People First: Constructing Digital Futures Together

The theme of ECIS 2024, the 32nd European Conference on Information Systems, is People First: Constructing Digital Futures Together.” The theme of the conference underscores the imperative that technological progress should be intrinsically linked to the betterment of human lives and inclusivity through cooperative efforts.

In an era of unprecedented technological strides, the conference seeks to explore how we can actively shape the evolving technological landscape while harmonizing innovation with societal well-being. Bringing together a diverse cohort of scholars, the conference intends to forge a collective path toward a digitally empowered future that resonates with human aspirations and addresses pressing challenges. “People First: Constructing Digital Futures Together” envisions a future where technology is a conduit for positive change and equitable progress. By cultivating a shared understanding of our roles in this evolution, the conference endeavors to chart a course where digital futures are not solely focused on technical capabilities, but should also consider ethical, social, and cultural implications.

The European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) is the main conference of the Association of Information Systems in Region 2, encompassing Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. It is one of the most prestigious gatherings of information systems academics and research-oriented practitioners worldwide. The conference provides an inclusive meeting platform for people in the IS field to discuss fundamental and innovative issues.