An IAMCR 2016 pre-conference
Conference description: What is the future for surveillance and data security as our world is increasingly structured by algorithmic decision-making, artificial intelligence, the internet of things, and robotic cultures? What are the challenges and solutions, and what new concepts and practices need to be considered?
For this pre-conference workshop we are interested in the following themes:
- The politics and ethics of algorithmic communication and security
- Challenges of the employment of AI in policing, social services, etc.
- Privacy and security in the context of the internet of things
- Roles and implications of corporate, governmental and civil society production of algorithmic communication
- Accountability and agency in the ‘black box society’
- The role of human/civic rights in the context of AI and algorithmic security
- Necessary policies, regulatory frameworks, and relevant standards
- Robot protests: sociopolitical cyberconflicts and resistance to algorithmic security
Location: The preconference will be held at the University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
Date and time: 26 July 2016
Contact: Athina Karatzogianni athina.k (at) le.ac.uk and Arne Hintz HintzA (at) cardiff.ac.uk
The pre-conference is associated with the projects The Common Good: Ethics and Rights in Cyber Security and Digital Citizenship and Surveillance Society.
Proposals must be submitted via the form below from 16 November 2015 until 15 January 2016.