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The International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) brings member organizations together with scholarly communications stakeholders from around the world.

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40th Anniversary Annual Conference and General Assembly

ICSTI Anniversary

The International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) is happy to announce our 40th Anniversary Annual Conference and General Assembly. The 2024 conference will be an in person meeting collocated with PiDFest (June 11th-13th). ICSTI will hold our General Assembly the afternoon of June 13th, followed by a full day of open workshops on June 14th.

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ICSTI's 40th Anniversary

ICSTI Anniversary

In the early 1980s, the pace of scientific information creation had begun to surpass the capability of traditional cataloging, classification, and abstracting methods. This resulted in the International Council for Scientific Unions (ICSU) Abstracting Board to change in response to shifting information needs. At a meeting in Philadelphia on 20th June 1984, the ICU-AB changed form to become the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information.

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ICSTI Annual Conference/General Assembly: Advancing the Frontiers of Artificial Intelligence

ICSTI Connections

In an era of unprecedented data growth, international institutions face complex challenges in managing and disseminating scientific and technical information. This annual ICSTI conference explores the transformative impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on information management within international organizations, focusing on various AI models and their role in enhancing the discovery and analysis of information.

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Our members enjoy unique opportunities for the international exchange of ideas and innovations in STI creation, dissemination, and use at our annual conferences and through other programming. We invite you to learn more about the benefits of membership in our organization of global leaders in STI.