ASIS&T Graduate Research Forum @ BOBCATSSS 2008

ASIS&T Graduate Research Forum @ BOBCATSSS 2008 28th - 30th Jan 2008, Zadar,Croatia   CALL FOR PROPOSALS UPDATE! New Submissions deadline 31st December 2007   ASIS&T-European Students Chapter sponsors in cooperation with ASIS&T European Chapter a Forum open to graduate students (both PhD and Master's are encouraged to apply) at BOBCATSSS 2008 conference in Zadar, Croatia.   The forum is moderated by Dr. Isto Huvila (Åbo Akademi University, Finland) and Cathal Hoare (University College Cork, Ireland). The best submitted proposal will receive the ASIS&T-ESC Best Research Proposal Award 2008. All doctoral and master's level students are welcome to submit one page research proposals to the workshop no later than 31st November to Isto Huvila to firstname.lastname@abo.fi.   Six participants will be selected on the basis of the quality of the proposal and the potential to benefit of the participation at the forum. Notifications of acceptance will be emailed by the 15th December 2007. All participants will be delivered a copy of the proposals of the other participants. At the forum all participants will have a couple of minutes to introduce their proposals and time for discussion. The forum is intended to be a not-so-scary occasion where everyone gets a possibility to benefit of the comments and experiences of moderators and peers and a chance to network.   IMPORTANT DATES UPDATE! New Submissions deadline 31st December 2007 Notification of acceptance 15th December 2007 PhD Forum 29th January 2008 BOBCATSSS 2008 Conference 28th - 30th January 2008   More information about the conference at http://www.bobcatsss2008.org

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