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ICKM2020 submission deadline has been extended to September 15, 2020.  Submit now @ EasyChair 

Students presenting at the ICKM conference will have their registration fees waived.

Authors presenting at the conference will be invited to submit their expanded and enhanced full papers to be included in a special issue of JIKM to be published in 2021. All papers will be peer reviewed by the journal. 

Registration is now available:   Register Now

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The International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM) provides researchers and practitioners from all over the world a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas concerning theoretical and practical aspects of Knowledge Management. Sharing data and knowledge that leads to discoveries about global business and healthcare is a goal of the 2020 conference.

The first ICKM conference was held in Singapore in 2004; 15 subsequent conferences have been held in Charlotte, NC; Greenwich, London; Vienna, Austria; Columbus, Ohio; Hong Kong; Pittsburgh, PA; Johannesburg; Montreal; Antalya, Turkey; Osaka, Japan; Vienna; Dallas, TX; Vancouver; and Santa Catarina, Brazil.

ICKM 2020 will be online and broadcast from small meeting site in Durham, NC, “the City of Medicine,” as hosted by the Knowledge and Information Professional Association. The conference theme is “Knowledge Commons” and the institutional analysis of data and the development of knowledge. Submissions are invited for research papers, case studies, works-in-progress, country reports, posters and oral presentations in but not limited to these subject areas:

Knowledge Commons and Sharing Data
Data Science and Data Analytics
Mobilizing Computable Biomedical Knowledge
Big Data Analytics and Data Warehousing
Privacy & Security Issues
Data Management Challenges in Healthcare and more

Knowledge Discovery & Representation
Data and Web Mining, Text Analysis (NLP-natural language Processing)
Data Visualization and Computational Linguistics
Meta Data and Organization of Networked Resources
Learning Resource and Usability Studies (UX)

KM in Organizations and Society
KM Practices (Best Practices, Communities of Practice, etc.)
Social Networks and Knowledge Sharing
Competitive and Business Intelligence
Intellectual Capital and Return on Investment
Project Management
Knowledge Society & the Knowledge Economy
Smart Cities and Innovation
Indigenous Knowledge Management
Social and Ethical Issues

Knowledge, Learning, and Innovation Governance
History and Evolution of KM
Multilevel Governance Model (Management and Internal Control)
Tourism and Public Governance Models of Knowledge
The Organizational Ecosystem
Shared Governance and Public Security
Artificial Intelligence (Third Wave) and the Management of Scientific Knowledge
Transferring Learning into Practice

KM in Information Science & Organization
Information Architecture, Design and Analysis
Information Retrieval, Usability, UX, and HCI
Taxonomies and Ontology
Information Representation and Visualization
Information Privacy and Security
Information Policy and Ethics

KM of Mobile Computable Knowledge in Libraries
Technical Infrastructure
Standards and Policies to Ensure Quality and Trust
Sustainability for Mobilization and Digital Inclusion
Knowledge Repositories and Data Warehousing
Digital Curation & Document/ Records Management
Archival Management & Web Archiving

Submission Deadlines

Full Papers, Workshops, and Posters Submission: September 15, 2020
Practitioners and Work in Progress Presentations (Abstracts Submission): September 15, 2020
Notification of Acceptance: October 10, 2020
Final Camera-Ready for Full Papers Submission: October 30, 2020

The ICKM2020 committee welcomes world-wide supporters of and researchers in knowledge management and encourages your attendance and participation.

For more information contact: Dr. Deborah Swain, NC Central University, Conference Chair, or Dr. Suliman Hawamdeh, University of North Texas, General Chair,

Important Announcement

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