Conference: The International Society for the Study of Information 2019 Summit, June 2

The International Society for the Study of Information 2019 Summit

June 2 – June 6, 2019

The International Society for the Study of Information (IS4SI) will be holding its 2019 Summit / Conference at U C Berkeley this coming summer — June 2-6 2019. You are invited to submit a proposal for a presentation or merely register to hear from the many notable speakers and participate in the various mini-conferences and workshops. Apply here. Continue reading

Funding: Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant, Mar 31

Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant

Deadline: Grant Proposals due by March 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM PDT

Broadening participation in computing is a core part of Microsoft’s values; accordingly, they are excited to continue the Microsoft Research Dissertation Grant that aims to recognize, support, and mentor diverse doctoral students as they complete their dissertation research in computing-related fields. Continue reading

Call for Papers: JCDL 2019 Workshop on Organizing Data, Information, and Knowledge in Big Data Environments, Apr 5

Call for Papers: JCDL 2019 Workshop on Organizing Data, Information, and
Knowledge in Big Data Environments

Deadline: Extensive summary submission due April 5, 2019

This workshop will provide an opportunity for participants – information and computing researchers and professionals who work in the areas of information organization, information retrieval, knowledge management, data mining, and Big Data analytics — to get together and exchange research ideas on organizing access to data, information, and knowledge in Big Data environments. Continue reading

Funding: Joe Ann Clifton Student Award for 2019 SLA Annual Conference, Mar 25

Joe Ann Clifton Student Award for 2019 SLA Annual Conference

Deadline: Submission due March 25, 2019.

The Information Technology Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) is accepting submissions for its 2019 Joe Ann Clifton Student Award to help cover expenses at the 2019 SLA Annual Conference June 14-18, 2019, in Cleveland, OH, not to exceed $1,500. This award is intended to promote participation in the SLA Annual Conference by an exceptional library science student (or field related to the IT Division’s mission). The award also includes Student membership in SLA for one (1) year. Continue reading

Funding: Scholarship Applications Open 2019 Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics, Mar 31

Scholarship Applications Open 2019 Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics

Deadline: Applications due Sunday, March 31, 2019

Scholarship applications are now being accepted for the 2019 UW Biostatistics Summer Institute in Statistical Genetics (see below). Also, general registration is open for the Summer Institutes in Big Data, Clinical & Epidemiological Research, and Modeling in Infectious Diseases. Continue reading

Conference: 2019 Praxis Conference, Feb 19

Conference: 2019 Praxis Conference – Anti-Racist Pedagogy: Visions and Practices for Institutional Change

Deadline: Registration due by Tuesday, February 19, 2019

February 22, 2019
9 AM to 3 PM
Cascade Rooms, Haggett Hall

2019 Praxis Conference Registration Info:

Please consider attending the fifth annual 2019 Praxis Conference on the UW Seattle campus on Feb 22 (Fri) from 9 am to 3 pm at the Cascade Rooms, Haggett Hall. Registration is now open and available here. There is no cost for attendance and refreshments, but registration should be submitted in advance by Feb 19 (Tue) so that they know how many people to expect.

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Events: DAMA Discount for the UW iSchool, 5/18

Dama

DAMA Puget Sound’s 2017 Spring Conference “AI + IoT Data Management Using Billions of Things” is on Thursday, May 18th from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, Bellevue, WA.

An exciting line-up of speakers will address a variety of topics applicable to AI + IoT.   The conference is an excellent opportunity to join information management professionals for a day of learning and networking.

Individual and Group Rates will be discounted until May 12th.  Student rate is $50 (email info@dama-ps.org for more information). Final registration will close on May 16th.

For more information, visit the DAMA Puget Sound website at http://dama-ps.org/event-2435805.   Hope to see you there!

The Data Management Association of Puget Sound (DAMA Puget Sound) is a community of information management professionals who are seeking to improve the standards of data management, share information and experiences, and establish professional networks.