International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO)

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The International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO) 1) offers the following Knowledge Management education and training opportunities:


Worldwide Chapters

  • …in Brazil (since 2007), China, Czech Republic*, Czechoslovakia / Slovakia*, France (since 1996), Deutsche Sektion (Germany + Austria + Switzerland) (since 1989), Iberico (Spain (since 1993) + Portugal) (since 2013), India (since 1990), Iran, Italy (since 2004), Kenya (since 2023), the Low Countries (covering Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands) (since 2019), Maghreb (Tunisia + Algeria + Morocco) (since 2010), Nordic Chapter (Denmark + Finland + Faeroe Islands + Iceland + Norway + Sweden)* (2007-2011), North America (Canada + USA) (since 2009), Poland (since 1995), Russia*, South America*, Singapore (since 2015), United Kingdom (since 2007), West Africa (since 2017)
  • Local contacts in: Australia, Hungary, Georgia, Northern Europe, Russia, Slovakia

Scientific and Technical Advisory Council (STAC) working groups

  • Subject Access Metadata / Guidelines for the effective use of subject metadata in discovery systems (since 2023)
  • Annual Review of Knowledge Organization (ARKO; since 2023)
  • Education in Knowledge Organization (KO) across disciplines (information science, education linguistics, computer science, medical informatics, …) (planned)
  • Knowledge Organization (KO) for learning (planned)
  • Knowledge Organization (KO) support for the movement for social justice (planned)
  • Knowledge Organization (KO) support for sustainability (planned)
  • Knowledge Organization (KO) support for crisis management (planned)
  • Knowledge Organization (KO) support for dealing with misinformation on social media (planned)
  • Knowledge Organization (KO) support for information and education on healthy behavior (planned)
  • Knowledge Organization (KO) support for team science, especially interdisciplinary teams (planned)
  • Semantic technologies in publishing, sharing and accessing Knowledge Organization Systems (planned)
  • Terminology shifts in Knowledge Organization Systems and management of semantic shift over-time (planned)
  • Knowledge Organization System representation standards and Knowledge Organization System ontologies (planned)
  • Knowledge Organization (KO) and subject access in information retrieval (planned)
  • Information behavior in relation to Knowledge Organization (KO) (planned)
  • Knowledge Organization System visualization/GUI (planned)


Int’l conference in even years; Chapter conferences in uneven years

  • International Society for Knowledge Organization Conference (ISKO)*
  • European ISKO Conference, Bratislava, Slovakia, September 14-16, 1994
    (orgainzed by the ISKO Slovak Chapter)
    Conference Theme: Environmental knowledge organization and information management
  • ISKO Chapters’ Conferences
    (As for the active chapters and their conferences pls. refer to the chapter pages)

    • Russian Chapter
      • Third Russian ISKO Conference, 1998, Moscow, Russia
        Conference Theme: Library-Bibliographical Classification: New Horizons of the Knowledge Organization
      • Second Russian ISKO Conference, Moscow, Russia, May 16-18, 1995
        Conference Theme: Knowledge organization: Linguistic aspects
      • First Russian ISKO Conference, Moscow, Russia, May 10-14, 1993
        Conference Theme: Knowledge organization: Problems and tendencies
    • Czechoslovak Chapter (NISKO)
      • International conference on knowledge organization, terminology, and information access management (NISKO ’91), Bratislava, Czechoslovakia, May 13-16, 1991


  • Annual General Meeting incl. Biennial General Assembly (in conjunction with the ISKO Int’l Conference)
  • Jul 2023: 20th ISKO Annual Meeting
  • ISKO STAC working group meetings
    • ISKO ARKO: May 31, 2023, June 1, 2023

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