Final day to register as non-speaker to Data Power Conference
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Final day to register for
Dialogues in Data Power, 4th International Data Power Conference, June 22nd
- June 24th 2022
Online and in person in three locations: the University of Sheffield, Carleton University and the University of Bremen
A three-day in person and online international conference organized by Data Power teams at The University of Sheffield in the UK, Carleton University in Canada and the University of Bremen in Germany.
Conference Dates: 22nd to 24th of June 2022
Venues: It will be possible to participate in the conference online or in person. Conference activities will be hosted for one day in each of these locations:
Department of Sociological Studies and Information School in Sheffield, UK
School of Journalism and Communication in Ottawa, Canada
- Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI) and Institute for Information Management (ifib) in Bremen, Germany.
The Data Power Conference hosts critical reflections on data's power and the social, political, economic and cultural consequences of data's increasing presence in our lives, workplaces, and societies. The most recent conference in 2019 focused on the specific theme of global in/security. The 4th Data Power Conference, in June 2022, returns to some of the fundamental questions that underpinned the founding of the conference. It is conceived as a series of dialogues, dialogues about over-arching concerns and with disciplines and stakeholders working with and on data. In particular, the conference will reflect on:
- How can stakeholders be engaged in critical conversations about data power?
- What constitute rigorous methods when it comes to researching data power?
- To what extent does critical data power research need to focus on specific instances of data power in action? What contributions can more generalised critiques make to our field?
The conference includes over 130 presenters from across the globe in 35 panels.
22nd June: Leave to Remain: The Biopower of Migration Algorithms and Data Structures by Irene Fubara-Manuel (Lecturer in Digital Media Practice (Media and Film), School of Media, Arts and Humanities, University of Sussex, UK)
23rd June: Generative friction: exploring conceptual points of contact between computing sciences, social sciences, and philosophy with Linnet Taylor (Professor of International Data Governance, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society), George Fletcher (Full professor of computer and data science and chair of the Database Research Group, Eindhoven University of Technology), Alexander Serebrenik (Full Professor of Social Software Engineering, Software Engineering and Technology cluster of Eindhoven University of Technology), Akrati Saxena (Research Fellow at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Eindhoven University of Technology)
24th June: Data Sovereignty. Jonathan Dewar (Chief Executive Officer, First Nations Information Governance Centre, Ottawa, Canada)
For full programme, please see here: http://datapowerconference.org/data-power-2022/programme/
Registration for non-speakers until 20th of June here https://onlineshop.shef.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/faculty-of-social-scien ces/information-school/dialogues-in-data-power-4th-international-data-power- conference
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