Entries by IS4SI-2017


Dear Colleagues, Gothenburg summit is approaching. Practicalities about Registration, Travel, Hotels, Venue (including the map) and information about Gothenburg will be found under http://is4si-2017.org/practical-information/ We will have computers in each of the rooms so you can bring your presentation on the USB memory stick. More updated information will be published successively. Here you can find […]

DIGITALISATION FOR A SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY Embodied, Embedded, Networked, Empowered through Information, Computation & Cognition!

Each meeting of the International Society for Information Studies addresses a specific complex of issues, as we are trying to orient focus of variety of communities under umbrella of the society, towards a common theme and try to discuss and exchange thoughts across disciplinary borders. The previous meeting in Vienna in 2015 went under the […]

The digital revolution and society’s needs

In the light of an envisioned Internet of Things and Ambient Intelligence the concepts of the Factory of the Future of the eighties of the last century have been overhauled. Industry 4.0 is the new buzzword. It depicts the kernel of current digitalisation programmes in a globalising world. The next summit of the International Society […]

“Homo informaticus” at Hanns Seidel Stiftung in Munich

BCSSS Fellow Felix Tretter who organised the “homo informaticus” track on the last Summit is to give the introductory talk at the Akademie für Politik und Zeitgeschehen of the Bavarian Hanns Seidel Stiftung. The experts talks on 15 March 2016 are held under the same label. They address the Janus-faced Information and Communication Technologies of our time […]

Systems of Systems at emcsr avantgarde

The ISIS Special Interest Group “Emergent Systems, Information and Society” will have its second meeting in the framework of the BCSSS emcsr avantgarde. The international group which is a joint group together with the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science and the Leibniz Sozietät der Wissenschaften will organise a satellite workshop on “Systems […]

FutureVision?! Which life do we want? Vienna, 30 March – 1 April, 2016

The International Society for Information Studies is Co-Organiser of the emcsr avantgarde 2016 in Vienna. Vienna, March 30th to April 1 st This event focuses primarily on the promotion of young scientists. The broad field of information studies is included in the list of possible topics. The Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science […]

Theoria cum praxi et bonum commune: a colloquium of the Leibniz-Sozietät

The Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin e.V. (LS) invites the group “Emergent Systems, Information and Society” to present itself at a one-day colloquium of their two classes (Natur- und Technikwissenschaften; Sozial- und Geisteswissenschaften). That group was founded at the Summit 2015 as joint endeavour of the Arbeitskreis of the LS, the Research Group of the BCSSS and the Special Interest Group (SIG) of […]

Computation as information processing: The Turing machine model and natural computation

  Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic, the new President of IS4SI, will visit Vienna and participate in her role as Vice-Dean for doctoral education at the Department of Applied Information Technology at Chalmers University, Gothenburg, in the Workshop for Deans, Department Chairs and Research Directors at the 11th European Computer Science Summit (ECSS 2015). Besides that meeting, she will present at the Austrian Computer Society […]