Amber Macintyre will be presenting on 10th-12th April 2017, at the 'PSA Annual Conference', held in Glasgow, Scotland. Her talk is titled 'Political Theory and Data Ethics', and will explore an adaption of previous frameworks for making decisions with data within international membership organisations. The paper is a follow up to the presentation that Amber gave at the 'PSA Media and Politics Conference' last December, where Amber won an award in recognition of her research.
Declan McDowell-Naylor will be presenting at three conferences this year. The first will be on 4th-6th May 2017, at the 'New Participatory Spaces PG Symposium', held in Westminster, London. His talk is titled ''A democracy of our own devices?' Cultivating the role of citizen participation and open governance in the civic development of the Internet of Things'.
Declan will also present a similar paper on 7th-8th September at the 'International Conference of Political Communication', jointly organised by IPSA and CICOM, held in Pamplona, Spain. New Political Communication's Prof. Andrew Chadwick will be presenting the keynote.
Thirdly, Declan will be presenting on the 10th-12th July at the '11th Annual Science in Public Conference', held in Sheffield, England. His talk is titled 'Convergences between Science and Technology Studies and Political Communication: Empirical, Methodological and Conceptual', and will explore how the two areas of research can jointly-address pressing areas of digital politics research. This talk is part of an open-panel which Declan is co-organizing with Samantha Bradshaw and Gillian Bolsover, from the Oxford Internet Institute, both of who will be presenting empirical papers on political bots.
Nikki Soo will also be presenting on 10th-12th April 2017, at the 'PSA Annual Conference', held in Glasgow, Scotland. Nikki's paper is titled "What Can I Do For You? Breakdown of MP-Constituent Interactions in the Digital Age". This paper is a continuation of the presentation that Nikki gave at the 'PSA Media and Politics Conference' last December, which was well-received by a large audience.