Schedule

Thursday, April 9th

Union South, Varsity 1

Session 1 – 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Chair: John Buschman (Seton Hall University; Dean, University Libraries)

Presenter Title
Jo Ann Oravec
(University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Information Technology and Supply Chain Management)
Articles of contention: Transparency issues in teaching and research in US higher education
Toni Samek (for Len Findlay and Toni Samek)
(University of Alberta, School of Library and Information Studies)
Assembling PeerlessU: A Canadian makeover comes to grief

Session 2 – 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM

Chair: Alexis Elder (Southern Connecticut State University, Philosophy)

Presenter Title
Pierre Le Morvan
(The College of New Jersey, Philosophy)
Secrecy, transparency, fact, and falsehood
Don Fallis
(The University of Arizona, School of Information)
Shedding light on keeping people in the dark

Session 3 – 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM

Chair: Andrew Iliadis (Purdue University, Brian Lamb School of Communication)

Presenter Title
Kristene Unsworth
(Drexel University, The iSchool)
Why trust is not enough: Dataveillance and government secrecy
Orlin Vakarelov
(Duke University, Philosophy)

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Ken Rogerson
(Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy)

 

Government transparency and pragmatic information

Keynote – 4:00 PM

Presenter Title
Christopher Kutz
(University of California, Berkeley, Kadish Center for Morality, Law and Public Affairs)
The privilege of criminality

Friday, April 10th

Union South, Varsity 1

Session 1 – 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Chair: Shannon Oltmann (University of Kentucky, School of Library and Information Science)

Presenter Title
Olivia Conti
(University of Wisconsin-Madison, Communication Arts)
The rhetoric of transparency in online environments
William Harwood
(The University of Texas Pan-American, Philosophy)
Foucault’s pendulum: Finding a middle way between vigilantism and the Panopticon

Session 2 – 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM

Chair: Catherine Womack (Bridgewater State University, Philosophy)

Presenter Title
Mark Alfino
(Gonzaga University, Philosophy)
The limits of transparency in promoting intellectual freedom
Kay Mathiesen
(The University of Arizona, School of Information)
How important is transparency for democracy? The case of open government data

Session 3 – 1:45 PM to 3:15 PM

Chair: Tony Doyle (Hunter College CUNY, Philosophy)

Presenter Title
David Levine
(Princeton University, Visiting Research Collaborator, Center for Information Technology Policy; Elon University School of Law, Associate Professor and Chair, Faculty Development; Stanford Law School, Affiliate Scholar, Center for Internet and Society)
Temporal transparency and the process of lawmaking
Lucas Graves
(University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Journalism and Mass Communication)
The trouble with institutional facts: Notes toward an epistemology of fact-checking

Keynote – 4:00 PM

Presenter Title
Louise Amoore
(Durham University (UK), Geography)
Life beyond big data: Governing with little analytics