Doors Open


9:00
Session 1:
Online Campaigns and Offline Action: An Exploration of Civic Engagement and Slacktivism

Time: 9:10-10:40

Chair: Ryan Price
Presentation 1:“An Ethnographic Study of the Re-conceptualization of Opinion Leadership via Twitter amongst Egyptian Revolutionaries in The Post-Jan.25 Revolution Era” by Hend Abdalmotagally
Presentation 2:
“Transit(ioning) to a Liveable City: The Bus Lane Debate in Hamilton, Ontario” by Steve Watts
Presentation 3:
“The Movement Between: User engagement with social and political viral campaigns in the digital and physical world” by Chandell Gosse and Alyssa MacDougall

Presenter
Time
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10:40-10:55
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Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Strangelove10:55-11:55
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11:55-12:00


Presenter 1: Alyssa Tremblay

Presenter 2: Lily Beaul
Strangelove

Presentation 1: 10:55- 11:15

Presentation 2:
11:15-11:35

Q&A: 11:35-11:45
Session 2: Intersections of Humans and Computers: Language and A Blurring of Relationships

Time: 12:00-1:00

Chair: Dr. David Harris Smith
Presentation 1:
“Psalms, planets and fleshy hardware: Manifestations of spirituality and technological anxiety in code poetry” by Alyssa Tremblay
Presentation 2: “Utopic: A Game Just For You” by Lily Beaul

Dr. Michael Strangelove
11:45-12:45
LUNCH BREAK
1:00-2:15
LUNCH BREAK
LUNCH BREAK
12:45-2:15
Session 3: Media Framing and the Construction of Public Opinion


Time: 2:15-3:15

Chair: Dr. Philip Savage
Presentation 1: “Mobile Microblogging and Electronic Cigarettes: Ubiquitous Computing, Ubiquitous advertising, Ubiquitous Smoking?” by Stephanie Ritter

Presentation 2: “Politics, Perceptions and Power: Analyzing Representations of Russia in American News Media during the MH17 Crisis” by Sebastian Dobosz
Presenter 1: Stephanie Ritter

Presenter 2: Sebastian Dobosz
Presenter 1: 2:15-2:35

Presenter 2: 2:35-2:55

Q&A: 2:55-3:05
REFRESHMENTS

3:15-4:30
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3:05-3:20
Session 4: The Pervasiveness of Surveillance: Privacy, Politics, and Hacking

Time: 4:30-4:45

Chair: Rianka Singh
Presentation 1: “'We are Data. Connection is Power': Information capitalism, neopolitics, and hacker culture as explored in Ubisoft’s ‘Watch_Dogs’” by Sadia Sharmin

Presentation 2: “Programming a Civic Net: Lessons from the Periphery” by Guy Hoskins
Presenter 1: Sadia Sharmin

Presenter 2: Guy Hoskins
Presenter 1: 3:20-3:40

Presenter 2: 3:40-4:00

Q&A: 4:00-4:10
REFRESHMENTS

4:45- 5:15
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REFRESHMENTS
4:10-4:25
Session 5: Open Source Software: An Exploration of Accessibility, Anarchy, and Authority

Chair: Dr. Paige Morgan
Presentation 1: “Understanding Modding Culture: A Historical Look at F/OSS Game Engines”



Presenter 1: Cameron Taylor



Presentation 1: 4:25-4:45

4:45-4:55
Closing Remarks
5:15


4:55-5:00