Professor Luciano Floridi is the new President elect of the International Society for Information Studies. The General Assembly of ISIS, held in Moscow on 23 May 2013, elected him unanimously, with immediate effect.

As President Elect, Prof. Floridi will become President in 2015. To prepare his period of Presidency he will support the current President in shaping the future development strategy of the organisation.

ISIS is an umbrella organization for all academics, students and practitioners as well as groups, networks and legal entities that are committed to the advancement of Information Studies. Information Studies comprise all areas that use a scientific methodology to understand, explain and model information processes in natural, social and artificial systems for the (re-)design of those processes.

Prof. Floridi will be the keynote speaker at the next international congress to be held in Vienna.