InSITE 2012
Informing Science & IT Education:
A Conference in Four Parts:
Connect, TeachIT, TeLE, and Inform

 June  22 - 27,  2012 
Montréal, Canadá

InSITE:  Connect consists of study in various locations on the transmission of information across time and across space.  Connect focuses on the interrelationship between context (historical forces and culture) and information and knowledge transfer. 

InSITE: Inform solicits papers in any area that explores issues in effectively and efficiently informing clients through IT (information technology).

InSITE:  TeachIT focuses on research topics related to teaching  IT, including curricular issues, capstone courses, pedagogy, and emerging topics in IT. 

InSITE:  TeLE focuses on research topics related to using IT to teach.  For example, these topics include e-Learning, m-Learning, making classroom teaching more effective, and distance learning.

You can attend all or just part of the conference.

All submissions undergo blind review by six or more external referees. Accepted papers of delegates are published in either the conference proceedings or one of the Institute's journals.

the transdiscipline of Informing Science

Inform: The purpose of Informing Science is to encourage and enable the sharing of knowledge and collaboration among the wide variety of fields that use information technology to inform clients. Here are some of these areas: 
Communications, Communicating Meaning, Community and Society, Computer Science, Data Communications, Distance Education, eCommerce, Education, Government, Health Care, Medicine, History, Information Science & Library, Journalism, Justice and Law, Mathematics, Philosophical Issues, Psychology, Public Policy, Sociology, Technology, Working Together.
IT Education TeachIT: Papers that cover research in Information Technology Education, such as Curriculum and Techniques for teaching IT are invited.
IT for Education TeLE: Papers that deal with any aspect of knowledge, eLearning, mLearning,  and learning objects (theory, practice, innovation, and research ) are invited
 Special Topics The conference is especially interested in papers on the topics:
  • Misinforming/Misinformation and Bias in informing systems.
  • Teaching and mentoring of doctoral students
  • Art and Design as elements of informing clients
  • The art and science of informing clients
Preliminary Schedule
Friday, June 22 Industry Focus Day: Field Trips to Industry
June 23
Workshop Sessions with Industry
Joint Opening Session for InSITE: Inform, InSITE:  TeLE and InSITE: TeachIT
Welcoming Reception
June 24
Session in Morning
Field Trip -  Jean Baptiste Day
June 25

Joint Conference with Lunch
Banquet Dinner

June 26
Joint Conference with Lunch
June 27
Joint Conference with Lunch
Closing Session

Hosted by the

John Molson School of Business
Concordia University
Montreal, Canada

Logo of the John Molson School of Business, Concordia University

Alan Hochstein, Conference Chair
Raafat Saade & Fassil Nebebe
co-Chairs, Organizing Committee

co-Organized by the Informing Science Institute
Eli Cohen and Elizabeth Boyd