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Asia Pacific Region

The Asia Pacific region is the most geographically broad of iSchools regions, spanning from China in the northern hemisphere to Australia in the southern hemisphere. 

Asia Pacific Regional Sections

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AP Next Generation Committee

The goal is to maximize the visibility and communication among the next generation researchers, to enhance academic initiatives and mutual support, and to empower the AP library and information science community. 

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COVID-19 Project 

This project intends to collect and provide links to such portal pages on the Web sites of iSchools and universities, which  can be shared by all interested people. The links can be used by anybody for any purpose.

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ICADL

The International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL)  is held annually as one of the three top venues (JCDL, TPDL) for connecting digital library, computer science, and library and information science communities.

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iNext Workshop Series

The Asia-Pacific iSchools and the AP Next Generation Committee (AP-iNext) organize academic seminars, lectures and workshops on essential topics towards a better information-driven world. This page provides videos of selected activities.

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AP iConference

The AP-iConference is an annual event for information field researchers in the Asia Pacific region. It is organized by iSchools Asia-Pacific members and others, serving as a regional satellite of the global iSchools iConference. 

Sections & Initiatives AP

Upcoming Events

  • iConference 2024 virtual part
    iConference 2024 virtual part
    Mon, Apr 15
    iConference 2024 virtual part
    Apr 15, 2024, 12:00 AM – Apr 18, 2024, 11:50 PM
    iConference 2024 virtual part
    Apr 15, 2024, 12:00 AM – Apr 18, 2024, 11:50 PM
    iConference 2024 virtual part
    We would like to invite you to join us for iConference 2024 - Wisdom, Well-being, Win-win - our 19th iConference in the annual series taking place hybrid: online with the Virtual Academic Program (April 15 - 18, 2024) and onsite with Academic Program in Changchun, China (April 22 - 26, 2024).
  • iSchools Qualitative Research Group Meeting at the iConference 2024
    iSchools Qualitative Research Group Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Wed, Apr 17
    iConference 2024
    Apr 17, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
    iConference 2024
    Apr 17, 2024, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
    iConference 2024
    This is a meeting of the iSchools Qualitative Research Group Community at the iConference 2024
  • All Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    All Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Thu, Apr 18
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    iConference 2024
    This meeting is by invitation only.
  • iSchools Black Coalition Meeting at the iConference 2024
    iSchools Black Coalition Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Thu, Apr 18
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
    iConference 2024
    Back to business as usual: EDI backtracking and backlashing in the information science field What to do when your research is at odds with prevalent political positions?
  • American Regional Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    American Regional Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Thu, Apr 18
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM AKDT
    iConference 2024
    Apr 18, 2024, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM AKDT
    iConference 2024
    This meeting is by invitation only.
  • iConference 2024 onsite part
    iConference 2024 onsite part
    Mon, Apr 22
    Chang Chun Shi
    Apr 22, 2024, 12:00 AM – Apr 26, 2024, 11:50 PM
    Chang Chun Shi, R8XG+J73, Ren Min Da Jie, 南关区 Chang Chun Shi, Ji Lin Sheng, China, 130024
    Apr 22, 2024, 12:00 AM – Apr 26, 2024, 11:50 PM
    Chang Chun Shi, R8XG+J73, Ren Min Da Jie, 南关区 Chang Chun Shi, Ji Lin Sheng, China, 130024
    We would like to invite you to join us for iConference 2024 - Wisdom, Well-being, Win-win - our 19th iConference in the annual series taking place hybrid: online with the Virtual Academic Program (April 15 - 18, 2024) and onsite with Academic Program in Changchun, China (April 22 - 26, 2024).
  • Asia Pacific Regional Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Asia Pacific Regional Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Wed, Apr 24
    iConference 2024 in Changchun
    Apr 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM GMT+8
    iConference 2024 in Changchun, Changchun, Jilin, China
    Apr 24, 2024, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM GMT+8
    iConference 2024 in Changchun, Changchun, Jilin, China
    This meeting is by invitation only.
  • European/African Regional Meeting
    European/African Regional Meeting
    Thu, May 23
    Zoom
    May 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM GMT+2
    Zoom
    May 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM GMT+2
    Zoom
    This meeting is primarily for iSchools Heads and Representatives of the European/African Region. Please check with your iSchools Representative whether you might join the event as well.
  • 2024 Research Symposium: Inclusive & Sustainable Information Management through Recordkeeping Informatics
    2024 Research Symposium: Inclusive & Sustainable Information Management through Recordkeeping Informatics
    Wed, May 29
    Amsterdam
    May 29, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+2 – May 30, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+2
    Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    May 29, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+2 – May 30, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+2
    Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    This working symposium is of interest to anyone working in information management-related fields, including records managers, information officers, archivists, ICT experts, data and computer scientists, as well as students, educators, and researchers.
  • iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Wed, Jun 05
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Jun 05, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    Jun 05, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2
    iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series
    The iSchools Doctoral Seminar Series is an ongoing forum in which PhD students can present and promote their research, and receive feedback from peers and more senior scholars.
  • 3rd International Symposium on Digital Transformation
    3rd International Symposium on Digital Transformation
    Wed, Sep 11
    Linnaeus University Växjö
    Sep 11, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+2 – Sep 13, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+2
    Linnaeus University Växjö , Universitetsplatsen 1, 352 52 Växjö, Sweden
    Sep 11, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+2 – Sep 13, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+2
    Linnaeus University Växjö , Universitetsplatsen 1, 352 52 Växjö, Sweden
    The third annual International Symposium on Digital Transformation will again be hosted by Linnaeus University in Växjö, Sweden
  • Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) Conference 2024
    Research Applications in Information and Library Studies (RAILS) Conference 2024
    Mon, Nov 18
    Perth
    Nov 18, 2024, 12:00 AM – Nov 20, 2024, 11:50 PM
    Perth, Perth WA, Australia
    Nov 18, 2024, 12:00 AM – Nov 20, 2024, 11:50 PM
    Perth, Perth WA, Australia
    RAILS is the Australasian conference on Research Applications in Information and Library Studies, the main gathering in Australasia for researchers, practitioners and educators in information studies and related disciplines.
  • International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL)
    International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL)
    Wed, Dec 04
    Ulu Kinta
    Dec 04, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+8 – Dec 06, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+8
    Ulu Kinta, Sunway City Ipoh, Ulu Kinta, Perak, Malaysia
    Dec 04, 2024, 12:00 AM GMT+8 – Dec 06, 2024, 11:50 PM GMT+8
    Ulu Kinta, Sunway City Ipoh, Ulu Kinta, Perak, Malaysia
    The 26th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL 2024) December 4 - 6, 2024. Sunway City, Malaysia
  • European/African Regional Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    European/African Regional Heads of Schools Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Wed, Apr 17
    iConference 2024
    Apr 17, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2
    iConference 2024
    Apr 17, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM GMT+2
    iConference 2024
    This meeting is by invitation only.
  • iSchools Climate Action Coalition Meeting at the iConference 2024
    iSchools Climate Action Coalition Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Wed, Apr 17
    iConference 2024
    Apr 17, 2024, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM GMT+8
    iConference 2024
    Apr 17, 2024, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM GMT+8
    iConference 2024
    This is a meeting of the iSchools Climate Action Coalition Community at the iConference 2024
  • iSchools Board Meeting at the iConference 2024
    iSchools Board Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Tue, Apr 16
    iConference 2024
    Apr 16, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    iConference 2024
    Apr 16, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    iConference 2024
    This meeting is by invitation only.
  • iSchools Women's Coalition Meeting at the iConference 2024
    iSchools Women's Coalition Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Mon, Apr 15
    iConference 2024
    Apr 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM AKDT
    iConference 2024
    Apr 15, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM AKDT
    iConference 2024
    This is a meeting of the iSchools Women's Coalition Community at the iConference 2024
  • iSchools AP Next Generation Committee Meeting at the iConference 2024
    iSchools AP Next Generation Committee Meeting at the iConference 2024
    Mon, Apr 15
    iConference 2024
    Apr 15, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM GMT+8
    iConference 2024
    Apr 15, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM GMT+8
    iConference 2024
    This is a meeting of the iSchools AP Next Generation Committee Community at the iConference 2024
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Asia Pacific Executive Committee

The Asia Pacific Region plans to form the Executive Committee this year.

Atsuyuki Morishima
Atsuyuki Morishima

Asia Pacific Chair

University of Tsukuba

Japan

Kanyarat Kwiecien
Kanyarat Kwiecien

Asia Pacific Executive Committee

Khon Kaen University

Thailand

Mad Khir Johari Abdullah Sani
Mad Khir Johari Abdullah Sani

Asia Pacific Executive Committee

Universiti Teknologi Mara

Malaysia

Gillian Oliver
Gillian Oliver

iSchools Chair

Monash University

Australia

Ying Li
Ying Li

Asia Pacific Executive Committee

Nankai University

China

Wonsik Jeff Shim
Wonsik Jeff Shim

Board of Directors

Sungkyunkwan University

South Korea

Pengyi Zhang
Pengyi Zhang

Asia Pacific Executive Committee

Peking University

China

Officers AP
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