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 a Phd scholar at the University of Wollongong, Faculty of Engineering and Information Sciences (EIS), School of Information Systems & Technology (SISAT). He has had industry experience in information systems, data sciences and web development with industry, government, not-for-profit in the arts, education, justice and welfare sectors.

Hayes is a visiting Researcher at Aalto UniversityLeGroupMedia Lab, Finland and Professional Associate with the College of Adjuncts at the University of CanberraINSPIRE Centre. He researches the social implications of emergent technologies with a focus on ethics and data sovereignty. Associated research interests include social media, networked & mobile learning, unmanned aerial systems, policing, privacy, state-society relations and national security.

His research is contributing to how academics and practitioners alike think critically about innovations such as Google Glass and related wearable technologies. As a web developer at the University of Wollongong he supports the Transnational Communication Community of Practice (TCCOP) and lectures in Social Informatics and the Workplace (ISIT203).

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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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