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Session
ICT for Development, Empowerment for Growth: How Can the Information Field Contribute?
Time:
Saturday, 24/Oct/2020:
8:00am - 12:00pm


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ID: 228 / [Single Presentation of ID 228]: 1
Workshops
4 hours
Topics: Technology; Culture; and Society
Keywords: information and communications technology; development; ICT4D; information field

ICT for Development, Empowerment for Growth: How Can the Information Field Contribute?

Yuxiang {Chris} Zhao1, Jia Tina Du2, Javed Mostafa3, Natalie Pang4, Hui Yan5, Gillian Oliver6, Shijie Song7

1Nanjing University of Science and Technology, People's Republic of China; 2University of South Australia, Australia; 3The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA; 4National University of Singapore, Singapore; 5Renmin University of China, China; 6Monash University, Australia; 7Nanjing University, China

Information and communications technology for development (ICT4D), which is devoted to leveraging ICT for economic, social, and governance development, has attracted wide attention from scholars and practitioners. However, gaps remain to be addressed in terms of bridging the connections between information, technological development and adoption, and people for development. Through this workshop, we will develop research ideas and foster collaboration opportunities across information fields, which will lay the groundwork for a JASIST special issue on ICT4D. The ASIS&T Annual Meeting provides an excellent forum to discuss this crucial area together with the academics and industry peers.



 
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