Wednesday, July 08, 2020

ISIC virtual conference

The ISIC (Information Seeking in Context) conference, taking place 28 September to October 2 2020, is now an online conference. Keynote talks are: Archie L Dick on South Africa’s Long Walk to Information Freedom; Gunilla Widen on Infodemic – the challenges of making sense of information disorder and what is the cure?; Naresh Agarwal on The many meanings of Context: Can we arrive at a shared understanding?
Panel sessions are: Exploring the affective dimensions of archives (Wendy Duff, Heather MacNeil, Jennifer Douglas, Henria Aton); Information behaviour and practice research for social impact (Heidi Julien, Rebekah Willson, Ian Ruthven and Nicole Dalmer); What’s fun got to do with it? What fun-life contexts teach us about the bounds of context (Melissa G. Ocepek, Gary Burnett, Eric Forcier and Yazdan Mansourian). Registration at
Photo by Sheila Webber: hydrangea, June 2020

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