International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (IKM)*

International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (IKM)*

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The biennial International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (IKM), organized by the Department of Information and Knowledge Management, School of Information and Social Studies, Technical University of Kenya, provides a platform for scholarly discourse on information and knowledge management.

Conference History:

3rd IKM 2023, October 2-6, 2023, Nairobi, Kenya

Conference Theme: Attaining Sustainable Development Goals through Indigenous Knowledge
(Co-organizer: National Museums of Kenya; Natural Products Industry Initiative)

    Note: Pre-conference event: 2nd to 3rd October 2023; Conference Dates: 4th to 6th October 2023; The 3rd IKM was originally scheduled for August 24-28, 2020

    Keynotes: (2)
    Title n.a.
    Knowledge Management Essentials and Indigenous Knowledge: Reflections on the Discipline and Future Outlook

    Plenary Session:
    Towards Establishment of an Indigenous Knowledge Innovation Bank: The Kenyan Prototype
    Natural Products Industry Initiative for Kenya: Allowing Indigenous Knowledge Systems Drive Market-oriented Innovations
    Reflections on Indigenous Knowledge Education in Library and Information Studies/Science Schools in Africa
    Harnessing Traditional Knowledge and Associated Genetic Resources Potential with Emerging Technology
    CATALYZE Program Strategy

    Panel Discussions:
    Film and Indigenous Knowledge

    Conference Sessions:
    Indigenous Languages and Communication
    Indigenous Knowledge and Practices on Food Security
    Indigenous Knowledge on Environmental Conservation and Climate Change
    African Traditional Medicine and Healthcare
    Curation and Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge
    Indigenous Knowledge and Intellectual Property Right
    Indigenous Arts, Music, Drama, Theatre and Societal Transformation
    Indigenous Knowledge and Gender Equality
    Indigenous Knowledge and Education
    Indigenous Knowledge and Agricultur
    Epistemology and Methodologies in Indigenous Knowledge Research
    Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Human Settlement
    Indigenous Knowledge and Libraries
    Ethics in Indigenous Knowledge
    Opportunities in Indigenous Knowledge
    Indigenous Knowledge and Business
    Document Indigenous Knowledge
    Indigenous Knowledge and Science

    Conference Presentations:
    CARTA Program and Evidence platform

    Research Visibility Roundtable: (Oct 3)
    Catalyze project
    Research Readiness Score Survey Tool
    African Journal Visibility
    Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP) initiative
    Carta model for supporting doctoral studies and post-docs and early career researchers
    Panel discussion: Universities, Government, Private sector engagement model
    Panel discussion: Sustainable funding models

    Student’s Forum: (Oct 2)
    Posters & Panel discussion

2nd IKM 2018, August 20-24, 2018, Nairobi, Kenya

Conference Theme: Transforming Information and Communication Through Digital Media and Technologies
(co-organizer: School of Information Sciences, Moi University; Department of Library and Information Science, University of Nairobi)

    Pre-conference workshops: (Aug 20)
    Information and Knowledge Management Students Forum (CANCELLED?)

    Conference Program n.a.

    Sub-themes (Call):
    Internet of Things; Semantic Web (Web 3.0); Intelligent Information and Knowledge Systems; Community Media and Technology; Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Technologies; Management of Electronic Records; Digital Libraries and Information Repositories; Information and Knowledge Organization Technologies; Big Data Systems; Open Data Systems; Mobile Technologies and Knowledge Management; E-Publishing Systems; Groupware Systems; Content and Document Management Systems; Information Gateways and Portals; Digital Curation and Preservation; Content Curation and Aggregation; Intellectual Property Management Systems; Digital Records Forensics; Open Access Technologies; Citizen Media and Technologies; Public Relations 2.0; Emerging and New Media Technologies; Learning Media and Technologies; Technological Innovations in Information and Communication; Technology and Inforpreneurship; Technology-Mediated Communication; Technology and Information Ethics; Citation and Reference Management Tools; Information and Communication Rights in the Digital Era

1st IKM 2016, August 24-26, 2016, Nairobi, Kenya

Conference theme: Transformative Information & Knowledge Management for Sustainable Development
(co-organizer: School of Information Sciences, Moi University)

    Information Ethics Day (Aug 24):
    Information Ethics (keynote); Milestones and initiatives on information ethics (roundtable); Information ethics success stories in Africa Session; Information Ethics: The way forward; Plenary session

    Conference Sessions (Aug 25-26):
    Indigenous Knowledge; E-Governance; Records Management; Information and knowledge management education; Social media in information and knowledge management; Knowledge sharing and diffusion; Role and impact of information and knowledge centres; Digital trends in information and knowledge management; Legal and ethical issues in information and knowledge management; Emerging trends in libraries and information centres

    Sub-Themes (Call):
    Research and Innovation in Information and Knowledge Management; Information Ethics; Digital Information and Knowledge Services; Community and Public Libraries; ICTs and Information Services; Agricultural Information & Knowledge Systems; Open Access Information Systems; Marketing and Promotion of Information Agencies, Resources and Services; E-governance; Leadership of Information and Knowledge Centres; Performance Management of Information Centres and Services; Management of Indigenous Knowledge; Knowledge Management Systems; Knowledge Economy; Knowledge Management Models, Theories and Frameworks; Records Management; Social Media and Dissemination of Information and Knowledge; Training of Information and Knowledge Management Professionals; Scholarly Communication and Intellectual Property; Information and Knowledge Management Standards and Policies; Emerging Trends in Publishing and Media Sector

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2 Replies to “ International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (IKM)*”

  1. Greetings;
    I am Kiyingi martin from Uganda.
    i have come across the 3rd International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (IKM 2020), August 24-28, 2020, Nairobi, Kenya.
    Conference Theme: Attaining Sustainable Development Goals through Indigenous Knowledge

    I seek is the call for papers still on? I will be glad to share a paper about ” Why the knowledge of [Arts] and [Sciences] is incapable of resolving ongoing global challenges and emerging existential risks”.

    (KMedu Hub Note: Replied by eMail on Apr 27, 2020 – Boris)

  2. Hello, I am interested in the joining your conference. How do i register?

    (KMedu Hub Note: Replied by eMail on Apr 23, 2020 – Boris)

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