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iSchools and Industry Partnership


NOTICE: This page is under construction, in preparation for iConference 2018. If you are looking for information on iConference 2017 in Wuhan, please visit our 2017 Summary Page.

Following in the footsteps of last year, iConference 2018 will present a number of sessions focused on successful industry partnerships of iSchools worldwide. The program will consist of special presentations showcasing specific industry partnership activities of iSchools in one or more areas of teaching, research and related activities.

All iSchool member-institutions are invited to submit proposals in the form of case studies to be considered for inclusion in this special program. Ideally, we would like to showcase examples of successful iSchools and industry collaborations from around the world.

Accepted submissions will be presented at iConference 2018, and also posted to the iSchools website.

Length: 2,500 words maximum, including an abstract of no more than 150 words
Format: .doc .docx or .rtf
Deadline: Sept. 18, 2017
Notification: Mid-November, 2017

Submitters agree that if accepted, at least one author will attend the iConference and participate in one of the special sessions.

iSchools and Industry Partnership Chairs

  • Chairs TBD


Questions about the iSchools and Industry Partnership track should be directed co-chairs listed above.

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



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