General Programme Outline of INCONECSS 2019:

Digital Transformation: Scoping the evolving world of information challenges and business information

May 5th : Get Together on the day before the conference (6 p.m. to 9 p.m.)
May 6th : Conference Day One starts at 9 a.m. with Opening and Keynote
May 7th : Conference Day Two starts at 9 a.m. with Panel Discussion and ends at 5 p.m. with Wrap up and Farewell

The full program will be available mid-February. Reviewing of contributions is still in progress.

Confirmed topics and speakers so far:

  • Keynote:
    Mikael Laakso, Hanken School of Economics. European Commission's Expert Group of the Future of Scholarly Publishing and Scholarly Communication
  • Predatory Journals / Fake Journals / Fake Science:
    The role of the library as gatekeeper /censor/ IL-specialist...
  • Open Access Landscape and Services
  • Panel Discussion on Digital Transformation:
    Software and data skills will become more important, some traditional skills may become less important. Many libraries require metadata and research-data specialists but what exactly is their job description and where do they come from? Are new study programs or life-long-learning going to fill the gaps? Are libraries just reacting to or driving the changes? Will changes affect all parts of the library or only some?
  • Research Data and Journal Data Policies
  • Data Mining and visualization
  • Lars Lund-Thomsen