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Beyond the Cloud: Information, Innovation, Collaboration

Fourth International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World

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Publié le jeudi 31 janvier 2013 par Loïc Le Pape

Résumé

“Beyond the Cloud: Information, Innovation, Collaboration” being the main theme of the Symposium, IMCW2013 aims to bring together information professionals, computer and information scientists, business people and engineers to discuss the implications of cloud computing on information management and to contemplate on how to design and develop innovative and collaborative information services beyond the cloud.

Annonce

IMCW2013: The “4th International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World” will take place at the Strand Hotel (http://www.strandhotellimerick.ie/) in Limerick, Ireland, from September 4-6, 2013.

Presentation

Cloud computing has transformed the ways in which both individuals and enterprises make use of  IT services and network infrastructure within the last decade.  Everything including infrastructure, platforms, applications, software, data, and communication is now seen “as a service”.  Information, the life-blood of scientific progress, economic growth and social development, is mostly produced, disseminated, used, shared and re-used in digital formats nowadays.  Science, industry and business enterprises tend to become “information” enterprises in that even “money” as matter gets converted to “bits” so as to be stored digitally in computers and transmitted as “information” over the network.  Enterprises have tended to spend well over 70% of their time and money to support the information technologies (IT) and network infrastructure. Now they embrace cloud-based services to manage information more efficiently and effectively. As information managers we must now look Beyond the Cloud, collaborate in order to innovate and inspire while trying to predict what the future holds.

Using cloud-based services increases efficiency, provides cost savings, and enables “collective intelligence” to flourish.  Not-for-profit memory instutions such as libraries, archives, and museums are also making use of cloud-based services.  To name a few, OCLC’s WorldCat, HathiTrust, OAISTER, and Europeana are providing web scale discovery services and aggregated data repositories accessible through the Net.  Yet, information organizations and memory institutions should go beyond the cloud-based services to reap the full benefits of the digital age.

MAIN THEME

Beyond the Cloud: Information…Innovation…Collaboration…” being the main theme of the Symposium, IMCW2013 aims to bring together information professionals, computer and information scientists, business people and engineers to discuss the implications of cloud computing on information management and to contemplate on how to design and develop innovative and collaborative information services beyond the cloud. As organizers, we thought this is an opportune time for IMCW2013 to review the challenges for information organizations, libraries, archives and museums providing information services in the digital age.  Such challenges range from developing useful services and workflows embedded in users’ work and study environments to benefitting from economies of scale by pooling resources, eliminating redundancies and innovating through collaboration.

CONTRIBUTIONS

Contributions can be theoretical as well as technical and practical.  Informative case studies are also welcome.  The audience will be information professionals, librarians, archivists, computer and information scientists, and business people, among others.

We accept extended abstracts (no less than 750 words) for full papers; short communications, Research in Progress reports and posters on all aspects of innovative and collaborative information management. Extended abstracts for student papers and posters are also welcome.  Extended abstracts of PhD students to present the interim findings of their ongoing research will also be considered. Please use the template available on the Symposium web site to prepare your contributions and send them to us using the Conference Management Software (openconf) 

by March 4, 2013.

We also accept proposals to organize workshops, panel sessions and short visual presentations (“pecha kucha”).  Proposals should include a title, a short abstract, proposal type (eg, workshop), the name and contact information of the convener (for sessions and pecha kucha) and be addressed to imcw@bilgiyonetimi.net by March 4, 2013.

Accepted extended abstracts and proposals will appear in the “Book of Abstracts” to be published prior to the Symposium.

Accepted extended abstracts may be developed as full papers by May 27, 2013.  A short list of papers will be selected so that the revised and extended versions of these papers and posters will appear in the proceedings book to be published by Springer under its Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series and the Symposium web site (decision pending).  Papers that appear in Springer’s CCIS series are indexed in Thomson Reuter’s Conference Proceedings Citation Index.

MAIN TOPICS

Main topics of the Symposium include (but not limited with) the following:

Challenges of Information Management in the Digital Age

  • Developing digital information services
  • Semantic information management
  • Information management in the cloud
  • Distributed collection management and licensing
  • Innovative information management
  • Collaborative information management
  • Infrastructures and networks for information management
  • Systems, tools and services for information management
  • Virtual research environments and information management
  • Community of practices
  • Data ownership
  • Data security
  • Long-term stability of data
  • Privacy
  • Economies of scale

Cloud-based Information Services

  • Web-based services
  • Data-centric services
  • Services lifecycle management
  • Information management in the cloud
  • Web scale information discovery through the cloud
  • Data aggregation and data repositories in the cloud
  • Innovative uses of cloud-based information services
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for Information Management
  • Platforms as a Service (PaaS) for Information Management
  • Applications as a Service (AaaS) for Information Management
  • Software as a Service (SaaS) for Information Management
  • Storage as a Service (SaaS) for Information Management
  • Everything as a Service (EaaS) for Information Management

Information Discovery, Organization, and Retrieval Beyond the Cloud

  • Information discovery and identification
  • Information representation
  • Information search, indexing and retrieval
  • Curation, preservation and long-term access
  • Mobile information retrieval
  • Metadata harvesting
  • Metadata extraction
  • Metadata management
  • Metadata interoperability and standards
  • Ontology development
  • Ontology mapping
  • Mining large data sets

Information Architecture for Cloud-based Information Services 

  • Information architecture and web design for the cloud
  • Grid Networks, services and applications
  • Service Oriented Architecture
  • Designing usable cloud services
  • Information usability
  • Interaction design for cloud services
  • Information visualization tools

Scholarly Publishing, Open Access and Institutional Repositories 

  • Scholarly publishing process
  • Open access
  • Institutional repositories beyond the cloud
  • Digital libraries beyond the cloud
  • Data warehouses and federated databases beyond the cloud
  • E-publishing
  • Open science
  • Open access to publicly funded scientific information
  • European Infrastructure for e-Science Digital Repositories (e-SciDR)

Digital Preservation of Scientific and Cultural Heritage Beyond the Cloud

  • Digitization of scientific and cultural heritage
  • Digital science museums and digital exhibitions
  • Digitization of 2-D and 3-D scientific and cultural heritage objects
  • Digital re-discovery of culture
  • The European Digital Library, Europeana, beyond the cloud
  • Permanent archiving of digital scientific and cultural heritage beyond the cloud

Social and Cultural Issues Beyond the Cloud

  • Digital information policies
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Digital rights management
  • Legal and cultural issues
  • Value of information (VOI)
  • Information quality standards

Education for Information Management 

  • Blended librarianship
  • Cloud librarianship
  • E-science librarianship
  • Data curation education
  • Information stewardship
  • Biomedical informatics
  • Environmental informatics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Digital humanities, arts and e-social sciences
  • Support services for researchers, students and general public
  • Life-long learning
  • Information literacy

ORGANIZERS

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

  • Yaşar Tonta (Hacettepe University, Turkey) (Chair)
  • Umut Al (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
  • Jerald Cavanagh (Limerick Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland)
  • Padraig Kirby (Limerick Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland)
  • Serap Kurbanoğlu (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
  • Mícheál Mac an Airchinnigh (Trinity College Dublin, Republic of Ireland)
  • Orçun Madran (Atılım University, Turkey)

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE

  • Serap Kurbanoğlu (Hacettepe University, Turkey) (Chair)
  • Umut Al (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
  • Ágnes Hajdu Barát (University of Szeged, Hungary)
  • Carla Basili (Sapienza University, Rome, Italy)
  • Albert K. Boekhorst (The Netherlands)
  • Joumana Boustany (Paris Descartes University, France)
  • Fazlı Can (Bilkent University, Turkey)
  • Jerald Cavanagh (Limerick Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland)
  • John Crawford (Independent Information Professional)
  • Gülçin Cribb (Singapore Management University, Singapore)
  • Kürşat Çağıltay (METU, Turkey)
  • Armando Malheiro da Silva (University of Porto, Portugal)
  • Milena Dobreva (University of Malta, Malta)
  • Dan Dorner (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand)
  • Susana Finquelievich (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina)
  • Maria Francisca Abad García (Valencia University, Spain)
  • Ayşe Göker (City University London, UK)
  • Chris Hagar (San Jose State University, USA)
  • Suliman Hawamdeh (University of North Texas, USA)
  • Aleksandra Horvat (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Ian M. Johnson (The Robert Gordon University, UK)
  • Leif Kajberg (Independent Researcher/Adviser, Denmark)
  • Rajkumar Kannan (BHC Autonomous, India)
  • Padraig Kirby (Limerick Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland)
  • Tibor Koltay (Szent István University, Hungary)
  • Monika Krakowska (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
  • Özgür Külcü (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
  • Willy van der Kwaak (The Hague University, The Netherlands)
  • Jesús Lau (Veracruzana University, Mexico)
  • Aira Lepik (Tallinn University, Estonia)
  • Mícheál Mac an Airchinnigh (University of Dublin, Trinity College, Republic of Ireland)
  • Orçun Madran (Atılım University, Turkey)
  • Jeppe Nicolaisen (Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark)
  • İnci Önal (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
  • Gloria Ponjuan (University of Havana, Cuba)
  • Niels Ole Pors (IVA, Denmark)
  • Maria Próchnicka (Jagiellonian University, Poland)
  • John Regazzi (Long Island University, USA)
  • Angela Repanovici (Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania)
  • Fernanda Ribeiro (University of Porto, Portugal)
  • Jurgita Rudzioniene (Vilnius University, Lithuania)
  • Jordan M. Scepanski (Jordan Wells Associates, USA)
  • René Schneider (Haute Ecole de Gestion, Switzerland)
  • Sonja Špiranec (University of Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Anna Maria Tammaro (University of Parma, Italy)
  • Tania Yordanova Todorova (State University, Bulgaria)
  • Egbert J. Sanchez Vanderkast (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico)
  • İrem Soydal (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
  • Yaşar Tonta (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
  • Nazan Özenç Uçak (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
  • Peter Underwood (University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa)
  • Yurdagül Ünal (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
  • Sheila Webber (University of Sheffield, UK)
  • Sirje Virkus (Tallinn University, Estonia)
  • Bülent Yılmaz (Hacettepe University, Turkey)
  • Daniela Živković (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

LOCAL COMMITTEE

  • Jerald Cavanagh (Limerick Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland) (Co-chair)
  • Padraig Kirby (Limerick Institute of Technology, Republic of Ireland) (Co-chair)

Catégories

Lieux

  • Limerick, Irlande

Dates

  • lundi 04 mars 2013

Mots-clés

  • Cloud computing, Information management, Community of practices, Information representation, Information retrieval, Metadata harvesting

Contacts

  • Joumana Boustany
    courriel : ecilconference [at] gmail [dot] com

Source de l'information

  • Joumana Boustany
    courriel : ecilconference [at] gmail [dot] com

Pour citer cette annonce

« Beyond the Cloud: Information, Innovation, Collaboration », Appel à contribution, Calenda, Publié le jeudi 31 janvier 2013, http://calenda.org/237747