Please join NYU’s Animal Studies Initiative for a one-day conference on “Digital Animals: What Changing Technologies Mean for Animal Protection,” featuring presenters from the academic, non-profit, and corporate sectors. Sessions will be devoted to the representation of animals in digital media, the benefits of new digital technologies for animal protection, surveillance technologies and environmental monitoring, and the rise of digital animal activism.
The conference is on February 20th from 9:15am-5pm in Hemmerdinger Hall, first floor of the Silver Building, 31 Washington Place, New York, NY 10003.
For more information and registration, visit http://digitalanimals.org or contact Nicolas Delon (<email@example.com>).
NYU’s Animal Studies Initiative was founded in 2010 as an integral part of the Department of Environmental Studies, and is one of the first of its kind to offer an undergraduate program in animal studies. “Digital Animals,” the fourth public interdisciplinary conference hosted by the Animal Studies Initiative, is co-sponsored by DarwinApps, The Dodo, the Digital Humanities in NYU’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, NYU’s Department of Environmental Studies.
For more information on NYU’s Animal Studies Initiative, visit http://animalstudies.as.nyu.edu/page/home