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
(Room US-C 105)

Participants:

  • Luiza Licina-Bode, Mitglied des Deutschen Bundestages, SPD
  • Thomas Ludwig, Universität Siegen
  • Florian Müller, Mitglied des Deutschen Bundestages, CDU
  • Laura Kraft, Mitglied des Deutschen Bundestages, Die Grünen
  • Karl Schultheis, Vorsitzender des Kuratoriums der Johannes-Rau-Forschungsgemeinschaft (JRF)
19:30 Welcoming Reception
(Room US-C 112)
Thursday, June 9
09:00 Welcome
(Room US-C 115)
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
(Room US-C 115)
Volkmar Pipek, Markus Rohde and Volker Wulf, University of Siegen
10:15 Comments from a critical friend
(Room US-C 115)
David Randall, Liverpool and University of Siegen
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Workshop: “IT, Ageing & Health”
(Room US-C 109)
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”
(Room US-C 115)
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
(Room US-C 115)
Kari Kuutti, University of Oulu, Finland
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Workshop: “Conceptual Foundations”
(Room US-C 115)
Moderation: Volkmar Pipek, University of Siegen
Introduction: Geoffrey C. Bowker, University of California, Irvine, USA (online)
Impulse: Maximilian Krüger and Thomas Ludwig, University of Siegen
Workshop: “Life & Consumption”
(Room US-C 109)
Moderation: Gunnar Stevens, University of Siegen
Introduction: Alan Borning, University of Washington, USA (online)
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 Gender Relations at Work: Implications for Socio-informatics
(Room US-C 115)
Ina Wagner, Anne Weibert and Michael Ahmadi, University of Siegen
10:00 Making Learning a Part of Life – The Challenge for the Digital Age
(Room US-C 115)
Gerhard Fischer, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Workshop: “Community, Activism & Crisis”
(Room US-C 109)
Moderation: Konstantin Aal, University of Siegen
Introduction: Irina Shklovski, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Impulse: Sarah Rüller and
Débora Leal, University of Siegen
Workshop: “Future Proofing, Knowledge Transfer & Meta Research”
(Room US-C 115)
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”
(Room US-C 109)
Moderation: Johannes Schädler, University of Siegen
Impulse: Myriam Lewkowicz, UTT Troyes, France, Marie Ting, Südwestfalen Agentur, Muhamed Kudic and Martin Reichstein, University of Siegen
Workshop: “New Modes of Cooperation with the Global South”
(Room US-C 105)
Moderation: Markus Rohde, University of Siegen
Introduction: Sigrid Kannengießer, University of Bremen
Impulse: Karen Fisher, University of Washington, USA (online) and Aditya Johri, George Mason University, USA
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Panel: “Challenges for the Future of Socio-Informatics”
(Room US-C 105)
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, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
19:00 Dinner and Party
Sudwerk im Brauhaus,
Hauptstraße 18, 57074 Siegen