Kickoff Celebration

Join us in person on March 4 to kickoff the Summit!

We're kicking off the Summit with several in-person activities on Friday, March 4, 2022! Join us for a book fair, luncheon, professional headshots, chair massages, speed networking, and a banquet on the IU Bloomington campus. See below for more information.

Scholars' Book Fair

Friday, March 4, 2022
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Alumni Hall, IMU

Scholars Book Fairs at IU are playful and exploratory looks at affordable content -- and how we can all help drive down the costs of education for students. Faculty, check out low cost, high quality education materials ranging from eTexts, digital courseware, and open educational resources to virtual reality, 3D printing, and streaming video.

This year, we're again partnering with UITS Learning Technologies to host the Book Fair in conjuction with the Summit. 

NOTE: You do NOT have to register for the Summit to drop by this fair. However, if you wish to attend any other Summit activities, we kindly request that you register

Free Professional Headshots

Friday, March 4, 2022
10 - 11:30 a.m. - Maple Room, IMU
3:30 – 5:30 p.m. - Franklin Hall 214


Get a free professional headshot taken, and we'll email you a digital copy of your photo in a couple of weeks. To receive a free headshot, you must present your Summit namebadge (which can be picked up at the registration table) to the photographer. First-come, first-served.

Faculty Plenary Luncheon

Friday, March 4, 2022
  11:30 a.m.- 12 p.m. Lunch served (in-person only)
  12:00 - 1:15 p.m. Presentation (in-person and virtual)

   In-Person: Alumni Hall, IMU
 This presentation will also be livestreamed via Whova

Faculty, after you've perused the Scholars Book Fair, enjoy lunch on us then watch a live, virtual presention from UCLA Professor of Gender Studies and African American Studies and author of Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism., Dr. Safiya U. Noble.

*Faculty will be given priority seating.

Intersection of Critical Internet Studies and IU expertise – Social Implications of Digital Technologies

Friday, March 4, 2022
  1:15 p.m.- 2 p.m

   In-Person: Alumni Hall, IMU
 This presentation will also be livestreamed via Whova

Vivian Halloran, Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, College of Arts and Sciences, Professor of English will moderate this panel, which follows up on the local applications of some of the principles Dr. Safiya Noble addresses in her keynote speech by bringing together several scholars with ties to IU who are working on the social implications of digital technologies. The panelists will discuss their own journeys into digital work, including entrepreneurship and research, that addresses the sometimes hidden impact that technology has on our social, emotional, and embodied lives. They will also address the impact of algorithmic justice movements in their own engagements with digital and/or technology fields and explain how their IU connections inform how they approach their work.

Free Chair Massages

Friday, March 4, 2022
3:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Franklin Hall 216


Break up the day with a little relaxation! To receive a free 15-minute chair massage, you must present your Summit namebadge (which can be picked up at the registration table). First-come, first-served.

Speed Networking for All, hosted by IUWIT

Friday, March 4, 2022
4 – 5 p.m.
Franklin Hall 310

Practice and build your networking skills with a speed networking session hosted by IUWIT.

VIP Meet and Greet with Kari Byron

Friday, March 4, 2022
5 – 6 p.m.

Select registrants will have the opportunity to meet our Keynote presenter Kari Byron at a private gathering.

Enter to win a spot here