ISIC2012: The Information Behaviour Conference
After receiving several requests for the extension of the deadline for the papers the final date to submit them is January 24, 2012. The papers accepted for full-presentation will be considered for publication in Information Research (http://informationr.net/ir/author2.html).
Notification of acceptance will be sent by March 10, 2012. Please, submit your paper through the ISIC2012 paper submission site at Notification of acceptance will be sent by March 10, 2012. Please, submit your paper through the ISIC2012 paper submission site at https://www.easychair.org/account/signin.cgi?conf=isic2012
In addition ISIC 2012 includes Workshop on Teaching Information Behaviour (2-5 pm, 7 September 2012) organized by Karen E. Fisher, University of Washington; Sanda Erdelez, University of Missouri. Everyone registered for the ISIC 2012 Conference is invited to participate in the Workshop on Teaching Information Behaviour for the additional fee of 3,000 yen. For interested workshop participants, the following peer reviewed option is offered in which you discuss a teaching exemplum from your own portfolio: By March 23rd 2012, submit a 500-1000 word write-up of a teaching exemplum from your own portfolio. Authors who submit teaching exemplars will be notified of acceptance by April 30th 2012 with final versions due May 18th, 2012. To learn more about the workshop, please contact Karen E. Fisher ([log in to unmask]) or Sanda Erdelez ([log in to unmask]).
The key-note speakers for ISIC2012 are:
Ann Blandford is Professor of Human-Computer Interaction at UCL. She leads research on how people interact with and make sense of information, and how technology can better support people's information needs. She has over 200 international, peer-reviewed publications, including a Synthesis Lecture on "Interacting with Information".
Makiko Miwa is Professor of the Center of ICT and Distance Education of the Open University of Japan. She is a member of the Cognitive Research for Exploratory Search (CRES) project, a collaborative research project to investigate user's behavior and cognitive processes during various information seeking tasks on the web, and is interested in how people learn during web search processes in order to reflect it on the interface design and the evaluation of IR processes.
Karen E. Fisher, PhD
The Information School
University of Washington