Faculty Members Represent UPSLIS in ASIS&T 24-Hour Global Conference

Three of our faculty members participated in two sessions under the Asia-Pacific Session of the recently concluded 24-Hour Global Conference of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) on April 26-27, 2022 with the theme: Networking, Sharing, and Learning: Challenges and Opportunities. 


Assistant Professor Kathleen Obille moderated the panel on Non-Western Approaches to Information Research. The panel members include Dr. Pethigamage Perera of Central Queensland University and University of Sunshine Coast Australia, Dr. Jelina Haines of the University of South Australia, and Dr. Michael Olsson, UPSLIS Visiting Professor. They presented research that employed non-western approaches which include but are not limited to the use of alternative information science theories, concepts, frameworks from the context of the Global South, or information research conducted in the local scenes outside of the Global North.


Asst. Prof. Kathleen Lourdes Obille moderated the panel on Non-Western Approaches to Information Research


Dr. Michael Olsson moderated the panel on Emerging Research in Asia and the Pacific where Dr. Iyra Buenrostro-Cabbab presented along with Yuanye Ma of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kirsten Thorpe of the University of Technology Sydney, and Muhammad Waqas of the Wuhan University. They presented research that they have recently completed and discussed the possibilities and future directions of Information Research in the region.


UPSLIS Visiting Professor Dr. Michael Olsson moderated the panel on Emerging Research in Asia and the Pacific


Dr. Iyra Buenrostro-Cabbab presented her research on Photographs, Voices, and Memories


Published:  2022-05-03 04:33:10