Tuesday, January 17, 2017

DATA POWER 2017 Call for Submissions

Please submit 250 word paper or panel proposals using the online submission system.

Submission deadline: Friday, January 27, 2017

Data Power 2017 is a two-day, international conference organized by Carleton University and University of Sheffield.

The conference will take place on June 22 and 23 at the School of Journalism & Communication, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

This conference follows the successful Data Power 2015 Conference held in the UK and creates a space to reflect on these and other critical issues relating to data’s ever more ubiquitous power. To date, the following keynote speakers and commentators on data power have been confirmed:

  • Helen Nissenbaum, New York University, co-author of Obfuscation: A User’s Guide to Privacy and Protest with Finn Brunton (2015), and PI of the Values in Design project;
  • Paul N. Edwards, University of Michigan, author of A Vast Machine: Computer Models, Climate Data, and the Politics of Global Warming (2010);
  • Stefania Milan, University of Amsterdam, author of Social Movements and Their Technologies: Wiring Social Change (2016), and PI of the DATACTIVE project;
  • Frank Pasquale, University of Maryland, author of The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms that Control Money and Information (2015).

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