Stanford University

WORKSHOP | BY INVITATION ONLY

Reinventing Digital Infrastructure for Civic Empowerment Workshop
May 20, 2024
9:15a - 6p Pacific Time
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The Reinventing Digital Infrastructure for Civic Empowerment workshop will focus on understanding concrete pathways for AI-enhanced digital communications to promote human deliberation and enable productive collective action, all within constraints such as preservation of privacy and autonomy, inclusiveness, and accountability.

This workshop is by invitation only. 

Questions? Please contact Christie Ko or Susan Young.

Agenda

Bios for panelists below

9:15a PT
Arrivals, breakfast


10:00a PT
Welcome


10:10a PT
Overview: Framing the Problems; Teeing Up the Solutions


10:20a PT
Session 1: Designing Pro-social Conversations

In this session, academics will share research on human behavior in online communities and interventions for encouraging pro-social behavior. Moderated by Sandy Pentland.


11:30a PT
Lunch


12:30p PT
Session 2: Designing Pro-social Infrastructure

In this session, academics will share research on the digital infrastructure that underpins online communities and show data from interventions for mitigating problematic behavior, such as spreading mis/disinformation and bullying. Moderated by Sandy Pentland.


1:50p PT
Break


2:00p PT
Session 3: Exploring Open Digital Infrastructure


3:00p PT
Break


3:30p PT
Fireside Chat: The Digitalist Papers


4:00p PT
Closing comments + Reception

5:00p PT
Adjourn

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