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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 (https://www.jaleo.com/location/crystal-city/). 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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Get the Early Bird Rates!!

September 28, 2018

Register by 10/1/18 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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CFP: ASIS&T 2018 SIG SI, IEP, SM Workshop

June 8, 2018

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 reality, and embedded and ubiquitous computing present myriad forms…

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Call for nominations for the 2017 annual Social Informatics Best Paper Awards

June 1, 2018

Nominations due July 13, 2018. • Self-nominations are common and encouraged. • The nomination process is quite short. The ASIS&T Special Interest Group for Social Informatics (SIG-SI) is seeking nominations for the following annual awards: Best paper published in a peer reviewed journal on a topic informed by social informatics during the 2017 calendar year:…

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CFP HICSS-52: Collective Intelligence and Crowds

March 15, 2018

Minitrack: Collective Intelligence and Crowds HICSS 52 http://hicss.hawaii.edu/ Track: Digital and Social Media January 8-11, 2019, Maui, Hawaii, USA This minitrack is open to analysis of collective intelligence, knowledge creation, and crowdsourcing. We think that assemblages of people and machines are making new forms of organization possible, and we are interested in research that explores these new forms…

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CFP HICSS52 Minitrack title: Global, International, and Cross-Cultural Issues in IS

March 13, 2018

CFP HICSS52 Minitrack title: Global, International, and Cross-Cultural Issues in IS Track: Internet and the Digital Economy January 8-11, 2019 Maui, Hawaii, USA Conference Website: http://hicss.hawaii.edu/ Author Guidelines:  http://hicss.hawaii.edu/tracks-and-minitracks/authors/ Globalization has historically been tied to technological innovation, and the present era of a networked information society is no different. Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have provided…

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Call for Papers: AMCIS 2018: Minitrack: Shadow Information Technologies and Practices

January 3, 2018

Minitrack: Shadow Information Technologies and Practices Track: Organizational Transformation and Information Systems (SIGORSA) 24th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Aug. 16-18, 2018 New Orleans, LA, USA Shadow Information Technologies and Practices is a new mini-track in the Organizational Transformation and Information Systems (SIGORSA) track.  This mini-track solicits papers that address the socio-technical implications, outcomes,…

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