[Air-L] iConference 2015: Early-bird registration

Ingrid Erickson ierick at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 05:58:52 PST 2014

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/

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 
     .    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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