Asia Pacific Chapter

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:

a) to facilitate personal networking among ASIS&T members located in all Asia Pacific countries;

b) 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;

c) to establish liaison with ASIS&T officers, SIGs and other chapters with a view to facilitate the interaction between ASIS&T members in Asia Pacific and in other parts of the world, the effective participation of Asia Pacific members in ASIS&T activities, in particular meetings and publications;

d) to help publicize ASIS&T and its activities within the professional community in Asia Pacific;

e) to facilitate the cooperation between ASIS&T and related professional societies in Asia Pacific and to contribute to an increased cooperation among the latter.

Officers:
Michael Olsson, Chair
Lisa M. Given, Assembly Representative
Nicole Gaston, Treasurer
Wade Kelly, Student Representative
Emil Levine, Chapter Advisor

Country Representatives
Michael Olsson, Australia
Md. Anwarul Islam, Bangladesh
Natalie Pang, Singapore

Website
http://www.asis.org/Chapters/asiapac/

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https://www.facebook.com/groups/asistasiapacific/

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