The IS4SI Summits are regularly scheduled, biannual academic events consisting of several coordinated and co-located conferences on the subject of information integrated by plenary lectures and discussions, intended as a forum for the exchange of ideas and sharing knowledge about recent developments and achievements in the research on information. The Summits reflect diverse perspectives and methodological frameworks of this research and aspire to foster cooperation, integration, and cross-fertilization in this domain of study.
Objectives specific to the overall purpose
carry out research into theoretical foundations of any scientific disciplines (natural, technological or social and human science) insofar as it deals with information, and to harness to that end transdisciplinarity and thinking in complexity
acquire and archive theoretical discoveries in the field of information that are
applicable for the development of technological and social innovations in the service of a
lay the scientific foundations for appropriate programs of education in information
establish frameworks for the communication and exchange of ideas on the issue of information between and among scientists, engineers, philosophers, artists and students, as well as with professionals, representatives of industry, politicians and other opinion leaders and the public to foster scientific investigation