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The 13th Annual Social Informatics (SIG-SI) Research Symposium: The Social Informatics of Knowledge

July 12, 2017

UPDATE: We had a bumper crop of submissions to the workshop, and are excited the make the final schedule available here as a PDF file: SIGSI_Schedule_FINAL . The 13th Annual Social Informatics (SIG-SI) Research Symposium “The Social Informatics of Knowledge” will be held from 8:30 – 12:30 on Saturday 28 October at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, VA, USA, with papers from…

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iConference: Early Bird Registration

December 15, 2016

iConference 2016: Early-bird registration available through Jan. 18, 2016 20-23 March, 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Conference Home: http://ischools.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=5df329b9f6cb938d048ab4dc2&id=0ae72cdd4b&e=a434a722a2 iConference 2016 registration is now open. Discounted early rates are available through Jan. 18, 2016. Register today to secure the early rate! Registration: http://ischools.us7.list-manage.com/track/click?u=5df329b9f6cb938d048ab4dc2&id=3958154d30&e=a434a722a2 The iConference is an international gathering of scholars and researchers concerned with critical information issues in…

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CFP Social Media & Society 2016

December 9, 2016

2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) CALL FOR PROPOSALS WHEN: July 11-13, 2016 WHERE: Goldsmiths, University of London, UK SUBMISSION DEADLINES: Dec 23, 2015(extended!): Workshops/Tutorials/Panels Jan 15, 2016: Full & WIP Papers Mar 4, 2016: Poster Abstracts Conference website: http://socialmediaandsociety.org/submit/ Data, data everywhere. With faster computers and cheaper storage, bigger data sets are…

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Call for SIG SI Chair/Co-Chair Nominations and Interest

November 23, 2016

Hi SIG SI members, I’m writing with some news about ASIS&T SIG SI, as determined during the ASIS&T 2016 Annual Meeting in Copenhagen. Howard Rosenbaum and Pnina Fichman, our co-chairs for many years now, have decided to step down from their current roles. They intend to remain involved in the SIG and its activities, including…

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

September 20, 2016

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 Organizers: Pnina Fichman, Indiana University (fichman@indiana.edu) Howard Rosenbaum, Indiana University (hrosenba@indiana.edu) Eric Meyer, Oxford Internet Institute, United Kingdom Adam Worrall,…

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JASIST Special Issue on “The Social Informatics of Knowledge”

September 20, 2016

In this special issue of the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, we are calling for papers that advance the concepts, methods and theories that support the social informatics perspective.  Social informatics as the study of the connections among people and the technologies they use is a lens to understand a wide variety…

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CFP-A Combined SIG-SI and SIG-USE Full-Day Workshop – Enhancing Lives through Information and Technology

August 1, 2016

Call for Papers and Participation Enhancing Lives through Information and Technology – A Combined SIG-SI and SIG-USE Full-Day Workshop The Social Informatics of Work and Play (SIG-SI): Morning Information Behavior in Workplaces (SIG-USE): Afternoon ASIS&T Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark October 15, 2016 Organizers Katriina Byström, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Katriina.Bystrom@hioa.no<mailto:Katriina.Bystrom@hioa.no> Pnina…

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The 2016 Social Informatics Best Paper Award

July 21, 2016

Call for nominations for the 2016 Social Informatics Best Paper Award The Special Interest Group for Social Informatics (SIG-SI) and the Rob Kling Center for Social Informatics are seeking nominations for an award for the best paper published in a peer reviewed journal on a topic informed by social informatics during the 2015 calendar year. The…

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CFP HICSS ’50 Minitrack on Collective Intelligence and Crowds

May 13, 2016

CFP HICSS ’50 Minitrack on Collective Intelligence and Crowds Track: Digital and Social Media Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS) January 4-7, 2017, Big Island, Hawaii, USA http://www.hicss.org/ Papers Due: June 15, 2016 This minitrack is open to analysis of collective intelligence, new sociotechnical configuration of knowledge creation, and crowdsourcing. Included also is the…

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ASIS&T New Leaders Award 2016-2017

April 19, 2016

ASIS&T New Leaders Award – Apply Now!!!! Are there new ASIS&T members, in their first 3 years, participating in your SIGs and Chapters and ready to take on more leadership responsibility within ASIS&T? ASIS&T is accepting applications for the 2016-2017 New Leaders Program! Please encourage them to apply. The New Leaders Award endeavors to recruit,…

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