Ivan Allen College Graduate Student Paper Conference (Lunch and Afternoon Reception)

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All faculty, staff, and students at Georgia Tech and guests are welcome to attend the fifth annual IAC Graduate Student paper conference scheduled for Friday, January 25, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Stephen C. Hall Building, Room 102.

Registration to attend the conference is here. RSVP is mandatory for the catering order.

Graduate students enrolled in Ivan Allen College Liberal Arts graduate courses will present papers at the fifth annual IAC graduate student conference, scheduled for Friday, January 25, 2019, 9am-5:30pm, in Room 102 of the Stephen C. Hall Building (215 Bobby Dodd), All faculty, staff, and students at Georgia Tech and guests are welcome to attend.


9:15 am: Breakfast

9:45 am: Welcome: Mario Bianchini (History and Sociology), Chair, Ivan Allen College Graduate Student Advisory Board

9:55 - 11:15 am: Technology Policies 

Chair: Kera Allen (History and Sociology)

Royce Collins (History and Sociology): Discriminatory Technologies and the Federal - Aid Highway Act of 1956

Seokbeom Kwon (Public Policy): Does Antitrust Regulation of Patent Monopoly Promote Innovation?

Camila Apablaza (Public Policy): Challenges and Policy Solutions for the Deployment of Alternative Fuels in the Freight Transportation Sector

Seokkyun Woo (Public Policy): Why Do They Stand on the “Shoulder of the Tumbling Giants"?: Empirical Analysis of Citation Patterns of Scientific Teams Based on Retracted Academic Articles


11:15 - 11:20 am: Break


11:20 am - 12:10 pm: Technical Innovations  

Chair: Talia Capozzoli (Public Policy)

Daniel Schiff (Public Policy): Out of the Laboratory and into the Classroom: The Future of Artificial Intelligence in Education

Anthony Harding (Economics): Bright Lights, Safe Nights?: The Impact of Visibility on Crime


12:10 - 1:30 pm: Lunch


1:30 - 2:30 pm: Community Problem Solvers and Rabble Rousers 

Chair: Supraja Sudharsan (Nunn School)

Garrett Bunyak (History and Sociology): “Animalizing” Others in the U.S.- Mexico Borderlands

Karl Grindal (Public Policy): Artist Collectives as the Origins of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS): The Strano Network to Electronic Disturbance Theater

Joshua Fisher (Digital Media/LMC): Uncovering Creative Affordances for Applied Storytelling with Augmented and Mixed Reality


2:45- 3:45 pm: Sports, Technology, and the Body 

Chair: Amber Johnson (History and Sociology)

Mario Bianchini (History and Sociology): Sport as Technological Consciousness in East Germany

Declan Abernethy (History and Sociology): Raising the Boom: The NFL, Rules, and Biomedicine

Li Zheng (Elise) (History and Sociology): "Self-discipline Brings me Freedom": A Critical Examination of Self-tracking Through Fitness Apps


3:45-4 pm: Break 4-5 pm: Ubiquitous Computing Applications: Unveiling the Ins and Outs

Chair: Adriana Alvarez Garcia (Digital Media/LMC)

Suon Choi (Nunn School): Drone in Bibliometrics: Its Origins and Development

Michael Bivona (History and Sociology): Blowback: Kareem Khan and the Politics of Network Reciprocity

Alyssa Rumsey (Digital Media/LMC): Clearing the Smoke: The Changing Identities and Work in Fire-fighting


5-5:30 pm: Reception


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