Call for Presentations:
We are currently seeking submissions for the conference entitled “The Social Engineering of Mobile Phones, New Media, and Internet-Mediated Communication”.
Date: November 30th, 2013
Location: Carleton University, in the Loeb Building, floor 7, room A720 (map).
The scope of the conference is to discuss how the introduction of new information and communication technologies (ICTs) are impacting the Canadian society. The conference will concentrate on the social implications of ICTs and the new social dynamics fostered by communication technologies.
Professor Michael Mopas from the Department of Sociology and Anthropology will be giving the keynote speech for this conference. Dr Mopas specializes in the area of science, technology and law and is cross appointed to the Institute of Criminology & Criminal Justice and the Department of Law at Carleton University.
This conference gives students and other interested parties working on related topics the opportunity to network, elicit feedback on developing research, exchange ideas, and practice presentation skills.
Presentations of 10-15 minutes in any field of knowledge relating to ICTs and their implication with society are welcomed. Please submit an abstract of no more than 250 words, along with a title and your personal contact information to BenjaminTodd@cmail.carleton.ca by Nov 15th 2013.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
– The Impact of Mobile Phones
– Social Media
– Surveillance Technologies
– The Internet
For any questions, please contact Benjamin Todd, at BenjaminTodd@cmail.carleton.ca, or Alexander Castleton at AlexanderCastleton@cmail.carleton.ca.
Thank you very much.
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