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SIG IEP is sponsoring a webinar: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Privacy: The Role of Contextual Integrity in Supporting Diverse Inquiries and Contextual Practice on May 6, 2021, from 2 to 3:30 EDT. Speakers: Kirsten Martin; Helen Nissenbaum; Yan Shvartzshnaider; Elana Zeide. Moderators: Madelyn R. Sanfilippo and Awa Zhu For registration information, please use the link above.

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2020 – 2021 SIG IEP Officers Co-chairs: Awa Zhu & Madelyn R. Sanfilippo Secretary: Aidah Larsen Treasurer: Muhammad Yousuf Ali  Communications Officer: Adaora C. Obuezie 

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Chair, Abigail L. Phillips, PhD, Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Xiaohua (Awa) Zhu, Ph.D. Associate Professor, School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee Kenneth Haggerty, Ph.D User Interfaces Librarian, Assistant Professor, University of Memphis Christy Thomas, School of Information Sciences, University of Tennessee (Originally posted 12/1/2019; updated 5/4/2021)

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2018-2019 SIG Officers and Plans for 2018-2019 Welcome our new SIG IEP Officers: Kenneth Haggerty is moving from Chair-elect to Chair as Emad has stepped down as Chair due to a new professional opportunity! Congratulations to Emad on his new position with Indeed.com and to Kevin to being the new Chair of SIG IEP. Abby…

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Last Day to Submit: The 14th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium: Sociotechnical perspective on ethics and governance of emerging information technologies CFP: easychair.org/cfp/sigsiiepsm2018 The emergence and fast-paced development of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, virtual and augmented reality, and embedded and ubiquitous computing present myriad forms of opportunities and challenges. For example,…

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REMINDER: CFP: ASIS&T 2018 SIG SI, IEP, SM Workshop: The 14th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium: Sociotechnical perspective on ethics and governance of emerging information technologies ASIST Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Vancouver Vancouver, Canada, November 10, 2018 The emergence and fast-paced development of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, virtual and augmented…

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The 14th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium Workshop The emergence and fast-paced development of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, virtual and augmented reality, and embedded and ubiquitous computing present myriad forms of opportunities and challenges. For example, the increasing role of AI in autonomous systems (e.g., self-driving cars or production robots)…

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The New Information State: Workshop Schedule SIG Information Ethics & Policy 1/2 Day Workshop  October 28, 2017 from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM Abstract: In today’s milieu of fake news, misinformation, and generalized distrust of institutions, information ethics and policy affects everyone, across different information science research areas. In this workshop, we will analyze these…

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SIG IEP Workshop: The New Information State Call for Participation: The New Information State: How Information Ethics and Policy Affects Everyone, sponsored by SIG-IEP,  ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Crystal City, Virginia Date: October 28, 2017 Abstract: In today’s milieu of fake news, misinformation, and generalized distrust of institutions, information ethics and policy affects everyone, across different information science research areas.…

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ASIS&T Press Release On January 30, the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) President, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, and the ASIS&T Board of Directors expressed deep concern over President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order requiring a 90-day suspension of visas to nationals of seven nations. ASIS&T joins countless organizations in urging the lifting of the visa…

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