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Coming events

Date Title Event Type
19th February 2015 The great debate
This half-day meeting will debate the motion ‘This house believes that the traditional thesaurus has no place in modern information retrieval’.
Afternoon meeting, preceded by the ISKO UK AGM
13th–14th July 2015 Knowledge organization – making a difference
The impact of knowledge organization on society, scholarship and progress
ISKO-UK biennial conference, University College London (UCL).
The call for papers is now open.

Additional imaginative suggestions for future events are always welcome. Please send any requests or ideas to info[@t]

Past events

Date Title Event Type
26th–27th November 2014 Search Solutions 2014 : innovations in web and enterprise search
Joint event of ISKO with the BCS Information Retrieval Specialist Group. The meeting was on the 27th, and there was an associated tutorial programme on the 26th.
A special one-day event dedicated to the latest innovations in web and enterprise search. In contrast to other major industry events, Search Solutions aims to be highly interactive, with attendance strictly limited.
The programme included presentations, panels and keynote talks by influential industry leaders on novel and emerging applications in search and information retrieval.
5th November 2014 Knowledge organization goes mobile Afternoon meeting
15th September 2014 Metadata management in Sharepoint Afternon tutorial
11th-12th September 2014 13th European Networked Knowledge Organization Systems (NKOS) Workshop at the International Digital Libraries Conference (DL2014) This workshop builds on conclusions from our recent “Making Metadata Work” event. ISKO-UK is collaborating with the NKOS team. Workshop participants are not required to register for the whole DL2014 conference.
23rd June 2014 Making metadata work (Joint meeting with DCMI and BCS-IRSG) One-day event, including a half-day of workshops and tutorials
1st April 2014 Taming the news beast – finding context and value in text and data Afternoon meeting, preceded by the ISKO UK AGM
24th October 2013 Information – a risky business Afternoon meeting
8th-9th July 2013 ISKO UK Biennial Conference : Knowledge Organization – pushing the boundaries Two-day conference, with posters and exhibitors
19th March 2013 The power of social media to support knowledge sharing Afternoon meeting, preceded by the ISKO UK AGM
28th November 2012 Images in focus: organizing visual content for use   Afternoon meeting
4th September 2012 The shape of knowledge: improving the visual representation of information and knowledge   Afternoon meeting
16th July 2012 “I think, therefore I classify”   A full day, to consider how and why we categorize objects and ideas, and review how we learn and teach classification
29th March 2012 On location: organizing and using geospatial information Afternoon meeting, held jointly with Location Information Specialist Group of BCS. Immediately beforehand was the ISKO UK AGM
1 November 2011 Interoperability: joining up knowledge and information in the health sector.   ISKO UK half-day meeting.
4/5 July 2011 ISKO UK 2011 Conference "Facets of Knowledge Organization"   2nd biennial conference
14 April 2011 Public Access to Information? Challenges for Information Gatekeepers  in conjunction with ISKO UK AGM
10 Nov 2010 Legal Know-how: Organization and Semantic Analysis ISKO KOKO Meeting
14 Sep 2010 Linked Data: The Future of Knowledge Organisation on the Web ISKO UK Seminar
09 Jun 2010 Seeing is believing: new technologies for cultural heritage ISKO UK KOKO Meeting
30 Mar 2010 Recording the Living World in conjunction with ISKO UK AGM
16 September 2009 Records and Information Management in Transition Seminar
22 June 2009 ISKO UK Conference "Content Architecture: Exploiting and Managing Diverse Resources" 1st biennial conference
23 Apr 2009 Human-Machine Symbiosis for Data Interpretation ISKO UK open meeting
03 Nov 2008 Semantic Analysis Technology: in search of categories, concepts & context KOnnecting KOmmunities meeting
09 Oct 2008 MetaKnowledge Mash-up 2.0: making and organising knowledge in communities ISKO UK/ BCS KIDMM Joint event
21 Jul 2008 Sharing Vocabularies on the Web via Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) KOnnecting KOmmunities meeting
26 Jun 2008 Agenda for Information Retrieval ISKO UK open meeting
05 Mar 2008 Confronting the Future ISKO UK open meeting
05 Nov 2007 Ranganathan Revisited: Facets for the Future KOnnecting KOmmunities meeting
04 Sep 2007 Tools for Knowledge Organization Today Seminar
15 May 2007 Content, knowledge, information: Same Difference? KOnnecting KOmmunities meeting
26 Mar 2007 If it rained knowledge... Other
08 Feb 2007 Blunt Dialectics Other