Joseph T. Tennis and other members of OntōGroup had the following papers accepted to the 2020 Conference of the International Society for Knowledge Organization in Alborg, Denmark:
- Claire McDonald: “Call us by our name(s): Conflicting representations of the transgender community in classificatory practices.”
- Ana Bennett: “Assessing the Potential for Semantic Interoperability of Indigenous Indexing Languages.”
- Chris Holstrom and Joseph T. Tennis: “Questions, Advice, Explanations, and Humor: A Qualitative Study of Social Tagging on MetaFilter.”
- Joseph T. Tennis and Elliott Hauser: “Philosophy of Language in Knowledge Organization: Speciating Problems of Pragmatics, Formal Logic, and the Spaces in Between.”
Anna Lauren Hoffman served as a panelist at the Global Challenges event hosted by the UW Honors Program. The UW Daily covered the event in the article, “Let’s talk about tech: Global Challenges pushes students to think outside the box.”
Jaime Snyder gave an invited talk to the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Ghana's School of Medicine titled, “Obstacles to Empathy: Visually Encoding the Lived Experience of Bipolar Disorder.”
Jevin West gave an invited talk for a workshop hosted by the University of Chicago: “When Technology Transforms Society: Considering the Societal and Ethical Impacts of Quantum Computing and AI.”
- along with Amy Ko and Katie Davis, was featured in the UW Daily article, “How the iSchool explores youth tech use through phones, fanfiction, and more.”
- his interview on NPR’s podcast 1A about smart speakers and children was shared by NPR affiliates WNYC (New York City) and WWNO (New Orleans, LA).
Hans Jochen Scholl had a research article accepted by the journal ACM Digital Government Research and Practice. The article is titled, "Digital Government: Looking Back and Ahead on a Fascinating Domain of Research and Practice.” The article is scheduled to appear in print in winter 2020.
Stacey Wedlake, TASCHA (Technology and Social Change Group) Research Coordinator & Analyst, served as a panelist on Broadband USA's webinar Building Digital Workforce Skills at the Local Level. The webinar encouraged participants to learn how local leaders are building partnerships and helping residents attain skills to thrive in a digital economy.