[sigtag-l] CFP ASIS&T AM 08: Reminder
Emma L. Tonkin
e.tonkin at ukoln.ac.uk
Fri Jan 4 13:09:33 EST 2008
Happy new year!
Just to remind you about this year's ASIS&T AM CfP: if you have it in mind
to arrange a panel, now would be the time to find some like-minded
co-panelists and get writing.
Now that we're in the new year, how about arranging a quick online (IRC)
chat sometime? Of course everyone's pretty busy now that we're back in
deadline season. However, the list has grown beyond the size of our
Mexican-restaurant origins, and there are now a lot of people here who've
never met online or in person. Hence, it would possibly be a good idea for
all of us to get to know a little bit about each other, and by extension
(on the principle that a community is really defined by its members!) what
this SIG is about.
If you like the idea, let me know, along perhaps with your preferred or
least preferred dates. As a group, academics tend to be rather too busy
for aimless chitchat, but as British Telecom used to say, "it's good to
Emma Tonkin, Interoperability Focus Officer, UKOLN
On Fri, 14 Dec 2007, Emma Tonkin wrote:
> The call for papers for this year's ASIS&T!
> People Transforming Information - Information Transforming People
> October 24-29, 2008 Hyatt Regency, Columbus, OH
> Complete Call: HTTP://WWW.ASIS.ORG/Conferences/am08/AM08cfp.HTML
> ASIS&T 2008 will focus on how people transform information as well as how
> information transforms people. Submissions by researchers and practitioners
> are solicited on a wide range of human-centered approaches to topics.
> TYPES OF SUBMISSIONS
> Contributed papers
> The submission of original, recent, formally conducted research and projects,
> theoretical developments, or innovative practical applications is encouraged.
> Accepted papers will be published in the digital conference proceedings.
> Contributed posters/short papers
> Two types of posters/short papers are encouraged. Contributed research
> posters present new and promising work or preliminary results of research
> projects. Contributed best practices posters present the results of design
> projects, practical implementations or industry innovations. The final
> version of these short papers will be published in the digital conference
> proceedings. During the conference, presenters are expected to display their
> work as a poster, incorporating text and illustrations as appropriate.
> Technical sessions and panels
> Technical sessions and panels present topics for discussion such as
> cutting-edge research and design, analyses of emerging trends, opinions on
> controversial issues, reports by practitioners on current information science
> and technology projects, and contrasting viewpoints from experts in
> complementary professional areas. The final versions of these submissions
> will be published in the digital conference proceedings.
> Pre- and Post-conference sessions
> Pre- and Post-conference sessions present topics such as theoretical
> research, management strategies, and new and innovative systems or products,
> typically for purposes of concept development or continuing education.
> Purely promotional programs are excluded. Formats may include seminars,
> courses, workshops, and symposia. Sessions are scheduled for half to a full
> day and require a registration fee beyond the regular conference fee.
> Submission Deadlines
> Jan.21, 2008 Proposals due for contributed papers, technical sessions
> panels, and pre- or Post-conferences
> Feb. 25, 2008 Proposals due for contributed posters/short papers
> March 31, 2008 Authors/proposers notified of acceptance
> May 27, 2008 Final versions due for conference proceedings
> Any problems with electronic submissions should be directed to:
> Richard Hill (rhill at asis.org)
> Executive Director
> American Society for Information Science and Technology
> 1320 Fenwick Lane, Suite 510
> Silver Spring, MD 20910
> FAX: (301) 495-0810
> (301) 495-0900
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