The Controlling Environments Workshop will be held at The University of Oxford’s School of Geography and Environment on 15th October 2015.

10.00 : Welcome and coffee

10.30 – 13.30 : Morning session

Isabell Schrickel (Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media, Leuphana University)
The Obergurgl Model – An Integrative Approach to Environmental Modelling at IIASA

Ola Uhrqvist (Department of Thematic Studies, Linköping University)
Earth System Governmentality and the Anthropocene

Thomas Turnbull (School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford)
The Heath Government and the energy crisis: failure, futurology and feedback

13.30 – 14.30 : Lunch

14.30 – 16.00 : Intervention

“No Future!”
Author collective (Tarnac/Zürich)

Response by Harry Halpin (Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, MIT)

16.00 – 16.30 : Break

16.30 – 18.30 : Afternoon session

Nate Tkacz (Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick)
The Performance Platform: Governing Through Design (Unable to Attend)

Jennifer Gabrys (Sociology, Goldsmiths)
Programming Environments, Programming Sense: Technical Distributions of Governance in the Smart City

Andrew Goffey (Centre for Critical Theory, University of Nottingham)
Feedback, control, and the machinic environment

18.30 – 19.15 : Closing discussion

20.00 : Dinner