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Digital Data Conference (D2C)
April 14, 2022 - April 15, 2022Free
The Center for Media Engagement and The Media and Democracy Data Cooperative invite you the virtual Digital Data Conference (D2C) on April 14 and 15, 2022.
D2C brings together researchers collecting and analyzing digital media data to discuss the practice and ethics of digital data research. Day 1 of the conference features a Keynote on the State of Digital Data Research and a panel on emerging digital data tools. Day 2 will focus on data ethics.
This conference is funded by the Social Science Research Council.
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11:00 – 11:50 AM CT
Keynote: The State of Digital Data Research
Keynote Speaker: Dr. David Lazer, Northeastern University
Interviewer: Dr. Josephine Lukito, Center for Media Engagement, The University of Texas at Austin
12:00 – 1:00 PM CT
Panel: Emerging Digital Data Tools
Moderator: Dr. Yunkang Yang, Institute for Data, Democracy & Politics (IDDP), The George Washington University
Dr. Deen Freelon, Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP), UNC Chapel Hill
Dr. Mike Kearney, Aware
Dr. Yini Zhang, University at Buffalo
Ryan Gallagher, Northeastern University
11:00 – 11:50 AM CT
Keynote: Data Ethics
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joan Donovan, Harvard Kennedy School
Interviewer: Dr. Jordan Foley, Washington State University
12:00 – 1:15 PM CT
Panel: Research Centers’ Approaches to Data Ethics
Moderator: Meredith Pruden, Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP), UNC Chapel Hill
Dr. Kate Starbird, Center for an Informed Public (CIP), University of Washington
Dr. Dhavan Shah, Center for Communication and Civic Renewal (CCCR), University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Joshua Tucker, Center for Social Media and Politics (CSMaP), New York University
Dr. Renee DiResta, Internet Observatory (IO), Stanford University
Dr. Rebekah Tromble, Institute for Date, Democracy & Politics (IDDP), The George Washington University