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Archival Education Proposals Call

This special track focuses on Archival Education. It will bring scholars, professionals and students from the archival community to discuss the theme “Archival Education in the Era of Digital Transformation”. Proposals are invited for panel discussions to be held at the conference. 

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Submission deadline: Monday, October 5, 2020
Notification: mid-November, 2020

Submission Guidelines

We are seeking proposals for panel discusions on the topic of Archival Education that will focus on current and future direction and best practices as the ongoing digital transformation unfolds. Each proposal should use the format listed below under “Format and Required information.” Proposals should list the organizers and the key participants; all named key participants should have already agreed to take part.

The proposal will be reviewed by the Archival Education Co-Chairs and/or a committee of their choosing, in conjunction with the program chairs. 

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Format and Required Information

Archival Education panel discussion proposals will be submitted in writing using the ConfTool submission system, beginning in late June. All submissions must be in English and submitted as a pdf. The following format should be used.

Title: Event title

Organizer(s): Names and affiliations of all organizers

Key Participants: Names and affiliations of panelists. (Please note that all organizers and panelists are expected to register and pay to attend the iConference.) We expect you to secure commitment from all propoesed panelists before you submit your proposal.

Abstract: A 150-word abstract to be published in the program schedule.

Description: A description of the event of up to 1,000 words. 

Duration: iConfernce sessions have a duration of 90 minutes each, and that is the default lenght of these panel discussions. If you envision your panel spanning more than one 90-minute session, please explain.

Special Requirements: If your panel has any special requirements or technical needs, you must articulate them clearly for consideration by the chairs.

If you have questions or ideas that need help being fleshed out, please feel free to contact the Archival Education Chairs listed below.

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Archival Education Chairs


Questions about posters submissions should be directed posters co-chairs listed above.

General questions about iConference 2021 should be directed to


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


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