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CDI members participated at the 6th International PhD Conference, Ljubljana - Graz - Rijeka

On October 27.–28., University of Ljubljana hosted the Sixth international doctoral conference, Ljubljana - Graz - Rijeka, in cooperation with the University of Graz and the University of Rijeka. This year' s conference, which focused on digitalization in science and society, allowed students from three universities to meet and share knowledge and experience. Presentations covered a wide range of topics, including the ethics of artificial intelligence, the legal aspects of new technologies, the use of artificial intelligence in medicine and sports, as well as digital inequalities.

The conference was also attended by members of the Centre for Social Informatics (CDI) from the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. In an invited lecture, Prof. Dr. Andraž Petrovčič presented the key challenges of digital inequality, asst. Jošt Bartol described a study linking the areas of internet privacy and digital inequality, and asst. Natalija Rebrica presented a theoretical framework for understanding the factors that influence awareness of smart technologies for independent living at home among individuals in an aging society. Prof. Dr. Andraž Petrovčič also chaired a session on legal aspects of new technologies.

For more information, including a link to the conference program and the book of abstracts, visit this page.

The presentations were conducted as part of Jošt Bartol and Natalija Rebrica’s Young Researcher fellowship, funded by the Slovenian Research Agency of the Republic of Slovenia, and co-funded by research projects J5-2558 (The Implications of Proxy Internet Use for the Internet Skills of Older Adults) and V5-2275 (Digital inequalities and older adults in Slovenia: An evaluation of the measures implemented under the Digital Inclusion Promotion Act), and research programme P5-0399 (Internet research).


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