Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games
Saturday, March 12
5:00PM - 6:00PM
Hyatt Regency Austin
Zilker Ballroom 3
208 Barton Springs Rd
Gaming experts to discuss online harassment in gaming and geek culture, how to combat it, how to design against it and how to create online communities that are moving away from harassment. The panel’s topics will specifically center around research data, UI development and UX design to report and stymie online abuse.
Caroline Sinders is an interaction designer for IBM Watson, artist, researcher and video game designer. She was born in New Orleans and is currently based in Brooklyn. She received her masters from...Show the rest
Caroline Sinders is an interaction designer for IBM Watson, artist, researcher and video game designer. She was born in New Orleans and is currently based in Brooklyn. She received her masters from New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program where she focused on HCI, prototyping, and interactive storytelling. She holds a bachelor of fine arts from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts in Photography and Imaging, where she studied digital culture and large format portraiture. Caroline is a member of the Code Liberation Foundation's board, as well as a teacher for the foundation. Her current personal work explores UX and UI to stymy harassment and 'designing consent' into system designs and communication design for social networking sites.
Her work has been featured in the Contemporary Art Museum of Houston, Style.com, Bust Magazine, Animal NY, Narratively, The Verge, Washington Post, New York Magazine, and other places.Hide the rest
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Kami Watson Huyse is a digital strategist, speaker and author. She is the CEO and founder of Zoetica, a digital marketing and public relations agency, and is accredited in public relations. Zoetica...Show the rest
Kami Watson Huyse is a digital strategist, speaker and author. She is the CEO and founder of Zoetica, a digital marketing and public relations agency, and is accredited in public relations. Zoetica has helped hundreds of organizations and companies connect with their customers online, build community, and drive measurable business results. She is the architect of many award-winning marketing programs and has earned two Society for New Communications Research Social Media awards and IABC's Gold Quill of Excellence Award for her work.
She speaks over a dozen times a year at events and conferences across the country on the subjects of social media measurement, influence, strategy and online civility. She is the author of How to Use Social Media, Win Business and Find Influencers and is a contributor to Welcome to the Fifth Estate and the textbook Public Relations Writing: Form and Style. She was the technical editor for Civility in the Digital Age. She has also been a columnist for PRNews, an industry trade magazine, as writes regularly on her blog, Zoetica Talks.
She was named PR Professional of the Year in San Antonio, was recognized for a Social Media award by the Austin-American Statesman, has been named one of the 100 most powerful Women on Twitter by Twitter Grader, one of the 30 top people to follow in PR on Twitter by e-Releases, one of AG Beat's Top 50 Influencers, is a Top 100 Power Influencer in Houston, is one of Cision’s Top 50 Rich Social Media Influencers to Follow, and one of Likeable’s 150 Great Marketers to Follow. She is also the founder of the Social Media Breakfast of Houston (#SMBHOU). Contact her on Twitter @kamichat or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.Hide the rest
Cuny Graduate Center
Online Abuse Prevention Initiative