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Session Overview
Date: Thursday, 22/Oct/2020
8:00am
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12:00pm
Part 1: Metrics 2020: Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research (SIG-MET)
1:00pm
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5:00pm
Part 1: Conceptual Models in Sociotechnical Systems
Date: Friday, 23/Oct/2020
8:00am
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12:00pm
Part 2: Metrics 2020: Workshop on Informetric and Scientometric Research (SIG-MET)
1:00pm
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5:00pm
Part 2: Conceptual Models in Sociotechnical Systems
Date: Saturday, 24/Oct/2020
8:00am
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12:00pm
Doctoral Colloquium
ICT for Development, Empowerment for Growth: How Can the Information Field Contribute?
1:00pm
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6:00pm
Grand Challenges in Information Behavior Research: Theory (SIG-USE)
Date: Sunday, 25/Oct/2020
9:00am
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10:30am
Opening Plenary Keynote by Houman Haddad: Depoliticizing Information Through Blockchain

Houman Haddad is the Head of Emerging Technologies at the United Nations World Food Program (WFP). Houman is the founder of WFP’s “Building Blocks” (BB) project, which seeks to harness the power of blockchain to foster interagency collaboration and create efficiencies. Building Blocks is the world’s largest implementation of blockchain technology for humanitarian assistance, currently serving 700,000 Syrian and Rohingya refugees in Jordan and Bangladesh. Blockchain technology also has the potential to empower the vulnerable through financial inclusion and digital identities. Houman joined WFP in 2010 and, prior to WFP, worked in Canada’s banking sector.

11:00am
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12:30pm
Considering Individual and Community Contexts Within Information Pedagogy, Scholarship, and Practice [SDG 4]
Infrastructures of Digital Humanities [SDGs 12, 17]
Paper Session 01: Information and Technology [SDGs 4,12]
Chair: Dietmar Wolfram, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States of America
Paper Session 02: COVID-19 [SDG 3]
Chair: Rong Tang, Simmons College, United States of America
Paper Session 03: Reducing Inequities [SDGs 10, 11, 12, 16]
Chair: Heidi Julien, SUNY at Buffalo, United States of America
1:00pm
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2:00pm
SIG-RUSH
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Chapter Assembly Meeting

Zoom Meeting ID: 926 321 2704 
Passcode: asistam20 

4:00pm
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5:30pm
EDI and Leadership in Information Science [SDGs 10, 16, 17]
Linked Data Education and Training: Past, Present, and Future [SDGs 4, 9]
Paper Session 04: Scholarly Communication [SDGs 1-17]
Chair: Eric T. Meyer, University of Texas at Austin, United States of America
Paper Session 05: Health and Vulnerable Populations [SDG 3]
Chair: Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Toward an Integrated Information Science [SDGs 9, 17]
6:00pm
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7:00pm
President's Opening Program and Welcome Reception: Information, Immunization, and Infodemic During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Via Zoom: https://zoom.us/join
Meeting ID: 859 7694 5203
Passcode: am2020pr

7:00pm
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8:00pm
SIG-RUSH
Date: Monday, 26/Oct/2020
7:30am
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8:30am
Coffee, Tea and Cocktails Social Hour

Zoom Meeting ID: 926 321 2704 
Passcode: asistam20 

9:00am
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9:40am
Amplifying Chance for Positive Action and Serendipity by Design [SDG 9]
9:00am
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10:30am
Alternative Event: Transforming and Sustaining Information Science Education: A Conversation to Begin the asistED Podcast (SIG-ED) [SDG 4]
But You Should See Color: Teaching and Research in Information Science [SDGs 4, 10, 16]
Paper Session 06: Personal Information Systems and Recommender Systems [SDGs 1-17]
Chair: Sanda Erdelez, Simmons University, United States of America
Paper Session 07: Student Award Session [SDGs 3, 4, 10, 12, 16]
Chair: Louise Spiteri, Dalhousie University School of Information Management, Canada
unCommons: Where are we Going? Information Science Research in Europe: Planning for 2030

Zoom Meeting ID: 862 5281 1647
Passcode: 196758

 
10:30am
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11:30am
unCommons: SIG-InfoLearn Business Meeting & Evidence-Based and Pragmatic Online Teaching and Learning Approaches (A Response to Emergency Transitions to Remote Online Education in K-12 and Higher Education)

Zoom Meeting ID: 862 5858 5891
Passcode: 171822

11:00am
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12:30pm
Conceptualising and Studying Information Creation: From Production and Processes to Makers and Making [SDGs 9, 12]
Paper Session 08: Data Management [SDGs 1-17]
Chair: Rong Tang, Simmons College, United States of America
Paper Session 09: Health and Technology [SDG 3]
Chair: Dania Bilal, University of Tennessee, United States of America
Standing Out in the Academic LIS Job Market: An Interactive Panel not Just for Doctoral Students [SDG 4, 8]
   
2:00pm
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3:30pm
SIG Cabinet Meeting

Zoom Meeting ID: 926 321 2704 
Passcode: asistam20 

4:00pm
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5:30pm
ASIST Heritage and Information History (SIG-HFIS) [SDGs 12, 16]
Integrating Research and Teaching for Data Curation in iSchools [SDG 4]
Paper Session 10: Information Organization [SDGs 4, 9, 11, 12]
Chair: Ann Graf, Simmons University, United States of America
Paper Session 11: Education and Research [SDGs 4, 12]
Chair: Bebe Chang, Nova Southeastern University - Alvin Sherman Library, Research & Info Tech, United States of America
unCommons: SIG-ED: Educational Challenges and Covid-19: An Open Forum for Information Practitioners

Zoom Meeting ID: 846 6380 8172
Passcode: 594381

unCommons: SIG-HLTH: Challenges and Opportunities to Make Health Data Reusable

Zoom Meeting ID: 837 1846 7619
Passcode: 591358

Date: Tuesday, 27/Oct/2020
9:00am
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10:30am
My Favorite Unreliable Source? Information Sharing and Acquisition Through Informal Networks [SDGs 16, 17]
Paper Session 12: Knowledge Management [SDGs 1-17]
Chair: Daniel G. Alemneh, University of North Texas, United States of America
Paper Session 13: Diverse Populations [SDGs 3, 5, 10, 16]
Chair: Alison Hicks, University College, London (UCL), United Kingdom
Supporting Open Research Data Practice Through Data Curation and Discovery: A Global Perspective [SDG 12]
10:30am
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12:00pm
unCommons: SIG-VIS Business Meeting

Zoom Meeting ID:  891 2205 5705
Passcode:  390670

11:00am
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12:30pm
Open Access in the Age of a Pandemic [SDGs 3, 16]
Opportunities and Challenges of Self-Tracking Technologies: Understanding Information, Technology, and Users Through the Lens of Information Science [SDGs 12, 16]
Prioritizing Marginalized Populations in Information Science [SDGs 10, 16]
Paper Session 14: Education and Bibliometrics [SDGs 4, 9, 12, 17]
Chair: Nestor L. Osorio, Northen Illinois University, United States of America
2:00pm
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3:30pm
unCommons: SIG-USE Business Meeting

Zoom Meeting ID: 892 8987 5277
Passcode: 958735

4:00pm
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5:30pm
Containers, Genres, and Formats, Oh My: Creating Sustainable Concepts by Connecting Theory, Research, Practice, and Education [SDG 4]
Paper Session 15: Responsible Production and Consumption of Information [SDGs 9, 10, 12, 13, 16]
Chair: Gary Burnett, Florida State University, United States of America
Paper Session 16: Epistemology and Pedagogy [SDGs 4, 12, 16]
Chair: John Budd, University of Missouri, United States of America
Reimagining Information Science and Technology Beyond Traditional Boundaries in the Global Coronavirus Pandemic Situation [SDGs 3, 17]
6:00pm
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7:00pm
Coffee, Tea and Cocktails Social Hour

Zoom Meeting ID: 926 321 2704 
Passcode: asistam20 

Date: Wednesday, 28/Oct/2020
7:30am
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8:30am
Coffee, Tea and Cocktails Social Hour

Zoom Meeting ID: 926 321 2704 
Passcode: asistam20 

9:00am
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10:30am
Paper Session 17: Archives, Curation and Preservation [SDGs 1-17]
Chair: Jeonghyun Kim, University of North Texas, United States of America
Paper Session 18: Data Science [SDGs 4, 8, 9]
Chair: Chirag Shah, University of Washington, United States of America
Pulling Back the Curtain on Conducting Social Impact Research [SDG 12]
The Use of ICT During COVID-19 [SDGs 3, 17]
11:00am
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11:40am
From Cooperation to Collaboration: Developing and Implementing a Research-Based Framework for Information Organizations [SDG 17]
11:00am
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12:30pm
Allyship and Mentorship of Diverse Information Science Faculty [SDGs 10, 16, 17]
Information Intensive Industries: Trends and Challenges in the Road Ahead [SDGs 9, 12, 16]
Paper Session 19: Film, Digital and Social Media [SDGs 3, 4, 12]
Chair: Lisa Hussey, Simmons Univeristy, United States of America
unCommons: SIG-III Business Meeting

Zoom Meeting ID: 843 8759 5784
Passcode: 597359

1:00pm
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2:30pm
SIG-DL Business Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83466195405

Meeting ID: 834 6619 5405
Passcode: 860110

SIG-KM Business Meeting

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86740745489

Meeting ID: 867 4074 5489
Passcode: 929298

4:00pm
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4:40pm
How to Undertake Ideologically Contentious Research: Leaning on Reflexivity and Positionality to Address Uncomfortable Disjunctures in Information Research [SDGs 4, 12]
4:00pm
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5:30pm
Paper Session 20: International Information Action [SDGs 1-17]
Chair: Denise Agosto, Drexel University, United States of America
Paper Session 21: Sustainable Cities and Communities [SDGs 4, 8, 9, 11, 12, 17]
Chair: Dania Bilal, University of Tennessee, United States of America
Racism Isn’t Just an American Problem: International EDI Issues in Information Science [SDGs 10, 16]
 
Date: Thursday, 29/Oct/2020
9:00am
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10:30am
From Way Across the Sea: Information Overload and International Students During the COVID-19 Pandemic [SDGs 3, 4]
Mentoring, Immersion, and Long-Term Support of Underrepresented Students: Spotlight on the i3 Program [SDGs 4, 10, 16, 17]
Paper Session 22: Affective Domain and Mental Health [SDG 3]
Chair: Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Paper Session 23: Information & Gender [SDGs 3, 5, 10]
Chair: Kathryn La Barre, University of Illinois, United States of America
unCommons: SIG-SM: Science Slam

Zoom Meeting ID: 892 2046 2746
Password:  593849

11:00am
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12:30pm
Business Meeting - All Are Welcome

Zoom Meeting ID: 826 6763 7357
Passcode: asistam20

4:00pm
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5:30pm
Closing Plenary: Information for a Sustainable World: A Call to Action
Moderators: Clara M. Chu, Mortenson Distinguished Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2019-20 ASIS&T President); Kendra S. Albright, Goodyear Endowed Professor in Knowledge Management, School of Information, Kent State University, and Bharat Mehra, EBSCO Endowed Chair in Social Justice & Professor, University of Alabama (2020 ASIS&T Annual Meeting Co-Chairs) Panelists: Africa Chapter, Asia Pacific Chapter, Europe Chapter, South Asia, New England Chapter Blessing Mawire, International Development Consultant, INTEGRA Consultants, Email: chataira@gmail.com (Africa Chapter) Jia Tina Du, Associate Professor, STEM, University of South Australia, Email: tina.du@unisa.edu.au (Asia Pacific Chapter) Aylin Ilhan, Institute for Language and Information Science; Department of Information Science, Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany, Email: aylin.ilhan@hhu.de (Europe Chapter) Anwarul Islam, University of the Dhaka, Bangladesh, Email: anwar@du.ac.bd (South Asia...
6:00pm
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7:00pm
Coffee, Tea and Cocktails Social Hour

Zoom Meeting ID: 926 321 2704 
Passcode: asistam20 

Date: Friday, 30/Oct/2020
8:00am
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12:00pm
Writing-Up Research as a Thematic Narrative
10:00am
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11:30am
SIG-MET Business Meeting

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Meeting ID: 810 4013 6706
Passcode: 922479

1:00pm
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5:00pm
Best Practices for Grant Proposal Development: NSF, NIH, IMLS, IARPA, Amazon, and Google, etc.
4:00pm
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8:00pm
Public Engagement for Information Researchers
Date: Saturday, 31/Oct/2020
8:00am
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12:00pm
Part 1: Ten Lessons for the Age of Disinformation
1:00pm
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5:00pm
CANCELED: Navigating Through the Panoply of Provenance Metadata Standards
Part 1: Sociotechnical Change Agents: ICTs, Sustainability, and Global Challenges (SIG-SI, SIG-SM SIG-IEP)
6:00pm
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7:00pm
Coffee, Tea and Cocktails Social Hour for SIG-III

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89806174955

Meeting ID: 898 0617 4955
Passcode: 334893

Date: Sunday, 01/Nov/2020
8:00am
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12:00pm
Part 2: Ten Lessons for the Age of Disinformation
1:00pm
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5:00pm
Part 2: Sociotechnical Change Agents: ICTs, Sustainability, and Global Challenges (SIG-SI, SIG-IEP, SIG-SM)

 
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