Welcome to WIS 2022

PARTNERS

WELL-BEING IN THE INFORMATION SOCIETY – WHEN THE MIND BREAKS
in Turku, Finland on 24 – 26 August 2022

The exact form of conducting the conference 2022 will be concluded later (online, offline, hybrid)

Every time, WIS seeks high-quality contributions based both on scientific research and practical experience. The conference is multidisciplinary in nature, gives room for qualitative and quantitative analysis, empirical surveys, case studies as well as for conceptual work; thereby making WIS a perfect forum for exchange of information and ideas. Welcome to WIS 2022!

Since 2006, WIS has focused on various topics from the field of Well-being in Information Society. The overarching themes of the WIS were:

2020 – Fruits of Respect
2018 – Fighting Inequalities
2016 – Building Sustainable Health Ecosystems
2014 – Safe and Secure Cities
2012 – Exploring the Abyss of Inequalities
2010 – Navigating the Fragmented Innovation Landscape
2008 – Promoting Health in Urban Living
2006 – European Cooperation in Health Impact Assessment

Call For Papers

WELL-BEING IN THE INFORMATION SOCIETY – WHEN THE MIND BREAKS (WIS 2022)

24 – 26 August 2022 Turku Finland

Welcome to WIS 2022, which looks for innovations and fresh ideas in the cross-section of urban living, information society and health as understood in a wide sense. Starting in 2006, this is now the ninth conference in its series. WIS 2022 seeks high-quality contributions based both on scientific research and practical experience. The conference is multidisciplinary in nature, gives room for qualitative and quantitative analysis, empirical surveys, case studies as well as for conceptual work; thereby making WIS 2020 a perfect forum for exchange of information and ideas.

CONFERENCE THEMES

The overreaching theme of the conference is “When the Mind Breaks”. Issues of interest include but are not limited to:

  • mental health in information society
  • technostress
  • distance work and exclusion
  • digital tools to support and diagnose mental health
  • social media and mental health
  • getting together and interacting in virtual forums
  • exclusion in digital communication
  • artificial intelligence meeting the unbalanced individual
  • the dark side of Internet threating mental health
  • documenting mental health issues in patient records
  • misinformation and mental health
  • digital divides caused by mental health issues

CALL FOR PAPERS

WIS 2022 will accept full conference papers.

All accepted full conference papers will be published in Springer series CCIS (Communications in Computer and Information Science). Best papers, as further developed versions, will be published also in a special Issue of International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices and Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare in Autumn 2023. The full papers are expected to be 4000 – 5000 words long.

Please find the templates for full papers and abstracts and submit your contribution in the selected category through the link in the conference website: www.wis.fi.

CCIS series

Conference proceedings of WIS 2020

Conference 2020 special issue at Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare

IMPORTANT DATES

Deadline for submissions                       31.03.2022

Notification of acceptance                     10.05.2022

Final versions and author registration    10.06.2022

ORGANIZERS

WIS 2022 is organized by University of Turku in co-operation with Åbo Akademi University, University of Tampere, Turku University of Applied Sciences, and the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare.

All WIS proceedings by Springer: https://link.springer.com/conference/wis-wb

Best papers, as further developed versions, will be published in two journals in autumn 2021:

  • Finnish Journal of eHealth and eWelfare

Journal website

  • International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices

Journal website

 ORGANIZERS

WIS 2022 is organized by University of Turku

Keynotes

WIS 2022 Keynote speakers will be announced later

 

Program

Conference: Well-Being in the Information Society – When the mind breaks

24 – 26 August 2022

The program will be announced later.