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Practical Social Informatics: Collaboration across Fields, Sectors, and Borders

The 15th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium

Pre-conference Workshop at ASIS&T 82th Annual Meeting

October 19th, 2019

Schedule at a Glance

Time Event Moderators
09:00 – 10:00 Welcome Keynote Theresa Anderson Ian Opperman
10:00 – 10:30 Panel I Theresa Anderson and Passiona Cottee
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break with Activities Xiaohua Zhu
Theresa Anderson
11:00 – 12:30 Paper Session I Xiaohua Zhu
12:30 – 13:00 Poster Presentation Session Xiaohua Zhu
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch Break with Poster Session  
14:00 – 15:30 Paper Session II Catherine Dumas
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break with Activities Theresa Anderson
Xiaohua Zhu
16:00 – 16:25 Best Paper Award Session Adam Worrall
16:25 – 16:50 Panel II Daniel Alemneh, Hsia-Ching Chang, and Abebe Rorissa
16:50 – 17:00 Closing Discussion and Remarks Theresa Anderson Xiaohua Zhu

Full Program

(* Indicates the Presenting Authors and Panelists)

Welcome, Introductions and Keynote (09:00 – 10:00)

Moderator:              Theresa Anderson (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

Keynote Speaker:     Ian Opperman (Chief Data Scientist at NSW Department of Customer Service, Australia)

Panel I (10:00 – 10:30)

Title: Of Metaphors and Mindsets, and the Case for Thinking Differently about Data

Panelists:    *Theresa Anderson (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

*Passiona Cottee (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

Kelly Tall (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

Coffee Break with Activities (10:30 – 11:00)

Facilitators: Theresa Anderson (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

Xiaohua Zhu (University of Tennessee, USA)

Paper Session I (11:00 – 12:30)

Paper 1: An Effort to Characterize Equity in Mobile Mental Health Assessment

*Kaitlin Costello (Rutgers University, USA)

*Diana Floegel (Rutgers University, USA)

Paper 2: Successful, Equitable, and Human-Centred Systems Through Social Architecture: A New Approach for Designing, Implementing, Operating and Managing Socio-Technical Systems

*Ashlin Lee (CSIRO, Australia)

Paul Box (CSIRO, Australia)

Paper 3: Making the Invisible Visible: Enacting a Vision for Augmented Intelligence

*Theresa Anderson (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

*Rachael Fraher (NSW Government Data Analytics Centre, Australia)

Paper 4: Voice, Agency, and Equity: Co-Designing a Rights Based Recordkeeping System

*Gregory Rolan (Monash University, Australia)

Joanne Evans (Monash University, Australia)

*Han Duy Phan (Monash University, Australia)

Poster Presentation Session (12:30 – 13:00)

2 minutes each poster

Titles & Authors listed at the end of the program

Lunch Break and Poster Discussion Session (13:00 – 14:00)

Paper Session II (14:00 – 15:30)  

Paper 1: Affording Extremes: Incivility, Social Media and Democracy in the Indian context

Anmol Panda (Microsoft, India)

Han Zhang (University of Michigan, USA)

Sunandan Chakraborty (Indiana University IUPUI, USA)

Noopur Raval (University of California, Irvine, USA)

Mugdha Mohapatra (Microsoft Research Bangalore, India)

*Joyojeet Pal (Microsoft, India)

Paper 2: The Legacy of WEIRD Theory: Challenges for Health Impact Research with Underrepresented Populations

*Charles Senteio (Rutgers University, USA)

*Elliott Hauser (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

Paper 3: Age Group Perceptions of Social Media Privacy and Responsibility

Daniella Smith (University of North Texas, USA)

*Jeff Allen (University of North Texas, USA)

Paper 4: Serendipity and critical thinking: Fighting disinformation in a socio-technical society

Sanda Erdelez (Simmons University, USA)

*Naresh Agarwal (Simmons University, USA)

Isa Jahnke (University of Missouri, USA)

Coffee Break with Activities (15:30 – 16:00)

Facilitators: Theresa Anderson (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

Xiaohua Zhu (University of Tennessee, USA)

Best Paper Award Session (16:00 – 16:25)

Title: Multidimensionality of Online Trolling Behaviors

Authors:       Madelyn R. Sanfilippo (Princeton University, USA)

*Pnina Fichman (Indiana University – Bloomington, USA)

*Shengnan Yang (Indiana University – Bloomington, USA)

Facilitators: Adam Worrall (University of Alberta, Canada)

Panel II (16:25 – 16:50)

Title: Cybersecurity Challenges in the Era of Open Access and BIG Data: Issues and Considerations

Panelists:    *Daniel Alemneh (University of North Texas, USA)

*Hsia-Ching Chang (University of North Texas, USA)

Suliman Hawamdeh (University of North Texas, USA)

*Abebe Rorissa (University at Albany, State University of New York, USA)

Shimelis Assefa (University of Denver, USA)

Closing Remarks (16:50 – 17:00)

Facilitators: Theresa Anderson (University of Technology Sydney, Australia)

Xiaohua Zhu (University of Tennessee, USA)

Poster Session (Titles & Authors)

Poster 1: Unlearning in a Global Information Economy

*Jeff Allen (University of North Texas, USA)

Mandolen Mull (Rockford University, USA)

Mariya Gavrilova Aguilar (University of North Texas, USA)

Poster 2: Digital Presence for Information Scholars

*Jeff Allen (University of North Texas, USA)

Daniella Smith (University of North Texas, USA)

John Turner (University of North Texas, USA)

Poster 3: Hors-texte: A Tool for Organizing In-person Interdisciplinary Reading Groups

*Elliott Hauser (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)

Poster 4: The Role of Information in Reducing HIV Risk in Senegal: A Case Study Describing Lessons-Learned from a Community-Based Behavioral Intervention and a Medication-Based Intervention

*Charles Senteio (Rutgers University, USA)

Daouda Gueye (Institut de Recherche en Santé, de Surveillance Epidémiologique et de Formation (IRESSEF), Senegal)

Moussa Sarr (IRESSEF, Senegal)

Aminata Mboup (IRESSEF, Senegal)

Souleymane Mboup (IRESSEF, Senegal)

Poster 5: Developing a Program of ‘Machine Translation Literacy’ for Scholars: A Collaboration across LIS and Translation

*Lynne Bowker (University of Ottawa, Canada)

Maria Kalsatos (Concordia University, Canada)

Amy Ruskin (McGill University, Canada)

Poster 6: Critical Technology Education: How Do We Incorporate Theories, Frameworks, and Epistemologies?

*Adam Worrall (University of Alberta, Canada)

Poster 8: Combating Misinformation Through Nudging

*Evangelos Karapanos (Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus)

Poster 9: Ownership of Digital Virtual Goods: A Sociotechnical Perspective

*Xiaohua Zhu (University of Tennessee, USA)

Amy Moore (University of Tennessee, USA)

Program Committee

Xiaohua Zhu (University of Tennessee, USA), Theresa Anderson (University of Technology Sydney, Australia), Emad Khazraee (Indeed, Inc., USA), Kolina Koltai (University of Texas at Austin, USA), Adam Worrall (University of Alberta, Canada), Catherine Dumas (Simmons University, USA), Rachel N. Simons (Texas Woman’s University, USA), Kirstin Phelps (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Kenneth Haggerty (University of Memphis), Kristin R. Eschenfelder (University of Wisconsin-Madison).