FEIS - International Symposium on the Future of Education in Information Science
10 - 11 September 2018 Pisa
Extended early registration deadline: 17 June 2018
The International Symposium on the Future of Education in Information
Science (FEIS 2018) is intended to stimulate discussion about educational
pathways for the information specialists of the future. Today’s and future
knowledge society profoundly changes the way in which information is
produced, organized and accessed, and calls for a reshaping of
traditional studies in library, archives and documentation.
Call for Papers
for more details).
The EINFOSE project
The aim of the
is to overcome differences that exist in the area of entry requirements
and learning outcomes for Master courses offered by European universities
in the field of Information Science. The possibility of defining common
entry requirements could mitigate or even eliminate the differences in
enrollment procedures at different European universities and could
contribute to a higher enrollment of students with different
educational background at the graduate level programs in Information Science.
FEIS 2018 preliminary program is now available.
FEIS 2018 features four distinguished, internationally renowned,
- David Bawden, Professor of Information Science in the Department
of Library and Information Science at City, University London
- Leif Kajberg, School of Library and Information Science, Denmark
- Gary Marchionini, Dean and Cary C. Boshamer Professor at the School
of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, USA
- Anna Maria Tammaro, Professor at the International Master in Digital
Library Learning (DILL), University of Parma, Italy
FEIS 2018 will host a panel discussing the right balance among human, technology,
and information dimensions in creating a new curriculum in Information Science.
A few scholarships for young students are available, to help cover the costs
of attending FEIS 2018 (see
the scholarships page
for complete details).