Organizers

Pablo Aragón is research scientist at Eurecat and adjunct professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra. His research in computational social science focuses on characterizing online participation in civic technologies, the online network structures of grassroots movements and political parties, and the technopolitical dimension of networked democracy.
Adriana Alvarado Garcia is Ph.D candidate at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Using a mix-methods approach, she designs contextualized technologies that support social media data migration from online to offline context to advocate for human rights in the context of Latin America.
Claudia Flores Saviaga is fellow at Facebook Research and Ph.D candidate in the HCI Lab at West Virginia University. Her research involves the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Crowdsourcing, and Social Computing. She is interested in understanding how “bad actors” organize misinformation and propaganda messages, and how other citizens organize to debunk those manipulative campaigns.
Jorge Saldivar is post-doctoral researcher at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). His research involves areas of crowdsourcing, collective intelligence, and civic engagement and focuses on applying quantitative methods to study the impact of technology in society. Previously, Jorge has worked as Data Scientist at the initiative Data Science for Social Good, University of Chicago.
Christopher A. Le Dantec is associate professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research is focused on the area of digital civics where he works with a range of community-based partners to explore new forms of civic participation through community-centered design inquiry at the intersection of participatory design, digital democracy, and smart cities. He is the author of Designing Publics (2016, MIT Press).