George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology

Please join us on the campus of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, November 7-9, 2013, for the 18th International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ). ICIQ is the premier international conference on information and data quality started in 1995 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Information Quality Program to promote the exchange of information and the development of knowledge, skills, and best practices in information and data quality. The ICIQ attracts researchers and practitioners from the academic, public and private sectors and has a strong international following including IQ professionals from Canada, Australia, China, UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, India, Brazil, Argentina, Finland, to name a few.

This year’s conference will feature a keynote address on Entity Resolution and Data Quality Frameworks for Big Data by Dr. Scott Schumacher, an IBM Distinguished Engineer and Chief Scientist for IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management, presentations on current IQ research and practice, cases studies, announcement and presentation of the Ballou-Pazer IQ Dissertation Award (click here for nomination information), and tours and 3D visualization demos in the UALR Emerging Analytics Center. Our out-of-town guests are invited to stay in the newly revived downtown River Market and entertainment district and enjoy its many restaurants, hotels, and points of interest including the Clinton Presidential Library. Free shuttle bus transportation between the downtown hotels and the UALR campus will be provide on a regular schedule during the conference. In addition to the points of interest in Little Rock, the resort city of Hot Springs, Arkansas, and Hot Springs National Park are less than an hour drive from Little Rock.

Important Dates

  • 2013.07.07 – Submission Deadline (Date Has Been Extended!)
  • 2013.8.12 - Notification of Acceptance
  • 2013.10.01 – Early Registration Deadline EXTENDED
  • 2013.9.1 – Deadline: Nominations for Ballou-Pazer Award
  • 2013.9.2 - Camera-Ready Copy Due
  • 2013.11.7 – Conference

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Scott Schumacher
Scott Schumacher, Ph.D.
Initiate Chief Scientist, Information Management, IBM
Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira
Dr. Carolina Cruz-Neira
William Hansen Hall Board of Regents Superchair in Telecommunications, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Little Rock Skyline

Conference Sponsors:
EIT Logo MIT Logo
Acxiom IBM Target Stores Black Oak Partners Mechdyne Corporation EAC DataProfiling LLC IAIDQ The Center for Identity - The University of Texas at Austin ERIQ