The following is a list of events that SIG-III has sponsored or co-sponsored for the ASIS&T Annual Meeting in Columbus, OH, October 24-29, 2008.
Monday, October 27, 3:30 PM:
25 Years of SIG-III and the Future of International Information (III)
Panelists: Toni Carbo, Bharat Mehra, Yunfei Du and Aaron Bowen
Tuesday, October 28, 8:30 AM:
ICT-Mediated Diaspora Studies: New Directions in Immigrant Information Behavior Research
Panelists: Ajit Pyati, Clara Chu, Karen Fisher, Ramesh Srinivasan, Nadia Caidi, Danielle Allard and Diane Dechief
Tuesday, October 28, 10:30 AM:
Understanding Visual Search Tools through Users’ Reactions
Panelists: Efthimis Efthimiadis, Allison Druin and Andrew Large
Wednesday, October 29, 8:30 AM:
Global Perspective on Wikipedia Research
Panelists: Pnina Shachaf, Noriko Hara, Susan Herring, Ewa Callahan, Paul Solomon, Besiki Stvilia and Sorin Matei
Plus there is the International Reception, 8:00-9:30pm on Monday, Oct. 27. The reception is ASIS&T's "special thank you recognizing those from other countries who help make the meeting a success." At the reception, conference attendees will be able to meet the winner of the International Paper Competition and past winners who are at the conference, as well as participate in a silent auction to benefit SIG-III's InfoShare program, a program to sponsor international members from developing countries to come to the Meeting. Further information on both the Paper Competition and the InfoShare program may be found on SIG-III's website.
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