Events

 

Health Data Privacy in the Library | METRO

Virtual Event

This workshop will explore the role libraries play in patron health journeys, which includes the layout of our physical spaces, the way we handle sensitive documents, which resources we share, and more. Privacy advocate Tess Wilson will discuss practical approaches to patron support and ways we might teach patrons about their health data safety. This […]

Professional Development | Black Women In Data

The Georgia State University College of Law

The Black Women in Data (BWD) Summit 2022 is the two-day forum for Black women leaders to plan their next career move in the data industry by hearing from data expert speakers, expanding their data skills, leveling up in their data career path and more.

Center for Democracy & Technology Tech Prom

901 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024 901 Wharf St SW, DC

CDT's Tech Prom has been around for more than 15 years, and brings together over 1,000 leaders and innovators in tech policy — from government, industry, civil society, and academia. A night of networking, idea sharing, and learning about emerging issues, Tech Prom celebrates our annual progress within the tech policy landscape.

Microsoft Research Summit | Microsoft

This October 18–20, 2022, the global research community gathers to discuss advances that could empower people in new ways and positively impact our world. We explore some of the most pressing questions facing our research community and spark conversations around how to ensure new technologies could have the broadest possible benefit for humanity.

ASIS&T Annual Meeting

Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh

Crisis, Transition, Resilience: Re-Imagining an Information-Resilient Society Information plays a pivotal role for the good of society. However, we live in an information environment where the lines between true and false, and interest-driven and balanced content are blurred. This, coupled with the constant information overload, places enormous demands on people. With the United Nations having declared […]

2022 HAI Fall Conference on AI in the Loop: Humans in Charge

Human-in-the-loop artificial intelligence generally refers to AI where humans are involved at various points throughout the research, design, training, testing or decision making process. During this conference, we hope to challenge participants to rethink this phrase and consider a future where humans remain at the center of all AI technologies. AI should effectively communicate and […]

How “Data Cartels” Mine, Commodify, And Sell Our Data: A Talk With Sarah Lamdan | METRO

Virtual Event

Join METRO's Director of Programs and Partnerships, Davis Erin Anderson, for a conversation with Sarah Lamdan about Lamdan's new book, Data Cartels: The Companies That Control and Monopolize Our Information. About the book:In our digital world, data is power. Information hoarding businesses reign supreme, using intimidation, aggression, and force to maintain influence and control. Lamdan […]

Media Law and Policy Scholars Conference

Virtual Event

The Media Law & Policy Scholars conference isn’t like the typical big conferences you attend. Instead, it’s designed to be a small workshop where everyone participates in an engaging, intellectual dialogue.

Data Privacy Protection and the Conduct of Applied Research: Methods, Approaches and their Consequences | NBER

Cambridge

Rapid improvements in computational power and coincident increases in the amount of data on individuals and firms that is publicly available or can be purchased at a nominal cost have created new challenges for protecting the privacy of survey responses and administrative data. By combining such data with information from external sources, it is increasingly […]