WELCOME to What is Information? (2020)


The gathering began Thursday, April 30
continued through Friday, May 1
and Saturday, May 2, and included:

Opens April 30th at 6:00pm PDT

Opens May 1st at 4:15pm PDT

Opens April 30th at 7:15pm PDT, after opening plenary

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  1. Cyberconference: The virtual conference, What is Information? Cyberconference involves over 100 international, national, and regional scholars, who will participate in three keynote presentations, six plenary sessions, and 20 panels.
  2. Experience: The Oregon Historical Society and UO present Experience: What is Information? highlighting the centenary of women’s right to vote, the suffrage movement and the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. It also celebrates the Law Day theme of “Your Vote, Your Voice, Our Democracy: The 19th Amendment at 100.”
  3. Exhibition: The NETWORKS exhibition draws upon an interwoven tapestry of works—networks—across communication, design, history, homelessness, information systems, installation art, media, newspapers, photography, textile arts, and visual arts.