International Grounded Theory Alliance 1st International Conference (online):
Recalibration society – grounded theory perspectives

(New York)
(Perth, Australia)
Day 1: September 15th, 2022
11.00-11.1012.0007.0019.00Opening Welcome:
Professor Vivian Martin, Central Connecticut State University, USA &
Professor Barry Gibson, University of Sheffield, UK
11.10-11.4012.1007.1019.10Tribute to Barney Glaser (1932 – 2022):
Professor Alvita Nathaniel, West Virginia University, USA
11.40-12.2512.4007.4019.40Keynote: Some of my best friends are grounded theorists
Professor Tony Bryant, Leeds Beckett University, UK
12.30-13.1513.3008.3020.30Recalibrating and renewing society
Moderator: Helen Scott, Grounded Theory Online

Revitalising Disclosure: A Grounded Theory of Changing Beliefs in Mental Health. Brugmans, J, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Recalibrating and Renewing Our Views on Extensive Reading: A Grounded Theory of Avidization. Hadley, G, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan.

Recalibrating Research Involving Participants with Severe/Profound Intellectual Disability: CGT Analysis of Video Data. Martin, AM, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland.
13.15-13.3014.1509.1521.15Short Break
13.30-14.1514.3009.3021.30Application in health care research
Moderator: Alvita Nathaniel, West Virginia University, USA

Belongingness challenged: Exploring the impact on older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic. Derrer-Merk, E, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Formal care decision making and its outcomes: nursing home relocation as a challenge to the identity of Lithuanian older adults. Charenkova, J, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania.

Facing Losses in Combat-Related Limb-Loss: A Classic Grounded Theory Study. Yarwood-Ross, L, University of Wolverhampton, Walsall, West Midlands, United Kingdom.
14.15-15.0015.1510.1522.15Longer break
15.00-15.4516.0011.0023.00Symposium: The role of the researcher in GT
Moderator: Vivian Martin, Central Connecticut State University, USA

Re-grounding Grounded Theory Method: an anarchist critique of the role of ‘expert theoretician’ Donaghey, J, Ulster University, Coleraine, United Kingdom. David Fox, Ulster University, Belfast, United Kingdom.

Intercultural research: How is it possible for a white woman to recalibrate western research practices whilst undertaking grounded theory research in Mumbai? Allison, J, Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford, Essex, United Kingdom.

Positioning positionality/ies in constructivist grounded theory (CGT) research: Opportunities in and implications for the CGT research lifecycle. Keane, E, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, Ireland.
15.50-16.3516.5011.5023.50Systems and organizations
Cathy Urquhart, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Exploring the link between a firm’s green strategies and internal stakeholders’ responses: Applying classic grounded theory method. Buravas, M, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

Applying the conditional/consequential matrix to study the development of innovation. Alboloushi, B, (presenting) Kuwait Technical College, Kuwait, Kuwait. Tiago, J, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland; Foresight and Data Economy, Espoo, Uusimaa, Finland.

The role of grounded theory as methodology to better understand complex health systems and practices to optimise outcomes. Ferguson, B, Central Queensland University, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia.
(16 Sept)
Short break
(16 Sept)
Social justice issues and constructivist GT
Barry Gibson, University of Sheffield, UK

“We’re Black, Too”: A Grounded Theory of African Students’ Intersectional Experiences of Race at Predominantly White Institutions in the American Midwest. Boswell, E, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA.

Praxis Interrupted: A Case Study of the Minneapolis Sanctuary Movement. Murray, B, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Renewing Change: Conceptualizing Anti-Racism Culture in Medical Education. Edwards, C, VCU, Richmond, Virginia, USA.
(16 Sept)
End of day one
Timings may vary

(New York)
(Manilla, Perth)
Day 2: September 16th 2022
11.00-11.5512.0007.0019.00Panel discussion:
Sticky issues in grounded theory: Differing perspectives
Helen Scott, Grounded Theory Online &
Cathy Urquhart, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
11.55- 12.1512.5507.5519.55Short break
12.15- 13.1013.1508.1520.15A mix of grounded theories
Dr Tom Andrews, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

Ethnographic Grounded Theory: Forging Strategies for Advancing Social Research. Babchuk, W, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.

Mixed Methods-Grounded Theory: Contemporary Applications
MC. Howell-Smith, WA Babchuk, TC Guetternam

Why you don’t need mixed grounded theory, and why you should use it anyway. Hampson, T, University College London, London, United Kingdom.

The experience of women with addiction: A constructivist grounded theory inquiry. Momeni, A, Department of Social Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Savo, Finland.
13.10- 13.4514.1009.1021.10Longer break
13.45- 14.3014.4509.4521.45Keynote: Experiencing grounded theory: A conversation with Odis E Simmons (PhD) Professor Astrid Gynnild, University of Bergen, Norway
14.30- 15.0015.3010.3022.30The issue of competing core categories
Anna Sandgren, Linnaeus University, Sweden

Carrying the facilitator responsibility – Healthcare professionals’ experiences of guiding moral case deliberations in paediatric oncology. Bartholdson, C, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.

Positioning ethics when patient care is prioritized – Healthcare professionals’ experiences of implementing clinical ethics support in childhood cancer care. Pergert, P, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
15.00- 15.2016.0011.0023.00Short break
15.20- 16.0516.2011.2023.20Methods think tank
Tony Bryant, Leeds Beckett University, UK

Forging a path of discovery using Visual Grounded Theory (VGT): value and attributes. Ridge, J, University of Northampton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom.

Leveraging CAQDAS Numbers to Ground a Theory. Boswell, E, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA.

Memoing as the building blocks of Constructivist Grounded Theory. Fitzgerald, D, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, Galway, Ireland.
16.10- 16.5517.1012.1000.10
(17 Sept)
Pediatric Health
Pernilla Pergert, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Navigating asthma – the Indian immigrant child in a tug-of-war: a constructivist grounded theory. Sudarsan, I, Massey University, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand.

Humanising experiences of child instigated harm via a mediator or wrapping. Rutter, N, Durham University, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Forward Escaping: a grounded theory study of becoming a nurse. Aldosari, N., University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
17.00- 17.2018.0013.0001.00
(17 Sept)
Closing Remarks: Professor Vivian Martin, Central Connecticut State University, USA & Professor Barry Gibson, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.
Timings may vary.