iConference 2011

Inspiration • Integrity • Intrepidity

University of Washington, Information School

Feb. 8 - 11, 2011

iConference 2011
Numbers

Total participants: 538
Papers presented: 86
Posters presented: 90
Workshops presented: 12
Alternative Events presented: 16
Doctoral Colloquium Participants: 20

Image by Christian Holzinger
Organizers

Conference Co-Chairs: Harry Bruce, University of Washington; Jonathan Grudin, Microsoft Corporation

Program Co-Chairs: Karen E. Fisher, University of Washington; Jens-Erik Mai, University of Toronto

Alternative Events Co-Chairs: Paul Dourish, University of California, Irvine; Andrea Forte, Drexel University

Doctoral Colloquium Co-Chairs: Eliza Dresang, University of Washington; Bonnie Nardi, University of California, Irvine; Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University, SLIS

Junior Faculty & Postdoc Colloquium Co-Chairs: Eileen Abels, Drexel University; Jack Carroll, The Pennsylvania State University

Papers Co-Chairs: Karen E. Fisher, University of Washington; Jens-Erik Mai, University of Toronto

Posters Co-Chairs: Allison Druin, University of Maryland; Ping Zhang, Syracuse University

Proceedings Co-ChairsWorkshops Chair: Karen Fisher, University of Washington

Local Organizing Committee (all from University of Washington, unless otherwise noted):

Karen Erickson
Clark Heideger, iSchools
Natalie Kinsinger
Michele Norris
David Shepard

Program Committee

Eileen Abels, Drexel University
Alessandro Acquisti, Carnegie Mellon University
Bill Aspray, University of Texas, Austin
John Bertot, University of Maryland
Harry Bruce, University of Washington
Jenna Burrell, University of California, Berkeley
Nadia Caidi, University of Toronto
Jack Carroll, The Pennsylvania State University
Coye Cheshire, University of California, Berkeley
Andrew Clement, University of Toronto
Chris Coward, University of Washington
Ed Cutrell, Microsoft Corporation
Paul Dourish, University of California, Irvine
Eliza Dresang, University of Washington
Allison Druin, University of Maryland
Barbara Endicott-Popovsky, University of Washington
Melanie Feinberg, University of Texas, Austin
Andrew Fiore, University of California, Berkeley
Andrea Forte, Drexel University
Jonathan Furner, University of California, Los Angeles
Maria Garrido, University of Washington
Sean Goggins, Drexel University
Elke Greifeneder, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Jacek Gwizdka, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Margaret Hedstrom, University of Michigan
Julia Hersberger, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Jette Hyldegaard, Danish Royal School
Steven J Jackson, University of Michigan
Julie Kientz, University of Washington
Paul Marty, Florida State University
Eric Meyers, University of British Columbia
Bonnie Nardi, University of California, Irvine
Geoffrey Nunberg, University of California, Berkeley
Megan Oakleaf, Syracuse University
Tapan Parikh, University of California, Berkeley
Matt Ratto, University of Toronto
David Ribes, Georgetown
Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University, SLIS
Araba Sey, University of Washington
Ramesh Srinivasan, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrea Tapia, The Pennsylvania State University
Joe Tennis, University of Washington
Andrea Wiggins, Syracuse University
Kate Williams, University of Illinois
Jacob Wobbrock, University of Washington
Ping Zhang, Syracuse University

Image by Jason Leung
Sponsors & Partners

Microsoft Corp., Google Inc., National Science Foundation, Intelius, Morgan & Claypool Publishers, SerialsSolutions, Survey Analytics, Washington Research Foundation, WebJunction, The Seattle Public Library, University Libraries (University of Washington), texifter

Awards

Best Paper Awards
“Preferences for Health Information and Decision-making: Development of the Health Information Wants (HIW) questionnaire” by Bo Xie (University of Maryland), Mo Wang (Maryland), Robert Feldman (Maryland)
“Dusting for Science: Motivation and participation of digital citizen science volunteers” by Oded Nov (NYU-Poly), Ofer Arazy (University of Alberta), David Anderson (University of California, Berkeley)
“Finding Social Roles in Wikipedia” by Howard T. Welser (Ohio University), Dan Cosley (Cornell University), Gueorgi Kossinets (Cornell), Austin Lin (Cornell; Microsoft), Fedor Dokshin (Cornell), Geri Gay (Cornell), Marc Smith (Connected Action)
“A Vision for Information Visualization in Information Science” by Marilyn Ostergren (University of Washington), Jeff Hemsley (Washington), Miranda Belarde-Lewis (Washington), Shawn Walker (Washington)
“Things Fall Apart: Maintenance, repair, and technology for education Initiatives in rural Namibia” by Steven J. Jackson (University of Michigan), Alex Pompe (Michigan), Gabriel Krieshok (Michigan)

Best Poster Awards
“eBirding: Technology Adoption and the Transformation of Leisure into Science” by Andrea Wiggins (Syracuse University)
“Annotation evolution: how Web 2.0 technologies are enabling a change in annotation practices” by Simone Sacchi (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
“Building Values into the Design of Pervasive Mobile Technologies” by Katie Shilton (University of California, Los Angeles)