iConference2018 Call for Submissions

We invite contributions for iConference 2018, which will take place March
25-28, 2018 at the University of Sheffield.  The iConference is presented
by the iSchools organization, a worldwide consortium of information schools
dedicated to advancing the information field, and preparing students to
meet the information challenges of the 21st Century.  Affiliation with the
iSchools is not a prerequisite of participation; and we encourage all
information scholars and practitioners to take part in this, the thirteenth
iSchools conference and the first to be held in the UK.  The theme is
“Transforming Digital Worlds” and the aim is to bring together thinkers and
leaders from academia, industry and not-for-profit organisations, to
discuss emerging challenges and potential solutions for information and
data management in our rapidly changing world.

The conference is being jointly organised by the iSchools at the University
of Sheffield and Northumbria University and will include not only
peer-reviewed papers and posters but also workshops and sessions for
interaction and engagement.  In addition to tracks related to the
conference theme, we shall be continuing with the iSchool Best Practices
and iSchools and Industry Partnership tracks that were introduced in last
year's conference, and early career and next generation researchers can
engage in the Doctoral Student Colloquium and the Early Career
Colloquium.  The submission date for contributions is 18th September 2017.

Full details of the tracks and the submission procedures for contributions
are available via the conference website at
nference/call-for-participation/, and we look forward to seeing you in
Sheffield next year.

Best regards,


Professor Peter Bath

Head of School and Professor of Health Informatics
Information School,
University of Sheffield, Regent Court
211 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP UK

Tel.: 0114 2222636
Fax.: 0114 2780300
Twitter @PeterABath <>

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