Programme - International UDC Seminar 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 and access. Seminar is aimed at information professionals, researchers, lecturers in library and information science and computer science as well as controlled vocabulary developers and designers. The high quality programme of this year's conference, features the most prominent researchers in the field of knowledge organization and classification theory: Richard Smiraglia, Vanda Broughton, Birger Hjørland, Claudio Gnoli, Joseph Tennis, ARD Prasad & Fausto Giunchiglia, Martin Fricke, Dagobert Soergel, etc.