Information School at Sheffield

Papers Chairs: Kendra Albright, Kent State University; Noa Aharony, Bar-Ilan University; Mei Mei Wu, National Taiwan Normal University

Posters Chairs: Hideo Joho, University of Tsukuba; Frank Hopfgartner, University of Glasgow

Workshops Chairs: Andrew Cox, University of Sheffield; Alex Peng, Sun Yat-sen University

SIE Chair: Jenna Hartel, University of Toronto; Theresa Anderson, University of Technology Sydney

Doctoral Colloquium Chairs: Kevin Crowston, Syracuse University; Elizabeth Shepherd, University College London

Early Career Colloquium Chairs: Kalpana Shankar, University College Dublin; Carsten Oesterlund, Syracuse University

Doctoral Dissertation Chairs: Joseph Tennis, University of Washington; Vivien Petras, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

iSchool Best Practices Chairs: Ann-Sofie Axelsson, University of Boras; António Lucas Soares, University of Porto

iSchools and Industry Partnership Chair: Yvon Kermarrec, Telecom Bretagne; Sean T. McGann, University of Washington

Technical Chair: Andy Stones, University of Sheffield

Sponsorship Chair: Stephen Pinfield, University of Sheffield

Conference Coordinator: Clark Heideger, iSchools



The Information School at Sheffield and The iSchool at Northumbria University


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Accepted papers will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science


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