Welcome to IFIP 8.2!

The IFIP 8.2 working group focuses on the development and use of information technologies in organizational contexts, both broadly defined. The group seeks to generate and disseminate knowledge about and improve understand of the role and impact of information technology, and to improve the design and application of information technologies that are both useful and effective for individuals, groups, organizations and society at large.

Proposals for new working conferences welcomed

IFIP Working Group 8.2 welcomes proposals for new working conferences for 2016. Conferences can be free standing (e.g., in summer 2016) or near another major information systems conference (e.g., in December in the vicinity of Dublin before ICIS 2016). Please contact an officer of IFIP WG 8.2 to discuss possibilities.

Keynote speaker for Working Conference announced

The keynote speaker for the upcoming Working Conference will be Professor Karlheinz Kautz (University of Wollongong, Australia), who will be talking on "From Implementation and Use to Appropriation and Performativity: Sociomaterial Practices and Assemblages". More information is available on the conference website at: http://bis2.aut.ac.nz/ifip82-2014/index.php?p=keynote

OASIS abstracts deadline extended to 30 Sept 2014

The deadline for submission of extended abstracts for the IFIP WG8.2 Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS) 2014 Workshop has been extended until 30 September. For authors who have already submitted abstracts, the organizers will be in touch by 24 September. This year, OASIS and the working conference are being run as an integrated event, providing the benefits of both events to all attendees.

Call for Submissions, 2014 OASIS Pre-ICIS Workshop, Auckland, NZ

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Call for Submissions
IFIP WG8.2 Organizations and Society in Information Systems (OASIS) 2014 Workshop
11-12 December 2014, Auckland, New Zealand

Deadline for submission of extended abstracts: 10 September 2014
Notification of acceptance/rejection decisions: 24 September 2014

http://bis2.aut.ac.nz/ifip82-2014/
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Links to IFIP Working Conference Proceedings have been updated

The list of conferences has been updated with pointers to the proceedings on Springerlink. You can see the list of papers from past conferences here. And you are welcomed to upload references to your own published works if you'd like them included in our listing of members' papers.

IFIP 8.2 Workshop in Conjunction with AOM meeting, Philadelphia, PA, USA, August 3, 2014

Attending the Academy of Management meeting in Philadelphia this year? Looking for something to do on Sunday afternoon in Philly? Why not join a friendly and cordial group of like-minded researchers for an engaging chat?

In conjunction with the Academy of Management meeting in Philadelphia, IFIP 8.2 will be holding a workshop from 1:15pm-4:15pm on Sunday, August 3, 2014, preceded by an optional lunch. The workshop will be held at the College of Computing & Informatics, Drexel University, and will be free of charge.

Volunteers sought as faciliators for an Oasis Workshop to be held at the upcoming Working Conference in Auckland, December 2014

We are currently seeking volunteers from the WG8.2 community who are able to attend the upcoming IFIP WG 8.2 Working Conference in Auckland, NZ and are willing to act as a facilitator of a roundtable discussion session. If you would be interested in making a contribution to the WG8.2 community in this way, please contact Bill Doolin at bdoolin@aut.ac.nz.

Business meeting minutes, Milan, Italy, 14 Dec 2013

IFIP Business Meeting Minutes
Milan, Italy, 14 Dec 2013

1. The meeting was called to order by the Chair, Brian Fitzgerald, at 4:17 pm. Brian welcomed the attendees to the workshop and business meeting, noted that the attendance list was being handed out as well as a list of lost members whose contact information was being sought.

2. Brian announced the results of the election of new officers:
a. Incoming Chair – Kevin Crowston
b. Vice-Chair - Ulrike Schultze
c. Secretary – Mike Chiasson

2014 IFIP Board meeting minutes posted

Minutes of the 2014 IFIP Board meeting in Atlanta, USA are available at http://www.ifip.org/images/stories/ifip/public/publications/minutes/Boar.... The meeting included reports on finances, strategy, publications, upcoming IFIP events, and more.

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