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.

Program for "Living with Monsters?" working conference now online

We, the program chairs of the IFIP 8.2 Working Conference "Living with Monsters?", are pleased to announce that the conference program is now online. To view the exciting line-up, please point your browser to: http://2018conf.ifipwg82.org/program/schedule

Also, please note, that early bird registration ends on Oct 21, 2018. To register, visit: http://2018conf.ifipwg82.org/registration

Voting is now open for the IFIP WG 8.2 Officer Election

Voting is now open for the IFIP WG 8.2 Officer Election. All members of the working group are eligible and strongly encouraged to vote. Read more for instructions on how to cast your vote.

Candidacy statement for Benjamin Mueller (University of Groningen) for Secretary of IFIP WG 8.2

Dear IFIP 8.2 community,

As an active member of IFIP 8.2, I enjoy the privilege of being part of a group whose ideas resonate strongly with my own interests. To continue and strengthen my involvement, I would like to step up and help shape our group’s future as Secretary of our working group.

News about "Monster" working conference in December 2018 in SFO

We have two exciting pieces of news to share about our upcoming working conference "Living with Monsters? Social Implications of Algorithmic Phenomena, Hybrid Agency and the Performativity of Technology" (Dec 11&12, 2018, in San Francisco)


Besides the two keynote speakers -- Lucy Suchman and Paul Edwards -- the meeting will feature the following stimulating panel:

Studying “Sociomateriality”: An Exploration of Constructs in the Making