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iConference unveils virtual platform for 2021

17 Feb 2021 21:03 | iSchools News (Administrator)

The organizers of iConference 2021 are pleased to announce that this year’s iConference will take place on the SCOOCS virtual conference platform. SCOOCS is a relatively new and dynamic online venue, and the conference organizers were impressed with its ability to empower presenters and enable attendees to be more active and connected.

For a preview of the platform, registered participants can visit our Virtual Participation Guidelines page. There you will find a Video showcasing some of the platform’s key features, as well as links to Presentation Tips and Tricks and other resources.  Additional how-to links will be added in the coming weeks. 


In the weeks leading up the conference’s March 17 start date, presenters and participants will be sent instruction for creating their SCOOCS user accounts and getting started.


If you have not yet signed up for iConference 2021, there is still time to register. Standard rates are in effect through March 8; late rates apply thereafter.

About iConference 2021

iConference 2021 will be a virtual event, with all sessions and presentations taking place on the SCOOCS online conference platform; visit our Virtual Participation Guidelines page for details. Conference Registration is still open, with standard rates avaialble through March 8 and late rates thereafter. A special scholarship rate is also available for students with an accepted submission. 

iConference 2021 is presented by the iSchools organization and hosted by Renmin University of Beijing, China. This year’s theme is Diversity | Divergence | Dialogue. Sponsors include Elsevier, Springer, the U.S National Science Foundation, Renmin University, Wuhan University, Headtcentre, and the University of Illinois. Visit the iConference home page to learn more.



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