Twelfth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge & Society

  • 2016 Special Focus: Ideas, Objects, Waste—Critically Approaching The Life Cycle of Technologies in the Age of the Anthropocene
  • 18–19 February 2016
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Ciencias Económicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina

At a Glance...

2

Days of paper presentations, workshops/interactive sessions, posters, and colloquia.

120+

Delegates from all over the world who attended the Twelfth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society.

20

Countries represented.

Plenary Speakers

The Twelfth International Conference on Technology, Knowledge, and Society featured plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Gilberto Gallopin

Gilberto Gallopin

Independent Scholar, Argentina

"The Earth System in the Anthropocene: New Challenges for Knowledge, Technology, and Action"

Susana Finquelievich

Susana Finquelievich

Principal Researcher, National Council for Scientific and Technical Research, Argentina

"We, Cyborgs. How Humanity is Integrating Technology in its Bodies and Life"

Roxana Cabello

Roxana Cabello

Researcher and Teacher, National University of General Sarmiento, Buenos Aires, Argentina

"Uses of Interactive Digital Technologies in Low-Income Sectors"

Silvia Lago Martínez

Silvia Lago Martínez

Sociologist and Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Buenos Aires; Co-director, Program for Research on Information Society, Gino Germani Institute

"Internet and Community Organizations, New Scenarios of Political and Social Intervention"

Graduate Scholar Awardees

For each conference, a small number of Graduate Scholar Awards are given to outstanding graduate students who have an active academic interest in the conference area. The Award with its accompanying responsibilities provides a strong professional development opportunity for graduate students at this stage in their academic careers. The 2016 Graduate Scholar Awardees are listed below.

Ayelén Álvarez

Ayelén Álvarez

Sheila Amado

Sheila Amado

Micaela Ciardiello

Micaela Ciardiello

Romina Gala

Romina Gala

Martín Ariel Gendler

Martín Ariel Gendler

Diego Labra

Diego Labra

Joaquin Zajac

Joaquin Zajac

Partner

We appreciate the support of our 2016 Conference Partner.