Building the Good Information Society-Keynote at euoria2016

30/09/2016 September 24 2016

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Connected Things Among Us, euroia2016 conference, September 22-24, Amsterdam

Professor Alistair Duff delivered the closing keynote address at euroia2016, Europe’s largest gathering of user experience and information architecture specialists.

Entitled ‘Building the Good Information Society’, the talk, in the historic Koepelkerk in the centre of Amsterdam, developed InGSoc themes of ethics, norms and policy for the information age. The keynote also engaged with the conference focus on ‘connectivity’ and the internet of things, articulating core human priorities, such as privacy and universal access.

Over 300 people, mainly private-sector professionals and consultants, attended the conference, which was sponsored by leading information companies, including MailChimp, Af83, Optimal Workshop and SapientNitro.

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Lynn Killick
Research student
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Informing the Good Society (InGSoc): New Directions in Information Policy
InGSoc (Informing the Good Society: New Directions in Information Policy) is a three-year project, funded by an Arts and Humanities Research Council standard grant. The project, whose common thread is the social impact of information and technology and relevant public policy issues, has three...