Preliminary Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Sunday, 25/Mar/2018
8:00am
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5:30pm
Registration desk open
Location: Diamond Foyer
9:00am
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10:30am
Workshop 2a: Creating and Cultivating a Scholarly Identity within Digital Worlds
Location: Workroom 1 (Diamond)
Chair: Marie L Radford, Rutgers University
 

Creating and Cultivating a Scholarly Identity within Digital Worlds

Marie Radford, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Vanessa Kitzie, Diana Floegel, Gary Radford, Mary Chayko

Workshop 4a: Automation and the next wave of computerisation: Sociotechnical approaches to automation, robots, machine learning and artificial intelligence
Location: Workroom 2 (Diamond)
Chair: Matt Willis, University of Oxford
 

Automation and the next wave of computerisation: Sociotechnical approaches to automation, robots, machine learning and artificial intelligence

Matt Willis, Eric T. Meyer

Workshop 3a: Open-access mega-journals and the future of scholarly communication: Business models, peer review, and disciplinary communities
Location: iSpace (Regent Court - The Information School)
Chair: Stephen Pinfield, University of Sheffield
 

Open-access mega-journals and the future of scholarly communication: Business models, peer review, and disciplinary communities

Stephen Pinfield, Jenny Fry, Valérie Spezi, Simon Wakeling

Doctoral Colloquium, Part 1 of 4
Location: Siemens Mindsphere Lounge (Diamond)
Chair: Kevin Crowston, Syracuse University

This all-day event is by invitation only and is not open to observers.

Workshop 5a: Using Reflection and Reflexivity to Enhance Information Research
Location: Conference Room (ICOSS)
Chair: Sheila Mary Corrall, University of Pittsburgh
 

Using Reflection and Reflexivity to Enhance Information Research

Sheila Mary Corrall, Alison Jane Pickard

Workshop 1a: iWords: Exploring the Interdisciplinary Vocabularies of Information Research
Location: Board Room (ICOSS)
Chair: Michelle Ania Kaczmarek, University of British Columbia
 

iWords: Exploring the interdisciplinary vocabularies of information research

Michelle Kaczmarek, Bonnie Tulloch, Robyn Schafer, Saguna Shankar, Andrea Hoff

   
10:30am
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11:00am
Break
11:00am
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12:30pm
Workshop 2b: Creating and Cultivating a Scholarly Identity within Digital Worlds
Location: Workroom 1 (Diamond)
Chair: Marie L Radford, Rutgers University
Workshop 4b: Automation and the next wave of computerisation: Sociotechnical approaches to automation, robots, machine learning and artificial intelligence
Location: Workroom 2 (Diamond)
Chair: Matt Willis, University of Oxford
Workshop 3b: Open-access mega-journals and the future of scholarly communication: Business models, peer review, and disciplinary communities
Location: iSpace (Regent Court - The Information School)
Chair: Stephen Pinfield, University of Sheffield
Doctoral Colloquium, Part 2 of 4
Location: Siemens Mindsphere Lounge (Diamond)
Chair: Kevin Crowston, Syracuse University

This all-day event is by invitation only and is not open to observers.

Workshop 5b: Using Reflection and Reflexivity to Enhance Information Research
Location: Conference Room (ICOSS)
Chair: Sheila Mary Corrall, University of Pittsburgh
Workshop 1b: iWords: Exploring the interdisciplinary vocabularies of information research
Location: Board Room (ICOSS)
Chair: Michelle Ania Kaczmarek, University of British Columbia
   
12:30pm
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1:30pm
Lunch break (meal provided by the conference)
Location: Diamond
1:30pm
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3:30pm
Workshop 6a: Now, New or Next Generation? How current iSchool studies on Research Support Services will inform Education Programs for Future Translational Data Roles
Location: Workroom 1 (Diamond)
Chair: Elizabeth Josephine Lyon, University of Pittsburgh
 

Now, New or Next Generation? How current iSchool studies on Research Support Services will inform Education Programs for Future Translational Data Roles

Elizabeth Josephine Lyon, Andrew Cox, Stephen Pinfield, Laura Sbafi, Mary Anne Kennan

Workshop 7a: Using a qualitative lens to explore the relationships among information, people and technology: Informing iSchool research and learning and teaching
Location: Workroom 2 (Diamond)
Chair: Alison Pickard, Northumbria University
 

Using a qualitative lens to explore the relationships among information, people and technology: Informing iSchool research and learning and teaching.

Alison Pickard, Kendra Albright, Theresa Anderson, Ina Fourie, Heidi Julien, Annemaree Lloyd

Workshop 10a: BIAS – Bias in Information, Algorithms, and Systems
Location: Lecture Theatre 4 (Diamond)
Chair: Paul D. Clough, University of Sheffield
 

BIAS - Bias in Information, Algorithms, and Systems

Paul Clough, Jahna Otterbacher, Robert Jäschke, Jo Bates

Workshop 9a: Creating Exceptional Capstone Learning Experiences
Location: iSpace (Regent Court - The Information School)
Chair: Matthew Locke Saxton, University of Washington
 

Creating Exceptional Captsone Learning Experiences

Matthew Locke Saxton, Andrew J. Ko, Richard Sturman

iSchools Meeting 3: iSchools Regional Meeting - North America
Location: Lecture Theatre 3 (Diamond)

This meeting of iSchools North America school heads is by invitation only.

Doctoral Colloquium, Part 3 of 4
Location: Siemens Mindsphere Lounge (Diamond)
Chair: Kevin Crowston, Syracuse University

This all-day event is by invitation only and is not open to observers.

iSchools Meeting 2: iSchools Regional Meeting - Europe
Location: Conference Room (ICOSS)
Chair: Ann-Sofie Axelsson, University of Borås

This meeting of iSchools Europe school heads is by invitation only.

Workshop 8a: Towards Meaningful Engagement: Challenges and Opportunities to Facilitating Information Flow and Use to Support Health and Wellness
Location: Board Room (ICOSS)
Chair: Charles Roland Senteio, Rutgers University School of Communication and Information
 

Towards Meaningful Engagement: Challenges and Opportunities to Facilitating Information Flow and Use to Support Health and Wellness

Charles Roland Senteio, Christine Wolf

iSchools Meeting 1: Regional Meeting - Asia
Location: Meeting room 231 (Regent Court - Information School)
Chair: Shigeo Sugimoto, University of Tsukuba

This meeting of iSchools Asia school heads is by invitation only.

     
3:30pm
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4:00pm
Break
4:00pm
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5:30pm
Workshop 6b: Now, New or Next Generation? How current iSchool studies on Research Support Services will inform Education Programs for Future Translational Data Roles
Location: Workroom 1 (Diamond)
Chair: Elizabeth Josephine Lyon, University of Pittsburgh
Workshop 7b: Using a qualitative lens to explore the relationships among information, people and technology: Informing iSchool research and learning and teaching
Location: Workroom 2 (Diamond)
Chair: Alison Pickard, Northumbria University
Workshop 10b: BIAS – Bias in Information, Algorithms, and Systems
Location: Lecture Theatre 4 (Diamond)
Chair: Paul D. Clough, University of Sheffield
Workshop 9b: Creating Exceptional Capstone Learning Experiences
Location: iSpace (Regent Court - The Information School)
Chair: Matthew Locke Saxton, University of Washington
iSchools Meeting 4: Open Meeting to discuss future Program Initiatives with the iSchool Leadership
Location: Lecture Theatre 3 (Diamond)
Chair: Sam Gyun Oh, Sungkyunkwan University

This meeting is open to all iConference participants

Doctoral Colloquium, Part 4 of 4
Location: Siemens Mindsphere Lounge (Diamond)
Chair: Kevin Crowston, Syracuse University

This all-day event is by invitation only and is not open to observers.

Workshop 8b: Towards Meaningful Engagement: Challenges and Opportunities to Facilitating Information Flow and Use to Support Health and Wellness
Location: Board Room (ICOSS)
Chair: Charles Roland Senteio, Rutgers University School of Communication and Information
 
5:30pm
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6:00pm
Free Time
6:15pm
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8:00pm
Opening Drinks Reception
Location: Millennium Gallery

Millennium Gallery: Arundel Gate, Sheffield, S1 2PP


 
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