New Zealand Internet Research Forum 2016
The second New Zealand Internet Research Forum was held at AUT on 4 and 5 February 2016. The Institute of Culture, Discourse and Communication co-organised the forum with InternetNZ in an effort to support the continued establishment of a network of researchers interested in the internet.
People from academic institutions, government departments, organizations and businesses attended the event which covered a wide range of fields such as:
- Social media
- virtual worlds
- cyber security
- online activism
- crowd sourcing
- computer engineering
- digital politics and law, online communities
- the virtual public sphere
- online journalism
- digital literacy.
Two panels were held - the first looking at the future of internet research, and the second discussing human rights and the internet. View the video recordings of these panels.