Information Sharing and Use in the 21st Century


Building on the Bold Aspirations strategic initiatives of sustaining the planet, promoting well-being, building communities, and harnessing information, the Navigating Digital Futures summit brings together scholars with expertise in multiple areas, including: social media, media and popular culture, public rhetorics and their dissemination in media, health communications, public -communications on environment and climate change, digital humanities, privacy and surveillance, data visualization, big data, and social and computer networks.

Open to all faculty and graduate students doing research (or interested in research) about digital media or using digital technologies in their work. Golan Levin (STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, Carnegie Mellon University) and Wendy Guillies (CEO, Kauffman Foundation) will speak, followed by an “unconference” and lunch. The summit is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and has been organized by faculty from CLAS, SOTA, and the School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

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