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Information Overload Awareness Day 2015

Information Overload Research Group

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Come join us as we recognize the international Information Overload Awareness day with a public webinar focused on interruptions and email overload!

Two great speakers: Yoram Kalman (Open University of Israel) and Francis Wade (2Time Labs)

About the speakers

Yoram Kalman is a senior faculty member at The Open University of Israel's Department of Management and Economics, and is the CEO of The Open University's subsidiary Online Academe Ltd. His research focuses on the impact of digital technologies on individuals, organizations and society and his areas of research include computer-mediated communication, information systems, and human-computer interaction. Yoram held executive management positions in private sector educational services companies, including as Senior Vice President, Academics at Laureate Online Education BV. He holds a Bachelor and a Master of Science degrees from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, an MBA from Tel Aviv University, a PhD from the University of Haifa, and he did his postdoctoral work at Northwestern University. His academic home page is at

Francis Wade is an author, speaker and consultant in time-based productivity, and the founder of 2Time Labs. A former researcher at AT&T Bells Labs, he graduated from Cornell University with a Masters of Engineering, and was born on Cape Cod but has spent any years living in Jamaica and Trinidad, where he now resides. His latest book is “Perfect Time-Based Productivity – A unique way to protect your peace of mind as time demands increase.” He spreads the findings from the latest research in time management and productivity on a number of social platforms and annual conferences.

To join the Webinar:

·       Click here (or go to

If your browser does not have Flash 11.0.0 or later, you will be directed to install it.

·       Select Enter as a Guest.

·       Enter your name and e-mail, and click on Join Meeting.

·       You will be prompted to select an Audio method: you can tell the system to “Call your computer” (uses your computer’s speakers and microphone) or you can choose to dial in from a telephone using the local number provided for your country (numbers are shown in a scrollable list on screen). This last may be the simpler method.

Have questions about Information Overload Awareness Day 2015? Contact Information Overload Research Group


Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT)

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Information Overload Research Group

About IORG:

IORG is made up of researchers, practitioners and technologists from academia, corporations, solution vendors and consultancies. IORG is dedicated to reducing information overload, a problem that diminishes the productivity and quality of life of knowledge workers worldwide. Our diverse members and single focus provide thought leadership and access to cutting-edge ideas, promote collaboration between industry and academia, and help shape the science of combating information overload.

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