The 18th Annual STS Conference Graz 2019 invites interested researchers in the areas of Science, Technology and Society Society Studies (STS) and Sustainability Studies to give presentations. The conference provides a forum to discuss on a broad variety of topics in these fields – especially abstracts are encouraged which include some aspects of the above mentioned conference themes or special sessions.
|S1||Technical standardisation and STS|
|S2||The politics of algorithmic governance. Data subjects and social ordering in the digital age
|S3||Socio-technical challenges of health technologies|
|S4||Applying artificial intelligence on vulnerable target groups: chances and challenges|
|S5||Technology and the promise of decentralization|
|S6||Exploring critical and engaged approaches for investigating the complexities of digital health|
|S7||Humans & machines in healthcare contexts: interdisciplinary perspectives|
Digital transparency for more sustainability on the business level
Effects of sociotechnical systems that generate virtureal workspaces
|S10||Food water energy nexus and sustainable urban governance|
|S11||STS - Design - Sustainability|
|S12||Towards a second stage of energy transition? - Socio-technical dimension of sector coupling|
|S13||The social pillar in the transition to a sustainable society/industry|
|S14||The spatialities of waste|
|S15||Aviation and shipping. Blind spots within the debate over sustainable mobilities|
|S16||STS perspectives on China´s low-carbon energy and mobility systems|
|S17||The role of users in energy transition: What do we know, what should we know?|
|S18||Is the Circular Economy able to transform the built environment in cities?|
|S19||It´s time for structural change, sister!|
|S20||´Queering diversity` - in search of the queer and the class in academia and research|
|S21||Engineering education and STS: cources and teachnig/learning units on the social and ecological responsibility of engineers|
|S22||Engaging with the diversity of pedagogical experiences beyond the analysis of controversies|
|S23||Teaching STS: a call for workshop participation|
|S24||Mainingful science and technology education for kids|
|S25||Genome editing: revolution or another incremental step in the life sciences?|
|S26||Governing life science in the age of globalization: security, ethics, and emotions|
|S27||Valuing and knowing: studying the entanglement of valuation and knowledge practices|
|S28||The uptake of open science|
|S29||Institutionalizing Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI): structural change as a means to institutionalize RRI|
We also appreciate proposals for poster presentations.
The accepted posters will be presented in an open plenary session during which every presenter will have about 2-3 minutes to present their poster. The audience will then have the opportunity to ask or engage in one-on-one discussions.
For submitting a proposal for a poster please use the online form and indicate poster as your presentation type.
The abstract needs to be submitted online.
It should not exceed 500 words, max. 5 keywords, and the abstract with authors’ contact details should be submitted by using the online form.
Please indicate the number of the session in which your presentation should be included.
Notification of selected abstracts by: February 2019
Conference language: English