MDI to host conference on Digital Libraries on 14-16 February

Management Development Institute (MDI) is all set to organize the International Conference on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization.

Online PR News – 15-January-2011 – – Management Development Institute (MDI) is all set to organize the International Conference on Digital Libraries and Knowledge Organization (ICDK 2011) in association with INDEST-AICTE Consortium, Ministry of HRD, Government of India and Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centres (IASLIC) during 14-16 February, 2011 at Gurgaon campus.
The Conference will showcase a galaxy of international experts, academicians from the domain of digital information systems and knowledge organization processes as speakers, pre-conference workshop resources persons and delegates.
The highlight of the conference include the workshops and tutorials organized at the conference covering the major topics of discussion like How to Improve Access to Information; A Tutorial Workshop, Developing Digital Libraries Using DSpace ; Social Media in Information Services etc. The conference aims to explore the topics in themes and sub themes through tutorials, workshops, demonstrations, invited talks and presentations.
The list of speakers include Prof. Gary Marchionini, Dean & Cary C. Boshamer Professor, School of Information & Library Science, North Carolina University; Prof. Fausto Giunchiglia, Department of Computer Science, University of Trento, Italy; Prof. Ingeborg Torvik Solvberg, Dept. of Computer and Information Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology; Dr. H K Kaul, Director, DELNET-Developing Library Network; Prof. Mitsuhiro ODA, Department of Education, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan; Prof. Paul Nieuwenhuysen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium, Prof. ARD Prasad, Documentation Research & Training Centre, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore and many more world-renowned experts.
“The conference will provide a platform for world’s leading academicians, researchers and professionals interested in the area of digital information systems to exchange ideas and share research findings. The conference will generate valuable ideas for advancing research in the fields of digital libraries and knowledge organization tools and techniques. “says Dr. Antony Jose, Convener ICDK, MDI Gurgaon. is the Online Media Partner for the Conference. International organizations such as UNESCO, South Asian Studies Council, Yale University and Goethe-Institute, Max Mueller Bhavan are also partners in organizing this conference.
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