Announcing the NEASIST 2012 Annual Awards Banquet
Date: Wed., May 23
Time: 6 to 9 p.m.
Place: MIT Faculty Club, Cambridge, Mass. Directions & Parking
6:00-6:30 Cocktails & light hors d’oeuvres
7:45-9:00 Award presentations followed by speaker, Dr. Andrew Dillon
NEASIST welcomes ASIS&T President-Elect, Dr. Andrew Dillon.
The title of the talk is BEYOND THE TRADITIONAL:PREPARING FOR TRANSITIONS IN THE LIBRARY & INFORMATION PROFESSION
Andrew Dillon is the Dean and Louis T. Yule Professor of Information Science at the School of Information, University of Texas at Austin where he also holds appointments in Psychology and Information Risk & Operations Management. Andrew has been an active researcher of the human response to information technology for the last 20 years. Defying professional categorization, he has held appointments in departments or schools of cognitive science, computer science, psychology, instructional systems technology, management information systems, library and information science, and informatics. Having published more than 100 articles and books on various aspects of human information behavior and design, Andrew serves or has served on the editorial boards of many leading journals such as the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Interacting with Computers, the Journal of Documentation, and the Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. He advocates a view of information science as a means of accelerating discovery and shaping a more democratic world.