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ISSI 2009
12th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics
Dates Jul 28, 2009 (iCal) - Jul 31, 2009
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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Important dates
Submissions: Jan 19, 2009
Notification: Feb 16, 2009
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The 12th ISSI Conference - ISSI 2009 - will be organized by BIREME/PAHO/WHO (Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization) and co-organized by a list of partner public and private organizations, under the auspices of the International Society for Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI), in July 2009, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Previous ISSI conferences took place in Belgium (1987), Canada (1989), India (1991), Germany (1993), USA (1995), Israel (1997), México (1999), Australia (2001), China (2003), Sweden (2005) and Spain (2007).


The ISSI 2009 Conference will provide an international open forum for scientists, research managers and authorities, information and communication related professionals to debate the current status and advancements of Scientometrics theory and applications, with emphasis on the progress of scientometrics and science in developing countries.

The following main subject topics are proposed for the ISSI 2009 edition:

  • Scientometrics: state of the art and challenges
  • Scientometrics: research and applications
  • Scientometrics and the progress of science in developing countries

The conference will bring a key contribution to the socialization of scientometrics in developing countries, particularly within LA&C (Latin America and Caribbean) scientific related community and it will contribute to promote international collaboration.

Target audience

ISSI 2009 is aimed at a broad multidisciplinary audience. It includes researchers, policy-makers, educators, librarians, information science professionals, and students interested in the dynamics of research productivity, scholarly communication networks, information retrieval and evaluation.

Important Dates

Paper (full paper, short communication) and workshop submission deadline Jan. 19th

Paper (full paper, short communication) review deadline announcement Feb. 16th

Poster submission deadline Feb. 23rd

Poster review deadline announcement Mar. 16th

Doctoral Forum submission deadline: Mar. 16th

Doctoral Forum review deadline announcement Mar. 30th

Facts about "ISSI 2009"
AcronymISSI 2009 +
End dateJuly 31, 2009 +
Event typeConference +
Has coordinates-22° 54' 40", -43° 12' 34"Latitude: -22.911013888889
Longitude: -43.209372222222
Has location cityRio de Janeiro +
Has location countryCategory:Brasil +
Homepage +
IsAEvent +
NotificationFebruary 16, 2009 +
Start dateJuly 28, 2009 +
Submission deadlineJanuary 19, 2009 +
Title12th International Conference on Scientometrics and Informetrics +