Changing Nature of Work (CNoW): Bridging the Workplace of People, Data and Things

There will be a pre-ICIS workshop on the Changing Nature of Work (CNoW): Bridging the Workplace of People, Data and Things in San Francisco, CA, USA on Thursday, December 13, 2018, from 9:00-16:00.

Extended abstracts are due 24 Sept 2018.

For more information and for instructions to submit, see

New Data & Society report on tech and the future of labor

Beyond Disruption: How Tech Shapes Labor Across Domestic Work & Ridehailing uses the experiences of U.S. ridehail, care, and cleaning platform workers to show how technology is reshaping the future of labor.

Call for Papers—Special Issue of Information Systems Research—Humans, Algorithms, and Augmented Intelligence: The Future of Work, Organizations, and Society

Call for Papers—Special Issue of Information Systems Research—Humans, Algorithms, and Augmented Intelligence: The Future of Work, Organizations, and Society

Papers are due 1 Dec 2018.

HCOMP Workshop

This all-day workshop (on 5 July 2018 in conjunction with the HCOMP conference in Zürich Switzerland) has the aim of promoting research convergence among participants on topics related to future forms of work (i.e., humans doing their jobs) with intelligent machines. We define intelligent machines as computing technologies characterized by autonomy, the ability to learn, and the ability to interact with other systems and with humans: robots and algorithms interacting with people.

Round table on The Future of Work: Intelligent Machines, Automation, and Societal Impacts

There was a webcast round table on The Future of Work: Intelligent Machines, Automation, and Societal Impacts. A video of the webcast can be found .

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.

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