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Sociotechnical Change Agents: ICTs, Sustainability, and Global Challenges Aligning with the theme of the 2020 ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Special Interest Group Social Informatics (SIG SI) will hold its 16th annual symposium in conjunction with SIG Social Media (SIG SM) and SIG Information Ethics and Policy (SIG IEP), allowing for ASIS&T members to better discuss how…

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Dear SIG-SI members, Welcome to 2020, the year of the rat and the beginning of a new decade! Your leadership team is looking forward to planning engaging events and facilitating exciting opportunities for SIG-SI in this new year.  As the current SIG-SI chair, I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself and the rest…

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Congratulations to all of the winners of our officer election for the upcoming 2019-2020 year. We thank our officers for their continued service, and welcome new officers to the SIG. We will also transition our Chair-elect, Rachel Simons, to chair for the upcoming year. Chair-elect:Colin RhinesmithKolina Koltai Secretary:Lingzi Hong: Communications officer:Ana RoeschleyNishad Thalhath Social Chair:Catherine…

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Practical Social Informatics: Collaboration across Fields, Sectors, and Borders The 15th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium Pre-conference Workshop at ASIS&T 82th Annual Meeting October 19th, 2019 Schedule at a Glance Time Event Moderators 09:00 – 10:00 Welcome Keynote Theresa Anderson Ian Opperman 10:00 – 10:30 Panel I Theresa Anderson and Passiona Cottee 10:30 – 11:00…

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Winners of the ASIS&T SIG SI Social Informatics Best Paper Award 2019 It is my pleasure, as the Awards Coordinator for the ASIS&T Special Interest Group for Social Informatics (SIG SI), to be able to announce the winners of the 2019 ASIS&T SIG SI Social Informatics Best Paper Award. Out of eight nominated papers, each received two…

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2019 Social Informatics Best Paper Awards – Call for Nominations The ASIS&T Special Interest Group for Social Informatics (SIG SI) is issuing a call for nominations for the 2019 Annual Social Informatics Best Paper Awards, with nominations due by July 10. Self-nominations are welcome and the nomination process is quite short, as detailed below. Winners are also invited to present their work during SIG…

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Call for Papers for 2019 ASIS&T SIG Research Symposium ASIST Annual Meeting 2019 Melbourne, Australia, October 19, 2019 We invite you to submit to our 15th SIG Research Symposium. We are particularly interested in collaborative work that explores the human and social aspects of ICT (broadly defined) in professional or practical settings and any work…

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Join us for the 2018 Social Event in Vancouver! This year’s ASIS&T SIG SI Social and Dinner at ASIS&T 2018 will take place Sunday, November 11th at 7:15pm, at Showcase Restaurant & Bar, 1122 W Hastings Street, Vancouver. The restaurant is about 6-7 minutes from the conference hotel, at the SW corner of Hastings and Thurlow, and is attached to…

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