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34. Pitt, C., Bell, A., & Davis, K. (2018, April). Empowering youth co-designers to promote student adoption of a digital badge system. In G. Tierney (Chair), Youth co-design: The possibilities, affordances, and challenges of including youth in educational design. Paper symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New York, NY.

33. Scaff, L., Subramaniam, M., Hoffman. K.H., Kawas, S., & Davis, K. (2017, June). Promoting equity and access in public libraries’ computer-supported youth programming. Poster presentation at the 12th International Conference on Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), Philadelphia, PA.

32. Aragon, C., Davis, K., Campbell, J., Evans, S.A., Evans, A.C., & Randall, D.P. (2016, October). Documenting distributed learning in online fanfiction communities. In E.C. Weinstein & D. Patton (Chairs), Digital posts as data: Opportunities, puzzles, and methodological considerations of studying youth’s digital communications. Paper symposium conducted at the 2016 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Special Topic Meeting – Technology and Media in Children’s Development, Irvine, CA.

31. Davis, K., Subramaniam, M. Hoffman, K., Kawas, S., & Scaff, L. (2016, October). Connected learning in public libraries: What’s it going to take to turn every library into a connected learning library? Presentation given at the annual meeting of the Digital Media and Learning Conference, University of California, Irvine, CA.

30. Davis, K. & Bell, A. (2016, June). Co-designing a digital badge system: Supporting learners’ science identities through participatory design. In P. Bell (Chair), Researchers and practitioners co-designing for expansive science learning and educational equity. Paper symposium conducted at the 12th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), Singapore.

29. Davis, K. & Bell, A. (2016, April). Designing digital badges with and for users: A collaborative design approach. In T. Horstman, C. Gamrat, & K. Davis (Chairs), Democratizing learning through digital badges: Theoretical and analytical frameworks to advance design and research. Structured poster session conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Washington, DC.

28. Evans, S.A., Campbell, J., Davis, K., Evans, A.C., Randall, D.P., and Aragon, C. (2015, November). Writing within community: How mentoring works in online fan fiction. Paper presented at the annual Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) Young Adult Services Symposium, Portland, Oregon.

27. Davis, K., Campbell, J., Evans, A.C., Randall, D.P., Evans, S.A., and Aragon, C. (2015, June). Distributed mentoring in online fan fiction communities: Promoting equity, access, and openness in learning. Panel presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Conference, Los Angeles, CA. [25% acceptance rate]

26. Davis, K., Fisher, K., Dahya, N., Yip, J., & Mills, J.E. (2015, June). Youth perspectives on equity, access, and information exchange in educational technology: Implications for research, practice, and policy. Workshop conducted at the annual meeting of the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Conference, Los Angeles, CA. [25% acceptance rate]

25. Fisher, K., Eisenberg, M., Yip, J., Dahya, N., Mills, J.E., & Davis, K. (2014, November). Co-designing with the app generation: Findings and collaboration opportunities for research, design, and policy around digital youth. Panel presentation conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T), Seattle, WA.

24. Fullerton, S., Menking, A., Lee, C., & Davis, K. (2014, April). Stakeholders’ perceptions of the opportunities, challenges, and value of digital badges in education. In K. Davis (Chair), Innovating education practice through digital badges: Recent research, current practices, and future directions. Paper symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.

23. Davis, K. & Crowther, G.J. (2014, April). Sing about science: Leveraging the power of music to improve science education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.

22. DiBartolomeo, D.J., Clark, Z., & Davis, K. (2014, April). Assessing change in adolescents’ art-making over time: A methodology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.

21. Mills, K.A. (Chair), Reynolds, R., Wolf, J., Duncan, S., Sanders, A., Abrams, S., Gerber, H.R., & Davis, K. (Discussant) (2014, April). Literacy, expertise, and experience in gaming. Paper symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Philadelphia, PA.

20. Davis, K., Fullerton, S., Menking, A., & Lee, C. (2014, March). Connecting learning with digital badges: Exploring the formal and informal learning experiences of youth from non-dominant backgrounds. Presentation given at the annual meeting of the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Conference, Boston, MA. [30% acceptance rate]

19. Juncker, B., Balling, G., Martens, M., Anderson, T., Dresang, E.T., Fisher, K.E., & Davis, K. (2014, March). Digital youth: Towards a new multidisciplinary research network. Workshop conducted at the iConference, Berlin, Germany.

18. Parker, J., Davis, K., Stornaiuolo, A., & Mencher, R. (2013, July). Theory with practice: Teachers’ perspectives on and experiences with digital media and media literacy education. Panel discussion conducted at the annual meeting of the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE), Torrance, CA.

17. Davis, K. (2013, May). The identities of today’s digital youth: Coherent or fragmented? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Identity Formation (SRIF), Saint Paul, MN.

16. Yang, C. (Chair), Brown, B.B. (Chair), Manago, A., Nguyen, J., & Davis, K. (Discussant) (2013, May). Identity development in the digital age: Identity work on social networking sites. Paper symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Research on Identity Formation (SRIF), Saint Paul, MN.

15. DiSalvo, B., Reich, J.F., Chen, M., Gaskins, N.R., & Davis, K. (Discussant) (2013, April). Understanding inequalities in digital media and learning. Session conducted at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.

14. Fisher, K.E., Davis, K., Wardere, H., Fawcett, P., Peterson Bishop, A., & Dresang, E.T. (2013, March). Teen Design Days: Promoting youth civic engagement through design thinking. Workshop conducted at the annual meeting of the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Conference, Chicago, IL. [30% acceptance rate]

13. Fisher, K.E., Dresang, E.T., Davis, K., Druin, A., & Yardi, S. (2013, February). Digital youth workshop: Calling all designers, researchers, and policymakers. Workshop conducted at the iConference, Fort Worth, TX.

12. Davis, K. (2012, April). Building community online: Opportunities, challenges, and the role of schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

11. Davis, K. (2012, March). Young people’s digital lives: The impact of digital media use and interpersonal relationships on adolescents’ sense of identity. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

10. Davis, K. (2011, April). Promoting digital citizenship in the middle school classroom: Teachers’ messages about responsible conduct online. Paper presented in a roundtable session at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), New Orleans, LA.

9. Davis, K. (2011, March). Adolescents’ digital media use: Strengthening friendships at the expense of mother-child relations? Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD), Montreal, Canada.

8. Davis, K. (Chair), James, C., Katz, S.L., Parker, J., & Herr-Stevenson, B. (2011, March). Opportunities and obstacles to youth empowerment online. Session conducted at the second annual meeting of the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Conference, Long Beach, CA.

7. Davis, K. (2010, May). Youth’s conceptions of trust: Implications for civic life and opportunities for intervention. Paper presented in a roundtable session at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), Denver, CO.

6. Davis, K. (2010, March). Adolescents’ online interactions: Creating intimacy or fragmenting friendships? Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA), Philadelphia, PA.

5. Davis, K. (Chair), Panganiban, R., Katz, S. (2010, February). Meeting of minds: Cross-generational dialogue on the ethics of digital life. Session conducted at the first annual meeting of the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Conference, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA.

4. Gilbert, S. (Chair), Davis, K., & Reich, J. (2010, February). Ensuring excellence and equity in the design and implementation of new media literacy curricula. Session conducted at the first annual meeting of the Digital Media and Learning (DML) Conference, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA.

3. Davis, K. (2009, March). Me, myself, and my blog: Girls’ self-expressions on LiveJournal. Paper presented at the 5th Symposium on Gender and ICT, Bremen, Germany.

2. Davis, K. (2008, August). A conceptual framework of trust. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (APA), Boston, MA.

1. Davis, K. (2007, November). Young people’s conceptions of trust and trustworthiness. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Association for Moral Education (AME), New York University, New York.

Invited Talks

Davis, K. (2019, June). Agency and identity in networked environments: Insights from researching and designing for today’s digital youth. Inaugural lecture of the #YouthMediaLife lecture series, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria.

Davis, K. (2019, June). Designing for youth agency in a digital age. Invited speaker at Conference on Digital Youth – Growing Up in a Novel Social Space, Leibnitz University, Hannover, Germany. 

Davis, K. (2019, April). Supporting and transforming learning with networked technologies. Invited talk at Department of Library and Information Science, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

Davis, K. (2019, March). Insights from studying and designing for today’s digital youth. Invited talk at Leuven School for Mass Communication Research, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. 

Davis, K. (2019, January). The tech effect: Understanding and supporting today’s digital youth. Featured speaker at 100 Women in Finance (100WF), Hamilton, Bermuda.

Davis, K. (2018, August). The tech effect: Understanding and supporting today’s digital youth. Keynote speaker at Entel (telecommunications company), Santiago, Chile.

[keynote] Davis, K. (2018, August). The tech effect: Understanding and supporting today’s digital youth. Keynote speaker at “Seminar with Howard Gardner” event, Santiago, Chile.

Davis, K. (2018, May). The tech effect: Understanding and supporting today’s digital youth. Invited speaker at University Child Development School, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2018, May). Teens and tech: Understanding and designing for today’s digital youth. Invited speaker at Facebook Headquarters, Menlo Park, CA.

[keynote] Davis, K. (2016, May). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Keynote speaker at the Healthy Youth Partnership Conference, Austin, TX.

[keynote] Davis, K. (2016, April). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Keynote speaker at the Washington State Higher Education Building Bridges Technology Conference, Spokane, WA.

Davis, K. (2016, February). From cyber safety to digital citizenship: Changing our conversations with kids. Invited speaker at University Child Development School, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2015, November). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at Lakeside School, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2015, October). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at 2015 Heads and Board Chairs Conference, Canadian Accredited Independent Schools (CAIS), Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Davis, K. (2015, April). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2015, April). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at Sungkyunkwan University’s Distinguished Lecture Series, Seoul, Korea.

Davis, K. (2015, April). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at Society for Women Engineers, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2015, March). Sexting in the context of growing up online. Invited presentation at the Facebook Sexting Roundtable, Menlo Park, CA.

Davis, K. (2015, March). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at Mercer Island School District’s Parent Edge Speaker Series, Mercer Island, WA.

[keynote] Davis, K. (2015, February). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Keynote speaker at STEAM Power 2015, an educator professional development event sponsored by the Gates Foundation Visitor Center, Pacific Science Center, and EMP Museum, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2015, February). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at University Prep, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2015, January). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at St. Paul’s School, Concord, New Hampshire.

Davis, K. (2015, January). Exploring the role of networked technologies in learners’ developing identities. Invited Pecha Kucha talk delivered at the Cyberlearning 2015 meeting, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.

Davis, K. (2015, January). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at the annual meeting of the Atlantic Conference of Independent Schools (ACIS), Halifax, Nova Scotia.

[keynote] Davis, K. (2014, December). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Keynote speaker at the 7th Annual 21st Century Learning Conference, Hong Kong, China.

[keynote] Davis, K. (2014, December). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Keynote speaker at the 2014 Early Learning STEM Institute, hosted by Thrive Washington, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2014, November). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Guest speaker at Glenbard School District’s Parent Series, Navigating Healthy Families, Glen Ellyn, IL.

Davis, K. (2014, October). The human brain and social media: How are individuals changing? Invited speaker at Cattolica del Sacro Cuore University, Milan, Italy.

Gardner, H. & Davis, K. (2014, July). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited plenary talk at the Project Zero Classroom, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA.

Davis, K. (2014, June). The App Generation. Featured speaker at TEDSalon Berlin: Bits of Knowledge, Berlin, Germany.

Davis, K. (2014, June). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at Microsoft Research’s Visiting Speaker Series, Redmond, WA. [video]

Davis, K. (2014, April). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited talk at Town Hall Seattle, Seattle, WA. [video]

Davis, K. (2014, February). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Invited speaker at the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Speaker Series 2013-2014, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Davis, K. (2014, February). The App Generation: How today’s youth navigate identity, intimacy, and imagination in a digital world. Featured speaker at the Learning & the Brain Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Gardner, H. & Davis, K. (2013, December). The App Generation. Invited speaker at the 92nd Street Y Lectures & Readings series, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY. [video]

Gardner, H. & Davis, K. (2013, November). The App Generation. Invited speaker at the Cambridge Forum public lecture series, Cambridge, MA.

Gardner, H. & Davis, K. (2013, October). Askwith Forum: The App Generation. Invited speaker at the Askwith Forum public lecture series, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA. [video]

Barnes, J., Davis, K., Donlin, M., Newell, B., & Jury, C. (2013, September). Bullying: How does it start and how do we stop it? Invited panelist at the Issues That Matter public forum sponsored by Sno-Isle Libraries, Lake Stevens, WA.

Davis, K. (2013, June). Today’s digital youth: Growing up in a hyper-connected, multi-tasking, media-rich world. Invited workshop presentation at the Upward Bound Summer Program Orientation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2013, May). GoodPlay online: Exploring digital ethics and new media literacies. Invited talk at the Roots of Empathy Research Symposium, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Davis, K. (2013, April). Leveraging new media technologies to make learning more engaging. Invited talk at the fifth annual DUB Retreat (UW’s inter-departmental Human-Computer Interaction and Design research group), University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2012, December). The space between generations: What’s different about today’s digital youth? Featured speaker at TEDx South Lake Union Women, hosted by Microsoft Women of Research, UW Women in Informatics, and Women in Bio Seattle Metro, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2012, March). Young people’s digital lives: The role of new media in youth identity and relationships. Invited talk at the Information School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Davis, K. (2012, February). Young people’s digital lives: The role of new media in youth identity and relationships. Invited talk at the Information School, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Davis, K. (2012, January). Young people’s digital lives: The role of new media in youth identity and relationships. Invited talk at the School of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Davis, K. (2011, October). Digital drama: Teens experiences with bullying, conflict, and abuse online. Invited presentation to the Parent Teacher Association, Bermuda High School for Girls, Pembroke, Bermuda.

Davis, K. (2011, March). “Facebook me”: The role of digital media in youth identity and relationships. Invited presentation to faculty and students of the Human Development and Education Doctoral Concentration, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA.

Davis, K. (2011, February). “Facebook me”: The role of digital media in youth identity and relationships. Invited talk at the Department of Education & Child Study, Smith College, Northampton, MA.

Davis, K. (2010, September). Growing up in the Facebook Era: Exploring the opportunities and challenges facing today’s Bermudian teens. Invited presentation to the Parent Teacher Association, Bermuda High School for Girls, Pembroke, Bermuda.

Davis, K. (2010, March). Kids and digital media. Invited presentation to faculty at Saltus Grammar School, Pembroke, Bermuda.

Davis, K. (2010, March). The GoodPlay Project: Exploring ethics online. Invited panel presentation at the annual conference of the Consortium of School Networking (CoSN), Washington, DC.

Weigel, M. & Davis, K. (2009, November). Social development and youth in the Facebook era. Joint papers presented at the 24th International Conference on Learning and the Brain, MIT, Cambridge, MA.