About A-LIEP 2017

The Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP) is an international conference which has been regularly held in the Asia­Pacific region every one or two years since 2006. The conference provides Library & Information Science (LIS) educators, researchers and practitioners with the opportunity for sharing their research results, experiences and innovations in LIS, and stimulating greater collaboration and cooperation regionally and globally. The 8th A-LIEP (A-LIEP 2017) will take place in Bangkok, Thailand on 13-14 November 2017. This conference will be arranged, for the first time, together with the 19th International Conference on Asia­Pacific Digital Libraries (ICADL)


Program Committee

  • Assoc. Prof. Andrew B. Wertheimer, PhD, Co-chair
    University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA
  • Asst. Prof. Somsak Sriborisutsakul, PhD, Co-chair 
    Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Asst. Prof. Oranuch Sawetrattanasatian, PhD, Co-chair 
    Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Steering Committee

  • Assoc. Prof. Christopher Khoo, PhD (Chair)
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Prof. Shiyan Ou, PhD
    Nanjing University, China
  • Prof. Makiko Miwa, PhD
    The Open University of Japan, Japan
  • Prof. Szarina Abdullah, PhD 
    University Teknologi MARA, Malaysia (retired)
    Wisdom Synergy Enterprise, Malaysia
  • Prof. Kathleen Lourdes B. Obille
    University of the Philippines, Philippines
  • Assoc. Prof. Chihfeng P. Lin, PhD
    Shih-Hsin University, Taiwan
  • Assoc. Prof. Kulthida Tuamsuk, D.A.
    Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Local Organizing Committee

  • Asst. Prof. Pimrumpai Premsmit, D.A., Chair
  • Asst. Prof. Chindarat Berpan
  • Duangnate Vongpradhip
  • Nenuphar Supavej
  • Songphan Choemprayong, PhD
  • Sorakom Dissamana, PhD
  • Wachiraporn Klungthanaboon, PhD
  • Saowapha Limwichitr, PhD


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