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A Welcome Message from the SIG-SI Chair, Rachel Simons

March 6, 2020

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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Winners of the 2019-2020 SIG SI officer election

October 21, 2019

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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Schedule for the 15th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium

October 21, 2019

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

August 5, 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 reviews from social informatics scholars, with those reviews then evaluated by our…

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2019 Social Informatics Best Paper Awards – Call for Nominations

May 31, 2019

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 SI’s Research Symposium at ASIS&T 2019 in Melbourne. We seek nominations for the…

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Call for Papers for 2019 ASIS&T SIG Research Symposium

May 27, 2019

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 that assumes a critical stance towards the symposium’s theme,…

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Join us for the 2018 Social Event in Vancouver!

November 8, 2018

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 the Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle (with separate entrance). We’ll gather…

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SIG SI Social Gathering at ASIS&T 2017

October 27, 2018

Message from our Social Chair: Hi all, on behalf of SIG SI and co-chairs Kalpana and Eric I would like to invite you to our social gathering and dinner during ASIS&T 2017, to take place on Monday at 5pm at Jaleo, 2250 Crystal Dr #A, Crystal City, VA 22202 ( This is a Spanish / tapas place that has good reviews and…

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2018 ASIS&T SIG-SI Business Meeting and Social Event

October 17, 2018

Please come out and join your fellow SIG-SI members at this year’s ASIS&T Annual Meeting in lovely Vancouver! SIG-SI will be holding our 2018 business meeting on Monday, November 12th, from 2-3:30 PM in Room 2 Plaza C. This year’s SIG-SI social event will be at 7 pm on Sunday, November 11th; details on the exact…

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Winners of the 2018 Social Informatics Best Papers Awards by the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Special Interest Group on Social Informatics

October 5, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Social Informatics Best Papers Awards by the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Special Interest Group on Social Informatics These awards recognizes outstanding social informatics scholarship published in the 2017 calendar year. Ken Fleischmann (University of Texas at Austin), Cindy Hui (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) and William Wallace…

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