Panels

PLENARY PANELS

Terrence Deacon

1. INFORMATION, COMPUTATION, COGNITION: AN ETERNAL GOLDEN BRAID?
Moderator: Terrence Deacon, University of California, Berkley, USA
Panelists: Marcin MiłkowskiPolish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland
Oron Shagrir, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Peter Boltuc, University of Illinois, Springfield, USA and Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

IS4SI-2017

Bo Dahlbom

2. THE FUTURE OF WORK
Moderator: Bo Dahlbom, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Panelists: Ursula Huws, University of Hertfordshire, UK
Tanja Sinozic, Institute of Technology Assessment, Austria

Gunilla Bradley

3. THE GOOD INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION SOCIETY – FROM THEORY TO ACTIONS
Moderator: Gunilla Bradley, Professor Em. Royal Institute of Technology, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
Panelists: Åse Victorin, University hospital Lund, Sweden
Darek Haftor, Gunilla Bradley Centre for Digital Business, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Olle Häggström, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

Piotr Bołtuć

4. WHAT WOULD IT TAKE FOR A MACHINE TO HAVE NON-REDUCTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS?
Moderator: Piotr Bołtuć, University of Illinois, Springfield, USA and Warsaw School of Economics, Poland
Panelists: Jack Copeland, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Ron Chrisley, (University of Sussex), UK
Aleksander Bobko, Rzeszów University, Poland
Igor Aleksander, Imperial College London, UK (TBC)
Keith W. Miller, University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA

Rafael Capurro

5. INFORMATION ETHICS
Moderator: Rafael Capurro, International Center for Information Ethics, Germany
Jared Bielby, Uversity of Alberta, Canada
Panelists: Francesca Vidal, Universität Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Anna Suorsa, University of Oulu, Finland
Sarah Spiekermann,  Institute for Management Information Systems at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna), Austria
John Holgate, Director Information Resources, St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Marco Schneider, IBICT, Brazilian Institute of Information on Science and Technology, Brazil
Lyn Robinson, Head of Library & Information Science, (LIS), at City, University of London

Anna Dubois

6. TECHNOLOGY FOR THE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
Moderator: Anna Dubois, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Panelists: Anna Nilsson-Ehle, Board Chairman, Vinnova, Swedish Innovation Agency
Ivica Crnkovic, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Patricia Lago, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Marco Fratarcangeli, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Carsten Sorensen

7. THE ROLE OF DIGITAL PLATFORMS AND INFRASTRUCTURES
Moderator: Carsten Sorensen The London School of Economics and Political Science, UK
Ioanna Constantiou, Copenhagen Business School, and Applied Information Technology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Panelists: Johan Stahre, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Lars Svensson, University West, Trollhättan, Sweden
Jan Ljungberg, Applied Information Technology, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Joseph Attick

8. DIGITAL IDENTITY IN SOCIETY AND ITS ETHICAL AND LEGAL IMPLICATIONS
Moderator: Joseph Atick, ID4Africa & Identity Counsel International

Panelists:
Rafael Capurro, International Center for Information Ethics, Germany
David Sands, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Göran Collste, Linköping University, Sweden
Marco Schneider, IBICT, Brazilian Institute of Information on Science and Technology, Brazil

Søren Brier

9. INFORMATION STUDIES AND THE QUEST FOR TRANSDISCIPLINARITY – presentation of a new book release

Organiser: Søren Brier, CBS – Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark

World Scientific Series in Information Studies: Volume 9: Information Studies and the Quest for Transdisciplinarity. Unity in Diversity. Edited by: Mark Burgin (UCLA), Wolfgang Hofkirchner (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)

PANELS IN PARALLEL SESSIONS

Jordi Vallverdú

1. WHY ROBOTS MUST HAVE SYNTHETIC EMOTIONS?
THE ROLE OF EMOTIONS IN THE ARTIFICIAL COGNITIVE SYSTEMS
Moderator: Jordi Vallverdú, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Panelists:

Lola Cañamero, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Rodolphe Gelin, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Kathleen Richardson, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK

Michella Cozza

2. AGEING AND TECHNOLOGIES

Moderators: Michela Cozza, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Lucia Crevani, Mälardalen University, Sweden

Panelists:
Christine Gustafsson, Mälardalens University, Sweden
Göran Collste, Linköping University, Sweden
Britt Östlund, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
Hilda Tellioglu, Vienna University, Austria
Alexander Peine, Utrecht University, Netherlands

Rafael Capurro

3. COMMUNICATION IN THE DIGIALISED WORLD: THE ROLE OF MESSAGES AND MESSENGERS

Moderator:  Rafael CapurroInternational Center for Information Ethics, Germany

Panelists: María Díaz Nafría, University of León, Spain; Universidad Estatal Península de Santa Elena, Ecuador; Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Institut für Design Science

John Holgate, Director Information Resources, St George Hospital, Sydney, Australia

Joseph Brenner, Associate Director, International Center of Philosophy of Information, Xi’an Jiaotong University; International Center for Transdisciplinary Research, Paris, France