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International UDC Seminar 2013 entitled "Classification & Visualization: Interfaces to Knowledge" will take place on Thursday 24 - Friday 25 October in the National Library of the Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek), The Hague

Conference website:  http://seminar.udcc.org/2013.

The objective of this conference is to explore cutting edge advances and techniques in the visualization of knowledge across various fields of application and their potential impact on developments in the more main stream bibliographic and documentary classifications.

The conference will be opened by Emer. Prof. W. Boyd Rayward, well-known historian of the international organization of knowledge and the history of documentation and information science. His keynote address will set the scene for discussions on models and metaphors of knowledge and information visualization that bridge historical and technological perspectives.

A series of eminent speakers will follow: Lev Manovich, Kathryn La Barre, Fabrice Papy, Marcel Worring, Luca Rosati, Andrea Resmini, Scott Weingart, Richard Smiraglia, Charles van den Heuvel, Andrea Scharnhorst etc.

To learn more about conference programme and to register go to the conference website http://seminar.udcc.org/2013

Early bird registration opens on 15 May 2013:
€180 early bird fee, students €140 (to 30 June)
€220 regular fee, students €180

Contact: seminar2013@udcc.org

About the organizer: Classification & Visualization is the fourth biennial conference in a series of International UDC Seminars organized by the Universal Decimal Classification Consortium (UDC Consortium). UDCC is 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.