Participation in Seminars and Workshops

INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND PANELS

Tapia, A. (2012) Invited Speaker. “Technologies for Improved Disaster Response: The Case for Law, Radios and Collaboration in Costa Rica, The Pennsylvania State University Fulbright Speaker Series.  November, 17, 2012.

Tapia, A. (2012) Invited Speaker. “Technologies for Improved Disaster Response: The Case for Law, Radios and Collaboration in Costa Rica,  College of Information Sciences and Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, October, 12, 2012.

Tapia, A. (2012) Invited Speaker. “The Internet and Social Media in Emergency Management and Response.” Presented to the National Commission for Emergencies of Costa Rica. San Jose, Costa Rica. May 2012. 

Tapia, A. (2012) Invited Speaker. “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.

Tapia, A. (2012) Invited Speaker. “Information in Emergencies.” Masters Presentation. Gestion del Riesgo en Desastres y Atención de Emergencias. University of Costa Rica. March 2012. San Jose, Costa Rica.

Tapia, A. (2012) Invited Speaker. “ICTs and Emergency Response.” University Colloquium. University of Costa Rica. February 2012. San Jose, Costa Rica.

Tapia, A. (2012) Invited Speaker. “Socio-Technical Theory and Complex Emergencies.” Central American School of Geology, Department of Seismology, Vulcanology and Geophysical Research University of Costa Rica. January 2012. San Jose, Costa Rica.

Tapia, A. (2010) Keynote Speaker. “Women in Information Science”, 89th Annual Graduate Women in Science National Meeting & Symposium, Hosted by the GWIS Nu Chapter at The Pennsylvania State University, June 17-19th, 2010.

Tapia, A. (2009) Keynote Speaker. Workshop for the Science of Socio-technical Systems.  February 12th at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

Tapia, A. (2009) “Municipal Wireless and A National Broadband Policy” …and Communications for All: A Policy Agenda for the New Administration. Ed. Amit Shejter. Book Launch. Given to the Obama Transition Team November 23rd, 2008. Presented to Congress January 26th, 2009. New America Foundation. Appeared on CSPAN 3.

Tapia, A., (2009) Speaker. Gaming and Virtual Worlds panel. IST Graduate Symposium. February 19-20. Penn State University.

Tapia, A. (2008) Panelist. “The Future of American Broadband Policy” … and Communications for All.” Telecommunication Policy Research Conference. September 26-28. Washington, DC.

Tapia, A. (2008) Panelist. and Smith, M.; Giles, L.; Adamic, L.; Vespigani, A.; Foley, H.; Smith, B. Round Table on Social Network Analysis. I-conference 2008. February. Los Angeles, CA.

Tapia, A. (2008) Panelist. Gaming and Virtual Worlds. IST Graduate Symposium. January 31-February 1. Penn State University.

Tapia, A. and Maitland, C. (2007)“ Speaker. Global Symposium Analysis.” United Nations Office of Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Global Symposium +5. October 22-26. Geneva.

Tapia, A. (2007) Speaker. CWIRP: Community Wireless Infrastructure Research Project (CWIRP). University of Toronto and Ryerson University. November.

Tapia, A. (2006) Speaker. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). University of Toronto and Ryerson University. November.

Tapia, A. (2003) Speaker. “The Dot Com Bubble and Gender: Some Implications for the IT Industry.” Session: Workplace Issues for the 21st Century (Diversity, Work & Family, etc). The Pennsylvania State University Labor Studies and Industrial Relations 60th Anniversary Symposium. April 4-5.

Sawyer, S. and Tapia, A. (2003) “From Findings to Theories: Speculating on the Future of Social Informatics.” Social Informatics Workshop, National Science Foundation and the Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations. University of California at Irvine. March 11-12. Irvine, CA.

Sawyer, S. and Tapia, A. (2003) “Mobility, Work and Governance: A Field Study of Public Safety.” Ubiquitous Computing Workshop. Case Western University. October 24-26. Cleveland, OH.

Sawyer, S. and Tapia, A. (2003) National Science Foundation and the Center for Research on Information Technology and Organizations. University of California at Irvine. March 11-12. Irvine, CA.

 

PARTICIPATION IN SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS

Tapia, A. (2013) Invited Participant. WORKSHOP—NSF collaborative research and education initiatives in biodiversity and sustainability in the tropics , Las Cruces Biostation, Costa Rica, June 16-23, 2013, The hosts are the Organization for Tropical Studies (OTS-Costa Rica), Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden – Chinese Academy of Sciences (XTBG-CAS) and the Center for Tropical Forest Science (CTFS–Smithsonian).

Tapia, A. (2012) Invited Participant. International Conference of Crisis Mappers. Washington, DC October 2012.

Tapia, A. (2012) Director, NSF-funded workshop. Research Institute for the Science of Socio-technical Systems. Location Santa Fe, New Mexico. July 2012.

Tapia, A. (2011) Co-Director, (with Dr. Wayne Lutters) NSF-funded workshop. Research Institute for the Science of Socio-technical Systems. Captiva Island, Florida. June 2011.

J. Yen, C. Caragea, HW. Kim, P. Mitra, C.L. Giles, A. Tapia, B. Jansen, D. Wu, A. Jaiswal, G. Traylor, A. Maslowski, LM. Ngamassi, (2011) “EMERSE: Enhanced Messaging for the Emergency Response Sector,” Haiti, RAPID NSF Workshop, Arlington, VA. September 30, 2011.

Tapia, A. (2009) NSF-funded workshop. Research Institute for the Science of Socio-technical Systems. June 11-15, Minnowbrook, Syracuse University Information School.

Tapia, A. (2008) NSF-funded workshop. Research Institute for the Science of Socio-technical Systems. July 20-July 25. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Tapia, A. (2004) Multicultural Teaching Academy. Schreyer Honors College, Pennsylvania State University. Spring 2005.

Tapia, A. (2004) NSF Workshop on the IT Workforce. November. Philadelphia, PA.

Tapia, A. and Sawyer, S. (2004) “Organizational Articulation Change and Growth: Mobile Technology and Criminal Justice Personnel.” Workshop on Understanding Socio-technical Action. June. Napier University. Edinburgh, UK.

 

TECHNICAL REPORTS/PROJECT REPORTS

Maitland, C. and Tapia, A. (2007) “Outcomes from the UN OCHA 2002 Symposium & HIN Workshops on Best Practices in Humanitarian Information Management and Exchange.” Prepared for United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. October 13, 2007. 16 pages.

Maitland, C. and Tapia, A. (2007) “Global Symposium +5 Information for Humanitarian Action Survey Report.” Prepared for United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. November 15, 2007. 33 pages.

Maitland, C. and Tapia, A. (2007) “Global Symposium +5  Information for Humanitarian Action First Follow-up Survey Report.” Prepared for United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. November 3, 2008. 33 pages.

Maitland, C.; Tapia, A.; Ngamassi, L.; Maldonado, E. (2008) ” A Case Study of a Technical Coordination Body Among Humanitarian NGOs: NetHope.” Prepared for NETHOPE. July 15, 2008. 23 pages.

Sawyer, S., Tapia, A. and Newton, M. (2003) “3G Mobile Access to JNET: Final Report of the Field Trial.” Provided to Lucent Technologies.

Sawyer, S., Tapia, A. and Newton, M. (2003) “3G Mobile Access to JNET: Second Interim Report of the Field Trial.” Provided to Lucent Technologies.

Sawyer, S., Tapia, A. and Newton, M. (2003) “3G Mobile Access to JNET: First Interim Report of the Field Trial.” Provided to Lucent Technologies.

Research Team, Institute for Social Research. (1997) “Los Pasos- UNMH Evaluation”(Drug Affected Infant). Report to UNMH, University of New Mexico.

Research Team, Institute for Social Research. (1996) “Oregon State Bar Minority Disparity Affirmative Action Evaluation.” Report to Oregon State Bar.

Research Team, Institute for Social Research. (1996) “Quay County Alcohol and Substance Abuse Coalition Project Evaluation.” Report to Quay County, New Mexico.

Research Team, Institute for Social Research. (1996) “New Mexico Boot Camp Planning Evaluation.” Report to State of New Mexico Corrections Department.

Research Team, Institute for Social Research. (1995) “New Mexico’s Primary Care Network – Medicaid Evaluation.” Report to State of New Mexico Medicaid Program.

Research Team, Institute for Social Research. (1995) “Adult Community Corrections Evaluation.” Report to State of New Mexico Corrections Department.

Research Team, Institute for Social Research. (1995) “Juvenile Community Corrections Evaluation.” Report to State of New Mexico Corrections Department.