International UDC Seminar (London, 14-15 Sept 2017)

The International UDC Seminar 2017 “Faceted Classification Today: Theory, Technology and End Users” will take place in London on 14-15 September 2017 at Wellcome Collection. This is the sixth in a series of International UDC Seminars devoted to advances in documentary classification research and their application in a networked environment.

This conference revisits faceted analytical theory as a method for (re)constructing modern analytico-synthetic classifications and explores potential fields of application for facet analysis in information organization. It is aimed at information professionals, researchers, lecturers in library and information science and computer science as well as controlled vocabulary developers and designers.

Title: FACETED CLASSIFICATION TODAY: theory, technology and end users

Date:  14-15 September 2017

Venue: Wellcome Collection Building, 183 Euston Road, London, United Kingdom

Website: http://seminar.udcc.org/2017/

Contact: mailto:seminar2017@udcc.org

UDC Seminar 2017 revisits faceted analytical theory as one of the most influential methodologies in the development of knowledge organization systems.

To learn more about the conference programme and to register, go to the conference website http://seminar.udcc.org/2017/

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Early bird registration opens 15 May 2017:

  • €250 early bird fee, students €220 (closes on 30 June)
  • €290 regular fee, students €250

About the organizer:

“Faceted Classification Today” is the sixth biennial conference in a series of International UDC Seminars organized by the Universal Decimal Classification Consortium (UDC Consortium). UDCC is a not-for-profit organization, based in The Hague, established to maintain and distribute the UDC and to support its use and development (http://www.udcc.org). UDC is one of the most widely used knowledge organization systems in the bibliographic domain.