The organizers of iConference 2018 are pleased to offer 10 thought-provoking workshops scheduled for Sunday, March 25, 2018. This year’s topics reflect the interdisciplinary nature of our field, as summarized below. Participation in workshops is included with your conference fee, and participants will be asked to select their workshop(s) when they register for the conference.
Each of the 2018 workshops listed below is linked to its full description and list of organizers. Note that some organizers are requesting advance submissions from participants. See our Workshop page for full details.
- Workshop #1: iWords: Exploring the interdisciplinary vocabularies of information research
- Workshop #2: Creating and Cultivating a Scholarly Identity within Digital Worlds
- Workshop #3: Open-access mega-journals and the future of scholarly communication: Business models, peer review, and disciplinary communities
- iCommunity Session #4: Automation and the next wave of computerisation: Sociotechnical approaches to automation, robots, machine learning and artificial intelligence
- Workshop #5: Using Reflection and Reflexivity to Enhance Information Research
- Workshop #6: Now, New or Next Generation? How current iSchool studies on Research Support Services will inform Education Programs for Future Translational Data Roles
- Workshop #7: Using a qualitative lens to explore the relationships among information, people and technology: Informing iSchool research and learning and teaching
- Workshop #8: Towards Meaningful Engagement: Challenges and Opportunities to Facilitating Information Flow and Use to Support Health and Wellness
- Workshop #9: Creating Exceptional Capstone Learning Experiences
- Workshop #10: BIAS – Bias in Information, Algorithms, and Systems
iConference 2018 takes place March 25-28, 2018 in Sheffield, UK. Discounted early registration rates are available through Jan. 19, 2018. More information on travel, lodging, and visas and letters of invitation can be found in our Venue section.
The theme of this, our thirteenth annual gathering of scholars, researchers and professionals, is “Transforming Digital Worlds.” The complete program schedule will be posted later in December. The conference is co-organized by University of Sheffield’s Information School and the iSchool at Northumbria, and presented by iSchools Inc.