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Registration for the 2020 conference is now open. Information Without Borders 2020 theme is Information at Home. Information at Home focuses on the information needs of individuals in Nova Scotia and investigates the ever-changing information landscape.  Information at Home will take place on February 11, 2020 at 6136 University Avenue, on campus of Dalhousie University. Stay up to date with IWB news by following us on social media!

Paper Competition

The paper competition is open to all graduate students. Papers should be 8-10 pages in length, relate to the conference theme, and be recent research (within the past two academic years). The authors of the top three papers will be asked to present their topic on the day of the conference. The authors of the chosen papers will receive a cash prize.

Academic Poster Competition

The poster competition is open to all graduate students. Posters should be 36″ x 48″ in size, based on recent research (within the past two academic years) and relate to the conference theme.  The creator(s) of the winning poster will receive a cash prize.

IWB is a student-run conference and relies heavily on both monetary donations as well as donations of objects for our silent auction. The silent auction takes place the day of the conference and is comprised largely of donated goods. We greatly appreciate your contributions in helping this day be a success and make an impact.

IWB has a limited number of volunteer positions for students in the MLIS and MI programs. Positions include assisting with registration, assisting with the silent auction, and event set-up and tear-down.

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