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.

2016-2017 Officers:

Chair: Christopher Khoo
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Chair-elect: José Miguel Baptista Nunes
Sun Yet-Sen University, China

Past-Chair: Michael Olsson
University of Technology, Sydney

Secretary: Elham Sayyad Abdi
Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Treasurer: Songphan Choemprayong
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Chapter Advisor: Emil Levine

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



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