Keynotes

WIS 2020 will have four top-level keynote speakers.

Tobias Mettler is a professor at the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration, University of Lausanne. His research focusses on issues related to technology adoption, digital transformation, data-driven decision-making, and business models in the public sector. He is the principal and co-investigator of several large national and international funded research projects on technologies for improving health, wellbeing, security, and demographic change. His interdisciplinary-oriented research has appeared in journals, such as the International Journal of Medical Informatics, Government Information Quarterly, Journal of Information Technology, Information Systems Journal, European Journal on Information Systems, and Technological Forecasting & Social Change.

Jörg Becker is a professor at the University of Muenster and the chair for Information Systems and Information Management. His primary research interests focus on information modeling, hybrid value creation, business process management, e-government, and retail information systems. He is the academic director of the European Research Center for Information Systems (ERCIS) and the spokesperson of WWU Center of Europe. In addition, He serves as an editor-in-Chief of the Journal “Information Systems and e-Business Management (ISeB)”, and an editor of the Journal “Information & Management”. His interdisciplinary-oriented research has appeared in top journals, such as European Journal on Information Systems, Information Systems Journal, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, and MIS Quarterly. The topic of his presentation is “Toward City5.0 – overcoming restrictions”.

Robin S. Dillon is William Wilson Selfridge Professor of Philosophy at Lehigh University and founder and inaugural director of the Lehigh University Center for Ethics. She works in normative ethics from Kantian perspective, with a focus on self-respect, respect, and related moral attitudes including arrogance, humility, and self-esteem, and in feminist ethics with a focus on character, virtue, and vice. Her publications include entries on these topics in all the leading philosophy encyclopedias and in numerous handbooks, two edited volumes including the first philosophy volume on self-respect, and many articles and chapters including “Self-Respect, Arrogance, and Power: A Feminist Perspective,” in Respect for Persons, ed. R. Dean and O. Sensen (Oxford, 2020), “Self-Respect and Humility in Kant and Hill,” in Reason, Value, and Respect: Kantian Themes from the Philosophy of Thomas E. Hill, Jr., ed. M. Timmons and R. Johnson (Oxford, 2015), “Critical Character Theory: Toward a Feminist Theory of ‘Vice’,” in Out from the Shadows, ed. S. Crasnow and A. Superson (Oxford University Press, 2012), “Respect for Persons, Identity, and Information Technology,” Ethics and Information Technology 12 (2010), and “Self-Forgiveness and Self-Respect,” Ethics 112 (2001). She is currently finishing up a book on arrogance.

More information about keynote speakers will be published soon.