Internet Researchers’ Conference 2017 (IRC 17) was held during 3rd – 5th March 2017

Date: 3-3-2017 to 5-3-2017

Description: The second edition of Internet Researchers’ Conference 2017 (IRC 17), co-hosted by the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B) at IIIT-B concluded on March 5, 2017. The 3-day conference held during 3-5 March 2017, had 11 sessions, and witnessed about 60 researchers from all around the country participate actively. There were two open sessions; one on “Digital Pedagogy” and another on “Open Street Map” which saw active participation. The main discussions and paper presentations revolved around digital objects of research, and the digital/internet experiences in Indic languages.

The crowd sourced notes of the conference sessions can be accessed through the Etherpad at: .

Photos of the event can be viewed at the following:

CITAPP at IIIT Bangalore is an interdisciplinary think-tank set-up to focus on the policy challenges and the organizational demands made by technological innovation. Of particular interest to the Centre is how technological advances, along with institutional changes that harness the legitimacy and the powers of bureaucracies and market, address the needs of underserved communities.