The Conference track of READIT invites submission of papers to deliberate in the following areas:

• Issues in Information Handling & Sharing
• Information science in IT
• Cloud Computing for Libraries
• Semantic Web for knowledge creation
• Information access tools & techniques
• Towards Future infrastructure for Libraries

Contributed papers on any of the above mentioned sub-topics are invited. A separate poster session is planned during the conference for the contributed papers. A souvenir containing abstracts of the invited talks/ contributed papers will be brought out at the time of the conference. It is also proposed to bring out a proceeding of the conference in CD format. Papers received after the due date will not be included in the proceedings.




Designation with their Organization


Dr. Sundeep Oberoi

Global Head, Enterprise Security and Risk Management, TCS


Dr. Jagdish Arora

Director, INFLIBNET,


Prof. I.K. Ravichandra Rao

Professor (Retd.,) DRTC, ISI, Bengaluru


Prof. A.R.D. Prasad

Prof & Head, DRTC, ISI, Bengaluru


Dr. J.K. Suresh

Former Vice-President, INFOSYS


Prof. G. Sivakumar

Professor, IIT, Mumbai


Prof. T.V. Gopal

Professor, Department of Computer Science, Anna University


Prof. R. Sevukan

H.O.D., DLIS, Pondicherry University


Dr. G. Mahesh

Principal Scientist, NISCAIR, New Delhi


Shri Narayanankutty

Head, Library, VSSC


Dr. G. Thamaraiselvi

Librarian, NIT, Trichy


Shri Darwin Thangappan

MD & CEO, ASIR Technologies

Who should participate?

The conference is expected to attract participation from information scientists and professionals from a wide range of disciplines, including those involved in Digital Library research and practice, from all over the country. The following categories of professionals are expected to benefit from the conference.

• Professionals from public, academic, and special libraries
• Information technology professionals
• Knowledge workers
• Policy-makers
• Educationists
• Content and knowledge managers
• Information providers and vendors
• Electronic publishing and virtual electronic communities
• Stakeholders in the digitization and knowledge business
• Research Scholars & Students


The Conference will be held at IGCAR, Kalpakkam, which is located 75 km south of Chennai, the Capital of Tamil Nadu. It is also 10 km south of Mamallapuram, a fabulous South Indian tourist spot which is famous for architecture and sculpture skills of Pallava Dynasty. Kalpakkam is well connected by road and situated in the middle of Chennai to Pondicherry ECR scenic beauty highway and surrounded by temple cities like Kancheepuram & Thirukazhukundram and Vedanthankal bird sanctuary.

How to reach?

It takes about 3 hours to reach Kalpakkam from Chennai by State Transport Bus and about 2 hours by Taxi. Chennai has an airport terminal at Meenambakkam. All north bound trains are terminated at Chennai Central Railway Station and south bound trains at Egmore Railway Station. The State Transport Buses for Kalpakkam (Route No. 108, 119, 118, 188) starts from Koyambedu bus stand.


As a part of this conference an exhibition of latest products and publications is also arranged.


Accommodation for out station participants can be arranged on nominal payment to a limited number in the DAE Guest House/Hostels at Kalpakkam. For others accommodation can be arranged in the hotels at Mamallapuram which is a popular tourist centre, about 10 km north of Kalpakkam on payment basis.


Registration Closed.