Katina Michael is an associate professor in the School of Information Systems and Technology and a member of the Institute for Innovation in Business and Social Research (IIBSOR) at the University of Wollongong. She is the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine editor-in-chief and also serves on the editorial board of Elsevier’s Computers & Security journal. Since 2008 she has been a board member of the Australian Privacy Foundation.

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Alexander Hayes is an ICT professional based in Canberra, Australia,  Professional Associate at the University of Canberra, INSPIRE Centre, Web Developer at the Australian National University, within the College of Asia Pacific, School of International Political & Strategic & Defence Studies Centre 

Hayes is also a PhD candidate at the University of Wollongong, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences, with a research focus on the socio-ethical implications of location enabled networked body worn technologies.

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Deniz Gokyer is a final year Master of Information Communication Technology student in the School of Information Systems and Technology at the University of Wollongong. Gokyer is presently engaged in research in the domain of wearable computing. He is investigating the social implications of emerging form factors of new wearables with a view to characterizing and predicting the industry's trajectory. 

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Jordan Brown is a Melbourne based independent film-maker, artist, and activist whose work focuses on the interface between the dominant culture of globalisation and the real impact on people, society and the environment. The social and environmental implications of technoculture is a current focus of Jordan’s work—specifically, research and development for a film project taking a critical view of today’s culture of screens, the ‘society of the spectacle,’ and the widespread fascination with simulacra facilitated by technology while the real world burns.

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