Papers Presented at Technical & Professional Meetings

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Tapia, A. (2012) “Technologies in Disaster management and Response.” Forum on the Development of a National Higher Education in Risk Management and Emergency Response in Costa Rica.” USAID. San Jose, Costa Rica. April 2012.

Li, Na; Rosson, M., Ocker, R., Ryan, T. Tapia, A.,  (2012) Designing for Ownership, Access and Participation in Data-Centric Physical Anthropology Collaborations” i-conference 2012, held in Seattle, WA February 2012.

Nicholson, S., MacInnes, I. and Tapia, A. (2011). “Gaming and Education in the I-Schools”. iConference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 3-6, 2010

MacInnes, I. and Tapia, A. (2010). “Exploring the Role of Games in the I-Schools”. iConference, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, February 3-6, 2010.

Tapia, A., Ocker, R., Rosson, M. B., and Blodgett, B. (2010) “Two Layered Structure in Scientific Collaborations” Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Workshop on Scientific Collaboration. Savannah, Georgia, February 6-10, 2010.

Kendall, L.; Haythornthwaite, C.; Tapia, A.; Fisher, K.; Kelly, D. (2009) “Wildcard on Teaching Research Methods in I-schools.” I-conference 2009. February 9-11. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Tapia, A. and Maitland, C. (2008) “The Data Collection Imperative: The Implications of Wireless Device Use For Humanitarian Accountability.” American Sociological Association. August 4. Boston, MA.

Maldonado, E. and Tapia, A. (2007) “Government Sponsored Open Source Initiatives as a Path to Economic Development.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. August. New York, NY.

Tapia, A.; Seif El-Nasr, M.; Yucel, I.; Zupko, J.; Smith, B. (2007) “Middle-to-high school Girls as Game Designers – What are the learning implications?” Microsoft Academic Days Conference on Game Development. February 22-25.

Tapia, A. (2006) “Bandwidthing Together: Municipal Wireless Broadband Networks.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. August. Montreal, Quebec.

Tapia, A. and Sawyer S. (2005) “Mobile Computing and Workplace Change.” American Sociological Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Tapia, A. and Sawyer, S., (2004) “Increased Articulation for Criminal Justice Personnel using Mobile Technology.” American Sociological Association. August. San Francisco, CA. 

Tapia, A. (2003) “The Rush is Over: Causes and Implications of Dot Com Failure.” American Sociological Association. August. Atlanta, GA.

Tapia, A. (2002) “The Death of the Dot-Com: Life Cycle Changes in High Tech Industry.” Pacific Sociological Association. April 18-21. Vancouver, BC.

Tapia, A. (2001) “The Romper Room Workplace” 4S-Society for Social Studies of Science. November. Boston, MA.

Tapia, A. and Cruz, G. (2001) “La Casa Virtual de la Fraternidad Latino Greek-letter Student Organizational Subcultures (SOS): Latino Identity and Computer Technology.” American Sociological Association. August. Anaheim, CA.

Tapia, A. (2001) “Y2K and Collective Millennial Action.” American Sociological Association. August. Anaheim, CA.

Tapia, A. (2001) “Changing Hiring Practices in the Technologically Focused Workplace.” Pacific Sociological Association. March. San Francisco, CA.

Tapia, A. (2001) “Techno-millennialism.” Pacific Sociological Association. March. San Francisco, CA.

Tapia, A. (2000) “Y2K: Millennial Expectations and Disappointment.” Pacific Sociological Association. March. San Diego, CA.

Tapia, A. (1999) “Y2K: Fear and Hope.” American Sociological Association. August. Chicago, IL.

Tapia, A. (1999) “Y2K: Apocalyptic Opportunism.” Pacific Sociological Association. April. Portland, OR.

Tapia, A. (1997) “The Three R’s of Networked Communication, Reading, Writing and Reality.” The Society for the Study of Social Problems. August. Toronto, Canada.

Tapia, A. (1997) “The Nature of On-line Communication.” American Sociological Association. August. Toronto, Canada.

Tapia, A. and Burris, B. (1996) “Electronic Communication.” American Sociological Association. August. New York, NY.