===== Invitation to delegates =====
The International UDC Seminar 2017
FACETED CLASSIFICATION TODAY: theory, technology and end users
DATE: 14-15 September 2017
VENUE: Wellcome Collection
183 Euston Road
London, United Kingdom
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UDC Seminar 2017 revisits faceted analytical theory as one of the most influential methodologies in the development of knowledge organization systems.
We invite information professionals, researchers, lecturers in library and information science and computer science as well as controlled vocabulary developers and designers to join us in discussing important issues related to 'facets' and their application in information organization and discovery.
Various aspects of facet analysis will be discussed by the most eminent authors in the field of knowledge organization and classification: Richard Smiraglia, Vanda Broughton, Birger Hjorland, Claudio Gnoli, Joseph Tennis, Martin Fricke, Dagobert Soergel, Rebecca Green, Rick Szostak, A.R.D. Prasad, et al.
The conference proceeding (published by Ergon Verlag), will be distributed to delegates at the conference (http://www.udcc.org/index.php/site/page?view=facetedclassification).
To learn more about the conference programme and to register, go to the conference website http://seminar.udcc.org/2017/.
Registration fee: €290 regular fee (students €250)
About the organizer: "Faceted Classification Today" is the sixth biennial conference in a series of International UDC Seminars organized by the Universal Decimal Classification Consortium (UDC Consortium). UDCC is a not-for-profit organization, based in The Hague, established to maintain and distribute the UDC and to support its use and development (http://www.udcc.org). UDC is one of the most widely used knowledge organization systems in the bibliographic domain.
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* International UDC Seminar 2017 - London, 14-15 September - http://seminar.udcc.org/2017/
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