2019 ASIS&T Annual Meeting


Join the Association for Information Science & Technology at the ASIS&T 2019 Annual Meeting in Melbourne, AU, October 19-23, 2019, for the latest in research and applications in information science and technology. The ASIS&T Annual Meeting is an interdisciplinary forum open to anyone with interest in information science and related disciplines. All scholars, researchers, practitioners, and students are welcome. The five-day conference will host more than 500 professionals from around the world and feature over 100 presentations, posters, workshops, and tutorials by leading scholars, experts, and researchers. Sessions will be organized around many sub fields and featured themes. For more information, visit www.asist.org/am19.

The meeting program will also feature:

  • The Latest Research – Presentations and posters by leading scholars and researchers
  • Exhibits – Booths and exhibits showcasing recent publications and new information science technologies
  • Career and Networking Opportunities
  • Special Events – Keynote presentations from distinguished speakers from inside and outside of information science and Awards Luncheon
  • Workshops and Tutorials – Training sessions and workshops to help further your professional and academic career

Submissions and Submission Deadlines


We invite original submissions to the ASIS&T Annual Meeting that will shed light on any aspect of information production, organization, discovery, analysis, storage, representation, retrieval, visualization, manipulation, dissemination, use, evaluation, management, and consumption.

Submissions can come in various forms such as a paper, panel, or workshop. This year ASIS&T will introduce an event category as well.

Submission Deadlines:


Submission of papers due: 10 April 2019

Paper Mentoring

Submission of papers due: 11 March 2019

Workshops and Tutorials

Submission of proposals due: 10 April 2019

Panels and Alternative Events

Submission of panels and alternative events proposals due: 28 May 2019

Posters/Visual Presentations

Submission of posters due: 17 June 2019

Doctoral Colloquium

Proposal submissions due: 15 July 2019

If you would like more information on how to submit an original proposal please click here.




We have partnered with local hotels to bring you the easiest and most convenient way to enjoy the 2019 ASIS&T Annual Meeting. Booking your Annual Meeting stay through the official ASIS&T Housing Block offers you discounts on hotel room rates! For more information click here.



Oneworld events and ASIS&T have partnered together to bring exclusive discounts on flights to the ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Melbourne. A user-friendly booking tool shows the most convenient flight options for attendees and one travel companion. For more information click here.

ASIS&T Members Save!


ASIS&T members, first-time attendees, and students all save more when registering for the annual meeting. Early bird registration opens 10 June 2019; book early for the lowest possible annual meeting registration rate. It pays to be a member of ASIS&T join today and enjoy the savings!

*Note Regarding ASIS&T Membership Discount: If your ASIS&T membership expires prior to 31 December 2019, you must first renew prior to receiving registration credentials.

Sponsors and Exhibitors


Sponsorship Opportunities

We have many sponsorships available to fit every budget which will provide maximum exposure to attendees at the 2019 Annual Meeting in Melbourne, Australia. Sponsorship packages are ranging from $300 to $8,000, as well as exclusive sponsorships of specific events such as the Opening or Closing Plenary or Welcome Reception, to name a few. You might also want to support specific give away items such as the meeting registration bags, pens, and lanyards. These items range from $1,000-$5,000.  Please click the link to explore all of our sponsorship opportunities. If you don’t see what you want in the list of offerings, please contact ASIS&T Meetings and we will work with you to craft the right package.

Exhibiting Opportunities

Consider exhibiting at the annual meeting. We make it easy for you to participate. You can either purchase a standard 10’ exhibit booth for $1,500 or $1,000 for an unmanned booth if you are not able to attend. Please review the details and consider exhibiting your products and services to over 500 attendees. For more information click here.

Justification Toolkit


Start planning now to attend the ASIS&T Annual Meeting by using the information below. Sample letter to supervisor, and budget template to help convince your supervisor or sponsoring institution.

The ASIS&T justification toolkit includes:

Email template—Use this template to draft the perfect letter to send to your supervisor or manager.

Cost Analysis Worksheet—This worksheet will help you outline the cost to attend the ASIS&T Annual Meeting, from travel to registration.

Budget Template-Provide your organization with a quick estimated figure for your meeting expenses.

Click here for more information.

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