Program

Day 1: Friday, November 6, 2015  

Location: Concordia University Grey Nuns building, GN E104 at 1190 Guy Street, Montreal

1:00PM

  • Welcome – Professor Graham Carr, VP, Research and Graduate Studies, Concordia University
  • Opening – French et al. – Big Data and Risk
  • Keynote -Deborah Lupton (Sociology, University of Canberra)

 

Session 1: Big Data, Techno-Economy and Gambling Risk

3:15PM

  • Gerda Reith (Sociology, University of Glasgow)
  • Sylvia Kairouz (Sociology & Anthropology, Concordia University)
  • Matthew Perks (MA Student, Sociology, Concordia University)
  • Jennifer Reynolds (Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto)

Moderator: Fenwick Mckelvey (Communications Studies, Concordia University)

Session 2: Big Data, Risk and Games

5:10PM

  • Maude Bonenfant (Département de communication sociale et publique, UQÀM)
  • Jennifer Whitson (Sociology and Legal Studies, University of Waterloo)
  • Chantal Robillard (Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University

ModeratorMarilou Gagnon (Concordia University)

Day 2: Saturday, November 7, 2015

Location: Concordia University Henry F. Hall Building, H 767 

1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd W

8:30AM

Session 3: Big Data and Risk—Dynamics of Security, Surveillance and Privacy

8:30AM

  • Fenwick Mckelvey (Communications, Concordia University)
  • André Mondoux (Communications, Université du Québec à Montréal)
  • Jessica Percy Campbell (MA Student, Sociology, Concordia University)
  • Sami Coll (Sociology, University of Lausanne)

Moderator: Sylvia Kairouz (Concordia University)

Session 4: Big Data and Risk—Dynamics of Governance and Discrimination

10:25AM

  • Solon Barocas (Policy Studies, Princeton University)
  • Baki Cakici (Sociology, Goldsmiths)
  • Fergus Gleeson (MA Student, Sociology, Concordia University)
  • Joanna Redden (Communications, University of Calgary)

Moderator: Orit Halpern (New School for Social Research)

Session 5: Big Data, Bodies and Health Risk

1:00PM

  • Marilou Gagnon (Nursing, University of Ottawa)
  • Gilbert Émond (Applied Human Sciences, Concordia University)
  • Alex McClelland (PhD Student, Simone de Beauvoir Institute, Concordia University)

Moderator: Amy Swiffen (Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University)

Session 6: Big Data and Public Health Risks

2:55PM

  • Lindsay Thomas (English, Clemson University)
  • Henning Fueller (Geography, Humboldt University
  • Martin French (Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia University)

Moderator: Adrian Guta (English, Carleton University)

Session 7: Policing Risks with (Big) Data

4:30PM

  • Lee Mellor (PhD student, INDI program, Concordia University)
  • Kelly Hannah-Moffat (Criminology, University of Toronto)
  • Lisa Lynch (Journalism, Concordia University)

Closing remarks

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