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2023 Mid-Year Conference Day 1 Schedule

April 10 & 11 (Americas)
April 11 (All other time zones)

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21:00 EDT
April 10, 2023

Welcome & Opening Remarks
Hemalata Iyer, Conference Co-Chair, University at Albany, SUNY, USA | Abebe Rorissa, President, ASIS&T, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

21:25 EDT
April 10, 2023

Keynote Address: Making Scholarly Publishing Work for All: Moving from Visibility to Inclusivity and Priorities for Actions
Prof. Dr. Abrizah Binti Abdullah, Department of Library & Information Science, and Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology University of Malaya, Malaysia

22:30 EDT
April 10, 2023


22:45 EDT
April 10, 2023

Panel: How to Better Engage with ASIS&T Members? Lessons Learned from SIG-III's Activities During the Covid-19 Pandemic (SIG-III)
Devendra Potnis, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, USA | Bhakti Gala, Central University of Gujarat, India | Vanessa Reyes, University of South Florida, USA | Manika Lamba, University of Delhi, India | Nosheen Fatima Warraich, University of the Punjab, Pakistan | Leili Seifi, University of Birjand, Iran | Paul Perez, University of the Philippines, Philippines

00:00 EDT
April 11, 2023

Lunch Break

1:00 EDT
April 11, 2023

2:00 EDT
April 11, 2023


2:15 EDT
April 11, 2023


Collaborators, Intermediaries, and Gatekeepers: Doing Research Remotely in Bangladesh
Viviane Frings-Hessami, Monash University, Australia

Data Science Career Preference of Nigeria University Students
Oluyemi Ayanbode, Neuropsychiatric Hospital Aro Abeokuta, Nigeria

Learning Before Teaching: Teachers Making Sense of the Shift to Remote Learning
Kathleen Obille, University of the Philippines, Philippines; Marina Giron, Ilocos Norte College of Arts and Trades, Ilocos Norte

SAGE: A Semantic Annotator for Knowledge Graph Exploration
Biswanath Dutta, Indian Statistical Institute, India

3:15 EDT
April 11, 2023


3:30 EDT
April 11, 2023

Panel: D/Misinformation on Social Media and the Role of the LIS Profession: A South Asian Perspective (South Asia Chapter)
Amara Malik, University of the Punjab, Pakistan | Naresh Kumar Agarwal, Simmons University, USA | Anwarul Islam, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh | Prasadi Kanchana Jayasekara, University of Ruhana, Sri Lanka | Reshma Dangol, SAARC Secretariat, Nepal; Manika Lamba; University of Delhi, India

4:45 EDT
April 11, 2023

Closing Remarks
Hemalata Iyer, Conference Co-Chair, University at Albany, SUNY, USA