Technology Conference, February 2005

Welcome to website of the International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society. To be held at the University of California, Berkeley, USA from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th February 2005, the conference will address a range of critically important themes in the various fields that address the complex and subtle relationships between technology, knowledge and society. Main speakers include some of the leading thinkers in these areas, as well as numerous paper, colloquium and workshop presentations

Participants are invited to submit presentation proposals for 30 minute papers, 60 minute workshop, or jointly presented 90 minute colloquium sessions. Parallel sessions are loosely grouped into streams reflecting different perspectives or disciplines. Each stream also has its own talking circles a forum for focused discussion of issues.

Presenters may choose to submit written papers for publication before or after the conference in the new International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society. Presentations submitted for publication will be fully refereed and published in print and electronic formats. For those unable to attend the conference in person, virtual registrations are available, which provide access to the online edition of the conference proceedings. Virtual participants can also submit papers for refereeing and publication in the Journal.

If you would like to know more about this conference, bookmark the Technology Conference site and return for further information — this site is regularly updated. You might also wish to subscribe to the Conference Newsletter

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International Advisory Board

The International Conference on Technology, Knowledge & Society
and The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society

Who Should Attend


The Globalism Institute is the public face of a university-wide research strength in globalisation and cultural diversity at RMIT University. The Institute undertakes engaged research into globalisation, transnationalism, nationalism and cultural diversity. It seeks to understand and critically evaluate current directions of global change, with an emphasis on the cultural implications of political and economic transformation. The role of the Institute is to initiate and manage research and community projects involving consortia of academics, researchers and consultants from diverse backgrounds. These collaborative projects draw on expertise from across the university and beyond, in fields such as global politics, international relations, community studies, cross-cultural communication, international education, international trade, productive diversity, global English and media studies. For further information, visit our website, or contact us by email.
ISSC is a research center dedicated to understanding the processes of social change and contributing to the transformation of conditions of inequality. ISSC researchers use a combination of qualitative and quantitative approaches to undertake empirical investigations into critical social issues facing the nation, with a particular focus on California communities. ISSC also provides training and professional development to graduate and undergraduate students.

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