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Social Informatics Conferences

There are two annual conferences devoted to Social Informatics:

The following is a list of links to other conference calendars:

Other Technology Related Conferences

  • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
    ICIS is the premier professional meeting in the IS field and provides access to the highest caliber scholarship in the IS discipline, including IT leadership, systems development, enterprise resource planning, cross-cultural issues and social and economic impacts of information technology.
  • America’s Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS)
    The annual Americas’ Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) is viewed as one of the leading conferences for presenting the broadest variety of research done by and for IS/IT academicians in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Hawaii International Conference on System Services (HICCS)
    The Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) is one of the longest-standing continuously running scientific conferences. This conference brings together researchers in an aloha-friendly atmosphere conducive to free exchange of scientific ideas.


Below is a list of books, journals and special issues featuring topics concerning Social Informatics.


The following is a list of books related to Social Informatics:

  • Pinter, Robert (2008). Information Society: From Theory to Political Practice. Budapest, Hungary: Gondolat – Új Mandátum.
  • Elliot, M.S., & Kenneth L. Kraemer, K.L. (Eds.)(2008). Computerization Movements and Technology Diffusion: From Mainframes to Ubiquitous ComputingMedford, NJ: Information Today.
  • Kling, R., Rosenbaum, H., & Sawyer, S. (2005). Understanding and Communicating Social Informatics: A Framework for Studying and Teaching the Human Contexts of Information and Communication TechnologiesMedford, NJ: Information Today.


The following journals regularly include Social Informatics articles:

Special Issues on Social Informatics

The following special issues of journals are devoted to Social Informatics-related topics.

  • Technology as Organization/Disorganization (Information and Organization 15(3))
  • ICT Research and Disciplinary Boundaries: Is “Internet Research” a Virtual Field, a Proto-Discipline, or Something Else? (The Information Society 21(4))
  • IT and the Relational Base of Communities (The Information Society 21(2))
  • Tribute to Rob Kling (The Information Society 20(2))