Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto

July 9, 2018 – July 11, 2018

The 15th International ISKO conference, under the theme Challenges and opportunities for Knowledge Organization in the digital age will occur in 9, 10 and 11 july 2018, in Porto (Portugal), and will take place in Faculdade de Letras da Universidade do Porto.


Founded in 1989, ISKO is the leading international society for organization of knowledge. ISKO has a broad and interdisciplinary scope. ISKO's mission is to advance conceptual work in knowledge organization in all kinds of forms, and for all kinds of purposes, such as databases, libraries, dictionaries and the Internet.

As an interdisciplinary society, ISKO brings together professionals from many different fields. ISKO counts more than 400 members all over the world, from fields such as information science, philosophy, linguistics, computer science, as well as special domains such as medical informatics.

In order to achieve its mission and goals, ISKO works to

  • promote research, development and applications of knowledge organization systems that advance the philosophical, psychological and semantic approaches for ordering knowledge
  • provide the means of communication and networking on knowledge organization for its members
  • function as a connecting link between all institutions and national societies, working with problems related to the conceptual organization and processing of knowledge
More about ISKO: http://www.isko.org/about.html



Registrations Closed

Posted: 2018-07-06

Programme already available




Posted: 2018-06-18

Post-Conference Workshops - 12 july 2018


Workshop 1

10:00 am – 12:30 am - Room 201 / Sala 201

The Politics of Classification

Robert D. Montoya, Melanie Feinberg, Jonathan Furner, Gregory H. Leazer, Joseph T. Tennis

Workshop 2

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm - Room 201 / Sala 201

Thematic Representation and Metadata of Photographic Documents

Ana Cristina de Albuquerque, Ana Carolina Simionato


Limit of 30 participants in each workshop



Posted: 2018-06-12
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