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Dear Colleagues, Gothenburg summit is approaching. Practicalities about Registration, Travel, Hotels, Venue (including the map) and information about Gothenburg will be found under 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


The IS4SI summit 2017 in Gothenburg continues the series of biannual conferences of the International Society for Information Studies that was constituted in Beijing in 2010 conference, and continued in Moscow conference in 2013. The 2015 summit was hosted by Vienna University of Technology, while the next 2019 summit is planned at the University of […]

IS4SI 2017

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]