Series of academic activities of "Data Analysis and Crisis Informatics" in 2021
发布日期:2022-04-01  浏览次数:

Series of academic activities of "Data Analysis and Crisis Informatics" were successfully held from July 16 to 17, 2021, which was co-sponsored by the Center for Studies of Information Resources, Wuhan University, ISKO China Chapter, ASIS&T SIG-KM, and School of Information Management, Wuhan University. The series of academic activities were hosted by the project team of the Major Research Project of Philosophy and Social Sciences of the Ministry of Education, China (No.17JZD034).

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More than twenty well-known experts and scholars in the field of data analysis and crisis informatics shared their recent studies or thoughts on this topic. Nearly 5000 researchers, students or practitioners attended the series of academic activities on the Tencent Meeting platform or watched it live on the broadcasting platform of Academic Record. The series of academic activities were also reported by the Chinese Social Science Today, which is a well-known academic newspaper in China and the Chinese Social Sciences Net, which is sponsored by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

The series of academic activities are divided into two parts, i.e., the International Academic Frontier Report and the Symposium on Data Analysis and Crisis Informatics. Professor Marcia Lei Zeng, a Director of International Society for Knowledge Organization (ISKO), and Md. Anwarul Islam, Chair of ASIS&T SIG-KM, delivered opening speeches respectively. Professor Shuming Bao, Director of the China Data Institute in the US, was invited to present the International Academic Frontier Report “Quick Response to COVID-19: Data, Methods, Technologies, Research Applications and Academic Publishing”.

Professor Wei Lu, Dean of the School of Information Management, Wuhan University, and Professor Gang Li, Director of Center for Studies of Information Resources, Wuhan University, addressed the opening of the Symposium on Data Analysis and Crisis Informatics, respectively. Professor Zongchao Peng from the School of Public Administration, Tsinghua University and Professor Yongzhong Sha, the Vice President of Lanzhou University, gave the keynote speeches and shared their thoughts on social security risk assessment and collaborative governance of public safety data, respectively.

Ten scholars were also invited to present their recent studies on the data basis and resource layout for emergency response, personal privacy protection, technology anticipation, crisis information analysis, and so forth. The speakers were Professor Yanfei Wang from the Department of Information Management, Peking University, Professor Fang Wang, Director of the Research Center of Network Social Governance, Nankai University, Professor Bo Fan, Vice Dean of School of International and Public Affairs, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Dr. Yanning Zheng, research librarian of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China, Professor Lu An from the School of Information Management, Wuhan University, Professor Xiwei Wang, Director of the Big Data Management Research Center, Jilin University, Professor Peng Wu, Vice Dean of the School of Economics and Management, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Associate Professor Li Tian from the Institute of New Media, Peking University, Professor Bing Wang from the Discipline of Safety Science and Engineering, Central South University, and Associate Professor Ming Ren from the School of Information Resource Management, Renmin University of China.

The above reports were later commented by six experts, i.e., Professor Yuelin Li, Director of the International Cooperation and Exchange Division, Nankai University, Professor Shujin Cao from the School of Information Management, Sun Yat-sen University, Professor Ping Ke from the Business School, Nankai University, Professor Xiaoying Zhou from the School of Information Resource Management School, Renmin University of China, Professor Ruibin Wei, the Vice Dean of the School of Management Science and Engineering, Anhui University of Finance and Economics, and Professor Guihua Li from the School of Public Administration, Sichuan University. They pointed out the future research trends of data analysis and crisis informatics and provided some constructive suggestions. Professor Yikun Xia, Vice Director of Center for Studies of Information Resources, Wuhan University, and Professor Lu An made concluding speeches and thanked all the attendees of the series of academic activities. 


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