Detailed agenda:

2:30 p.m. | Opening and comemoration of the 10th anniversary of SMU research group.


2:45 p.m. | Panel discussion (conducted in Portuguese): “How big data analysis has a been changing practices and decisions in your area of practice?”

Moderator: Gustavo Calixto (SMU)

Guest speakers:


4:30 p.m. | Coffee-break


5:30 p.m. | Keynote speech (conducted in English): “Understanding Cultural Data”

Moderator: Alan Angeluci (SMU)



7 p.m. | Closing event

Attendance registration for the event is compulsory for those wishing to participate in person. Interested individuals can register through the link bellow. Please note that in-person attendance is capped at 40 participants, and attendees will receive a certificate of attendance. For those opting to participate online via live streaming, prior registration is also mandatory; certificates will also be issued for online attendance list to be informed during the event.

More about the participants:


Artist, writer, and one of the most influential theorists of digital culture worldwide. He is currently a Presidential Professor of Computer Science at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center and the Director of the Cultural Analytics Lab. After studying painting, architecture, and filmmaking, Manovich began using computers to create digital art in 1984. He has played a key role in creating four new research fields: new media studies (1991-), software studies (2001-), cultural analytics (2007-) and AI aesthetics (2017-). Since 1991, he has published 190 articles that have been translated into 35 different languages and reprinted over 800 times. He authored and edited 15 books, including Artificial Aesthetics, Cultural Analytics, Instagram and Contemporary Image, Software Takes Command, and The Language of New Media, which has been called “the most provocative and comprehensive media history since Marshall McLuhan.” His projects have been exhibited in 14 solo and 122 international group exhibitions at many prestigious institutions, such as the Institute of Contemporary Art (London), the Centre Pompidou, The Shanghai Biennale, and The ZKM | Center for Art and Media.


Statistician (2001), Master (2003), and PhD (2006) in Information Science. He is on the faculty of the Department of Information and Culture at the School of Communications and Arts (ECA) of the University of São Paulo (USP), where he coordinates CiMetrias (Science and Technology Metrics Research Group). He is a professor and current coordinator of the Graduate Program in Information Science at ECA-USP. He has experience in coordinating national and international research projects on the following topics: bibliometrics, scientometrics, evaluation of national scientific production, indicators, information sources, science policy, and open science.


PhD from the Technologies of Intelligence and Digital Design (TIDD) program at PUC-SP. Post-doctoral internship at UNB in the field of Communication Theories and Technologies. Coordinator of the Graduate Program in Communication – Professional Master’s Degree at UFMA. Professor in the Department of Social Communication in the area of Journalism in Digital Networks. Director of LABCOM – Media Convergence Laboratory. Leader of the CNPq research group – Technology and Digital Narratives – TECND. Coordinator of the Data Intelligence Center – NID and LABCOM’s Conecta Initiative. He is the Coordinator of the Artificial Intelligence Working Group of SET – Brazilian Society of Television Engineering. He has published work in the areas of Intelligent Systems Applied to Journalism, Narratives in Digital Environments, Immersive Journalism, Design Science, Network Theory, Social Network Analysis, and Philosophy of Technology.


Post-doctorate (2018-2020), PhD (2011) and master’s (2007) from the Communication Sciences Program at ECA-USP. She holds a degree in Social Communication – Public Relations from Universidade Estadual Paulista (2001) and a certificate in Strategic Management of Organizational Communication and Public Relations from ECA/USP (2004). She currently teaches undergraduate and graduate courses at USP’s School of Communications and Arts and specialization courses in Strategic Management in Organizational Communication and Public Relations (GESTCORP) and Digital Communication Management (DIGICORP). She has experience in the field of Communication, with an emphasis on Public Relations/Organizational Communication, working mainly on the following topics: public relations, organizational communication, organizational relationships, digital communication, and social media.


Researcher associated with the graduate programs in Communication and Information Management, and professor in the Department of Information Science and Management at the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR). Lecturer in Information and Technology at the Ribeirão Preto School of Philosophy, Sciences and Languages of the University of São Paulo (USP). Doctor and Master in Communication Sciences from USP’s School of Communication and Arts, with post-doctoral studies at the Complutense University of Madrid and the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He is a specialist in Computing – in the area of Web Software Development – and Public Management from the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar). He is currently Head of the Department of Information Science and Management. He works in the areas of Communication and Information, with an emphasis on topics such as Cyberculture, Cyberjournalism, digital platforms, digital social networks, content management, digital vulnerabilities, info-communicational skills, and scientific dissemination.


Professor at the School of Communication and Arts of the University of São Paulo, working in the Journalism and Publishing courses (responsible for disciplines focused on visual journalism and editorial design and guidance/coordination of the visual production of the Campus Newspaper and Notícias do Jardim São Remo).He researches, advises and works in the field of Communication, with an emphasis on Visual Journalism and Editorial Design, Color Theory and Image Theory. He is the author of two books on colors in the media, a book on visual journalism and news design, organizer of books on communication and image, and author of articles and book chapters on visual journalism. He is co-coordinator of the “Image Policies” Research Group. He is currently vice-president of the ECA-USP Commission and deputy head of the Department of Journalism and Publishing.

Organizing Committee:

Alan César Belo Angeluci | Carolina Aguiar da Silva | Carolina Gois Falandes | Giovanna Cunha Soares Coelho | Marcello Tenório de Farias

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