IMCW 2013 Call for Papers

Dr. Clifford Lynch is the keynote speaker of the IMCW2013, Limerick Ireland Sept 4thto 6th 2013. The Second Call for Papers has now been published here   on the Symposium website.

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Clifford Lynch, Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), will be the keynote speaker of the 4th International Symposium on Information Management in a Changing World ( to be held in Limerick, Ireland, from September 4 to 6, 2013.  Dr. Lynch’s keynote address will be centred on the main theme of the symposium, “Beyond the Cloud: Information…Innovation…Collaboration…”  He will address the opportunities and challenges introduced by the cloud computing, discuss its implications on information management and contemplate on how to design and develop innovative and collaborative information services beyond the cloud.


Dr. Clifford Lynch has been the Director   of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), a 200-member organization   concerned with the use of information technology and networked information to   enhance scholarship and intellectual productivity that is jointly sponsored   by the Association of Research Libraries and EDUCAUSE, since July 1997. Prior   to joining CNI, Dr. Lynch spent 18 years at the University of California   Office of the President, the last ten as Director of Library   Automation.  Dr. Lynch, who holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the   University of California, Berkeley, is an adjunct professor at Berkeley’s   School of Information. He is a past president of the American Society for   Information Science and a fellow of the American Association for the   Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the National Information Standards   Organization (NISO).

Dr. Lynch served on the National Digital Strategy   Advisory Board of the Library of Congress, Microsoft’s Technical Computing   Science Advisory Board, the board of the New Media Consortium, and the Task   Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access; he was a member of the   National Research Council (NRC) committees that published The Digital   Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Age and Broadband:   Bringing Home the Bits, and served on   the NRC’s committee on digital archiving and the National Archives and   Records Administration (NARA).

In 2011, he was appointed co-chair of the National   Academies’ Board on Research Data and Information (BRDI). His work has been recognized by the American Library   Association’s Lippincott Award, the EDUCAUSE Leadership Award in Public   Policy and Practice, and the American Society for Engineering Education’s   Homer Bernhardt Award.

Dr. Lynch has several articles on various topics   such as information technologies and higher education, cyberinfrastructure,   digital rights management and copyright.