Date: June 10-11, 2021
Location: This is a virtual event. Online meeting information will be provided upon registration.
Overview: As part of a National Science Foundation-funded interdisciplinary project supporting informal technology learning among marginalized populations, the Tech and Social Justice Workshop brings together scholars, policymakers, practitioners and citizens concerned with how technology might be used to enhance social justice and better support marginalized populations.
Thursday, June 10
4:00-5:30 p.m. (CDT) - Opening & Keynote
Welcome & Introduction: Ann Brill, Dean, School of Journalism and Mass Communications, University of Kansas; Hyunjin Seo, NSF Project PI, Associate Professor & Director of KU Center for Digital Inclusion
Keynote: Lucy Bernholz, Director, Digital Civil Society Lab at Stanford PACS & Senior Research Scholar, Stanford PACS
Friday, June 11
9:30-10:30 a.m. (CDT) - Panel: "Digital Inclusion During COVID-19"
Moderator: Patricia Gaston, Lacy C. Haynes Professor, University of Kansas & former editor at The Washington Post
Panelists: Angela Siefer, Executive Director, National Digital Inclusion Alliance; Stanley Adams, Director, KS Office of Broadband Development; Aaron Deacon, Managing Director, KC Digital Drive; Tom Esselman, Executive Director, PCs for People; Stacy Wedlake, Research Scientist, Technology and Social Change Group, University of Washington
10:45-11:45 a.m. - Panel: “Marginalized Women and Social Justice”
Moderator: Gloria Ayee, Lecturer, Harvard University
12:00-12:45 p.m. - “Lessons Learned: NSF Project Team Sharing Session”
Panelists: Hyunjin Seo, Associate Professor & Director, University of Kansas; Baek-Young Choi, Associate Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City; Megha Ramaswamy, Professor, University of Kansas; Hannah Britton, Professor, University of Kansas; Jodi Whitt, NSF-AISL Technology Education; Erika, Fittje, NSF-AISL Technology Education
12:45-1:00 p.m.: Closing/Networking