Programme - iFutures 2015, 7 July 2015, University of Sheffield

Day 1 (Monday 6 July 2015)

19:30-21:30

Dinner and social event @

TBC

Day 2 (Tuesday 7 July 2015)

9:00 – 9:50

Registration

with Tea & Coffee

9:50 – 10:00

Welcoming address by Conference Chair:

Matthew Seddon

10:00 – 10:45

Keynote 1: Helen Kennedy (Professor of Digital Society, University of Sheffield).

Not Open: challenges to opening up the web, data, platforms and other information science things

10:45 – 11:00

Reflections and Q&As

11:00 – 11:30

Morning Break

with Tea & Coffee

11:30 – 12:30

Morning session: Applied Social Media

Latif Shabgahi: Perceptions of the risks of microblogging within Small and Medium Enterprises

Catherine Ebenezer: Access to and use of Web 2.0 and social media applications within the NHS in England: the role and impact of organisational culture, information governance, and communications policy

Ahmad Kharman Shah: Factors Influencing Academics’ Use of Microblogging in Higher Education

12:30 – 13:30

Poster session

with Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Pecha Kucha session

Nicolas Kylilis: An exploration of the joining process of newcomers in offline leisure pursuit groups

Matthew Seddon: Will Big Data lead us down the rabbit hole of spurious correlation

Paula Goodale: ``Um, yeah [laughs]'': Challenges in opening up qualitative research data

14:00 – 15:00

Afternoon session: Open Information

Josh Morton: Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing in Open Strategy Initiatives

Sergej Lugovic: The impact of users’ socio-cognitive features on music information seeking patterns

Alison Hicks: Open Borders: Information literacy within intercultural settings

15:00 – 15:30

Afternoon Break

with Tea & Coffee

15:30 – 16:30

Workshop 1: Introduction to Open Data Science

Workshop 2: The Reflective Researcher

16:30 – 17:15

Keynote 2: Fabio Ciravegna (Professor Computer Science, University of Sheffield)

Sensing the Earth via six billion human sensors

17:15 – 17:25

Reflections and Q&As

17:25 – 17:30

Closing address

17:30 – 19:30

Informal networking@

The University Arms