Time Session Speakers Presentation Title Moderator/Discussant
9:30 am Registration / Coffee
10:00 am Opening Remarks & Welcome Dr. Jim Katz
Dr.Jacob Groshek
10:15 am Dean’s Remarks Laurie Nichols
10:30 am Opening Keynote Joseph Reagle Hacking life: Systematized Living and It’s Discontents Moderator:/
11:30 am Coffee
11:45 pm Abstracts – Connecting and Coping in the “New” News Environment Mateus Guzzo Understanding Algorithmically-driven News through Flusser and Farocki: Are All Images Technical Images? Moderator:/
Chris Gentilviso Embracing the Visual, Verbal and Viral Media: How Post-millennial Consumption Habits are Reshaping the News
Sara Lillo The Role of Social Media in Mental Health
Yuhui Zhu & Brian H. Hough Content Analytsis of 2018 Congressional Websites
12:45 pm Lunch w/Posters and Kathy Bisbee (talk approx 30-45 minutes)
2:15 pm Abstracts – Communication as the Basis for Borderless Community Shane Wade Emojinal Labor: Assessing how emoji function as tools of affective labor in digital communication Moderator:/
Melissa Teng Community-driven Virtual Reality Design for Reentry after Incarceration
Tess Anketell Global Entertainment
Michael Bass Community for Sale: The Application of Silicon Valley Operating Principles beyond the Digital and into the Sacred
3:15 pm Coffe Break
3: 30 pm Closing Keynote Meryl Alper Redefining Mediated Human Connections through Disability and Digital Technology Moderator:/
4:30 pm Closing Remarks Dr. James Katz
Dr.Jacob Groshek
4:45 pm Reception
6:00 pm Event over