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Call for organizers and contributors

The Association invites bids from institutions to organize BOBCATSSS 2023. The call for main organizers takes place during September 2020-February 2021.

The related call for co-organizers and other contributions is continuous.

All decisions will be made by the BOBCATSSS Association board. The main organizer decision for 2023 BOBCATSSS will be made during March 2021 and will be informed to all applicants.

Link to the application form

Bobcatsss Association community meeting

20 January 2021 16:00 CET
Was in Zoom

It is open for anyone to participate with a low threshold – just come. There is a (remote) chance of voting for the new board members.
In order to be allowed to vote (not only to participate),
please register to me paavo dot arvola at tuni dot fi,
with your name and affiliation on or before January 20th.

Agenda

  1. Welcome (chair: Paavo Arvola)
  2. Review of the activities in 2020 (chair: Paavo Arvola)
    • Board issues
    • Web page and other media
    • Strategic and action plan
  3. Board term
    • Suggestion: new board starts annually after the BC conference
  4. Board election for EUCLID/Bobcatsss Association
    Candidates and board size (currently 7)
  5. Future BOBCATSSS
    Bobcatsss 2022.
    Open call for organizing BOBCATSSS 2023
  1. Other issues


Bobcatsss 2021. Virtual Conference “Digital Transformation” 21-22.01.2021

BOBCATSSS 2021 Virtual Conference with main Theme “Digital Transformation” (21-22 January 2021) is jointly organized by the Porto Accounting and Business School – Porto Polytechnic (ISCAP), Portugal, University of Leon, Spain and University of Library Studies and Information Technologies (ULSIT), Sofia, Bulgaria. The 29th conference of BOBCATSSS will be virtual edition, due to the COVID-19 worldwide crisis. The conference aims to connect theoretical approaches and professional practices by addressing the DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION from the perspective of LIS community, information managers, librarians, and archivists. Sub-themes, Important Dates, Guidelines and Technical Requirements for Types of Contributions and information about Submission and Registration are available at BOBCATSSS 2021 website: https://bobcatsss2021.sciencesconf.org/. Contact: bobcatsss2021@iscap.ipp.pt, Twitter – Facebook

Bobcatsss 2020 on the Air

30 January 2020. Tania Todorova and Denitsa Krumova presents Bobcatsss2020 in Paris – Information Management, Fake News and Disinformation at Niki Kunchev Show, Darik radio, Sofia.

In the talk, Tania and Denitsa highlights the main Theme of Bobcatsss 2020 “Information Management, Fake News and Disinformation” and the different aspects presented by keynote speakers – M. Fontanin, Vincent Nozick and Rose-Marie Farinella. They underlined the professional collaborative work of the organizing teams from Université Gustave Eiffel, managed by Joumana Boustany, and University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Sofia, Bulgaria on preparation of that 28th edition. They summarized the international scope of the event (more than 230 participants from 20 countries), the hospitality of the Université Gustave Eiffel, and the role of BOBCATSSS Association (A.K.A. EUCLID – European Association of Library and Information Science Education and Research). Tania announced the in-coming BOBCATSSS 2021 in Porto, Portugal. With the main Theme “Digital Transformation”, it will organize by Polytechnic of Porto (ISCAP – Accounting and Business School), University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Sofia and University of Leon, Spain.