Registration is now open for the Convergence Conference

Registration is now open for the , to be held 18-19 May 2018 in East Lansing, MI. You can register . It is still possible to submit posters and to request student travel funding; details are on the registration page.

Work in the Age of Intelligent Machines: Towards Disciplinary Convergence, Academy of Management PDW

This professional development workshop (PDW) at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting aims to promote disciplinary convergence among its participants in relation to work in the age of intelligent machines.

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Pre-ECIS Workshop: New Technologies, Organizations and Work

Rapid developments in new technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics and autonomous systems are having profound impacts on organisations and workers (Brynjolfsson & McAfee, 2016; Ford, 2015). These impacts may occur at the work-practice, organizational and supra- organizational levels (Günther, Mehrizi, Huysman, & Feldberg, 2017) and have contrasting outcomes for different stakeholders.

Pre-ECIS Workshop: The Interplay of Machines and Humans: State of the Art and a Research Agenda for Hybrid Intelligence

There will be a workshop in Portsmouth, UK, on 25 June 2018, immediately before the European Conference on Information Systems, on the topic of The Interplay of Machines and Humans: State of the Art and a Research Agenda for Hybrid Intelligence. Papers for the workshop are due by 30 April 2018.

Report from the Group 2018 Workshop

The WAIM RCN held its first interdisciplinary workshop on January 7, 2018 at the biannual ACM International Conference on Supporting Group Work (GROUP), which was held at the Sundial Beach Resort on Sanibel Island in Florida. The full-day workshop was facilitated by RCN Co-PI Ingrid Erickson along with her Syracuse University colleague, Carsten Østerlund, and University of Michigan colleague, Lionel Robert.

Convergence Conference: Autonomous vehicles in society: Building a research agenda

Autonomous vehicles are coming. History shows that revolutionary change in transportation systems can have far reaching social, economic, legal and ethical implications. Plan to join us for a conference and discussion of this important topic. Registration is free and there is support for student travel.

Keynote address at the Workshop on the Changing Nature of Work

Keynote address "Job Design in the Age of Machines that Learn" by Jeff Nickerson, Professor and Associate Dean of Research, Stevens Institute of Technology, at the : Transforming Work with Digital Innovation, sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Technical Committee 9 Working Group 9.1 (IFIP 9.1 ICT and Work).

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