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2023 Mid-Year Conference Day 3 Schedule

April 13 (Americas,  Europe/Africa & Asia)
April 13-14 (Pacific)

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Welcome & Opening Remarks
Imane Hilal, Conference Co-Chair, School of Information Sciences, Rabat, Morocco | Lydia Middleton, Executive Director, ASIS&T

Keynote Address: Artificial Intelligence in Everyday Information Practices
Prof. Noora Hirvonen, Research Unit of History, Culture, and Communication Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Oulu, Finland - introduced by Sheila Webber, Mid-Year Conference Poster Co-Chair, University of Sheffield, UK



Moderator: Bhuva Narayan, Mid-Year Conference Panel Co-Chair, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Beliefs, Values, and Emotions in Pharmaceutical Practitioners’ Engagements with Narrow AI Adoption
Jo Bates and Itzelle Medina Perea, University of Sheffield, UK

Examining Trust and Willingness to Accept AI Recommendation Systems
Anjan Pal, University of York, UK

Invested Interest in Their Voice Assistant’s AI Model: A Sociomaterial Perspective on Owners’ Attitudes and Experiences
Indra Mckie, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Mental Health Information Seeking of University Students in Croatia
Darko Lacović, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Croatia

Moroccan Jews and Muslims Discussing Online Their Mutual Heritage: The Moderation Role of Nostalgia on Well-Being and Social Network Participation
Yohanan Ouaknine, Independent Researcher, Israel


Invited Lecture: Information Heroes from the ‘Old’ to the ‘New’ in South Africa

Archie Dick, Department of Information Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa - introduced by Hemalata Iyer, Mid-Year Conference Co-Chair, University at Albany, SUNY, USA

Lunch Break


Moderator:  Manar Abourezq, School of Information Sciences, Rabat, Morocco

Calculating the Effectiveness of RCNN-Based Coral Reef Classification
Rohit Raj Gunti, University of Tennessee, USA

Methodological Insights From a Multimethod Information Behavior Study in Agile Software Development
Anika Meyer, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Scientific Productivity at Information Science and Library Science Research Area in the Middle East Countries and What Should We Do for the Better?
Muhammet Damar, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey | Reham Alshaheen, Kuwait University, Kuwait


Panel: Humanistic Foundation of Information Science in the Data Intelligence Age (SIG-HFIS)
Lin Wang, Hangzhou Dianzi University, People's Republic of China | Wayne Fremery, Dominican University of California, USA | Luciana Corts Mendes, Monteiro Lobato Library, Brazil | Michael Buckland, University of California Berkeley, USA

Closing Remarks
Imane Hilal, Conference Co-Chair, School of Information Sciences, Rabat, Morocco | Abebe Rorissa, ASIS&T President, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA