Public events & articles

An important element of this project is public engagement. Here are links to upcoming public events, recordings of previous events, and short articles that we have written for news and media outlets.

Online articles and reports:

O’Neill, C., Smith, G., Andrejevic, M., Selwyn, N. and Gu, X. (2021) Online exam monitoring is now common in Australian universities — but is it here to stay? The Conversation, April

Selwyn, N. & Andrejevic, M. (2020) Facial recognition technology and the end of privacy for good. Monash Lens, January

Upcoming events:

None at present

Links to previous events:

June 12th 2021: Facial Recognition Webinar featuring Human Rights Commissioner Ed Santow

This was the first of our public events. Hosted by Mark Andrejevic, this public seminar featured representatives from the regulatory sector, biometrics industry, civil society, and the academy to discuss the future of facial recognition technology in Australia. Featured guests included: 
* Edward Santow, Australian Human Rights Commissioner
* Lizzie O’Shea, Digital Rights Watch
* Stewart Pope, Biometix
* Julia Powles, University of Western Australia

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