Information Without Borders Conference

The topic for the 12th annual student-run Information Without Borders Conference is "Information in Mass Media." Registration is open! Registration includes access to all events, breakfast, lunch, and a gift bag.

The conference is running two competitions that feature student research: the first is a poster competition, the second is a paper competition for the student speaker session. We encourage all graduate students who are researching relevant topics to apply.


Staff Interest, Alumni & Friends, Student Interest, Faculty Interest




McInnes Room, Dal's Student Union Building


Students pay $25; professionals and community members pay $105. 

Additional Information

The poster competition is a great opportunity to display your current research and gain experience preparing and presenting a poster at a professional conference with a supportive atmosphere. Please submit an abstract for your poster. Poster content requirements:

● On any topic relating to the field of Management
● Based on recent academic research (within the last two academic years)

The competition will be held during the lunch hour on the day of the conference. The creator(s) of the best poster will receive a cash prize. Poster abstracts must be submitted to by midnight on Jan. 19. 

The paper competition for the Student Speaker Sessio​n is for all graduate students and on the topic of digital governance. The authors of the top three papers​ will be asked to present their work on the day of the conference to an audience of both students and professionals and will receive a cash prize. The papers can address, but are not limited to, some of the following topics:

● Fake news
● Mass media and libraries
● Information in video games

The paper presentation should be approximately 15 minutes, with a five-minute question period to follow. Papers should be submitted to by midnight on Jan. 19.


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