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Data Justice Lab’s world-leading conference is back

12 June 2023

Data Justice Lab

This June academics, practitioners and activists will meet in Cardiff University to present their ideas and research at the third international Data Justice Conference.

Under the theme Collective Experiences in the Datafied Society this groundbreaking conference will explore impacts, lived experiences and forms of resistance in relation to datafication.

The Data Justice Conference 2023 will combine a range of keynotes, panel discussions and workshops to discuss the meaning and practice of social justice and collective experiences in a datafied society.

Hosted by the Data Justice Lab at Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Culture (JOMEC), the conference will put forward alternative ways of thinking about and organising datafication that prioritize data justice.

Speakers include:

  • Catherine D’Ignazio (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US)
  • Mirca Madianou (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK)
  • Carolina Botero Cabrera (Karisma, Colombia), Hamid Khan (Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, US)
  • Donna Cormack (University of Otago, New Zealand)
  • Patrick Williams (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK)

Co-Director of the Data Justice Lab Dr Emiliano Treré said, “We are thrilled to welcome individuals from the world’s leading universities to join us to discuss the incredibly important topic of data Justice”.

“We aim to harness the power of collaborative dialogue to create meaningful impacts, new avenues of research and published research in the ever-complex field of the datafied society.”

The conference will take place on 19-20 June and is fully booked. Outputs from the conference will be put forward for potential publication in the top-ranked international journal Big Data & Society.

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