European Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work
The ECSCW Foundation
The ECSCW conference is sponsored by the ECSCW Foundation (sometimes also called the European CSCW Foundation).
The role of the ECSCW Foundation is to foster research on computer-suppoted cooperative work in Europe and globally, primarily by safeguarding and facilitating the continuation of the ECSCW conference series.
The decisions of the ESCW Foundation are taken by the Board. The Board comprises CSCW researchers who, as conference chairs of program chairs, have played a key role in the organization of previous ECSCW conferences. The Board is extended by cooption.
The Board currently consists of:
The Board is co-chaired by the chair of the latest ECSCW conference and the coming chair. Currently, the chairs are Michel Beaudouin-Lafon and Liam Bannon.
The Foundation currently has no other activities than the ECSCW conference, but other activities are under consideration.