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Student Symposium


Student Symposium Overview

The Student Symposium will be an opportunity for bachelor and master’s students to present their research in a friendly setting of peers and invited senior researchers. Students will receive feedback on their work and they will have a chance to network with other conference participants and faculty members. The track will have its own organizing team of students at Oslo Metropolitan University and the University of Borås. Participants must apply and be accepted in order to take part.

Application instructions are posted below, and questions about the process can be sent to the chairs listed at the bottom of this page.

Application Instructions

Update: We are now accepting applications on our secure submissions website.

All iSchool bachelor and master’s students are invited to submit applications to this session. The session will consist of presentations made by each of the student participants (20 minutes each) followed by discussions.

To apply, students should write an application that includes:

  1. A brief letter of application (500 words maxiumum) including name, dducation level, department, and institution; the application should identify your field of study (be as specific as you can) and express what about it excites you. In other words, why are you studying what you are studying?
  2. On outline (up to 1,000 words) of the presentation you will make at the Symposium.

The above should be combined into a single pdf document and submitted to the ConfTool submission site. All applications must be in English.

Important notes: Participants must purchase a conference registration in order to take part in the Student Symposium. Only accepted participants will be admitted; the Student Symposium is not open to observers.

At this time there is no funding for the Student Symposium, and would-be participants should apply with the understanding that they must cover all their costs associated with attending iConference 2020, including registration, travel and lodging.


  • Application deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 2019
  • Decisions announced: Mid-November, 2019

Student Symposium Chairs


Questions about the Student Symposium should be directed to the chairs listed above.

General questions about the iConference 2020 should be directed to iconf2020@hb.se

Questions about the iSchools and the overall Conference series should be sent to iConference Coordinator Clark Heideger.



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