Technology Conference, December 2005
Welcome to the website of the 2nd International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society. The inaugural Technology Conference was held at the University of California, Berkeley, San Francisco, in February 2005.
This second Technolgy Conference, to be held at the Fortune Katriya Hotel, Hyderabad, India, from Monday 12th to Thursday 15th December 2005, will address a range of critically important themes in the various fields that address the complex and subtle relationships between technology, knowledge and society. Main speakers include some of the leading thinkers in these areas, as well as numerous paper, colloquium and workshop presentations.
Parallel sessions are loosely grouped into streams reflecting different perspectives or disciplines. Each stream also has its own talking circle, a forum for focused discussion of issues. For those unable to attend the conference in person, virtual participation is also available.
Presenters may choose to submit written papers before or after the conference for possible publication in the International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, a fully refereed academic journal. Virtual participants can also submit papers for refereeing and publication in the journal.
If you would like to know more about this conference, bookmark this site site and return for further information — the site is regularly updated. You might also wish to subscribe to the conference newsletter
For all inquiries, please contact the conference secretariat.
The International Conference on Technology, Knowledge and Society
The Technology Conference is held annually in different locations around the world. The first was at the University of California, Berkeley (San Francisco - February 2005).
The Technology Conference is a participants' conference, including numerous parallel sessions. The conference organising committee is inviting proposals to present 30 minute papers, or 60 minute workshops or 90 minute colloquium sessions. These can be:
- Academic or research papers, or
- Presentations describing educational initiatives.
The International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society
Presenters have the option to submit their papers for refereeing and publication in the Technology Journal, before the conference and up until one month after the conference. Papers submitted for publication will be fully refereed.
For those unable to attend the conference in person, virtual registrations are available. This provides participants access to the electronic version of the journal, and also the option to submit papers for refereeing and publication in the Technology Journal.
For more information please visit the Submission Guidelines page.
Who Should Attend
- Academics in the fields of informatics, computer science, history and philosophy of science, sociology of knowledge, sociology of technology, education, management and the humanities.
- Research students.
- Technology developers.
- Trainers and Industry consultants.