19 May 2015

iFutures 2015 conference

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The iFutures 2015 conference is now open for registration. The conference, now in its third year, is run by and for postgraduate researchers in the information science community. This year's event has the theme: "Open Information Science: Exploring New Landscapes".

"We want to know how is open information influencing your research? Openness is a key part of Information Science research, from using open source tools and big open data sets to open standards advocacy, creating open accessible environments in institutions, and opening information science to radical perspectives and exploring diverse communities. We want to hear about your research and how these themes relate to it." iFutures

The keynote speakers at the event are Fabio Ciravegna (Professor of Computer Science at Sheffield University) and Helen Kennedy (Professor of Sociology at Sheffield University). The event will also include student presentations of research papers, workshops on impact, as well as poster and Pecha Kucha sessions.

The event will take place on Tuesday 7th July.

Sign up for the event here.

Location: Jessop West Exhibition Space.

Venue Details:
The University of Sheffield
Jessop West
1 Upper Hanover Street
Sheffield S3 7RA

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