Tuesday, August 04, 2015

cfp: #iConference 2016 and #bobcatsss 2016

The iConference is the annual conference for iSchools (Information Schools). The 2016 conference takes place in Philadelphia, USA, March 20-23 and the theme is Partnership with Society. "This year’s theme of “Partnership with Society” examines the dynamic, evolving role of information science and today’s iSchool movement, and the benefits to society. The conference includes peer-reviewed papers, posters, workshops and sessions for interaction and engagement, interspersed with multiple opportunities for networking. Early career and next generation researchers can engage in the Doctoral Student Colloquium, Early Career Colloquium and Undergraduate Student Showcase forums." The deadline for paper submissions is September 9 2015. You do not have to be at an iSchool to submit a proposal. More information on the conference website: http://ischools.org/the-iconference/

BOBCATSSS is the annual conference for students of library and information science. The next conference, taking place 27-29 January 2016, will take place in Lyon, France, organised by French and North American students. "BOBCATSSS 2016 will explore several key topics: The Role of Libraries in Democratic Cultures, Intellectual Freedom and Censorship, Libraries, Open Access and Open Data, and Protecting Privacy." Deadline for abstracts is September 15 2015. More information at http://bobcatsss2016.com/
Photo by Sheila Webber: a bee on teh wild oregano by my front door, August 2015

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