Tuesday, September 14th

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09:00-10:00 Session 2A: Covid-19 Inequalities
Simeon Yates (Department of Communications and Media, UK)
Titiksha Vashist (The InTech Dispatch, India)
Shyam Krishnakumar (The In Tech Dispatch, India)
‘There is a digital divide’: Understanding digital inequity through a study of India’s vaccine delivery platform (abstract)
Rituparna Banerjee (Dublin City University, Ireland)
Evaluating ‘Meaningful Connectivity’: Digital Literacy and Women in West Bengal, India (abstract)
Jenny Kennedy (RMIT, Australia)
Kate Mannell (RMIT, Australia)
Indigo Holcombe-James (RMIT, Australia)
The impacts of financial and material access on digital inclusion for low-income households (abstract)
Kim Osman (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Ellija Cassidy (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Kate Murray (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Dan Dai (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Mapping the Australian digital mental health network during the COVID-19 pandemic (abstract)
09:00-10:00 Session 2B: Rural inequalities
Elinor Carmi (Liverpool University, UK)
Kira Allmann (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford, UK)
Epistemic Justice as Crisis Relief: Local Content Production in Community-Owned Internet Networks During COVID-19 (abstract)
Daniel Featherstone (RMIT University, Australia)
Dirt Tracks vs the Superhighway: How COVID widened the digital gap for remote First Nations communities in Australia (abstract)
Radha Bathran (Central University of Tamil Nadu, India)
Coping with digital educational needs by rural marginalized communities in India during COVID - 19 pandemic (abstract)
Renza Iqbal (Erasmus University Rotterdam, India)
The Gendered Relationship Between Leisure Time and Skill Development: A Case Of Smartphone Usage in Rural India (abstract)
10:10-11:10 Session 4A: Marginalised groups
Elinor Carmi (Liverpool University, UK)
Jessica van Thiel (University of Sussex, UK)
George Han (University of Sussex, UK)
Ralitsa Hiteva (University of Sussex, UK)
Connecting Lewes: developing an agile and inclusive strategy for digital inclusion (abstract)
Barbara Nino Carreras (The IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Brit Ross Winthereik (The IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Digital Welfare for All? An Ethnographic Study on Informal Welfare Work and How Disabled People, Low-Income Citizens and their Families are Neglected in Denmark’s Digitalisation Tale (abstract)
Bingyu Chen (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Yi Zeng (Nanyang Technological University, China)
Lu Peng (Nanyang Technological University, China)
Difficulties Faced by Seniors Using Video-related Functions on Social Networking Applications During Pandemic and Requirements to Cover the Digital Gap (abstract)
James Beecher (Citizens On UK, UK)
Digital Exclusion and low income 50-70 year olds (abstract)
10:10-11:10 Session 4B: Digital divides
Simeon Yates (Department of Communications and Media, UK)
Mona Lundin (University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
Margunn Aanestad (University of Agder, Norway)
Åsa Mäkitalo (University of Oslo, Norway)
Brit Ross Winthereik (IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Digital Services in the Nordic Welfare States: what about the Partially Digital User? (abstract)
Asvatha Babu (American University, United States)
India’s #CovidSOS: Twitter as a Faulty Lifeline in the Fight Against Covid-19 (abstract)
Josie Barnard (De Montfort University, UK)
Deploying creativity to enable ‘future-proofing’ digital upskilling: a case study (abstract)
Michael Dezuanni (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Marcus Foth (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Jenny Kennedy (RMIT University, Australia)
Amber Marshall (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Anthony McCosker (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)
Peta Mitchell (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Tanya Notley (Western Sydney University, Australia)
Kim Osman (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Digital inclusion for low income families in Australia: Policy and community responses to learning at home during the COVID-19 pandemic (abstract)
14:00-15:00 Session 10A: Youth literacy
Simeon Yates (Department of Communications and Media, UK)
Cigdem Bozdag (University of Groningen & University of Bremen, Netherlands)
Digital inclusion through dissemination of iPads during the Covid19 pandemic? A participatory action research in a German secondary school (abstract)
Luísa Aires (Universidade Aberta (Portugal), Portugal)
Catarina Nunes (Universidade Aberta (Portugal), Portugal)
Lúcia Amante (Universidade Aberta (Portugal), Portugal)
Online Distance Education and Internet Skills: Student Perceptions (abstract)
Lucie Römer (Charles University, Czechia)
Through Media and Digital Literacy Education towards Civic Participation of Disadvantaged Youth (abstract)
Alicja Pawluczuk (United Nations University, Germany)
European Digital Youth Work and the Covid-19 pandemic: what’s next? (abstract)
14:00-15:00 Session 10B: Media literacy during Covid-19
Elinor Carmi (Liverpool University, UK)
Shandell Houlden (Royal Roads University, Canada)
Chandell Gosse (Royal Roads University, Canada)
Jaigris Hodson (Royal Roads University, Canada)
Mitigating misinformation: Understanding the need for relational approaches (abstract)
Elena Musi (University of Liverpool, UK)
Myrto Aloumpi (University of Liverpool, UK)
Developing misinformation immunity: How to become your own fact-checker in a human computer interaction environment (abstract)
Grant Blank (University of Oxford, UK)
Bianca C. Reisdorf (University of North Carolina, Charlotte, United States)
Digital inequalities, media dependency, and willingness to be vaccinated (abstract)
Anna Feigenbaum (Bournemouth University, UK)
Julian McDougall (Bournemouth University, UK)
Alexandra Alberda (Bournemouth University, UK)
Comics for Data Literacy & Public Health: Lessons from COVID-19 (abstract)
15:10-16:10 Session 12A: Policy interventions during Covid-19
Elinor Carmi (Liverpool University, UK)
Bernadette Califano (CONICET, University of Buenos Aires, National University of Quilmes, Argentina)
Martín Becerra (CONICET, National University of Quilmes, Argentina)
Digital inequalities and policy interventions in Latin America after the outbreak of COVID-19 (abstract)
Hortense Jongen (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Jan Aart Scholte (Leiden University, Netherlands)
Inequality and Legitimacy in Global Internet Governance – An Empirical Study of ICANN (abstract)
Irene Mackintosh (University of the West of Scotland and Mhor Collective, UK)
Aaron Slater (SCVO, UK)
Connecting Scotland: Delivering Digital Inclusion at Scale (abstract)
Massimo Ragnedda (Northumbria University, UK)
Maria Laura Ruiu (Northumbria University, UK)
Felice Addeo (University of Salerno, Italy)
The Internet as a tool for social inclusivity (abstract)
15:10-16:10 Session 12B: Data/internet practices during Covid-19
Simeon Yates (Department of Communications and Media, UK)
João Estevens (Instituto de Ciências Sociais, University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Jussara Rowland (Instituto de Ciências Sociais, University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Mónica Truninger (Instituto de Ciências Sociais, University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Ana Delicado (Instituto de Ciências Sociais, University of Lisbon, Portugal)
Internet uses in pandemic times: (new) practices and perceptions (abstract)
Laura Robinson (SCU and Harvard Berkman Center, United States)
Jeremy Schulz (UC Berkeley, United States)
Oyvind Wiborg (University of Oslo, Norway)
Elisha Johnston (UCLA, United States)
Digital Inequality and the COVID Connection: Charting Pandemic Anxiety, COVID-19 Comprehension, and Digital Confidence as Emergent Forms of Digital Vulnerability (abstract)
Jeremy Schulz (UC Berkeley (Please see PDF for list of all authors from four continents. Thank you!), United States)
Hiroshi Ono (Hitotsubashi University Business School, Japan)
Matias Dodel (Universidad Católica del Uruguay, Uruguay)
Gejun Huang (Soochow University, China)
Taxonomies of Digital Vulnerability and COVID-19 Exposure Risk Profiles (abstract)
Stacey Wedlake (University of Washington, United States)
Kathleen Carson (Seattle Jobs Initiative, United States)
Yvette Iribe Ramirez (University of Washington, United States)
Elodie Marlet (Seattle Jobs Initiative, United States)
David Keyes (City of Seattle, United States)
Matthew Hougton (City of Seattle, United States)
“Help is really necessary”: Case study of a technology distribution program for unemployed workers (abstract)