Workshops

1. DISTRIBUTED RESPONSIBILITY IN TIMES OF BIG DATA AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS

Organisers: Michael Funk, University of Vienna, Austria
Janina Loh (nee Sombetzki), University of Vienna, Austria
Sabine Thuermel, Technische Universität München. Munich, Germany

2. HABITS AND RITUALS

Organizer: Raffaela Giovagnoli, Pontifical Lateran University, Rome, Italy
Invited speakers: Stephen Kepnes, Colgate University, NY, USA
Chandana Chakrabarti, Institute of Cross Cultural Studies and Academic Exchange, USA
Søren Brier, CBS – Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark

3. TRANSHUMANISM – THE PROPER GUIDE TO A POSTHUMAN CONDITION OR A DANGEROUS IDEA?

Organizers: SIG Emergent Systems, Information and Society (supported by the Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin and the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science) and Forum Computer Professionals for Peace and Social Responsibility (FIfF), Germany

Program Committee:
Wolfgang Hofkirchner, Vienna University of Technology, Austria,
wolfgang.hofkirchner@bcsss.org
Hans-Jörg Kreowski, University of Bremen, Germany; Forum Computer Professionals for Peace and Social Responsibility (FIfF), Germany (Chair)
kreo@informatik.uni-bremen.de
Britta Schinzel, University of Freiburg, Germany,
schinzel@modell.iig.uni-freiburg.de
Tomáš Sigmund, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic,
tomas.sigmund@gmail.com
Christian Stary, Johannes Kepler Universität, Linz, Austria,
Christian.Stary@jku.at
Sabine Thürmel, Technische Universität München. Munich, Germany,
Sabine@Thuermel.de

4. PLANNING WORKSHOP FOR THE BOOK PROJECT “THE GOTHENBURG BOOK SERIES
Gothenburg Book: A Compendium of Problems in Information Studies

Organizers: Mark Burgin, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

5. DIGITAL NETIZENS AT THE CROSSROADS OF SHARING AND PRIVATISING

Organizers: SIG Emergent Systems, Information and Society (supported by the Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin and the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science) and the Institut für Design Science München

Wolfgang Hofkirchner, Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, Vienna, Austria; Institut für Design Science München
José María Díaz Nafría, University of León, Spain; Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena, Ecuador; Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Institut für Design Science München

Invited speakers:
Jens Alwood, Department of Applied Information Technology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin, Department of Applied Information Technology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Luca Rossi, IT University of Copenhagen, Danmark
Christina Neumayer, IT University of Copenhagen, Danmark

Programme committee:

Mark Carrigan, Research Fellow in the Centre for Social Ontology at the University of Warwick, The Sociological Review, UK
Christopher Coenen, Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany
José María Díaz Nafría, University of León, Spain; Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena, Ecuador; Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Institut für Design Science München
Klaus Fuchs-Kittowski, Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Technik Berlin, Germany
Thomas Herdin, University of Salzburg, Austria
Wolfgang Hofkirchner, Vienna University of Technology; Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, Vienna, Austria; Institut für Design Science München (Chair)
Rainer E. Zimmermann, Institut für Design Science München; Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany

6. INFORMATION STUDIES AND THE QUEST FOR TRANSDISCIPLINARITY – presentation of a new book release

Organiser: Søren Brier, CBS – Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark

World Scientific Series in Information Studies: Volume 9: Information Studies and the Quest for Transdisciplinarity. Unity in Diversity. Edited by: Mark Burgin (UCLA), Wolfgang Hofkirchner (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)

7. ORGANISATIONS’ SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Organizer: Ravaka Randimbiarisoa, Aix-Marseille University, France

Invited speakers:

Jose R. Gallardo, The Spanish National Research Council, and University of Jaén in the Centre of Advance Studies in Energy and Environment. Spain.

Kazé A. ONGUENE, La Sorbonne & Ecole Centrale d’Electronique, CEO of Braincities. Paris, France.

8. Diane Whitehouse Workshop (TBC)

9. Learning in the digitalised world (TBC)

Organizers: (TBC) Yagmur Denizhan, Istanbul, Turkey Bogazici University
http://boun.academia.edu/YagmurDenizhan
Kristof Fenyvesi (Hungary) http://www.Kristof Fenyvesi.hu (TBC)