Conference papers and proceedings

In addition to the conference papers and proceedings below, you can also access my journal articles and book chapters, reports, and newspaper and magazine articles.

To download a publication in pdf format, click on the link in the publication title below.

Co-authors include graduate students I was mentoring at the time of writing (names in italics) and staff members of my First Nation organization research partners or members of collaborating First Nation communities (names underlined).

Philpot, D., O’Donnell, S. , Kenny, C. (2013) Face-to-Faces Work: Audience Response to First Nations Social Movement Videos. Canadian Communication Association, University of Victoria, June 5-7.

Gurstein, M., Beaton, B., O’Donnell, S., Whiteduck, T. (2013) Making Information Technologies Work at the End of the Road: Using Broadband to Build Sustainable Remote and Rural Communities. Theory of Broadband: Regulation, Networks and Applications. A By-invitation Experts Workshop, The Columbia Institute for Tele-Information, Columbia University, New York City, USA. May 30-June 1. 

Munteanu, C., Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S. (2013) Balancing Formal Ethics Requirements and the Practicalities of a Field Study with Vulnerable Populations. ACM CHI 2013 April 27, 2013, Paris, France.

Carpenter, P., Gibson, K., Kakekaspan, C., O’Donnell, S. (2012). How women in remote and rural First Nation communities are using information and communication technologies. Connecting the Future: Rural Broadband Technology, Policy and Impact. Queens University School of Business, Kingston, Ontario, December.

Whiteduck, T., Beaton, B., Burton, K., O’Donnell, S. (2012) Democratic Ideals Meet Reality: Developing Locally Owned and Managed Broadband Networks and ICT Services in Rural and Remote First Nations in Quebec and Canada. Keynote paper for the Community Informatics Research Network (CIRN) Conference, Prato, Italy, November.

Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S., Kakekaspan, C., Walmark, B., Budka, P., Gibson, K. (2012) Community Resilience and Social Media: Remote and Rural First Nations Communities, Social Isolation and Cultural Preservation. International Rural Network Forum, Whyalla and Upper Spencer Gulf, Australia, September.

Whiteduck, G., Tenasco, A., O’Donnell, S., Whiteduck, T. Lockhart,E. (2012) Broadband-Enabled Community Services in Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation: Developing an e-Community Approach. International Rural Network Forum, Whyalla and Upper Spencer Gulf, Australia, September.

Gibson, K., Thomas, L., O’Donnell, S., Lockhart, E., Beaton, B. (2012). Co-creating community narratives: how researchers are engaging First Nation community members to co-write publications. Qualitatives Analysis Conference, St. John’s, NL, June.

Lockhart, E., Tenasco, A., Whiteduck, T., O’Donnell, S. (2012) ICT Use Between School and Home in Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg First Nation: Challenges and Opportunities for Moving Forward Collectively. Canadian Communication Association Conference, University of Waterloo, Ontario, May 30.

Walmark, B., Gibson, K. Kakekaspan, C., O’Donnell, S., Beaton, B. (2012). How First Nation Residents in Remote and Rural Communities in Ontario’s Far North are using ICT and Online Services Supported by Keewaytinook Okimakanak. Paper presented at the Canadian Communication Association (CCA) Annual Conference, University of Waterloo, Ontario, May 30.

Simon, J., Burton, K., Lockhart, E., O’Donnell, S. (2012) Post-Secondary Distance Education: Experiences of Elsipogtog First Nation Community Members. Presented at the Atlantic Native Teachers Education Conference (ANTEC), Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, May 17.

Gibson, K., Kakekaspan, M., Kakekaspan, G., O’Donnell, S., Walmark, B., Beaton, B., and the People of Fort Severn First Nation (2012) A History of Communication by Fort Severn First Nation Community Members: From Hand Deliveries to Virtual Pokes. Proceedings of the iConference 2012, Toronto, Canada, February.

O’Donnell, S., Kakekaspan, M., Beaton, B., Walmark, B., Gibson, K. (2011) How the Washaho Cree Nation at Fort Severn is Using a “First Mile Approach” to Deliver Community Services. Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia, USA, September.

Milliken, M., O’Donnell, S., Gibson, K., Daniels, B. (2011) A case study of video communication use by older citizens. International Communication Association, Boston, USA, May.

Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S., Milliken, M. (2011) Visual Communication for Maintaining Social Relationships: A Case Study. International Communication Association, Boston, USA, May.

O’Donnell, S., Kakekaspan, G., Walmark, B., Mason, R., Mak, M. (2011) Keewaytinook Mobile in Fort Severn First Nation. Canadian Communication Association (CCA 2011) Fredericton, June.

Gibson, K., Gray-McKay, C., O’Donnell, S., and the People of Mishkeegogamang (2011) Mishkeegogamang First Nation Community Members Engage with Information and Communication Technologies. Canadian Communication Association (CCA 2011) Fredericton, June.

Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S., Daniels, B. (2011) Communicating Health Information with Online Videos. Canadian Communication Association (CCA 2011) Fredericton, June.

Gibson, K., Coulson, H., Miles, R., Kakekayskung, K., Daniels, B., O’Donnell, S. (2010) Listening to the Communities: Perspectives of Remote and Rural First Nations Community Members on Telemental Health. Rural Health: Connecting Research and Policy. Fredericton, Canada, September 23-25.

O’Donnell, S., Milliken, M., Chong, C., Walmark, B. (2010) Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) and Remote and Rural First Nations Communities: An Overview. Canadian Communication Association (CCA 2010) Montreal, June 1-3.

Gibson, K., Kakepetum-Schultz, T., Coulson, H., O’Donnell, S. (2009) Telemental Health with Remote and Rural First Nations: Advantages, Disadvantages and Ways Forward. National Aboriginal Health Organization Conference, Ottawa, November.

 

Gibson, K., Simms, D., O’Donnell, S., Molyneaux, H. (2009) Clinicians’ Attitudes toward the Use of Information and Communication Technologies for Mental Health Services in Remote and Rural Areas. Canadian Society of Telehealth Conference, Vancouver, October.

 

Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S. (2009) ICT and Health and Wellness in Remote and Rural First Nation Communities: A Social Determinants of Health Perspective. Canadian Society of Telehealth Conference, Vancouver, October.

Gratton, M-F., O’Donnell, S. (2009) Integrating New Media into Communication Research: Multi-site Videoconferencing for Focus Groups with Remote First Nation Community Members. Canadian Communication Association Conference, Ottawa, June.

Hancock, B.R., O’Donnell, S. (2009) New Media and Self-Determination: Publicly Made and Accessible Video and Remote and Rural First Nation Communities. Canadian Communication Association Conference, Ottawa, June.

Milliken, M., O’Donnell, S. (2009) Communication in Place: Videoconferencing for First Nation Community Development. Canadian Communication Association Conference, Ottawa, June.

Gibson, K., O’Donnell, S. (2009) The Benefits of Perceived Ease of Use and Usefulness in Multi-Site Videoconferencing. COACH Conference: e-Health, Quebec City, May.

 

Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S. (2009) Patient Portals 2.0: The Potential for Online Video. COACH Conference: e-Health, Quebec City, May.

O’Donnell, S., Walmark, B., Hancock, B-R. (2009) Communicating Visually: Videoconferencing and Remote and Rural First Nations. Aboriginal Policy Research Conference, Ottawa, March.

McKelvey, F., O’Donnell, S. (2009) Multi-site Videoconferencing as a Public Sphere in First Nation Communities: A Case Study. International Communication Association, Chicago, USA, May.

Simms, D., Fournier, H., Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S. (2009) Perspective Taking and Attitude Change Among Adolescent Participants Using Video Technologies: A Case Study. International Communication Association, Chicago, USA, May.

O’Donnell, S., Beaton, B., McKelvey, F. (2008) Videoconferencing and Sustainable Development for Remote and Rural First Nations in Canada. Proceedings of the Community Informatics Research Network Conference, Prato, Italy. October.

O’Donnell, S., Perley, S., Simms, D. (2008) Challenges for Video Communications in Remote and Rural Communities. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, Fredericton, Canada, June.

Molyneaux, H., O’Donnell, S., Fournier, H., Gibson, K. (2008) Participatory Videoconferencing for Groups. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, Fredericton, Canada, June

Gibson, K., O’Donnell, S. (2008) Challenges of Conducting Participatory User-Centred ICT Research With a Health Organisation. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, Fredericton, Canada, June.

Milliken, M., O’Donnell, S. (2008) User-generated Online Video: The Next Public Sphere? Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, Fredericton, Canada, June.

O’Donnell, S., Gibson, K., Milliken, M., Singer, J. (2008) Reacting to YouTube Videos: Exploring Differences Among User Groups. International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada. May.

Molyneaux, H., Gibson, K., O’Donnell, S., Singer, J. (2008) New Visual Media and Gender: A Content, Visual and Audience Analysis of YouTube Vlogs. International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada. May.

Milliken, M., Gibson, K., O’Donnell, S., Singer, J. (2008) User-generated Online Video and the Atlantic Canadian Public Sphere: A YouTube Study. International Communication Association, Montreal, Canada. May.

O’Donnell, S., Perley, S., Walmark, B., Burton, K., Beaton, B., Sark, A. (2007) Community-based broadband organizations and video communications in remote and rural First Nations in Canada. Proceedings of the Community Informatics Research Network Conference, Prato, Italy, November.

W. McIver, Jr., Kitchen, S., O’Donnell, S., Reddick, A., Rideout, V. (2007) The Community Intermediaries Research Project. Proceedings of the Community Informatics Research Network Conference, Prato, Italy, November.

O’Donnell, S., McIver, W. Jr., Rideout, V. (2007) Community Intermediary Organizations, Community Media and Networking, and the Internet. International Communication Association, San Francisco, USA, May.

O’Donnell, S., Richard, M. (2006) Turning Municipal Video Surveillance Cameras into Municipal Webcams. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, New York City, USA, June.

Rideout, V., Reddick, A., O’Donnell, S., McIver, W. Jr., Kitchen, S., Milliken, M. (2006) Canada’s Technology-Centric Workfare Online Employment Services. International Association of Media and Communications Researchers, Cairo, Egypt, July.

Rideout, V., Reddick, A., McIver, W. Jr., O’Donnell, S., Kitchen, S., Milliken, M. (2006) Serving Canadians Better On-Line? International Association of Media and Communications Researchers, Cairo, Egypt, July.

O’Donnell, S., W. McIver, Jr., Rideout, V. (2006) Community Media and Networking and ICT. Canadian Communication Association Conference, Toronto, June.

Perley, S., O’Donnell, S. (2006) Broadband Video Communication Research in First Nation Communities.  Canadian Communication Association Conference, Toronto, June.

McIver, W., O’Donnell, S., Rideout, V. (2006) Information Environment Mapping: Understanding the information-seeking and decision-making of community intermediaries. Canadian Communication Association Conference, Toronto, June.

Perley, S., O’Donnell, S. (2005) Exploring Approaches to Engage First Nations in ICT Research: Examining the Insider-Outsider Spectrum. Canadian Communication Association Conference, London, Ontario, June.

O’Donnell, S., Walmark, B. (2005) Research on ICT with Aboriginal Communities. SSHRC Knowledge Society Conference, Ottawa, February. (Refereed poster).

Perley, S., O’Donnell, S. (2005) Engaging New Brunswick First Nations in Research. Proceedings of the Community Informatics Research Network Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, August.

Walmark, B., O’Donnell, S., Beaton, B. (2005) Research on ICT with Aboriginal Communities: Report from RICTA 2005. Proceedings of the Community Informatics Research Network Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, August.

McIver, W. J., O’Donnell, S. (2005) Community-Oriented Technology Assessment. Proceedings of the Community Informatics Research Network Conference, Cape Town, South Africa. August.

O’Donnell, S. (2004) IT Education for Disadvantaged Students: Lessons from Europe. Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, Worcester, USA, April.

O’Donnell, S. and Ramioili, G. (2004) Sustaining an online information network for non-profit organisations: the case of Community Exchange. Proceedings of the Community Informatics Research Network Conference, Prato, Italy, September.

O’Donnell, S., McQuillan, H., Malina, A. (2004) e-Inclusion and Internet Access in Ireland. International Association of Media and Communication Researchers Conference, Porto Alegre, Brazil, July.

O’Donnell, S. (2002) Internet use and policy in the European Union and implications for eDemocracy. EURICOM Colloquium, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands, October.

O’Donnell, S. (2002) Connected Communities – An Overview. Community Applications of Information Technology (CAIT) Conference, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland, February.

O’Donnell, S. (2001) The Internet in Ireland: Patterns of Consumer Use, Projections for Future Use, and Implications for the Public Sphere. Digital Landscapes: Media Transformations in Ireland Symposium, Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, May.

O’Donnell, S. (2001) Analysing the Internet and the Public Sphere: The Case of Womenslink. EURICOM Conference, University of Tampere, Finland, January.

Trench, B., O’Donnell, S. (1998) Getting Connected: Electronic Delivery of Public Services and the Community and Voluntary Sector. Social Inclusion through the Use of Communication Technologies. Dublin Castle, June.

Trench, B., O’Donnell, S. (1998) The Internet and Democratic Participation: Uses of ICTs by Voluntary and Community Organisations in Ireland. Social Aspects of the Information Society: A Conference for Social Scientists, Dublin, Ireland, April.

O’Donnell, S. (1997) Irish voluntary, community and social movement organisations on the Internet. Voluntary Action in Ireland North and South Conference, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, May.

O’Donnell, S. (1996) Introduction to the Internet for the Community and Voluntary Sector. Information Technology in the Community Seminar, Wexford, Ireland, December.