The third ASIS&T European Workshop, Osijek 2015

The third ASIS&T European Workshop will be held at Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Osijek, Croatia, 22-23 May 2015. The workshop is organised by the Department of Information sciences at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities in association with the European Chapter of ASIS&T.

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ASIS&T European Workshop is a general information science and technology conference with an aim of bringing together European based scholars and practitioners of information science in order to discuss current developments and European perspectives of information science research and practice. The general theme of the conference is "Information, Technology and the User" Specific topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Data, information, knowledge: same or different concepts?
  • The philosophy of information: new (inter)discipline
  • Towards general theory of information (GTI): or, do we already have one?
  • Objective vs. subjective information
  • Human-technology interaction
  • Technology, knowledge and society
  • Free and open technologies for free and open society: free and open source software, open standards and open access in information institutions
  • Digital technologies and the rise of the do it yourself (DIY) culture
  • Creative Commons and cultural production
  • Cyberspace and digital identities
  • Internet as a powerful tool for social changes
  • Internet and creative production

Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) has been the association for information professionals leading the search for new and better theories, techniques, and technologies to improve access to information. ASIS&T brings together diverse streams of knowledge, focusing what might be disparate approaches into novel solutions to common problems. ASIS&T bridges the gaps not only between disciplines but also between the research that drives and the practices that sustain new developments. Association's mission is to advance the information sciences and related applications of information technology by providing focus, opportunity, and support to information professionals and organizations.

Association's vision is to establish a new information professionalism in a world where information is of central importance to personal, social, political, and economic progress by: Advancing knowledge about information, its creation, properties, and use; Providing analysis of ideas, practices, and technologies; Valuing theory, research, applications, and service; Nurturing new perspectives, interests, and ideas; Increasing public awareness of the information sciences and technologies and their benefits to society.

To accomplish these goals, ASIS&T edits, publishes, and disseminates publications concerning research and development; convenes annual meetings providing a forum for papers, discussions, and major policy statements; ASIS&T hosted the first Information Architecture Summit and continues to do so annually, holds smaller chapter and special interest meetings, as well as special symposia; and acts as a sounding board for promotion of research and development and for the education of information professionals.

Organization
Gold sponsors
Inchoo - Vaš eCommerce partner
Spin Informatica
Silver sponsors
Betaware Farmeron OFIR web studio Osijek Software City
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Kanaan UX Passion Karolina
Bronze sponsors
ORKA
SPAN
Student sponsor Grad Osijek
Sponsors
Bamboo Lab BIOS Plava tvornica ASIS&T SIG HFIS : History & Foundations of Information Science
Program Committee of the conference
Organizing Committee of the conference

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