Sep
20
to Sep 22

WCL Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy

  • American University, Washington College of Law (map)
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The 46th Research Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy (TPRC) hosted by American University's Washington College of Law (WCL) will take place September 21-22, 2018 at the WCL campus in Washington, DC. The Graduate Student Consortium will take place the day before the conference on Thursday, September 20. 

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Sep
24
12:00 PM12:00

WCL Lunch and Book Talk with Prof. Thomas Hazlett, Author of The Political Spectrum

  • American University Washington College of Law (map)
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American University (AU) Washington College of Law (WCL) is hosting a lunch and book talk with Professor Thomas W. Hazlett, author of The Political Spectrum: The Tumultuous Liberation of Wireless Technology, from Herbert Hoover to the Smart Phone (Yale University Press, 2017) on Monday, September 24, 2018 from 12:00pm-1:30pm in Room N102 at WCL.

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Sep
24
2:30 PM14:30

Roundtable: "Cyber Proxies and Their Implications for Liberal Democracies"

  • American University, School of International Service (map)
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The AU Internet Governance Lab is pleased to kick off its Roundtable Series for the 2018-2019 Academic Year with the first Roundtable of the 2018 fall semester entitled "Cyber Proxies and Their Implications for Liberal Democracies" by Professor Tim Maurer, SIS Adjunct Professorial Lecturer and Co-Director of the Cyber Policy Initiative at Carnegie Endowment, on Monday, September 24 from 2:30pm - 4:00pm in SIS Room 300.

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Sep
26
3:00 PM15:00

Kogod Cybersecurity and Privacy Forum

  • American University, Bender Arena, Butler Board Room (map)
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The AU Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center (KCGC) will host a forum entitled "Cybersecurity and Privacy: Bridging Research and Practice" on September 26, 2018 from 3:00pm-5:00 pm in the Butler Board Room on the 6th Floor of Bender Arena on the AU campus. This event aims to facilitate a conversation on how to better involve engaged scholarship in cybersecurity and privacy issues. It will feature a keynote by Joe Valacich, Chief Science Officer of Neuro-ID and Eller Professor of Management Information Systems at the University of Arizona.

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Sep
28
11:00 AM11:00

High Level Panel at the Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest

  • American University Washington College of Law (map)
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Internet Governance Lab Faculty Directors and Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Andrew Rens will offer a high level panel entitled "Hidden Levers of IP Control" at the 5th Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest on Friday, September 28, 2018 held at American University and co-organized by the American Assembly at Columbia University.

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Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

Roundtable: "Conceptualizing Disinformation and Developing Counter-Strategies"

  • American University, McKinley Building Room 305 (map)
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The AU Internet Governance Lab is hosting the second session of its Roundtable Series for the Fall 2018 semester, entitled "Conceptualizing Disinformation and Developing Counter-Strategies" by Faculty Fellow Dr. Eric Novotny, Hurst Sr Professorial Lecturer at the AU School of International Service (SIS) and Doctoral Researcher Randolph Rosin, also a faculty member of the National Intelligence University, on Monday, October 15 from 10:00am - 11:30am in McKinley Building Room 305.

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Oct
18
5:00 PM17:00

Documentary Film Screening: "Black Code"

  • American University, Tenley Campus, Yuma Hall Room YT16 (map)
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The documentary film "Black Code" will be screened on October 18, 2018 from 5:00pm-7:00pm on AU's Tenley Campus Yuma Hall Room YT16 as part of the course "Cyber Flash Points" co-taught by AU Internet Governance Lab Faculty Director Dr. Laura DeNardis and Faculty Fellow Professor Jennifer Daskal. The screening is open to the AU community.

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Nov
26
9:00 AM09:00

Data Privacy Symposium

  • American University, School of International Service, Abramson Family Founders Room (map)
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The Data Privacy Symposium hosted by the AU Internet Governance Lab in partnership with the Internet Society Washington, DC Chapter (ISOC-DC) explores the problem, path, and promise of data privacy and surveillance. Featuring a keynote speaker and multiple panels of experts, the event's discussion will focus on current and emerging issues in data privacy, including public perception of data privacy, implications of GDPR and a possible data privacy framework in the US, the relationship between Internet governance and data privacy, and the human rights implications of the privacy debate.

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Jul
13
11:00 AM11:00

Guest Talk: "ICT Policies and Regulation: Is India Different from Other Countries?"

The AU Internet Governance Lab will host a guest talk by Dr. V. Sridhar, Professor at the Centre for IT and Public Policy at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B) in India, entitled "ICT Policies and Regulation: Is India Different from Other Countries?" on Friday, July 13, 2018 from 11:00am-12:30pm in the AU School of International Service Building Room 260.

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Jun
13
1:15 PM13:15

Data, Disability and Development: Innovative Approaches to Monitoring and Evaluating CRPD Implementation and Disability-Inclusive Development using Big Data Analytics and Text Mining

The Internet Governance Lab is co-sponsoring the Side Event "Data, Disability and Development: Innovative Approaches to Monitoring and Evaluating CRPD Implementation and Disability-Inclusive Development using Big Data Analytics and Text Mining" at the 11th Conference of States Parties (COSP-11) to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at United Nations headquarters in New York on June 13, 2018 from 1:15pm-2:30pm in Room S-2729 in the UN Secretariat Building.

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Apr
27
12:00 PM12:00

Ranking Digital Rights 2018 Corporate Accountability Index - Washington, DC Launch

The Ranking Digital Rights 2018 Corporate Accountability Index ranks 22 of the world’s most powerful telecommunications, internet, and mobile companies on their commitments and disclosed policies affecting users’ freedom of expression and privacy. Last year's 2017 Index, which evaluated the same companies on the same questions, found that companies leave users largely in the dark about many important policies and practices affecting users’ rights. What has changed?

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Apr
16
2:30 PM14:30

Roundtable: "Interlocking or Interfering? Internet Governance of Things and the Global Intellectual Property Regime"

The Internet Governance Lab at American University (AU) is hosting the roundtable "Interlocking or Interfering? Internet Governance of Things and the Global Intellectual Property Regime" featuring Postdoctoral Fellow Dr. Andrew Rens on Monday, April 16 from 2:30pm-4:30pm in the School of International Service (SIS) Building Room 300 on the AU campus.

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Apr
3
9:00 AM09:00

Conference: "Empowering Citizenship in Our Shared Digital Future"

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Internet Governance Lab Faculty Fellow and Humphrey Fellow, Andrii Paziuk from Ukraine, is working with several faculty at American University's Washington College of Law (WCL) to organize the conference "Empowering Citizenship in Our Shared Digital Future" on April 3, 2018 from 9:00am-3:00pm in Grossman Hall on the WCL campus.

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Mar
30
9:30 AM09:30

Symposium: "Governing the Internet of Things"

The Internet Governance Lab at American University (AU) and the Washington, DC Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC-DC) are co-hosting the symposium "Governing the Internet of Things" (#IoTgov) on Friday, March 30, 2018 from 9:30am-3:00pm in the Media Innovation Lab at the School of Communication McKinley Building on the AU campus.

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Mar
16
to Mar 17

Sixth Annual Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge

  • American University, School of International Service (map)
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The sixth annual Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge will take place on March 16–17, 2018 at American University (AU) and co-organized by Internet Governance Lab Faculty Fellow Dr. Eric Novotny, Hurst Sr Professorial Lecturer and Director of the Graduate Program in US Foreign Policy & National Security at AU's School of International Service (SIS). The competition is organized and hosted by the Atlantic Council in partnership with SIS.

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Mar
9
12:00 PM12:00

DC Netgov Events: "EU Privacy Countdown: What the GDPR Regulations Mean For Your Constituents"

On Friday, March 9, 2018 from 12:00pm-1:00pm at Rayburn House Office Building Room 2237, the Congressional Internet Caucus will host a discussion with privacy experts from industry, government, and civil society on the European Commission's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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Mar
1
3:00 PM15:00

"Choosing New Technologies for a Better Internet: Who Decides?" ISOC-DC Event

  • American University, Mary Graydon Center (map)
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The Internet Governance Lab is hosting the event "Choosing New Technologies for a Better Internet: Who Decides?" sponsored by the Washington, DC Chapter of the Internet Society on Friday, March 1, 2018 from 3:00pm-4:30pm on the American University campus in the Mary Graydon Center, Conference Room 2 (Ground Floor).

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Jan
24
2:30 PM14:30

Roundtable: "Borders and Bits" by Professor Jennifer Daskal

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Internet Governance Lab Faculty Fellow Professor Jennifer Daskal, Associate Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law, will present our next Roundtable event on her forthcoming article "Borders and Bits" on Wednesday, January 24 from 2:30pm-4:00pm in SIS Room 300.

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Nov
16
3:00 PM15:00

Roundtable: “Circumventing Censorship with New Technologies”

  • American University, School of International Service (map)
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On Thursday, November 16th at 3pm, the Internet Governance Lab Roundtable Speaker Series will host Faculty Fellow Dr. Eric Novotny of American University’s School of International Service for a discussion on emerging information communication technologies designed to circumvent censorship and their impacts on freedom of expression and privacy online. The event will take place in SIS 260 at AU’s School of International Service.

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