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24-Hour Global Conference

April 26-27, 2022 (Online)

Theme: Networking, Sharing, and Learning: Challenges and Opportunities

About the Conference

The Covid-19 pandemic has inevitably changed the world through challenges and potential opportunities. The value of networking, sharing, and learning, especially with advances in technology, has greatly increased. ASIS&T provides continuously new ways of learning and innovating in information science and technologies. The 24-Hour Global Conference is a new conference that provides a platform for professional learning for all individuals and organizations around the globe.

The 24-Hour Global Conference 2022 aims to promote networking among individuals, organizations, and institutions. This is a fully virtual conference available for both ASIS&T members and non-members. The conference, like its name, will run over a 24-hour period and will cover all time zones. The format of participation is varied to support numerous ways of learning, engagement, and sharing. Accepted formats include, but are not limited to:

  • Paper presentations
  • Panel discussions
  • Provocation sessions
  • Poster presentations
  • Professional work shadowing
  • Illustrations
  • Lightning talks
  • Webinars

Who Should Participate

Researchers, students, librarians and professionals from information science, library science, communication studies, information management, education, management science, psychology, sociology, information systems, computer science, and other disciplines contributing to the research field are warmly welcomed.

Organizing Committee

For more information feel free to contact the Organizing Committee at

Blessing Mawire, Conference Co-Chair

Muhammad Tariq, Conference Co-Chair


Europe/Africa Region

Agnes Mainka, Germany, Region Co-Chair

Anna Maria Tammaro, Italy, Region Co-Chair

Liezl Ball, South Africa, Committee Member

Tamara Heck, Germany, Committee Member

Aylin Ilhan, Germany, Committee Member

Blessing Mawire, South Africa, Committee Member

Marton Nemeth, Hungary, Committee Member


Asia/Pacific Region

Muhammad Tariq, Pakistan, Region Co-Chair

Prodip Roy, Australia, Region Co-Chair

Michael Olsson, Philippines, Committee Member

Jiban K. Pal, India, Committee Member

Mahbub Shobhanee, Bangladesh, Committee Member


Americas Region

Rachel Williams, USA, Region Chair

Vanessa Reyes, USA, Committee Member