Loyola University Chicago to Host Digital Ethics Symposium Featuring Artist and Activist Hasan Elahi
The Center for Digital Ethics and Policy, housed within Loyola University Chicago’s School of Communication, will host its fifth annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics on Friday, November 6.
The daylong symposium will include panels and breakout sessions that focus on a variety of topics, including wearable technology, privacy and surveillance, digital journalism and citizenship, the ethics of machines and games, spreadable corporate media, and the ethics of streaming and downloading music. The event will conclude with a cocktail reception.
The event is open to the public. For the full schedule and to register, click here.
Interdisciplinary media artist Hasan Elahi will deliver the keynote address. Elahi has been featured nationally for his work on surveillance and focuses on technology and media and their social implications in society. His work has been presented in numerous exhibitions, including the Sundance Film Festival and Venice Biennale. He has spoken about his work at the Tate Modern, TED Global, the World Economic Forum, Einstein Forum, and American Association of Artificial Intelligence.
Other featured speakers include:
- Susan Etlinger, industry analyst, Altimeter Group
- Kishonna Gray, assistant professor, Eastern Kentucky University, and director and founder of the Critical Gaming Lab
- Thomas Kolster, author of Goodvertising
- Maggie Orth, artist, technologist, and author of The Ethics of Wearable Technology
- Jacob Ganz, music editor, National Public Radio
- Nan Warshaw, founder, Bloodshot Records
- Bruce Finkelman, entrepreneur and music venue owner
- Joseph Jerome and Bénédicte Dambrine, Future of Privacy Forum
Friday, November 6
8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Loyola University Chicago
Regents Hall, 16th Floor
111 E. Pearson St.
Chicago, IL 60611
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