The 16th annual iConference is successfully underway, with roughly 500 international participants registered. This year’s conference is entirely virtual, taking place on the SCOOCS conferencing platform.
iConference 2021 kicked off on Wednesday, March 18, with a traditional opening ceremony followed by keynote address from Cuijuan (Jada) Xia of the Computer System and Network Center in Shanghai Library.
Next week, starting Monday, March 22, the research portion of the conference begins in earnest, with the presentation of all accepted Full Research Papers, Short Research Papers, and the remaining Chinese Papers. The Full Research Papers and Short Research Papers will be published by Springer, and conference participants will be granted free access for a limited time.
New conference features this year include an Exhibition Hall, and also a Presentation Library where participants can view recordings of presentations they may have missed.
There is still time to register and take part in iConference 2021. Visit the iConference Registration Page to get started.
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.