iConference 2021 Preview
iConference 2021 will take place March 28-31 in Beijing, China. Hosted by the Renmin University School of Information Resource Management, the conference theme is Diversity, Divergence, Dialogue.
The 2021 Call for Participation will be circulated in spring of 2020. A presentation of the iSchools since 2015, this will be the 16th conference in our annual series.
About the iConference
Since 2005, the iConference series has provided forums in which information scholars, researchers and professionals share their insights on critical information issues in contemporary society. An openness to new ideas and research fields in information science is a primary characteristic of the event. Attendance has grown every year; participants appreciate the inspiring sense of community, high quality research presentations, and myriad opportunities for engagement.
The iConference series is presented by the iSchools, a worldwide consortium of Information Schools dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to meet the information challenges of the 21st Century. Affiliation with the iSchools a requirement for participation—all information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome at the iConference.
The following is a list of sample topics from past conferences: