Programme

Final Programme

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Monday 6 September
17:00 – 19:00 Registration at ESF Desk
19:00 Welcome Drink
19:30 Dinner
Tuesday 7 September (Top of page)
09:00 – 09:30 Welcome Address
Patrick Crogan – Department of Culture, Media and Drama, UWE, UK
Ann Blondeel-Oman – ESF
Kostas Gouliamos – European University Cyprus, CY
Session 1: Invited Speaker
09:30 –  10.30 Tiziana Terranova – University of Naples, IT
The Bios of Attention
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
Session 2: Panel” Theories of Attention Economy (1)
11:00 – 11:30 Taina Bucher – University of Oslo, NO
Technicity of Attention: On Immediacy and the Update Sphere
11:30 – 12:00 Francesca Odella – University of Trento, IT
A Private or Public Issue: Adolescents Social Communication Practices and Infringement of Norms on the Web
12:00 – 12:30 Elizabeth Van Couvering – London School of Economics, UK
The Trade in Traffic: Search Engines and Social Media
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
Session 3: Panel: Community and Social Media
13:30 – 14:00 Rolien Hoyng – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, US
The Net and Emerging Figures of Culture: Informational Politics by Migrants in Istanbul
14:00 – 14:30 Imren Borsuk – KOK University, Turkey
Internet and Political Transformation in Turkey
14:30 – 15:00 Jörgen Skågeby – University of Stockholm
Gifting Technologies
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
Session 4: Invited Speakers
15:30 – 16:15 Scoping and Review
16:15 – 17:00 Ruth Catlow– Furtherfield.org, UK
Online Artmaking and Community Building
17:00 – 17:45 Stanza– Independent Artist, UK‘Making Visual Artworks Informed by Critical Analysis of City Spaces’
19:00 Dinner
Wednesday 8 September (Top of page)
Session 5: Panel: New Forms and Meanings of Mediation
09:00 – 09:30 Gunnar Liestøl – University of Oslo, NO
Topos, Topics and Time: Exploring a Potential Genre for Location-Based Media
09:30 – 10:00 Fredrik Stahlénius – Freelance Journalist, SE
In Debt for Paying Attention? Cellphone Art in the Attention Economy
10:00 – 10:30 Huey Li Li – The University of Akron
Toward Understanding In/attentive Silence in the Virtual Learning Community
10:30 – 10:45 Group Photo
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
Session 6: Invited Speaker
11:15 – 12:45 Bernard Stiegler – Institut de Recherche et d’Innovation, FR
The Pharmacology of Attention and Relational Ecology (with discussion chaired by Patrick Crogan)
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch
Session 7: Panel: Theories of Attention and Economy (2)
13:45 – 14:15 Ben Roberts – University of Bradford, UK
Attention-seeking: Technics, Individuation and Distributed Networks
14:15 – 14:45 Georg Franck – Institute of Architectural Sciences, Vienna University of Technology
The Knowledge Industry – On Science as a Developed Economy of Attention
14:45 – 15:15 Martin Thayne – University of Lincoln, UK
The Economy of Personal Information
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee Break
Session 8: Invited Speakers
15:45 – 16:15 Scoping and Review
16:15 – 17:00 Aphra Kerr – National University of Ireland, IE
Reassembling Trust for the Future Internet
17:00 – 17:45 Simon Poulter – Independent Artist, UK
Google will make us free
19:00 Dinner
20:30 – 22:00 Poster Session
Thursday 9 September (Top of page)
Session 9: Invited Speaker
09:00 – 10:00 Michel Bauwens – Foundation for Peer to Peer Alternatives, Thailand
Exodus, Transvaluation, Phase transition: The Role of Peer to Peer Values and Open Infrastructures in Current Social Change
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee Break
Session 10: Panel – Ethics and Activism
10:30 – 11:00 Tim Kindberg – Matter2media, UK
Facebook Data Provocations
11:00 – 11:30 Marco Fioretti – Freelance Researcher, IT
The Crucial Role of File Formats in Building and Preserving Digital Media Cultures and in the Practical Impact of Such Cultures on Society
11:30-12:00 Constance Fleuriot – Digital Cultures Research Centre, UWE, UK
Developing Ethical Design Questions for Pervasive Media
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
Session 11: Panel: Online Sociality and Technicity
13:00-13:30 Nadia Arancio
Webcamming Identities: Adolescents’ Performance in the Digital Theatre
13:30-14:00 Fatemeh Javaheri – Tarbiat Moallem University, IR
Socioeconomic Effects of Internet Usage on Iranian Young People
14:00-14:30 Dan Dixon – University of the West of England, UK
The Art of Surveillance in Pervasive Gaming
14:30 – 15:00 Coffee break
Session 12: Conference Chair and Plenary
15:00 – 15:15 Patrick Crogan and Sam Kinsley – Digital Cultures Research Centre, UWE, UK
Review of emerging themes in the study of the attention economy
15:15 – 15:30 Kostas Gouliamos – European University Cyprus, CY
Call for further proposals
15:30 – 17:30 Forward Look Plenary Discussion
19:00 Conference Dinner
Friday 10 September (Top of page)
08:00 Breakfast and Departure
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