ISGOV 2022 : First Innovation and Smart Government Conference 2022

September 12-14, 2022
Tampico / Online event

First International Innovation and Smart Government Conference (ISGOV 2022): Challenges for Public Innovation in a post-pandemic governments

Academic space is needed amid the perverse problems caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. To share visions, projects, and new ideas related to technology in government. Public problems must be addressed through advances in digital government, public innovation, and emerging technologies.

The objective of the First International Innovation and Smart Government Conference is to foster cutting-edge research on the topics of public innovation, smart government, public governance, government data, internet access, and changes in government organizations.

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2022 EASST Conference

July 6-9, 2022

Politics of Technoscientific Futures

Recent years have been marked by uncertainty and instability, as the pandemic continues to disrupt lives and communities, transactions and supply chains, customs and rituals. Possible pathways to what we once called the future seem to open and close rapidly from one moment to the next. Constellations of rights and responsibilities – and sites of jurisdiction for defining them – shift daily in relation to new knowledge claims and accompanying uncertainties. Calls to seize the opportunity presented by this crisis abound across projects of techno-political transformation: Can we maintain the dramatic reduction of CO2 emissions that we witnessed during the height of the pandemic? Can scientists harness public optimism from vaccine breakthroughs and help quickly implement projects of bioeconomic transformation? Will this new perspective legitimate funding and creation of more public goods such as enlarged public green spaces and cycling infrastructures? Will governments and the private sector seize the opportunity to collaborate in creating new biopolitical regimes of data collection, knowledge, and control?

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STAY HOME Conference

November 10-11, 2022

The STAY HOME project will host the international conference STAY HOME: New perspectives on the home on the 10th-11th of November 2022 at the Royal Danish Academy in Copenhagen. We invite speakers to deliver research and design perspectives on the home as a physical, social, digital, and existential place in past, present, and future. Read more about the conference and our Call for papers here.

What is home and how do we relate to, inhabit, shape, experience, and use it? Home is described in terms of shape, space, and scale, but also in terms of experiences, relationships, and emotions. During the corona crisis home became a central yet contested term. What does it mean to stay at home? What makes a home? What about those without a home? The pandemic might be a catalyst for thinking about home in new ways – not only as a safe or as a private space, but maybe also as an unsafe space or a space that is sometimes public or professional. We invite scholars to think with us about the home.

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International Conference: Welfare After Digitalization

November 28-29, 2022

By bringing together decision-makers, interest organizations, NGO’s, citizens, journalists, educators, and researchers the conference Welfare after Digitalization will try to take stock of digitalization’s effect on the public sector.

The goal of the conference Welfare after Digitalization is to better understand what welfare has become after the digitalization of four key sectors: education, energy, health care, and law enforcement. The conference is unique in that we strive for dialogue and joint presentations to share knowledge across practices and worlds that are often separate.

Welfare after Digitalization is funded by the VELUX Foundation.

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XI Congreso chileno de Sociología y Encuentro Pre-ALAS

April 26-29, 2022
Online event

El XI Congreso chileno de Sociología y PreAlas, patrocinado por la asociación de Carreras de Sociología de Chile -SOCIORED- y organizado por el Departamento de Sociología de la Facultad de Ciencias Sociales de la Universidad de Concepción entre los días 26 y 29 de abril de 2022, se llevará a cabo en el marco de la futura realización del XXXIII Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Latinoamericana de Sociología ALAS, que debido al contexto pandémico global se ha reprogramado para llevarse a cabo durante el próximo año 2022, con sede en la Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales de la Universidad Autónoma Nacional de México -UNAM-.

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