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Last Call for iConference Submissions

22 Sep 2021 22:22 | iSchools News (Administrator)

UPDATED 28 SEP, 2021: The second and final deadline for iConference 2022 submissions has been extened to Oct. 18, 2021. There is still time to propose an interactive session, submit a research poster, and apply to any of our mentoring sessions specially tailored for doctoral, master’s and undergraduate students, as well as early career faculty. Act now!

iConference 2022 will take place online, Feb. 28 to March 4. This truly global event is collectively hosted by The University of Texas at Austin (USA), University College Dublin (Ireland) and Kyushu University (Japan). The conference theme is Information for a Better World: Shaping the Global Future.

iConference 2022 comes at a unique point in history. As we look forward to building our post-COVID-19 realities, the conference can be a forum for shaping a better world. How can information help us pay closer attention to justice, equity, sustainability, and empowerment of the most vulnerable members of our societies? What should our institutions – government, the private sector, civil society – look like for the betterment of all? How can our workplaces, schools, universities, research labs, libraries, museums, and other institutions and organizations, physical and virtual, be constituted collectively so that we can build a better world? 

The following submissions and applications are due Oct. 18:

Interactive Events: We’re seeking proposals for workshops, panel discussions, hackathons or any collectively engaging group event. Impress us with your proposal! This is an unprecedented opportunity to directly engage with scholars and researchers from throughout the global information community. MORE

Posters: This year we are elevating the impact of posters by spotlighting each of them, one at a time, in featured global sessions. Students and faculty are invited to present their research to the global community in this new and dynamic format. MORE

Doctoral Colloquium: An anchor of the iConference since its inception 16 years ago, our doctoral colloquium is an unprecedented opportunity for doctoral candidates to refine their research approach and prepare for their careers. Accepted applicants will participate with a cohort of peers, presenting their work and engaging with helpful mentors. MORE

Early Career Colloquium: Specially targeted at assistant professors, early career researchers, postdoc fellows and the like within five years of completing their doctoral degree, this program provides thoughtful feedback on the plans and aspirations of accepted applicants, and career guidance from senior faculty on how best to move forward. MORE

Student Symposium: Are you a master’s or undergraduate student looking for feedback on making your work stand out? Our student symposium is a unique opportunity for accepted applicants to showcase their research in a friendly setting of peers and invited senior researchers. MORE

Important Links

Conference Home: https://ischools.org/iConference

Submission Site: https://www.conftool.com/iconference2022/ 

iConference 2022 is a presentation of the iSchools organization: www.ischools.org

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