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iConference 2014: Early-bird registration available through Dec. 15, 2013

4-7 March, 2014, Berlin, Germany

Conference Home: http://ischools.org/the-iconference/__

Conference Schedule: _https://www.conftool.com/iConference2014/sessions.php_

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Registration is now open for iConference 2014, with discounted early 
rates available through December 15; standard rates apply thereafter. 
*Register now for the lowest available rate! *

iConference 2014 will bring together scholars and researchers from 
around the world who share a common concern about critical information 
issues in contemporary society. This is our ninth annual conference and 
the first to be held in Europe. Organized under the banner 'Breaking 
Down Walls | Culture, Context, Computing', iConference 2014 will provide 
an inspiring sense of community, high quality research presentations, 
and myriad opportunities for engagement. All information field 
practitioners are welcome; affiliation with a member-iSchool is not 
required.

The complete conference schedule is available on our website. Highlights 
include:

.?A compelling program of peer-reviewed Papers, Notes, and Posters.

.?Thought-provoking Workshops and Sessions for Interaction and Engagement.

.?Keynote addresses from Tony Hey of Microsoft Research and Melissa 
Terras of the Department of Information Studies, University College London.

.?Myriad opportunities for socializing and networking with premier 
thinkers in the information field. Social events include our Opening 
Reception at Humboldt Universitšt zu Berlin, private gala dinner at the 
world-renowned Naturkunde Museum Berlin, two networking-oriented Poster 
Sessions, a Farewell Reception, and multiple shared meals and social 
breaks throughout.

.?Unique opportunities for career mentoring and growth, including a 
Doctoral Colloquium (invitation only), an Early Career Colloquium (open 
to all) and a Professional Development Seminar (also open to all).

.?A Social Media Expo featuring presentations by iSchool student teams, 
sponsored by Microsoft Research.

.?The opportunity to personally experience Berlin, one of the most 
historic and compelling cities in Europe.

iConference 2014 is presented by the iSchools organization and hosted by 
The Berlin School of Library and Information Science at 
Humboldt-Universitšt zu Berlin; the program is administered by the Royal 
School of Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen. The 
presenting sponsor is Microsoft Research, with additional funding from 
Emerald Publishing, De Gruyter, Springer, Purdue University Press, and 
Morgan & Claypool Publishers. The conference takes place 4-7 March, 2014.

More at http://ischools.org/the-iconference/

-- 
Kristin Eschenfelder
Professor and Director
School of Library and Information Studies
the iSchool at UW-Madison
University of Wisconsin-Madison
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