A manifesto for inclusive digital futures

Event
Wednesday, 26 May, 2021 to Thursday, 27 May, 2021
A manifesto for inclusive digital futures

Wondering how our digital futures shape up? Join us for The Lord Kelvin/Adam Smith Symposium Series entitled, A Manifesto for Inclusive Digital Futures: Global Conversations and Action on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The aim of this symposium is to pioneer and advance conversations from across the globe in order to imagine and collectively shape our digital futures.

More information is available on the event webpages and we welcome registration from academics at all levels, ECRs and PGRs, policy and practice professionals and practitioners, community and digital advocates, and anyone who is interested in inequalities and inclusion in the digital age.

The full schedule is available here. Our keynote speakers include Professor Caroline Bassett (University of Cambridge) speaking on “The Fourth Turn: Five Responses” and Professor Hopeton Dunn (University of Botswana) speaking on “Reimagining Human Development in the Fourth Industrial Revolution - AI and IA: Artificial Intelligence and Internet Access in Search for an inclusive Digital Future.” 

Other speakers featured in our roundtable sessions include Prof Gerard Goggin (Univ. of Singapore), Prof Payal Arora (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Prof Madeline Murtagh (Univ. of Glasgow), Prof Simeon Yates (Univ. Of Liverpool), Prof Robin Mansell (LSE), Dr Nick Bradshaw (AI Media Group), Prof Renata Avila (Stanford University), Prof Richard Harper (Lancaster University), and Prof Jane Duncan (Univ. Of Johannesburg).

At this global event we will interact through keynote discussions, breakout sessions and networking to enable conversations that will shape and influence a Manifesto for Inclusive Digital Futures that are beneficial for all across the Globe. 

This event is organised by the Interdisciplinary Research Team, Digital Society and Economy, at the University of Glasgow which includes: Mrs Bishakha Chaudhury, Dr Lavinia Hirsu, Dr Hayes Mabweazara, Prof Bridgette Wessels, and Dr Mark Wong. 


The event will take place on Wednesday 26 May and Thursday 27 May 2021 and it is free of charge.

Registration here.

More information here.

Due to audience interest, places will be limited so make sure you complete the registration form as soon as you are able to.

 

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