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ICDL 2016

SMART FUTURE Knowledge Trends That Will Change The World

14-16 December 2016
India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India

International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) 2016

Smart Future is about understanding, visualizing, and exploring the possible scenarios of the future today, to be able to better prepare ourselves. This will help us to design the future based on set goals. Better preparation for the future enables us to alter the direction of an entire marketplace, field, or to prepare industry or prepare for the outcome. It is also possible to make greater impact in the future through present actions.

International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL) 2016 , under its theme "Smart Future: Knowledge Trends that will Change the World", will not only create a roadmap to guide us through what is coming next, but also tell us how to prepare ourselves for new challenges and opportunities. It will suggest how to manage the key trends to improve our life in future.

If you are interested in shifting your worldview and creating new possibilities for yourself, then become a Game Changer of the Future by participating in this ICDL 2016.

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  • Knowledge Discovery & Open Data Mining
  • Social Media Analytics & Computing
  • Knowledge & Innovation Management


  • Knowledge & Innovation Management
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Big Data and Analytics

Special Events

  • Capacity Building Initiatives in E-Governance
  • Universal Access & Sharing of Research Publications & Data

Speakers at ICDL 2016

Donna Scheeder

IFLA President, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Library of Congress (United States)

Ganesh Natarajan

Chairman, NASSCOM Foundation, India

Kiran Karnik

Chair, Oxfam India; Chairman, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology; President, IHC, India

Michael Seadle

Professor, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Rahul Mittra

Adobe India

T Madhan Mohan, Adviser

Sc G, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India

Subrata Das

Industry Director, Public Services
SAP India Pvt Ltd.

Manas Ranjan Panigrahi

Programme Officer - Education, Commonwealth Educational Media Centre for Asia (CEMCA), India

Athar Ali

Manager, KPMG Global Services, Management Pvt.

Kalyan Bhattacharjee

Deputy Registrar, IIT Delhi

Dhruba K. Bhattacharyya

Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Tezpur University, Assam

Lovneesh Chanana

Vice President - Government Relations, SAP India

Sumandro Chattopadhyay*

Research Director, Internet Society of India

Danish Contractor

IBM Research India

Dinesh K. Gupta

Prof & Head; Director Research, Varthaman Mahaveer Open University, Kota, India

Pankaj Jalote*

Director, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Delhi. India

Amarjeet Kaur

Former Director, National Library Board, Singapore

Charu Malhotra

Professor, IIPA, India

Sameep Mehta

STSM & Manager, Knowledge Engineering and Encrypted Analytics IBM Research India

Dhruv Nath

Professor, Information Management& Chairperson, Entrepreneurship and Incubation Center, Management Development Institute, Gurgaon

Punam Sahgal

Vice President, National Institute for Smart Government, India

Sudeshna Sarkar

Professor and Head, CSE, IIT Kharagpur

Al-Amin Yusuph

Advisor for Communication and Information, UNESCO New Delhi Cluster Office for Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka

Andrew Thangaraj

Professor, Electrical Engineering IIT Madras

Neeta Verma

Director - General, National Informatics Centre (NIC), India

Geeta Malhotra

Country Director, READ India

Mohit Taneja

Head, Innovation Strategy & Support, Innovation & Development Centre Fresenius Kabi Oncology Ltd, India

Moonis Shakeel

Assistant Professor(Senior Grade), Jaypee Business School, JIIT, India

Ratna Sanyal

Faculty, Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT)- Allahabad, India

Sudip Sanyal

Dean (Faculty Affairs), Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIT) - Allahabad, India

Savitri Singh

Principal, Acharya Narendra Dev College, (University of Delhi), India

Suneet Tuli

Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Bennett University, Greater Noida, India

P. R. Goswami

Director, Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA), India

Tania Chatterjee

Vice-President - Head of Delivery, Learning & Development, Human Resources, India

Ritu Chiradeep

Regional Coach (LSC), Asia Pacific, Shell Oil, Chennai Area, India

Maria Gade

Lecturer, Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Dilara Begum

Associate Professor and Chairperson , Department of Information Studies and Library Management , East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

B. Sutradhar

Librarian, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur India

Kishore Ingale

Branch Head Information Resource Centre, Tata Consultancy Services, India

Partha Pratim Das

Prof, Dept of Computer Sc & Engineering, Joint Principal Investigator, NDL Project, IIT-Kharagpur

Kavi Mahesh

Professor and Dean of Research, Director, KAnOE , PES University, India

Shivkumar Kalyanaraman

Program Director, Special Initiatives and Dept Head,
Cognitive Industry Solutions in IBM Research. India

Sheshadri Chatterjee

Microsoft Corporation

Uma Kanjilal

Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, IGNOU, India

Kirsty Crawford

Director, British Council Library. Library and Digital Information Services, India
British Council Division, British High Commission, India

Jagdish Arora

Director, INFLIBNET, India

Ramesh Gaur

University Librarian, Jawaharlal Nehru University India

Shalini R. Urs

Executive Director & Professor, International School of Information Management (ISIM), University of Mysore, India

Heather J. Devereaux

Sr. Director of Customer Engagement - Marketing, R&D Solutions, Elsevier, The Netherlands

Alan Gemmell OBE,

Director, British Council India

Kristian Jensen

Head of Collections and Curation
Director of the Consortium of European Research Libraries, UK

Brandon A. Nordin

Senior Vice President, Sales, Marketing & Digital Strategy ACS PUBLICATIONS Washington, USA

Arijit Mukherjee

Senior Scientist TCS Research & Innovation, India

Hadar Miller

Chief Information Officer, National Library of Israel, Jerusalem

Adam Koszary

Communications and Social Media Officer, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, UK

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