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The Difference that Makes a Difference Day 2

An interdisciplinary workshop on Information: Space, Time, and Identity

This event took place on 9th April 2013 at 9:15am (08:15 GMT)
Berrill Lecture Theatre, The Open University, Walton Hall Campus, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Session 3: Information and Identity Chairs: Mustafa Ali and Hugh Mackay

09:15 Liesbet van Zoonen (keynote) Loughborough University and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, NL. Identification, information and narrative.

09:55 Robert Hunter Faculty of Engineering & Environment, Northumbria University. How digital discourse has affected individuals ability to mould their identity and relationship to information online.

10:15 Jan Sliwa Bern University of Applied Sciences, Bern, Switzerland. Living in parallel worlds – two Polish nations.

10:35 Coffee.

11:05 Paul Adams Alcatel-Lucent, UK Identity. Shift: Where Identity Meets Technology in the Networked-Community Age.

11:25 Karen Kear, Frances Chetwynd & Helen Jefferis Faculty of MCT, The OU. “To give a better understanding of who I am”: the role of personal profiles in online learning.

11:45 Robin Smith University Hospitals of Leicester, UK. Everything Must Go: Data Brokers and the Explosion of the Information Crime Economy.

13:00 Lunch

Session 4: What is information? Chairs: Magnus Ramage and David Chapman

14:00 Pedro C. Marijuán (keynote Instituto Aragonés de Ciencias de la Salud (I+CS), Zaragoza, ES. On being informational: caught into the communication flows.

14:40 João Alvaro Carvalho Departamento de Sistemas de Informação e Centro Algoritmi, Universidade do Minho, PT. Asking the right question: What is information? OR What is it that you are calling information?

15:00 Marek Hetmański Marie Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland. Informational aspects of metaphors.

15:20 Coffee.

15:50 Marcin J. Schroeder Akita International University, Akita, Japan. Ontological Study of Information: Identity and State

16:30 Discussion.

Select from replays below:

9:15 am Session 3 - Part 1
11:05 am Session 3 - Part 2
2:00 pm Session 4 - Part 1
3:50 pm Session 4 - Part 2

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