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President’s Column, November 2022

President’s Column, November 2022 As I write my first Inside ASIS&T column as President, I feel honored and privileged to lead our great association that has been going strong for over 85 years. If you were expecting to see beautiful paintings and inspirational poems at the end of the President’s column, you are in for…

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Immediate Past President’s Column, November 2022

Immediate Past President’s Column, November 2022 Hi everyone, It’s a wonderful time of the year when Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It is time for me to thank you for all the love and support you provided me during my year as President. I’m hoping that you’ll provide the same support to Abebe. We…

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From Your Executive Director, November 2022

Lydia Middleton, MBA, CAE

From Your Executive Director, November 2022 Dear Colleagues, Below is the video of my remarks from the Annual Business Meeting held in Pittsburgh on November 1st. This event was live-streamed though very few of you were able to attend so I thought it important to share the information again here. The video speaks for itself…

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Governance Update, November 2022

Governance Update, November 2022 The Board of Directors met on October 28, 2022 in Pittsburgh, PA. In attendance were Naresh Agarwal, PhD (President);  Abebe Rorissa, PhD (President-Elect); Joan Bartlett, PhD; Maria Bonn, PhD; Tina Du, PhD, Anna Maria Tammaro, PhD; Lydia Middleton, MBA, CAE (Executive Director); and Chris Cunningham, PhD (Parliamentarian). Guest in attendance: Deanna…

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Thank You to Our Volunteers

Thank You to Our Volunteers The ASIS&T staff would like to thank and recognize the following individuals who gave their time and talent to the associaton this year. Without your contribution we could not do all that ASIS&T does to advance information science & technology. June Abbas Waseem Afzal Naresh Agarwal Noa Aharony Isola Ajiferuke…

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Do You Really Want Virtual Meetings?

Do You Really Want Virtual Meetings? Since 2020, there has been an increasing demand for presentation and attendance opportunities in a virtual format. Members wishing to engage with ASIS&T but unable or unwilling to travel have let us know that they would participate and engage with ASIS&T virtually if we created opportunities to do so.…

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Award of Merit Acceptance Remarks

Award of Merit Acceptance Remarks Harry Bruce received the 2022 ASIS&T Award of Merit at the Annual Meeting. The following are his remarks upon accepting the award: Thank you very much, Heidi, What a great treat it is to receive this award from you in particular, and in the year of Naresh’s presidency. I predicted…

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Research in Information Science Award Acceptance

Research in Information Science Award Acceptance Heather O’Brien received the 2022 Research in Information Science Award at the Annual Meeting. The following are her remarks upon accepting the award: It’s an incredible honor to be receiving this award today. I first want to extend my deep appreciation to all of my colleagues who serve on…

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Submit Now for 2023 Mid-Year Conference

Submit Now for 2023 Mid-Year Conference 2023 Mid-Year Conference 11-13 April 2023 The virtual ASIS&T Mid-Year Conference addresses information science and technology in all its aspects, its expanding horizons and multiple strands and interdisciplinarity that have been interwoven into a rich tapestry, constantly pushing the boundaries, and presenting new opportunities and challenges. We invite researchers,…

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ASIS&T 2022 Annual Meeting Recap

ASIS&T 2022 Annual Meeting Recap For the first time since 2019, more than 350 ASIS&T members from 29 countries came together to engage in learning, research sharing, meeting new people, and reconnecting with friends and colleagues. Everyone that attended seemed to be very happy to be back at a face-to-face meeting after three years of…

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