Envisioning future challenges in networked information

6-7 July 2006
Park Inn York (formerly York Moat House)

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** Bookings for JISC/CNI 2006 have now closed **


Following the success of previous conferences held in Edinburgh and Brighton, The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) are proud to announce the 6th International Meeting that will be held at the Park Inn York on 6 and 7 July 2006.

The meeting will bring together experts from the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom. Parallel sessions will explore and contrast major developments that are happening on both sides of the Atlantic. It should be of interest to all senior management in information systems in the education community and those responsible for delivering digital services and resources for learning, teaching and research.

The main conference will open at 11.30hrs on Thursday 6 July and will close at 15.00hrs on Friday 7 July. There will be pre-conference sessions from 09.30hrs on Thursday 6 July. Details to follow.

Conference keynote speakers include:

Reg Carr, Director of University Library Services & Bodley's Librarian, The Bodleian Library
Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President, OCLC
Professor Derek Law, Librarian and Head of Information Resources Directorate, University of Strathclyde
Joan Lippincott, Associate Executive Director, CNI
Clifford Lynch, Executive Director, CNI
David Nicholas, Centre Director, CIBER, University College London

Topics for parallel sessions include:

Digital curation and preservation issues
ICT in the Humanities and Social Sciences
Institutional repositories
Resource Discovery
Open Access


The residential delegate fee includes refreshments and lunch on 6 and 7 July, a place at the conference dinner on 6 July, overnight accommodation on 6 July and breakfast for one person.

Residential delegate rate is £350 before 12 May and £425 after 12 May.

Day delegate rate on 6 July (includes refreshments, lunch and conference dinner) is £150

Day delegate on 7 July (includes refreshments and lunch) is £90

N.B. When booking extra nights accommodation directly with the hotel (as explained on the booking form) please ensure that you state that you are attending and will be paying the arranged conference rate for your extra night(s).

Further information

If you have any questions regarding the meeting, York or the hotel please contact Natasha Bishop at:

University of Bath
Bath BA2 7AY

Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 6256
Fax: +44 (0) 1225 38 6838

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