25 Years of Socio-Informatics

Where do we come from? Where are we? Where to go from here?


We invite you to take a look back with us at the development of Socio-Informatics over the last 25 years and to discuss the further development and future challenges of this discipline.

Please follow the link to register for the “25 Years of Socio-Informatics” conference: Registration

If you need a hotel room, you can contact sekretariat(at)wineme.fb5.uni-siegen.de with an additional email.
For your information: we preferably book the rooms at the Holiday Inn Express Siegen


Venue: Karstadt Lecture Hall Center (US-C)

Program:

Wednesday, June 8
18:00 Podiumsdiskussion: Die Rolle der Sozio-Informatik für die Zukunft ländlich industrialisierter Regionen
Panel: Socio-Informatics and the Future of Rural Industrialized Regions

Participants:

  • Luiza Licina-Bode, Mitglied des Deutschen Bundestages, SPD
  • Florian Müller, Mitglied des Deutschen Bundestages, CDU
  • Marco Voge, Landrat Märkischer Kreis (angefragt)
  • Johannes Remmel, Mitglied des Landtags, NRW, Die Grünen
  • Karl Schultheis, Vorsitzender des Kuratoriums der Johannes-Rau-Forschungsgemeinschaft (JRF)
19:30 Welcoming Reception
Thursday, June 9
09:00 Welcome
Volker Wulf
Andreas Pinkwart, Minister of Economics, Innovation, Digitalization, and Energy (MWIDE) of the State of NRW (via video)
Dieter Bathen and Ramona Fels, Chairpersons of the Executive Board of the Johannes-Rau-Forschungsgemeinschaft (JRF)
09:30 25 Years of Socio-Informatics
Volkmar Pipek, Markus Rohde and Volker Wulf, University of Siegen
10:15 Comments from a critical friend
David Randall, Liverpool and University of Siegen
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Workshop: “IT, Ageing & Health”
Moderation: Claudia Müller, University of Siegen
Introduction: Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Impulse: David Unbehaun and Rainer Wieching, University of Siegen
Workshop: “Support for Knowledge-intense Work”
Moderation: Thomas Ludwig, University of Siegen
Introduction: Mark Ackerman, University of Michigan, USA
Impulse: Sven Hoffmann and Muhamed Kudic, University of Siegen
13:00 Lunch Break
14:00 A theoretical Framing for Socio-Informatics
Kari Kuutti, University of Oulu, Finland
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Workshop: “Conceptual Foundations”
Moderation: Volkmar Pipek, University of Siegen
Introduction: Geoffrey C. Bowker, University of California, Irvine, USA
Impulse: Maximilian Krüger and Thomas Ludwig, University of Siegen
Workshop: “Life & Consumption”
Moderation: Gunnar Stevens, University of Siegen
Introduction: Alan Borning, University of Washington, USA
Impulse: Michael Ahmadi, University of Siegen and
Alexander Boden, Hochschule Rhein-Sieg
19:00 Dinner
Restaurant: Brasserie Siegen
Unteres Schloss 1, 57072 Siegen
Friday, June 10
09:30 Socio-Informatics: Towards a Emancipatory Approach to Transformations
Claudia Bogedan, Hans Böckler Foundation (requested)
10:00 Communism, capitalism and cooperation
Erhard Schüttpelz, University of Siegen
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Workshop: “Community, Activism & Crisis”
Moderation: Konstantin Aal, University of Siegen
Introduction: Lance Bennet, University of Washington, USA
Impulse: Sarah Rüller and
Débora Leal, University of Siegen
Workshop: “Future Proofing, Knowledge Transfer & Meta Research”
Moderation: Maximilian Krüger, University of Siegen
Introduction: Ina Wagner, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Impulse: Giorgio de Michelis, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy and
Anne Weibert, University of Siegen
13:00 Lunch Break
14:00 Workshop: “Future of Rural and Industrialized Regions & International Networks”
Moderation: Hans Schädler, University of Siegen
Introduction: Myriam Lewkowicz, UTT Troyes, France
Impulse: Muhamed Kudic, University of Siegen and
Marie Ting, Südwestfalen Agentur
Workshop: “New Modes of Cooperation with the Global South”
Moderation: Markus Rohde, University of Siegen
Introduction: Eckehard “Fozzy” Moritz, Innovationsmanufaktur
Impulse: Karen Fisher, University of Washington, USA and
Iyad Tumar, Birzeit University, Palestine
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 The Concept of Practice in Computing
Kjeld Schmidt, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
17:00 Panel: “Challenges for the Future of Socio-Informatics”
Kari Kuutti, University of Oulu, Finland
Gerhard Fischer, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
Aditya Johri, George Mason University, USA
Peter Tolmie, University of Siegen
Giorgio de Michelis, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy and
Irina Shklovski, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark
19:00 Dinner and Party
Sudwerk im Brauhaus,
Hauptstraße 18, 57074 Siegen