meetings

Last modified October 12th, 2016 by hofkirchner


(data referring to the time before 1990 are not complete due to reports not available, since in september 1990 the Austrian Academy of Sciences provoked a preliminary investigation by public prosecution taking recourse to the intelligence service of the ministry of the interior (Staatspolizeilicher Dienst) and locked out all employees of the Institute for Socio-Economic Development Research and Technology Assessment by means of police force – a measure that, finally, proved unjustified)

meetings

Co-organiser, BCSSS Research Group/LS Arbeitskreis/ISIS Special Interest Group “Emergent Systems, Information and Society”, Nürnberg, Germany, 7.-9.10.2016

Invited participant, panel discussion with C. Malaspina on “Epistemic plurality from a systems theoretical perspective”, DA TA rush SYMPOSIUM – Transposition not Exhibition, Lab für angewandte Innovation, Universität für angewandte Künste, Wien, 17.5.2016

Co-organiser, BCSSS Research Group/LS Arbeitskreis/ISIS Special Interest Group “Emergent Systems, Information and Society”, Sigmund Freud Privat Universität, Vienna, 1.4.2016

Programme committee, emcsr avantgarde 2016, “FutureVision?! Which life do we want?”, Sigmund Freud Privat Universität, Vienna, 30.3.-1.4.2016 (together with St. Blachfellner and Tess M. Werner)

Mitorganisator, Wissenschaftliches Kolloquium Theoria cum praxi et commune bonum, Emergente Systeme, Information und Gesellschaft, Leibniz-Sozietät der Wissenschaften zu Berlin, Berlin, 10.12.2015

Member, International Review Board, The Future of Information Sciences (INFuture 2015), University of Zagreb, Croatia, 11-13.11.2015

Chair, The Information Society at the Crossroads: Response and Responsibility of the Sciences of Information, ISIS Summit Vienna 2015, Vienna University of Technology, 3.-7.6.2015

Mitglied, Programmkomitee, Tagung “Informatik und Gesellschaft 2015“, zu Ehren von Prof. Dr. Klaus Fuchs-Kittowski aus Anlass seines 80. Geburtstages, HTW Berlin, 30.31.3.2015

Member, International Advisory Board, 50th Anniversary Conference of the American Society for Cybernetics, Washington DC, 3.-9.8.2014

Chair and Conference Organising Committee, European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research (EMCSR), Vienna, 22.-25.4.2014

Member, Scientific Committee, Freedom of Information Under Pressure, Vienna, 28.2.-1.3.2014

Invited member, Cómpeta Conversation 2013, Unifying systems praxis by taking the wicked wild to be the general case, Cómpeta (Malaga), 2.-10.11.2013

Committee member, Programme Committee, ICT, Society and Human Beings 2013, IADIS Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS), Prague, 24.-26.7.2013

Chair, Parallel Session 4B, Philosophy and Ethics of Information: The Good and the Evil in the Information Society, 4th ICTS and Society Conference 2012, Uppsala, 3.5.2012

Chair, Symposium J, How to Integrate Language, Meaning and Mind with Cybernetic-Systemic Theories of Information?, EMCSR, Vienna, 12.4.2012

Chair and Local Organising Committee, European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research (EMCSR), Vienna, 10.-13.4.2012

Committee member, Programme Committee, ICT, Society and Human Beings 2012, IADIS Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS), Lisbon, 21.-23.7.2012

Participant, Mitgliederversammlung, Institut für Design Science München, Berlin, 18.11.2011

Participant, Seminar „Vladimir Ivanovic Vernadskij und sein Beitrag zur Weltwissenschaft“, Leibniz-Sozietät und Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft bei der Jüdischen Gemeinde zu Berlin, 17.11.2011

Organisation, Symposium “Systems thinking: what’s it for?”, Ludwig von Bertalanffy 110, Event on the occasion of the anniversary of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s birthday, Vienna, 10.11.2011

Organisation, Public Lecture, David Pouvreau: General systemology as founded and developed by Ludwig von Bertalanffy – An hermeneutical system, Ludwig von Bertalanffy 110, Event on the occasion of the anniversary of Ludwig von Bertalanffy’s birthday, University of Vienna, 9.11.2011

Member, Conference Board and Organization Committee, 4Th ICTs and Society Conference, “Critique, Democracy and Philosophy in 21st Century Information Society. Towards Critical Theories of Social Media”, Uppsala University, Department of Informatics and Media, Sweden, 2.-4.5.2012

Invited participant, kick-off meeting, Systems in Biology, University of Vienna, 27.-28.10.2011

Participant, Approche Systémique de la Diversité, 8ème Congrès de l’Union Européenne de Systemique, Université Libre de Bruxelles, 20.-22.10.2011

Chair, European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research (EMCSR), Vienna, 2011-

Committee member, Programme Committee, ICT, Society and Human Beings 2011, IADIS Multiconference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS), Rome, 24.-26.7.2011

Organisation, DBL Interactive – A new on-line tool for Bringing Bayesian Networks to the world, BCSSS lecture by Carl Smith (University of Queensland), TU Wien, 11.11.2010

Organizing Committee Member, participant, General Assembly of International Academy of Systems and Cybernetic Sciences, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, 25.-27.10.2010

Invited participant, The Bradley Fest Conference, Teleborg Castle, Linnæus University, Växjö, Sweden, 3.-5.8.2010

Programme Committee Member, ICT and Sustainable Development, Human Choice and Computers International Conference (HCC9 2010), World Computer Congress (WCC 2010), Brisbane, 20.-23.9.2010

Organisation and Co-Chair, Towards a New Science of Information, Foundations of Information Science (FIS) 2010, Beijing, 21.-24.8.2010

Committee Member, Programme Committee, ICT, Society and Human Beings 2010, IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS) 2010, Freiburg, 26.-31.7.2010

Co-organisation, Towards Criteria of Sustainability and Social Meaningfulness in Development, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 19.-20.12.2009

Organisation and co-chair, ICTs-and-Society Network Annual Meeting, in3, UOC, Barcelona, 29.6.-2.7.2010

Discussant, Colloquium BITae, En torno a 20 cuestiones relativas al concepto de información, Fundación Sierra-Pambley, Texto base: Hofkirchner, W., Esbozo de una Teoría Unificada de Información, Proyecto BITrum, Universidad de León, UTI Research Group Vienna, Universität Salzburg, Science of Information Institute Washington, León, Spain, 4., 11., 18., 25.11., 2., 9., 16.12.2009

Panel Chair, Towards a Critical Internet Theory, IR 10.0, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 7.-10.10.2009

Co-organisation, Preconference Workshop, Critical Internet Theory, IR 10.0, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 7.10.2009

Panel Chair, Approaches towards ICTs and Society – Theories and Methodologies, ICT, Society and Human Beings 2009, IADIS International Conference, Algarve, 22.6.2009

Invited participant, Symposium Von Boten und Botschaften, Steinbeis-Transfer-Institut Information Ethics, ZKM, Karlsruhe, 26.-27.3.2009

Member, Program Committee, Cognitive Technologies: Interdisciplinarity and Convergence, EBICC 2009 – Brazilian International Meeting of Cognitive Science, Campinas, São Paolo, 2-4 September 2009

Member, Program Committee, ICT, Society and Human Beings 2009, IADIS (International Association for Development of the Information Society) Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Algarve, Portugal, 17-23 June 2009

Invited participation, Kickoff meeting, BITrum (Interdisciplinary Elucidation of the Information Concept), INTECO, León, 7.11.2008

Member, Programme Committee, IT and the Climate Change, 2nd International Conference IT for Empowerment, Berlin, 25.-26.9.2008, 2008

Invited participation, 14th Fuschl Conversation, IFSR, Fuschl am See, Austria, 30.3.-3.4.2008

Organisation, ICTs-and-Society Network Kickoff Meeting, Salzburg, 20.-21.6.2008

Member, Program Committee, ICT, Society and Human Beings 2008, IADIS (International Association for Development of the Information Society) Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Amsterdam, 22-27 July 2008

Co-organisation of (together with Hochschule der Medien, Stuttgart; IBI, Institut für Business Intelligence, Stuttgart; icv, Internationaler Controller Verein e.V., Ideenwerkstatt, Innsbruck; Salzburg Global Seminar; INDABA Corporate Consulting, Salzburg) Professionals Round Table, Business Intelligence meets Moral Intelligence, Initial Round Table, Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart, 14.12.2007

Member, Program Review Committee, ICTs bridging cultures? Theories, obstacles and best practices, CATaC’08 (Cultural Attitudes towards Technology and Communication), Nimes, France, 24.-27.6.2008

Member, Program Review Committee, Bridging the Gulf: Learning Across Organizations, Sectors, and Cultures, 3rd SoL (Society for Organisational Learning) Global Forum, Muscat, Oman, 13.-16.4.2008

Session chairs, Reframing Knowledge Management, and Enabling Knowledge Creation, Innovation & Creativity, ICKM-2007 Vienna, International Conference on Knowledge Management, 27.-28.8.2007

Organisation, Cybernetics, evolutionary system theory and dialectics, BCSSS and Ernst-Bloch-Gesellschaft (Berliner November 2007, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kybernetik, Leibniz-Sozietät, Gesellschaft für Pädagogik und Information), 7.-10.11.2007

Organisation, Raumkonstruktion und Raumerfahrung, Öffentliche Tagung der Ernst-Bloch-Assoziation (EBA) in Kooperation mit dem ICT&S Center, Universität Salzburg, 27.-29.10.2006

Panelchair, ICTs and society research: Transdisciplinarity as a paradigm, IR 7.0: Internet Convergences, Presented by the Association of Internet Researchers, Brisbane, 27.-30.9.2006

Member, Programmkomitee, KOIN2007 (Methoden und Konzepte zur Entwicklung kollektiver Intelligenz aus personengebundenem Wissen), WM 2007 Potsdam, 4. Konferenz Professionelles Wissensmanagement, Erfahrungen und Visionen, 28.-30.3.2007

Organisation of, and introduction to, the PreProgramme BioSemiotics in Transdisciplinary Contexts, Gatherings in Biosemiotics, Salzburg, 4.7.2006

Preparation and organisation, 6th Gatherings in Biosemiotics, Salzburg, 5.7.-9.7.2006

Invited participation, 13th Fuschl Conversation, IFSR, Fuschl am See, Austria, 22.-27.4.2006

Member, Program committee, MEDICHI 2007, Methodic and Didactic Challenges of the History of Informatics, Workshop, Klagenfurt University, 12.-13.4.2007

Invited speaker, Round Table Achievements and Projects, 25 Year Celebration of the International Federation for Systems Research, EMCSR 2006, University of Vienna, 19.4.2006

Organisation, Die Stellung der organismischen Auffassung Bertalanffys in der Geschichte der mathematischen Biologie, lecture by David Pouvreau (EHESS, Paris), together with the Department of Molecular Biology, Department of Cell Biology, Department of Organismic Biology, Department of Mathematics, Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, in co-operation with the ICT&S Center at the University Salzburg, 10.4.2006

Member, Organisation Committee, ICKM-2007 Vienna, International Conference on Knowledge Management, 27.-28.8.2007

Invited Participant, Podium Universitäre und außeruniversitäre Technik- und Wissenschaftssoziologie in Österreich: Standortbestimmung und zukünftige Entwicklung am Kongress der Österreichischen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (Austrian Society for Sociology) 2005 Den Stillstand bewegen, Praxis der Soziologie, Wien, 23.9.2005

Member, Program Committee of The New Roles of Systems Sciences – The First International Congress of the International Federation of Systems Research in Kobe, 14.–17.11.2005

Invited Intervention, INTAS Science Policy Workshop, Uppsala, Sweden, 10.-11.7.2005

Chair, Trends in Information and Communication Sciences, Open Access and the Information Society, Economic, Social and Philosophical Aspects, Third Conference on the Foundations of Information Science, École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées, Paris, 7.7.2005

Teilnahme am Round Table, Third Conference on the Foundations of Information Science, École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées, Paris, 6.7.2005

Member, Organizing Committee, and member, International Scientific Advisory Board, Third Conference on the Foundations of Information Science in Paris, 4.–7.7.2005

Organisation der Veranstaltung Genes in Ecosystems: Mechanism and/or Semiosis?, Konrad-Lorenz-Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Altenberg, 1.7.2005

Organisation der Veranstaltung Three Perspectives of Biosemiotics, Universität Salzburg, 30.6.2005

Projektanbahnungstreffen Collective Intelligence, Salzburg, 4.3.2005

Organisation eines internationalen Workshops im Rahmen des Projekts Human Strategies in Complexity, München, 20.–21.9.2004

Organisation der International Conference The Information Wars in the Balkans since 1991, The War in the Former-Yugoslavian Media: a Comparative Analysis of the Reporting from Belgrade, Zagreb, Sarajevo, Ljubljana, Skopje and Podgorica, TU Wien, zus.m. der Unified Theory of Information Research Group Vienna u. Jörg Becker und Mira Beham, 19.–20.7.2004

Organisation der Lernwerkstatt Die Informationskriege am und um den Balkan, TU Wien, zus.m. Jörg Becker und Mira Beham, 23.–24.3.2004

Organisation eines internationalen Workshops im Rahmen des Projekts Human Strategies in Complexity, Wien/Berlin, 5.–11.3.2004

Projektanbahnungstreffen THINK zum Thema Understanding Knowledge, Wien, 10.11..2003

Organisation eines Workshops mit Pierre Lévy The Collective Intelligence Network, Wien, 12.9.2003

Co-convenor, Symposium Foundations of Self-Organisation, International Nonlinear Sciences Conference, Wien, 7.–9.2.2003

Organisation eines internationalen Workshops im Rahmen des Projekts Human Strategies in Complexity, Wien, 6.–10.2.2003

Organisation eines internationalen Workshops im Rahmen des Projekts Human Strategies in Complexity, Wien, 7.–9.11.2002

Organisation eines Intensivseminars im Rahmen des Projekts Human Strategies in Complexity, Jalta, 1.–8.7.2002

Scientific Secretariat der Electronic Conference on Foundations of Information Science The Nature of Information: Conceptions, Misconceptions, and Paradoxes, http://www.mdpi.net/fis2002/, 6.-10.5.2002

Organisation der Round-Table-Exhibition get us connected!, TU Wien, 10.12.2001

Organisation eines Workshops im Rahmen des Projekts Human Strategies in Complexity, Kiew, 21.-22.9.2001

Organisation des Workshops Civilisational Knowledge and Informatisation for Sustainable Development in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam, Solingen, 18.6.2001

Organisation eines Workshops mit WACRA zum Thema Sustainable Development through Research and Learning, 5–9/2001

Organisation der Diskussionsveranstaltung Nachhaltige lokale Lebensräume in Entwicklungsländern – Computer nach Asien, Afrika, Lateinamerika?, 8.1.2001, TU Wien, m. GIVE

Vorbereitung und Durchführung der internationalen Ludwig von Bertalanffy Anniversary Conference 2001 “Unity through Diversity“, Wien, 2001

Organisation der Second Conference on the Foundations of Information Science FIS 96 “The Quest for a Unified Theory of Information“ an der TU Wien, 1995–1996

Organisation eines Intensiv-Seminars im Rahmen des Projekts Zur Genese von Informationsstrukturen, Belém, Brasilien, 30.3.–4.4.1994

Organisation eines Workshops im Rahmen des Projekts Zur Genese von Informationsstrukturen, Prein a.d. Rax, 11.–14.3.1994

Organisation eines Workshops im Rahmen des Projekts Zur Genese von Informationsstrukturen, Krumpendorf, 2.-4.7.1993

Vorbereitung und Organisation des Workshops Options for humanity in a fragile and finite world für den Kongreß “Challenges“ gemeinsam mit G. Knies, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Hamburg, 1990–1991

Leitung des Arbeitskreises Kriegsunfähigkeit moderner Industriegesellschaften auf der “Ersten Österreichischen Versammlung für Gewaltfreiheit, für soziale Verteidigung und für eine umfassende Friedenspolitik “ in Graz, 26.–28.10.1990

Leitung der Arbeitsgruppe Verwundbarkeit der industriellen Zivilisation an der Sommerakademie des Österreichischen Instituts für Friedensforschung (ÖIFF) in Schlaining, Juli 1990

Organisation des Workshops Gestaltungsmöglichkeiten von Wissenschaft und Technik – Ansätze zu einer sozial- und umweltverträglichen Politik in Ost und West mit internationaler Beteiligung in Velm (mit Unterstützung der GPA), 1988