Pre-Conference Kick-Off & Networking Event
The Social Cost of the Information Age
Presented by the Toronto Public Library in collaboration with the McLuhan Salons series, a special panel on The Social Cost of the Information Age will kick off Media Ethics: Human Ecology in a Connected World, the 20thannual convention of the Media Ecology Association.
Come hear from four renowned experts about how the internet today is affecting civil society:
– Mark Kingwell, Philosophy professor, University of Toronto
– Mutale Nkonde, fellow at Data & Society Research Institute in New York City and expert in artificial intelligence governance
– Taylor Owen, Beaverbrook Chair in Media, Ethics and Communications, McGill University
– Bianca Wylie, open government advocate and co-founder of Tech Reset Canada.
NB: At 6pm doors open. Come meet and connect with other people who care about these issues, as well as experts attending the Media Ethics convention. There will be a cash bar selling beer and wine, as well as snacks and a selection of sandwiches and wraps, with a special treat for the MEA delegates.