Call for Papers and Invitation to the 4th CARLIGH International Conference

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Call for Papers and Invitation to the 4th CARLIGH International Conference

Call for Papers - CARLIGH

The CONSORTIUM OF ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES IN GHANA (CARLIGH) IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE 4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE CONSORTIUM.

TARGET GROUP: Researchers, Faculty, Librarians, ICT Professionals, Data analysts, Publishers, Book vendors, Journalists and other
industry players.
CONFERENCE THEME: “Enhancing information access through Artificial Intelligence”

SUB THEMES:
1. Emerging creativity and innovations in promoting access to information.
2. Curriculum requirements to meet skill-sets needed for relevant Information Science education.
3. Trends and issues in higher education delivery in the era of the 4th Industrial Revolution.
4. Exploring new skill-sets expected of information service providers and users.
5. Open access initiatives in ensuring free access to information.

Conference Date and Venue: Monday 13th to Friday 17th July, 2020. GIMPA Executive Conference Centre, Accra, Ghana.

Call for Papers:

GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS FOR PAPERS / POSTERS

Proposals should address the theme and/or sub-themes, and should include the following:

  • Title of Proposed Paper / Poster
  • Name(s) of Speaker(s)
  • Speaker(s)’ Institutional Affiliation
  • Speaker(s)’ Email Address, Telephone/Fax Number(s)
  • Abstract of Proposed Paper (Not exceeding 500 Words)
  • Short Professional Profile of Speaker(s) (not exceeding 150 words)

LENGTH OF PAPER/ POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Papers should be 3,000 to 5,000 words long, submitted in word, using Times New Roman font style, 12pt font size, and double spaced. It must include an abstract and keywords.
Posters should be made of innovative projects or best practices and should be quivalent of A1 (841mmx594mm, 33.1inx23.4in) or A2 (420mmx594mm, 16.53×23.39in).
All presenters will be allowed twenty (20) minutes interactive powerpoint presentations followed by five (5) minutes of questions/discussion.

NOTE:
Presenters should ensure that papers submitted are original. Accepted papers will undergo peer-review processes and are expected to be published as conference proceedings.

PLEASE EMAIL YOUR ABSTRACTS AND FULL PAPERS TO:
Chair, Publications Sub-Committee: Dr. MacAnthony Cobblah via the following contacts: carlighpubs2018@gmail.com; carlighevents@gmail.com

TIMELINES TO NOTE

Date:                                                                           Action:
Monday, 16th December, 2019                                  Submission of Abstract for Paper or Poster
Monday, 30th December, 2019                                 Notification of Acceptance or Rejection
Friday, 17th April, 2020                                              Submission of Full Papers or Posters
Thursday, 30th April, 2020                                        Submission of slides for presentation of papers

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, SPONSORSHIP OR PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES, KINDLY CALL ANY OF THE FOLLOWING CONTACTS: +233 24 461 6950 / +233 20 888 5022

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