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Conferences around the world.

For information on ITI's conferences, see page 10.


3-7: Shanghai (Regal International East Asia Hotel). ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) will sponsor the 23rd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2014), which will focus on information retrieval, knowledge management, and databases. Attendees will identify the problems that apply to the development of future knowledge and information systems, as well as determine future research directions.

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12-14: Lima, Peru (Librarians College of Peru). The fifth International Congress of Library and Information (CIBI 2014) will offer specialized workshops such as Organization of Information: RDA-Authorities, Digital Repository Management, and Scientific Journals Online: Using Open Journal Systems. The conference's theme is Toward the Convergence of Media and Content.

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27-28: Tunis, Tunisia (Higher Institute of Documentation/ National University Centre for Scientific and Technical Documentation). At the International Conference on Open Access and Scientific Research: Towards New Values, papers will be presented on topics such as open access (OA) theories, OA economic approaches, and implementing OA at universities. The conference's goal is to gain worldwide support for the OA movement, especially in developing countries.

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27-29: New Delhi (Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts). The International Conference on the Convergence of Libraries, Archives and Museums (ICLAM) will give representatives from memory institutions the chance to network and exchange ideas. This year's theme of Innovative Ideas, Technologies and Services relates to the core issue they face in the 21st century: applications of digital technologies in all types of activities.

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4-6: Hanoi, Vietnam (Ta Quang Buu Library, Hanoi University of Science and Technology). The 16th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications & Services (iiWAS2014) will host researchers and practitioners who will share ideas, research results, and practical development experiences. Keynote speakers include Gabriele Anderst-Kotsis, a professor in the department of telecooperation at Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz, and Edgar Weippl, the research director of SBA Research.

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