Call for Participation: iConference 2015 – Newport Beach, CA


The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers concerned with critical information issues in contemporary society. iConference 2015 takes place March 24-27 in Newport Beach, California. The following submissions are invited:

Submission Type Deadline Notification
Papers Friday, September 5, 2014, midnight PDT mid-November
Posters Friday, October 10, 2014, midnight PDT mid-November
Workshops Friday, September 26, 2014, midnight PDT Monday, October 27, 2014
Interactive Sessions Friday, October 10, 2014, midnight PDT mid-November
Doctoral Colloquium Friday, September 12, 2014, midnight PDT Friday, October 24, 2014
Social Media Expo Participation commitment letter due October 14, 2014; submissions due December 15, 2014. Thursday, January 15, 2015
Dissertation Award Wednesday, October 15, 2014, midnight PDT Thursday, January 15, 2015


iConference 2015 is presented by the iSchools organization and hosted by The Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at University of California, Irvine. All information researchers and scholars are welcome.

Sample topics of past iConferences include the following:

  • social computing
  • human-computer interaction
  • digital youth
  • digital curation and preservation
  • information retrieval
  • bibliometrics and scholarly communication
  • social, cultural, health and community informatics
  • knowledge infrastructures
  • computer-supported cooperative work
  • data, text and knowledge mining
  • computational social science
  • digital humanities
  • network science
  • information and communication technology for development
  • data science
  • information economics
  • information work and workers
  • user experience and design
  • information systems
  • information policy

The Champion Sponsor of iConference 2015 is Microsoft Research.