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Welcome to the Asia Pacific Chapter

Asia Pacific Chapter of Association of Information Science and Technology (AP-ASIS&T) was established in October 2012.  This regional chapter aims to facilitate personal networking among ASIS&T members located in all Asia Pacific countries.

About Our Chapter

Asia Pacific Chapter of Association of Information Science and Technology (AP-ASIS&T) was established in October 2012.  This regional chapter aims to facilitate personal networking among ASIS&T members located in all Asia Pacific countries.  It is also striving to contribute to their professional development and help publicize ASIS&T and its activities within the professional community in the Asia Pacific region.

The purpose of the Chapter is to provide an organization through which members of ASIS&T located within the Chapter area – Asia Pacific (see also Taiwan chapter), may participate in and carry forward the programs and purposes of ASIS&T. The Chapter shall promote the interests of the Society and its programs and shall make every reasonable effort to involve students of information science and related disciplines who are located within its boundaries.

The particular objectives of the Asia Pacific chapter are:

  • to facilitate personal networking among ASIS&T members located in all Asia Pacific countries;
  • to contribute to their professional development by means of meetings, continuing education programmes, special programmes, newsletter and any other appropriate form of communication and interaction;
  • to establish liaison with ASIS&T officers, SIGs and other chapters with a view to facilitating the interaction between ASIS&T members in the Asia Pacific region and in other parts of the world, the effective participation of Asia Pacific members in ASIS&T activities, in particular meetings and publications;
  • to help publicize ASIS&T and its activities within the professional community in the Asia Pacific region;
  • to facilitate the cooperation between ASIS&T and related professional societies in the Asia Pacific region and to contribute to increased cooperation among the latter.

2022 Annual Meeting of ASIS&T Asia Pacific Chapter — Call for Papers

By APChapter Webmaster | July 27, 2022

The conference theme is “Transition, Restructure, & Empowerment: How Information Research Promotes the Development of the Society?”, which means that in the era of artificial and digital intelligence, information research has an important mission and responsibility in the development of society. As an essential part of ASIS&T, the Asia-Pacific Regional Conference provides a platform to…

Global Scholars from Multi-organizations Join the Webinar on Information Equality, Presented by Professor from Nankai University

By APChapter Webmaster | May 16, 2022

Global Scholars from Multi-organizations Join the Webinar on Information Equality, presented by Professor from Nankai University Presenter: Liangzhi Yu, Ph.D. On May 13, a webinar sponsored jointly by The Asia Pacific Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T-AP) and The Information Behavior Chapter of the Chinese Society for Scientific and Technical Information…

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Publications & Resources

Visit the member-only library to find minutes of past meetings and other resources.

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How to Join

To be a member, one first needs to be a current member of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T). When completing the Membership Application Form, select the Chapter of your choice.

If you are a current ASIS&T member and affiliated with another chapter already, please send an email indicating your intention to move your affiliation to Asia Pacific Chapter to ASIS&T.

You are also welcome to join our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/asistasiapacific/.

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