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IASSIST/IFDO 2009: Tampere, Finland May 26th-May 29th, 2009

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IASSIST 2009 is now closed. Thank you all for attending!

IASSIST's 35th annual conference will take place in Tampere, Finland, May 26-29, 2009. The conference is hosted by the Finnish Social Science Data Archive and the University of Tampere, and the main conference venue is the beautiful Tampere Hall.

The conference will be a joint effort between IASSIST, the International Association of Social Science Information Service & Technology, and IFDO, the International Federation of Data Organisations for the Social Science.

We invite all professionals working in and with information technology, data services and data archiving to Tampere to enjoy the inspiring conference and the glorious summer light of Finland!

Conference in Brief

The conference begins on Tuesday, May 26, with pre-conference workshops. Wednesday begins the three busy days of the main conference, ending on Friday, May 29. The reception to welcome attendees is exceptionally scheduled also on Wednesday. The IASSIST Administrative Committee meeting and the DDI Alliance meeting will be on Monday, May 25. Pre- and post-conference tours will also be offered for those interested in seeing more of Tampere, Finland, and its neighbouring countries.

Follow the conference feeds or stay posted to the web site for more details as they develop!

Important dates

Call for Papers October 2008
Deadline for Abstract Submission November 21, 2008 [extended to Nov. 26]
Final Programme January 2009
Registration Opens February 2009
Hotel room blocks held currently until March 23, 2009
Registration Deadline, Early Bird Rate March 24, 2009
No refunds for cancellations received after April 24, 2009
IASSIST/IFDO 2009 in Tampere 26-29 May 2009