Moderators and Committees

Lead Moderator: Þorgils Völundarson 
Lead Digital Director: Janette Hartz-Karp

Room 134 Democracy’s urgent detox: Fighting the influence of money/special interest to renew democracy.

Moderator: Jón Ólafsson  

Vilhjalmur Thorsteinsson

Sara Elisa Oskarsson

Burak Dogu

John Kelly

Tracy Rosenberg

William Callahan

Christian Stalberg

Regina Sneed

Pasquale Policastro

Lauren Kidwell

Richard Wood

Room 136 Ludocracy—Democracy as game

Moderator: Daði Ingólfsson

Budd MacKenzie

Micah Altman

Valgerður Bjarnadóttir

Susanna Fischer

Ali Ebrahimzadeh

Victor R Hopkins Jr

Seth Wade

Ulfar Eringsson

Rachel Van Cleave

Anastasia Watson

Room 130 Thesis on Democratic Involvement

Moderator: Finnur Þ. Gunnþórsson 

Thorvaldur Gylfason

Avery Barrett

Isabel (Bel) Olid

Stephanie Burkhalter

Richard Burg

Jen Hughes

Alexander Hudson

Susan Pettie

Susan Burgess

Skylaire Alfvegren

Jonathan Narmita

Room 145 Social Media As Democratic Expression and Digital Community Building

Moderator: Avery Holton 

Libia Castro

Silja Bára Ómarsdóttir

Morgan Ivanoff

Gayil Talshir

Gretchen Gano

Leah Johnson

Mohamed Shehk

John Mulkins

Alicia Sidik

Marcus Loiseau

Room 129 The influence of moderate legislative conflict on democratic processes.

Moderator: Scot Schraufnagel 

Thorhildur Thorleifsdóttir

Iris Sveinsdottir

Annie Matan

Chris Bui

Shari Davis

Michele Katen

Namita Verma

Bill Loving

Masai McDougall

Sævar Finnbogason

Meghan Fenzel

Room 123 Technology and Democracy

Moderator: Jon Thor Olafsson

Arnfridur Gudmundsdottir

Alexandra Flynn

Stephanie Burkhalter

Elizabeth Barrett

Adam Taylor

Judith Ehrlich

KD Martin

Brandon Stracener

Ted Jelen

Brandon Orewyler

Keyan Bliss

Room 10 Engaging people with politics: What can we do?

Moderator: Viktor Orri Valgarðsson

Stephen Reese

Ragna Larusdottir

Christine Keating

Shelley Hamilton

Franklin Hernandez

Stephen Duvernay

Samantha von Ende

Traci Traci

Reada Wong

Marla Schmalle

Room 115 Can we talk? How the internet created a giant platform where everyone could talk regardless of sex, class, gender or other things but now the social media seems to have created echo chamber and locked us all in.

Moderator: Margrét Tryggvadóttir

Eirikur Bergmann

Sigridur Olafsdottir

Cynthia Boyer

Harry Brighouse

Duncan Autrey

Roger Katen

Nina Gliozzo

Hélène Landemore

Jonathan Schwartz

Brian Sullivan

Room 112 (Re)inventing the role of state, the boundaries between the public and the private. Rethinking economic, social and political relations.

Moderator: Martin Mendoza-Botelho

Lydur Arnason

Ólafur Ólafsson

Mathieu Berger

Tanja Aitamurto

Bashir Anastas

Jan Sigrún Gliozzo

Nasira Abdul-Aleem

Sigurlin Atladottir

Harold McDougall

Derya Irkdas Dogu

Room 132 A thousand drums beating out a constitution—finding harmony in discord.

Moderator: Andrés Ingi Jónsson

Katrin Oddsdottir

Suad Joseph

Janette Hartz-Karp

Hannah Clark

Lára Magnúsardóttir

Maxine Doogan

Daniel Zaken

David Schecter

Autumn Schraufnagel

Tara Williamson

Laura Cisneros

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