The first ‘Data Justice’ Conference took place on 21-22 May 2018 at Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK. Over 200 participants from around the globe examined the intricate relationship between datafication and social justice by highlighting the politics and impacts of data-driven processes and exploring different responses. The conference addressed a wide range of issues related to data discrimination, data governance, data colonialism, digital labour, prediction and preemption, data scores, data ethics, data activism, and much more.
Speakers included Anita Gurumurthy (IT for Change, India), David Lyon (Queen’s University, Canada), Evelyn Ruppert (Goldsmiths, University of London, UK), Rob Kitchin (Maynooth University, Ireland), Sasha Costanza-Chock (MIT Center for Civic Media, US), Seeta Peña Gangadharan (London School of Economics, UK), Solon Barocas (Cornell University, US and FAT/ML).
To find out what happened, check the archived pages of the conference below: