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iSchools and Industry Partnership



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Following in the footsteps of last year, iConference 2018 will present a number of sessions focused on successful industry partnerships of iSchools worldwide. The program will consist of special presentations showcasing specific industry partnership activities of iSchools in one or more areas of teaching, research and related activities.

All iSchool member-institutions are invited to submit proposals in the form of case studies to be considered for inclusion in this special program. Ideally, we would like to showcase examples of successful iSchools and industry collaborations from around the world.

Accepted proposals will be presented at iConference 2018, and archived to the conference website after the event.

Proposals must be submitted in writing to our ConfTool submission site. All proposals must be in English.
Length: 2,500 words maximum, including an abstract of no more than 150 words
Format: .pdf
Deadline: Sept. 18, 2017
Notification: Mid-November, 2017

Submitters agree that if accepted, at least one author will attend the iConference to make a presentation in one of the special sessions.

Click here for a .pdf version of this call that you can share with friends and colleagues in the information community.

iSchools and Industry Partnership Chair


Questions about the iSchools and Industry Partnership track should be directed chair listed above.

For general questions about the iConference, please contact iConference Coordinator Clark Heideger.



The Information School at Sheffield and The iSchool at Northumbria University



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Accepted papers will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science


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