SILS at iConference 2019

March 30, 2019

The UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) will be well represented at the 2019 iConference in Washington, D.C.

Monday, April 1

1:30pm-3:00pm – “Automating Documentation: A Critical Perspective into the Role of Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Documentation” paper presentation by SILS Assistant Professor Mohammad Hossein Jarrahi and Matt Willis from the Oxford Internet Institute.

1:30pm-3:00pm – “Investigating Health-Self Management among Immigrant College Students with Depression” paper presentation by SILS alumna Jordan Dodson (BSIS ’18) and other i3 program scholars. Read more about Jordan Dodson's time at SILS.

3:30-5:00pm – “Understanding Change in a Dynamic Complex Digital Object: Reading Categories of Change out of Patch Notes Documents” paper presentation by Ayse Gursoy, doctoral student at the University of Texas at Austin, Karem M. Wickett of University of Illinois, and SILS Associate Professor Melanie Feinberg. The paper was named one of the five finalists for the best full research paper award at iConference 2019. Read more.

Tuesday, April 2

1:30pm-3:00pm – “Algorithmic Management and Algorithmic Competencies: Understanding and Appropriating Algorithms in Gig work” paper presentation by SILS Assistant Professor Mohammad Hossein Jarrahi and SILS graduate and current University of Washington PhD student Will Sutherland (MSIS ’17). The paper was named one of the five finalists for the best full research paper award at iConference 2019. Read more.

3:30pm-5:00pm – “ASIS&T Panel: Information Science Beyond the Information Age” panel with ASIS&T Chair Elaine Toms, Lynn Silipigni Connaway at OCLC Research, SILS Professor Javed Mostafa, and Diane Kelly from University of Tennessee.

5:00pm-6:00pm – “Lessons Learned from the Investigation of Academic WeChat Official Accounts” poster presentation by SILS PhD student Shenmeng Xu and SILS Associate Professor Bradley M. Hemminger.

Wednesday, April 3

10:30am-12:00pm – “Unmapped Privacy Expectations in China: Discussion Based on the Proposed Social Credit System” paper presentation by SILS PhD student YuanYe Ma.