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.

BUSINESS MEETING MINUTES, SAN FRANCISCO, USA, DECEMBER 12, 2018

The meeting opened at 04:45pm

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1. WELCOME

Ulrike Schultze welcomed members, friends, and guests

2. OFFICER ELECTIONS

Ulrike Schultze introduced the current officers and explained the rotation model among the leadership

Ulrike Schultze stepped down as Chair of the group after seven years of service. Eija Karsten was introduced as the incoming Chair (past Vice Chair), Matthew Jones as the incoming Vice Chair (past Secretary) and Benjamin Mueller as Secretary elect.

Newly Elected Officers

Please join us in congratulating IFIP 8.2’s newly elected officers:

Secretary: Benjamin Mueller (University of Groningen)
Vice-Chair: Matthew Jones (University of Cambridge)
Chair: Eija Helena Karsten (Åbo Akademi University)

Their terms will start in January 2019 and we would like to thank them for their service to the community.

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

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)

http://2018conf.ifipwg82.org/

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

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