Yesterday was the last day of the ECIL 2021 conference, which took place between 20-23 September in a range of virtual locations such as Tallinn, Prague, Istanbul, Saint-Malo, and Dubrovnik. Coincidentally, these are all locations where the conference has taken place in-person before – it’s a nice touch by the conference organisers to name the … Continue reading ECIL2021: Information literacy in a post-truth era
“Good morning, good afternoon, and good evening”! This was the common greeting at this year’s iConference, which spanned over several time zones and took place virtually between 17-31 March 2021. A wide range of research topics were covered at the iConference, such as informetrics, archival studies, cybersecurity, and e-government, to name a few. There was … Continue reading Highlights from the 2021 iConference
Yesterday, I was delighted to present at the CDI student conference on the topic of knowledge co-creation in career development. A copy of my slides can be accessed here. My supervisor Hazel Hall also blogged about the conference here. Many thanks to the Career Development Institute for hosting this session and for giving me a … Continue reading The CDI Scotland Student conference #CDIscotconf: a space to discuss changing career guidance practice
Have you ever wanted to have more hours in a day? Have you ever wanted to be in several different places all at once? Interested in time travel or superhuman productivity? Well, unless you found a way to bend the time-space continuum, these things are not possible yet! However, I think that virtual conferences* are … Continue reading Looking back on the EASST-4S virtual conference: Are virtual conferences here to stay?
Over the course of last week, I attended the ‘Evolving Education & Careers’ virtual international conference hosted by DMH Associates and sponsored by the Edge Foundation. Networking and session delivery were handled through a dedicated app called Whova. This conference comes at a time when careers work is undergoing rapid change. Well, to be fair, … Continue reading ‘Evolving Education and Careers’ virtual conference: Key takeaways for those interested in the current state of career guidance #EducationandCareers #CareerChat