9:00-10:00 Registration

Welcome Speech (Professor Philip Howard)

10:00 – 10:50

Room break – 10 mins

Room change – 5 mins

Lunch – Poster Presentations

12:15 – 13:45

Room change – 5 mins

Panel 5: Digital Boundaries

15:10 – 16.20

Coffee break  – 10 mins

Keynote: Dr. Alice Marwick 

Why Do People Share Fake News? A Sociotechnical Theory of Media Effects

16:30 – 17:30



Panel 1: Technology and Social Surveillance

Ruhi Khan

Ordering the Social: Categorisation, Surveillance and Symbolic Power


Natalie-Anne Hall

New Media, New Racisms


Meredydd Williams

Smartwatches and Information Privacy: Do Users Practice What They Preach?


Sihune Nascimento Cru

Data, Body, Control: the Expansion Route of Surveillance Capitalism in the Brazilian Health Sector


Panel 2: Policing Digital Rights

Maria Bada and Jason Nurse

Reputation at Risk! The Effects of Less Information Control Regarding Corporate Data Breaches


Bethan Charnley

Registration without Recognition: Deconstructing Facebook’s ‘Real Name’ Policy


Edward Percarpio

A Consequentialist Approach to Interpreting the Right to Explanation


Roland Stuerz 

The Use of Copyright-Protected Creative Online Content by German Consumers – A Comparison to the UK


Panel 3: Politics, Data and Interference

Marcel Hofling Martins 

Freedom of Expression on the Internet During the Brazilian Elections


Tom Orson and James Marchant

#IranVotes: Analysing the 2017 Iranian Presidential Elections through Telegram, Twitter and Instagram


Abdel-Rahman Hassan

The Troll Dialectic: Organized Disinformation and Post Irony in Counter-Revolutionary Egypt


 Panel 4: Media and Information Exposure

Evgenia-Xenia Vafeiadou

Online Patient Forums: What People With Parkinson’s Want and More Importantly Need


Felix Marvin Simon

Big Data goes to Hollywood: The Emergence of Big Data as a Tool in the American Film Industry


Nermine Mourad Aboulez

From “News-Finding-Me” to “Me-Finding-News”: Incidental News Exposure on Social Network Sites and Its Impact on Active News-Seeking


Panel 5: Digital Boundaries

Femke Mulder

How Digital Divides Shape Disaster Resilience: The Case of the 2015 Earthquake in Nepal


Ella Guest
(Anti-)Echo Chamber Participation: Examining Contributor Activity Beyond the Chamber


Abhishek Gupta and Shirley Ogolla

Inclusive Design – How Do We Ensure a High Degree of Participation in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Systems?


Panel 6: Tools of Justice

Lucas dos Anjos

Logic Gates and Access Records of Internet Users: From Technical Possibilities to Judicial Reasoning in Brazilian Courts


Gustavo Mascarenhas

The Application of Artificial Intelligence in Criminal Sentences


Andrew Strait

Automating Online Justice – The Effects of Automation on the Content Moderation Process

Poster Presentations

Ana Grouverman A Vocal Minority: The impact of organized social media campaigns on public skepticism of global climate change
Michelle de Mooy Automated Decision-Making in Commercial Health: Understanding Bias and Discrimination in mHealth Apps
Maria Florez Rojas Transparency Based-approach to Apply Internet Content Filtering and Blocking Systems
Austin Ruckstuhl Current Variations of Multistakeholderism in Internet Governance
Annalisa Eichholzer The Case of Telegram: How Platforms Are Redistributing Trust From Institutions to Individuals
Michaela Brady Childish Rumors: The Impact of Cyberbullying History on Rumor and False News Propagation
Arnav Joshi Algorithmically Powered User Agency – Are Adorno and Smythe Irrelevant in an Automated Public Sphere?
Ruchi Hajela The Arbitrariness of Categorisation and Consequences of Predicting without Knowing: The Case of Automobile Insurance
Maud Barret Bertelloni Controlling the Black Box: Instrumentality, Knowledge, and Information Technology
Mariana Canto Sobral Electing or Deflecting? How Fake News Could Affect the Brazilian Presidential Election in 2018
Ulrik Lyngs What the ‘Anti-Distraction Market’ Tells Us About Digital Technology and Self-Regulation
Carlos Alberto García Méndez Disconnected life: Dealing with Digital Empires, Big Data and Algorithms: A Critical Approach of Digitality.
Deepak Kumar Baruah Implementation of “Digital India” Programme: A Case Study in Assam