[CITASA] Early registration open for iConference 2015

Diane Bailey debailey at ischool.utexas.edu
Mon Dec 8 15:20:02 EST 2014


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iConference 2015: Early-bird registration available through Jan. 15, 2015
24-27 March, 2015, Newport Beach, California, USA
Conference Home: http://ischools.org/the-iconference/
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iConference 2015 registration is now open. Discounted early rates are
available through Jan. 15, 2015. Register today to secure the early rate! 
 
The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers
concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society.
iConference 2015 will take place March 24-27, 2015, at the Newport Beach
Marriott Hotel and Spa. The iConference pushes the boundaries of information
studies, explores core concepts and ideas, and creates new technological and
conceptual configurations-all situated in interdisciplinary discourses. All
information scholars, researchers and practitioners are welcome.
 
The official iConference 2015 schedule will be posted soon, and includes the
following:
 
. Keynote addresses by noted luminaries Christine L. Borgman, Carole Goble,
and Scott E. Page.
. 51 completed research papers offering new and interesting perspectives on
key topics in the information field. 
. 40 preliminary results papers that explore developing thinking and
perspectives.
. Nearly 100 poster presentations by present and future thought-leaders in
the field.
. 12 workshops providing a meaningful and immersive experience in specific
areas of study.
. 8 thought-provoking sessions for interaction and engagement.
. Myriad socializing and networking opportunities, including our evening
Opening Reception, and also our Banquet Dinner at the waterfront Newport
Dunes.
. Special meetings for iSchools leadership, staff, and practitioners.
. The student Social Media Expo, presentation of the annual iSchools
Doctoral Dissertation Award, and much, much more!
 
Registration is open now. Participants are also encouraged to book their
lodging in our specially priced room block at the conference hotel. See our
Accommodations Page for details.
 
iConference 2015 is presented by the iSchools and hosted by University of
California, Irvine: The Donald Bren School of Information and Computer
Sciences. The conference champion sponsors are Microsoft Research and UCI
Hana Lab; contributors include Facebook and Nokia; additional support
provided by Google, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, the UCI Donald Bren School
of Information and Computer Sciences, the University of Tennessee,
Knoxville, and UCI Newkirk Center.
 
Conference Home: http://ischools.org/the-iconference/
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