Jochen Scholl presented the paper titled, "Situational Awareness during a Catastrophic Incident: Insights from the CR16 Exercise”, at the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-52). The paper was co-authored with iSchool students Karyn Hubbel and Jeffrey G. Leonard. The University of Hawaii television team video-recorded his talk and also interviewed him for “Smart Cities: Hype, Realities, and Real Opportunities.” The interview and the talk will soon be available on YouTube.
As has been true for the past 13 years, Jochen Scholl co-chaired the Digital Government Track at HICSS-52, which hosted fifteen topical mini-tracks. He also served as mentor and advisor at the 3rd Doctoral Consortium at HICSS-52. Thirty-two doctoral students, including iSchool doctoral student Marc Schmalz, were selected and admitted from over ninety applications.
Annie Searle will kick off a three-hour session on cybersecurity as part of the ALA (American Library Association) Midwinter Meeting in Seattle. The session will take place Friday morning, January 25 from 10am-1pm in the Washington State Convention Center, Room 603.
Annie Searle will moderate two forums of “Cybersecurity and Technology Futures”, a six-part series sponsored by the UW iSchool, the Jackson School and the Women’s Center. Full discussions with leaders from business, government, and academia on the latest developments in cybersecurity and technology will include privacy, systemic risk, artificial intelligence, international threats, state and homeland security, and crisis management and informatics. Megan Finn will also speak along with Kate Starbird as part of the series. The full schedule of forums can be found here.
Michelle H. Martin presented a talk titled, Reimagining the Wooded ‘White Space’: Picture Book Representations of Children of Color in Nature, at the University of British Columbia (UBC) iSchool. UBC faculty, staff and students of the iSchool and several other departments participated in her talk.