[csaa-forum] Data Futures Symposium @ UNSW

Michael Richardson michael.richardson at unsw.edu.au
Tue Jul 16 16:12:24 ACST 2019

***Apologies for cross-posting***

DATA FUTURES - AoIR preconference Symposium

University of New South Wales (UNSW) Kensington campus, Sydney, Australia
9 am - 5pm, Monday 30 September, 2019

Convened by the Media Futures Hub in the School of Arts and Media, UNSW and the SocioTech Futures Lab (STuF) in the School of Language, Arts and Media at the University of Sydney

Location: Easy access to Sydney’s world famous landmarks, beaches and international airport, including Bondi Beach, Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour.

Datafication, automation and algorithmic expansion make media and cultural studies increasingly vital to both understanding emerging problems and imagining alternative futures. This full-day pre-conference explores the challenges provoked by AI, data mining, ubiquitous surveillance, drone technologies, data-driven decision-making, smart cities and digital capitalism, and identifies potentials for more just data futures. A series of panels and roundtables will address topics including data infrastructures, data experiences and data justice.

Keynote speaker: Mark Andrejevic (Monash University)

Data infrastructures - Jonathon Hutchison, Venessa Paech, Michael Richardson, Tom Sear
Data experiences – Olga Boichak, Paul Dourish, Edgar Gómez Cruz, Heather Horst, Jolynna Sinanan
Data justice - Tanja Dreher, Heather Ford, Justine Humphry, Danielle Hynes, plus further speakers tbc

UNSW - Tanja Dreher, Heather Ford, Edgar Gómez Cruz, Michael Richardson,
University of Sydney - Heather Horst, Justine Humphry, Jonathon Hutchison, Jolynna Sinanan

To register, please click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/data-futures-aoir-pre-conference-tickets-61765627655
For further details please email datafutures at unsw.edu.au<mailto:datafutures at unsw.edu.au>


Dr Michael Richardson
Senior Research Fellow (ARC DECRA)
School of the Arts & Media
University of New South Wales

michael.richardson at unsw.edu.au<mailto:michael.richardson at unsw.edu.au>

Gestures of Testimony: Torture, Trauma, and Affect in Literature. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2016. http://bloomsbury.com/9781501315800/

I acknowledge and pay my respects to the Traditional Custodians of the land I work and live on, particularly the Bedegal, Bidjigal and Gadigal Peoples, and their elders past, present, and emerging. Sovereignty was never ceded, and the struggle for justice continues.
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