Conference Program

Overview and details of the sessions of this conference. Please select a date or location to show only sessions at that day or location. Please select a single session for detailed view (with abstracts and downloads if available).

Please note that all times are shown in the time zone of the conference. The current conference time is: 2nd Dec 2022, 10:54:15pm AEDT

 
 
Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 09/Nov/2022
9:00am
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9:15am
Registration Desk
Location: Sala Caminetto

If no-one is at the desk, self-registration.

9:15am
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9:30am
Opening/Housekeeping
Location: Sala Grollo
9:30am
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10:15am
Open Session: What do you think? A working session.
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Barbara Craig

A joint mapping exercise/ to discover what you think is important for both the conference and the very broad terrain and challenges to Community Informatics.   At the end of the conference, we hope to bring what we have discovered as a guide to future activity.

10:15am
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11:00am
Panel: "Community Informatics: The first decades and the challenge for the future: COVID, Climate, Conflict, Surveillence
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Nova Ahmed

Reflections on what has been over 20 years, and what might happen in the future incorporating learnings from the first session.   Various panelists and their experiences and perspectives

 

20 years of CIRN (by invitation)

20 years of CIRN conference proceedings: a torrent of ideas.

Misita Anwar, Larry Stillman

Monash University, Australia




20 years of CIRN (by invitation)

The Words and Worlds of CIRN

Martin Wolske

School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, United States of America




Workshop /Plenary proposals

South African Perspectives on Environmental Informatics

Mario Marais

CSIR, South Africa

11:00am
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11:30am
Coffee
Location: Sala Specchi (food coffee area)
11:30am
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1:00pm
Visioning Environmental & Community Informatics
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Larry Stillman
 

Workshop Contribution

Overview of environmental & community informatics

Md Khalid Hossain

Monash University, Australia




Workshop Contribution

Research challenges and opportunities working from a low resource setting

Nova Ahmed

North South University, Bangladesh, People's Republic of




Workshop Contribution

The increasing centrality of communication processes in societal response to climate change & natural hazards

Mauro Sarrica, Francesca Comunello

University of Rome, La Sapienza, Italy




Workshop Contribution

Monash University European Research Foundation (MUERF) & Climate Change

Matteo Dutto

Monash University, Australia

1:00pm
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2:00pm
Lunch 1
Location: Sala Specchi (food coffee area)
2:00pm
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3:45pm
Responses to Climate change
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Md Khalid Hossain
 

Refereed Papers

Human informavores on the verge of extinction? A new perspective for digital sustainability.

Cristian Berrío-Zapata1,2

1: Universidade Federal do Pará (UFPA); 2: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M)




Refereed Papers

Data Centres’ Environmental Impact: value extraction and value creation in big tech’s decarbonisation efforts

Julia Rone

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom




Non-refereed paper/practitioner report/talk

Dhaka City Water logging Hazards: Area Identification and Vulnerability Assessment through GIS-Remote Sensing Techniques

Rafiul Alam1, Zahidul Quayyum2, Simon Moulds3, Marzuka Ahmad Radia2, Hasna Hena Sara2, Md Tanvir Hasan2, Adrian Butler3

1: Oxfam in Bangladesh, Bangladesh, People's Republic of; 2: BRAC James P Grant School of Public Health, BRAC University; 3: Imperial College, South Kensington Campus London




Non-refereed paper/practitioner report/talk

Approaches for Sustainable Fisheries Management in Bangladesh

Mohammad Emran Hasan

Oxfam in Bangladesh, Bangladesh, People's Republic of




Works in progress and more speculative pieces

Sociotechnical Configurations of Coastal Adaptation: Intersectional Approaches to Environmental Informatics From Remote Censing to Citizen Science

Hunter Vaughan

Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy, University of Cambridge, United States of America

3:45pm
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4:00pm
Coffee
Location: Sala Specchi (food coffee area)
4:00pm
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4:45pm
A perspective from Safiya Noble
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Colin Rhinesmith

Safiya Noble, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry offers her perspective.

4:45pm
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5:00pm
Day Summary
Location: Sala Grollo
5:15pm
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6:40pm
Prato Walking Tour

Stretch your legs! See some of the highlights of this fascinating city with an expert guide (all in English). A small charge per person on the day. It will end at Caffe 21 where the reception is being held.

6:30pm
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8:30pm
Reception: Drinks and great snacks!
Location: Caffe 21

You won't be hungry after this!

Date: Thursday, 10/Nov/2022
9:00am
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10:45am
Archives, activism, in/exclusion
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Barbara Craig
 

Refereed Papers

The revolution will (not?) be archived: web archiving needs of activist collections in The North.

Bethany Aylward, Andrew Cox, Sara Vannini

University of Sheffield, United Kingdom




Works in progress and more speculative pieces

Digital technologies to support Aboriginal data sovereignty. A space for reciprocal collaboration between Australia and Italy

Monica Galassi

University of Technology Sydney (UTS)




Refereed Papers

Entangled records: is there such a thing as a people's record-keeping technology?

Stacy E. Wood1, Tonia Sutherland2

1: UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry, United States of America; 2: UCLA Department of Information Studies, United States of America




Refereed Papers

Relational and Person-Centered Approaches to Archival Reference and Education

Wendy Duff1, Elizabeth Shepherd2, Anna Sexton2

1: University of Toronto, Canada; 2: Information Studies, University College London




Graduate Paper or Presentation

Title: Birdwatch: A case study of the impact of crowd-sourced and community-based fact-checking on the spread of misinformation

Merriah Croston, Harris Jenine K

Washington University in St. Louis, United States of America

10:45am
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11:15am
Coffee
Location: Sala Specchi (food coffee area)
11:15am
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12:45pm
iSchools
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Misita Anwar

iSchools and and agenda of community informatics (details forthcoming).

 

Workshop /Plenary proposals

Community informatics and iSchool

Misita Anwar1, Colin Rhinesmith2

1: Monash University, Australia; 2: Metropolitan New York Library Council

12:45pm
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1:30pm
Lunch 2
Location: Sala Specchi (food coffee area)
1:30pm
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3:00pm
Participation
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Mario Marais
 

Refereed Papers

Digital Equity Ecosystems Measurement: A Participatory Design Approach

Colin Rhinesmith1, Rafi Santo2

1: Digital Equity Research Center, United States of America; 2: Telos Learning, United States of America




Non-refereed paper/practitioner report/talk

The elderly in the age of the internet

Barbara Craig

Digital Inclusion Alliance Aotearoa DIAA, New Zealand




Refereed Papers

A Reflection of the Last Decade on Technology Change in Education for Children and Teens

Erin Li, Sean Li

Cherry Hill High School East, United States of America




Graduate Paper or Presentation

Ephemeral social media platforms and their role in E-government and the public sphere in Saudi Arabia

Abdulmohsin Mohammed S Sades

Monash University

3:00pm
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3:30pm
Coffee
Location: Sala Specchi (food coffee area)
3:30pm
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5:00pm
Social Mapping/Social Systems
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Isabella Rega
 

20 years of CIRN (by invitation)

The role of Social Capital in sustainable ICT4D

Mario Marais1, Hugo Lotriet2, Machdel Matthee3, Aldo de Moor4

1: CSIR, South Africa; 2: University of South Africa; 3: University of Pretoria, South Africa; 4: CommunitySense, Tilburg, The Netherlands




Refereed Papers

What do participants participate in? Insights from the community of Peccioli

Manuela Farinosi, Adriano Cirulli, Leopoldina Fortunati

University of Udine, Italy




Refereed Papers

New Maps: Social systems mapping in the London Borough of Lambeth

Barbara Ann Brayshay, Drew Mackie

Living Maps Network

5:00pm
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5:10pm
Day Summary
Location: Sala Grollo
7:30pm
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10:00pm
Conference Dinner
Location: Conference Dinner: Il Baghino
Date: Friday, 11/Nov/2022
9:30am
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11:00am
Digital Arts for Refugee Engagment (DA-RE) - Virtual Exhibition and Panel
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Isabella Rega
 

Workshop /Plenary proposals

Digital Arts for Refugee Engagment (DA-RE) - Virtual Exhibition and Panel

Julian McDougall, Isabella Rega

Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

11:00am
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11:15am
Coffee
Location: Sala Specchi (food coffee area)
11:15am
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12:45pm
Theoretical and Ethical Implications
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Mario Marais
 

Refereed Papers

Older Adults Decision-making and Technology Use Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic: Opportunities and Challenges

Xiaojun Yuan, DeeDee Bennett Gayle, Fan Yang, Shao Lin

University at Albany, SUNY, United States of America




Graduate Paper or Presentation

Expecting Empathy? Addressing Gender, Race, and Structural Inequalities in a Post-2020 Tech Industry

Kelsey Kim

University of California, Los Angeles, United States of America




Refereed Papers

Use of digital resources in the Italian disability community: An exploratory study

Claudio Melchior1, Filippo Trevisan2

1: Università di Udine, Italy; 2: American University: Washington, DC, US

12:45pm
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1:30pm
Lunch 3
Location: Sala Specchi (food coffee area)
1:30pm
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3:00pm
Disasters
Location: Sala Grollo
Chair: Misita Anwar
 

Refereed Papers

Youth Records During Disasters: the New Orleans Hurricane Katrina Case Study

Itza Carbajal

University of Washington Information School, United States of America




Refereed Papers

Recovering Community: (Re)Centering a Person-Orientation Within Informatics

Martin Wolske

School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois, United States of America




Refereed Papers

Exploring and Understanding Impact of Digital Divide during Covid-19 Pandemic in Bangladesh

Nova Ahmed, Rahat Jahangir Rony, Md. Sabbir Ahmed, Anik Sinha, Anik Saha, Syeda Shabnam Khan, Ifti Azad, Shajnush Amir, Tanvir Hasan, Gazi Fakhrul Islam

North South University

3:00pm
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3:20pm
Grab a coffee
Location: Sala Specchi (food coffee area)
3:05pm
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3:59pm
Drawing it all together; conference statements; 2023
Location: Sala Grollo

Please stay! The grand conclusion.

7:30pm
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10:00pm
Dinner Out?

For those who wish, we'll make a joint booking.


 
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