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The 12th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium (SIG-SI): “The Social Informatics of Work and Play”

Please join us in Copenhagen and celebrate with us as we mark the 12th year of the SIG-SI Research Symposium!

Saturday, October 15, 2015, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers
Copenhagen, Denmark

Pnina Fichman, Indiana University (
Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University (
Eric Meyer, Oxford Internet Institute, United Kingdom
Adam Worrall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Sponsored by SIG-SI and the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics

Note: Early registration deadline for the conference and the workshop is Friday, 9/25/2015


8:30-8:40 Welcome

8:40-9:10 Opening Keynote

Kalpana Shankar
University of Dublin

9:10-10:10 Papers

9:10-9:30 An Analysis of Canadian Media Regarding The Potential Impact of Social Media and Cyberspaces on young bisexual and gay men

Blake Hawkins; Elizabeth Saewyc

9:30-9:50 Coping with Private and Academic Information Needs Abroad: An exploratory Study of International Students

Jette Hyldegård and Morten Hertzum, Royal School of Library and Information Science, University of Copenhagen

9:50-10:10 Impact of IT on Library Patrons: A Perspective from Pakistani Universities

Muhammad Sajid MirzaIslamic Research Institute, International Islamic University, Islamabad

10:10-10:30 Break

10:30-11:10 Papers

10:30-10:50 Rethinking STIN

Chase McCoy, Indiana University

10:50-11:10 Algorithms and the natural attitude

Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University

11:10-12:00 Awards

11:10-11:25 Best Student paper

Tweet to learn: Expertise and centrality in conference Twitter networks

11:25-11:40 Best Social Informatics Paper Runner up

Online Favela: The Use of Social Media by the Marginalized in Brazil

David Nemer, University of Kentucky

11:40-11:55 Best Social Informatics Paper

Social Networks and the Success of Market Intermediaries: Evidence From the U.S. Residential Real Estate Industry

Kevin Crowston and Steve Sawyer, Syracuse University

12:00-12:30 Closing Keynote

Eric Meyer
Oxford Internet Institute

Registration Fees:

Early-bird: $90  Late:  $120

For more about Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics:


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