October 27, 2016

Future of Information Environments, Thinking and Building with ASIS&T

October 27, 2016, Barcelona, Spain
Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Av. Tibidabo 39-43
10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Description

Register Now!The first event organized by ASIS&T in Spain will have the collaboration of OCLC Research, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and the KIMO (Knowledge and Information Management in Organizations) research group. KIMO is a research group based at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), a distance university fully based in e-learning digital environments. The event will be hosted at UOC headquarters in Barcelona. The session will be open to academics, professional and students.

First part of the session will be devoted to discuss future trends about digital information environments, based on scientific state of the art, results of qualitative fieldwork research and new theoretical paradigms about people and technology.

Second part of the session will be devoted to ASIS&T and the future to explore initiatives and collaborations in the context of Spanish and European ASIS&T networks.

Place: Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. Av. Tibidabo 39-43. Barcelona, Spain

How to reach in public transport: Metro BCN Green Line Penitents, FGC Av. Tibidabo

Audience: Everyone interested in digital information environments: professionals, students and university staff

Language: Speakers will use either English and Spanish language

Price: Free

Registration

https://www.eventbrite.es/e/entradas-future-of-information-environments-thinking-and-building-with-asist-28250903212

Program

English or Spanish

Coordinated by: Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Agustí Canals and Virginia Ortiz-Repiso

Speakers

Lynn Silipigni Connaway and Titia van der Werf (OCLC), Virginia Ortiz-Repiso (Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, UC3M), Eva Ortoll, Agustí Canals, Josep Cobarsí-Morales (Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, UOC).

Lynn Silipigni Connaway is president-elect ASIS&T 2016 and senior scientist and Director of User Research at OCLC Research. She has current collaboration with University of Oxford, was awarded in 2014 Chair of Excellence in Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and was in 2014 visiting scholar at the Royal School of Library and Information Science at the University of Copenhagen.

Titia va der Werf is a Senior Program Officer at OCLC Research in the Leiden office, and coordinates and extends OCLC work throughout Europe.

Virginia Ortiz-Repiso is associate professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and Chair of ASIS&T European Chapter. She was a visiting scholar 2016 at Drexel University’s College of Computing and Informatics.

Eva Ortoll is associate professor at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Information and Communication Studies. Coordinator of Digital Visitors and Residents research project work in UOC. Researcher of Knowledge and Information Management in Organizations group. She has been a visiting scholar at Loughborough University.

Agustí Canals is associate professor at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Information and Communication Studies. He is a researcher on the Digital Visitors and Residents research project work in UOC. Agustí is the Director of Knowledge and Information Management in Organizations research group and the Director of UOC Master in Strategic Information and Knowledge Management in Organizations. He has been a visiting scholar at the University of Oxford, University of Warwick and Pennsylvania State University.

Josep Cobarsí is associate professor at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Information and Communication Studies. He is a researcher on the Digital Visitors and Residents research project work in UOC. Josep is a researcher of Knowledge and Information Management in Organizations group and the UOC Information and Communication Studies representative for the Information Schools network (iSchools).

Organized by: ASI&ST, ASIS&T European Chapter, OCLC, KIMO research group (Knowledge and Information Management in Organizations, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) and University Carlos III de Madrid (Library and Information Science Department).

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