The 82nd Annual Meeting
Information has been the root cause of significant changes in economic, social, scientific, political, and personal behaviors. However, such changes are only realized when information is delivered to the right group, at the right place, in the right time, and in the right way. Information is so tightly woven into our professional and personal activities that we can sometimes forget that human choices, which are sometimes embedded in technology, drive how data is produced, stored, shared, preserved, managed, and consumed.
Resources for Attendees
International Incubator Sessions
ASIS&T will celebrate the diversity of cultural perspectives that we each bring to 82nd Annual Meeting in a new series called International Incubator Sessions. These invited sessions will be facilitated by global thought leaders who will galvanize the ASIS&T community around critical information problems such as sustainability, youth engagement, social media bubbles, global data sharing, ethical AI, and mobilizing ASIS&T chapters. Each session will identify future activities to showcase how Information Science and Technology can be leveraged to address critical 21st century challenges. Learn More.
Opening Keynote Speaker
Sunday, 20 October, 2019, 1300-1500 (UTC+11 DST)
‘Mixing Reality for Cultural Proliferation’
Ms. Jade will be discussing the journey she has been on as an Indigenous woman building a technology company from a remote Aboriginal community, and expanding it globally to the Amazon and the Yukon, and partnering with the world’s largest technology firm.
Mikaela Jade’s company Indigital works to develop innovative new ways to digitise and translate knowledge and culture from remote and ancient communities. She has a background in environmental biology.
Indigital works with some of the most remote Peoples’ on earth using cutting-edge digital technologies to translate cultural knowledge within their communities; showcase their cultural heritage to their visitors in compelling ways; and create jobs in the digital economy.
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Closing Keynote Speaker
Tuesday, 22 October, 2019, 1600-1730 (UTC+11 DST)
Changing the Paradigm: Driving Disruption Through Collaboration to Create a Learning Health System
Helena Teede is the Executive Director of Monash Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre and Director of the Monash Centre for Health Research and Implementation, School of Public Health, Monash University. She is an Endocrinologist at Monash Health and a NHMRC Practitioner Fellow.
Prof. Teede has a leading role in research and translation including large scale randomised controlled trials and evidence synthesis, international guidelines, co-design of new models of care, implementation and scale-up. She holds policy advisory roles, sits on the national NHMRC Research Committee and the Faculty for Research Translation. She has over 300 publications and focuses on women’s reproductive health including infertility, PCOS, pregnancy health, gestational diabetes and menopause.
She is on the Cochrane editorial group, has completed over 60 systematic reviews and has worked on multiple guidelines including with WHO. She recently led the development of the international guidelines in PCOS following AGREEII and GRADE processes, involving 37 organisations and 71 countries.
Workshops and Tutorials
Panels and Alternative Events