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PROGRAM
ELECTRONICS <> ECOLOGIES #1 REPAIR WORKSHOP
WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2023

8:30

Arrive / Event Registration
The Ship Inn, South Bank Campus, Griffith University

9:00

Welcome
Melissa Gregg, RMIT & Professor Leanne Wiseman, Griffith University

9:15 – 10:00

Reflections on Repair Scholarship
Professor Steve Jackson, Cornell University & Professor Josh Lepawsky, Memorial University

10:10 – 10:30

Reflections on Repair Activism
Nathan Proctor, Head of Right to Repair Campaign, Public Interest Research Group
Discussion

10:30 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 11:30

Software-Enhanced Vehicles (SDVs): A perilous future for automotive repair
MC Forelle, University of Virginia

11:30 – 12:15

Repair in Australia: Progress and obstacles
Professor Leanne Wiseman, Griffith University

12:15 – 1:30

Lunch

1:30 – 2:10

Repair as a Service: The case of CarlCare
Professor Jack Qiu, Nanyang Technical University & Miao Lu, Lingnan University

2:10 – 3:00

Mobile Phone Repair in Huaqiangbei, Shenzhen, China
Yifan Wang, Artist & journalist & Changwen Chen, National University of Singapore
Discussion

3:00 – 3:20

Pirate Modernity to Data Sovereignty: Material Consequences of Digital India
Adrian Athique, University of Queensland

3:20 – 3:40

Software Obsolescence in Smart TVs
Ramon Lobato, RMIT University

3:40 – 4:00

Feminist Server Stacks to-come
Nancy Mauro-Flude, RMIT University
Discussion

 

4:00 – 4:30

Break

4:30 – 5:00

Industry Approaches & Future Collaborations
Melissa Gregg, RMIT University

 

5:00

Farewell Drinks