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BOBCATSSS 2009 symposium @ Porto, Portugal, 28—30 January 2009


BOBCATSSS 2009's main theme is “Challenges for the New Information Professional”. Sub-themes range from interdisciplinarity of information science to new technologies and information literacy. Read more from the call for papers announcement.

In addition to presentations of full papers the programme includes poster sessions, workshops, and panels. Coffee and lunch breaks, company presentations, social events and guided tours are included as well.

City tours will be held after the conference programme has ended for the day, social events at the evenings.

Programme is now available:

A list of the full papers, workshops and posters is available.

NEW! Links to the full papers in PDF format can be found on the abstracts page. (You can also download all the papers in one large .zip file, 5 MB.)

Keynote Speakers

Tom Wilson, Kimmo Tuominen and Fernanda Ribeiro will give presentations, read more.

Day 1, Wednesday 2009-01-28

  • Registration will start at 8:00 local time (no UTC/GMT offset; delivery of your conference bag). Please print the final confirmation message of acceptance sent to you by email and bring it with you to the registration desk.
  • Opening ceremony will start at 10:00 local time.
  • The welcome party (dinner) starts at 20:00.
  • Venue of day 1: Faculdade de Engenharia (FEUP).

Day 2, Thursday 2009-01-29

  • The party at Real Feytoria starts at 22:00.
  • Venue of day 2: Faculdade de Letras (FLUP).

Day 3, Friday 2009-01-30

  • Closing ceremony will start at 16:30 local time (duration: about 1,5 hours).
  • The last social event will start at 20:00.
  • Venue of day 3: Faculdade de Engenharia (FEUP).

Location and Venues

See the section on Porto for more information.