top of page

iConference 2021

Diversity • Divergence • Dialogue

Renmin University of China

Mar. 17 - 31, 2021

iConference 2021

Total virtual participants: 520

Full Research Papers: 32 (acceptance rate 31%)
Short Research Papers: 59

Chinese Research Papers: 13

Posters: 48
Workshops: 6
Sessions for Interaction and Engagement: 3

Virtual Interactive Sessions: 6

Archival Education submissions: 5

Doctoral Colloquium Participants accepted*: 17

Early Career Colloquium Participants accepted*: 26
Undergraduate Symposium Participants accepted*: 23
*not all accepted participants chose to take part

Image by Christian Holzinger

Conference Chairs: Yuenan Liu, Renmin University of China; Bin Zhang, Renmin University of China

Honorary Conference Co-Chair: Sam Oh, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

Local Arrangements Chairs: Jian (Jenny) Wang, Renmin University of China; Minghui Qian, Renmin University of China

Program Chairs: Hui Yan, Renmin University of China; Samuel Kai-Wah Chu, The University of Hong Kong

Full Research Papers Chairs: Daqing He, University of Pittsburgh; Maria Gäde, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Short Research Papers Chairs: Toine Bogers, Aalborg University; Dan Wu, Wuhan University

Chinese Research Papers Chairs: Xiaobin Lu, Renmin University of China; Qinghua Zhu, Nanjing University; Zhiying (Ellen) Lian, Shanghai University; Gang Li, Wuhan University

Posters Chairs: Atsuyuki Morishima, University of Tsukuba; Leif Azzopardi, University of Strathclyde

Workshops Chairs: Yuxiang (Chris) Zhao, Nanjing University of Science and Technology; Jiqun Liu, University of Oklahoma

Sessions for Interaction and Engagement Chairs: Ming Ren, Renmin University of China; Pengyi Zhang, Peking University

Virtual Interactive Sessions Chairs: António Lucas Soares, University of Porto; Chern Li Liew, Victoria University of Wellington

Archival Education Chairs: Jian (Jenny) Wang, Renmin University of China; Patricia Whatley, University of Dundee

Doctoral Colloquium Chairs: Xiaomi An, Renmin University of China; Ann Gillilandm, University of California Lost Angeles

Early Career Colloquium Chairs: Mega Subramanian, University of Maryland; Sohaimi Zakaria, Universiti Teknologi, MARA

Student Symposium Chairs: Ian Ruthven, University of Strathclyde; Yuelin Li, Nankai University; Yao Zhang, Nankai University

iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award Chairs: Udo Kruschwitz, Universität Regensburg; George Buchanan, University of Melbourne

Program Committee

The Organizing Committee was responsible for the program.

Image by Jason Leung
Sponsors & Partners

Renmin University of CHina, Elsevier, Springer, Wuhan University, National Science Foundation, HEADT Centre, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, iCHair, Conftool, alise, asis&t



bottom of page