An interdisciplinary workshop on Information: Space, Time, and Identity
The full programme of presenters and abstracts of all the talks for DTMD 2013 are now available for download from the workshop website. Register online.
Session 1: Information and Space (Mon 8 April, 10:30-13:00)
Chairs: Andrea Berardi and Derek Jones
- Keynote: Holger Schnädelbach, University of Nottingham, UK: Adaptive Architecture
- Ambjörn Naeve & Carl Smith, KTH, Sweden and London Metropolitan University: Spacification: How to design and construct spaces that can enhance artistic experiences
- Caitlin Bentley Royal Holloway University of London: Information as evidence: The quest for development aid results
- Claudia Jacques, University of Plymouth, UK: Space-Time Aesthetics in the Meta-Environment: A Cybersemiotics Analysis
- Derek Jones, The Open University, UK: Where is information?
Chairs: Chris Bissell and Magnus Ramage
- Keynote: John Monk, The Open University, UK: What is time for?
- Gabriela Besler and Jolanta Szulc, University of Silesia, Poland: Time as a constitutive element of information expressed in signs
- Jan Sliwa, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland: Trying to know everything – truth as a moving target
- Robin Laney, The Open University, UK: Difference as Meaning in Musical Narratives
- David Chapman,The Open University, UK: Information is Provisional
Session 3: Information and Identity (Tues 9 April, 09:00-13:00)
Chairs: Mustafa Ali and Hugh Mackay
- Keynote: Liesbet van Zoonen, Loughborough University, UK and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands: Identification, information and narrative
- Michael Thompson, University of North Texas, USA The Antinomy of Identity: Personal
Identity and Time in Modern Philosophy
- Robert Hunter, Northumbria University, UK How digital discourse has affected individuals ability to mould their identity and relationship to information online.
- Jan Sliwa, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland: Living in parallel worlds – two Polish nations
- Paul Adams, Alcatel-Lucent, UK: Identity Shift: Where Identity Meets Technology in the Networked-Community Age
- Karen Kear, Frances Chetwynd & Helen Jefferis, The Open University, UK: “To give a better understanding of who I am”: the role of personal profiles in online learning.
- Robin Smith, University Hospitals of Leicester,UK: Everything Must Go: Data Brokers and the Explosion of the Information Crime Economy’
Chairs: Magnus Ramage and David Chapman
- Keynote: Pedro C. Marijuán, Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud (I+CS), Zaragoza, Spain: On being informational: caught into the communication flows
- Barbara Osimani Università degli studi di Camerino UNICAM, Italy: Code or cause? Genetic information as influence
- João Alvaro Carvalho, Universidade do Minho, Portugal: Asking the right question: What is information? OR What is it that you are calling information?
- Marek Hetmański, Marie Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland: Informational aspects of metaphors
- Marcin J. Schroeder Akita International University, Akita, Japan Ontological Study of Information: Identity and State
- Robert B. Lisek, Institute for Research in Science and Art, Poland: Presence and future of information space
Informal evening activities (Tues 9 April, 18:00-19:30)
Including a discussion of information and art through Second Life
Session 5: Synthesis and Art (Wed 10 April, 09:30-11:00)
Chair: Derek Jones
- Keynote: Carson Grubaugh Information Artist, New York, USA: The Art of Information
Chair: David Chapman
- Keynote: Luciano Floridi, University of Hertfordshire and St Cross College, University of Oxford, UK The Maker’s Information
- Panel Discussion exploring an interdisciplinary understanding of information, with the keynote speakers and delegates.