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International Conference on Information and Learning Commons: Enhancing its Role in Academic Learning and Collaboration


About the Conference

ICposter-200pxInformation and Learning Commons at universities provide learning and collaborative spaces as well as information service and technical assistance to foster individual learning and group collaboration. This conference will share experiences about IC/LC, review partnerships between the library and other campus units, and examine their evolving roles and impact on academic learning and intellectual inquiry. It will also explore and identify best operational approaches and assessment practices to enhance the role of information and learning commons in advancing learning and collaboration on campus.

Keynote Presenter

Harriette Hemmasi, University Librarian, Brown University


Lee Wing Tat Lecture Theatre (Lecture Theater D), The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong.


See program details.


The registration fee is HK$650 (US$85) on or before 1 October 2007 and HK$780 (US$100) after 1 October. A welcoming reception and 2 lunches are included. Since seats are limited, registration will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis. No on-site registration will be available.

You may register by filling out the conference registration form(closed) and providing credit card information or by sending a completed registration form (with a check payable to “HKUST”).

Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment.


The following hotels will offer special room rates to conference participants. They are conveniently located in Tsimshatsui, the heart of Kowloon, and have public transportation easily to other parts of Hong Kong (see Tsimshatsui map). Buses will be provided to conference attendees between conference hotels and the HKUST campus.

Please make reservation directly with the hotels by faxing a completed hotel room reservation form to your chosen hotel. It is recommended to complete and return the reservation forms as soon as possible since confirmation is subject to room availability.

The Salisbury Standard Room: HK$902 (US$116)
Harbor View Room: HK$1,122 (US$144)
(Confirmation of room booking subject to availability)
The Salisbury room reservation form
Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel Superior Single Room: HK$1,075 (US$138)
Superior Double Room: HK$1,190 (US$153)
(Rates applicable for reservation made before 1 October 2007)
Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel room reservation form
The Kowloon Hotel Standard Room: HK$995 (US$128)
Superior Room: HK$1,108 (US$142)
(Rates applicable for reservation made before 19 November 2007)
The Kowloon Hotel room reservation form
B P International Standard Room: HK$630 (US$80)
(Rates applicable for reservation made before 8 November 2007)
B P International room reservation form
The above hotel rates are inclusive of 10% service charge and 3% government tax, if applicable.
All rooms are for single or double occupancy unless otherwise specified.

Further Information

Contact Ms. Alice Ho of the HKUST Library (e-mail:, fax: 852-2358-1043, phone: 852-2358-6707).


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last modified 21 December 2016