Join the Cybersecurity Policy Program for a career panel with three esteemed leaders, followed by career counseling with Tufts academic advisors. Lauren Van Wazer – Vice President, Global Public Policy, Akamai Technologies Maurice Turner – Senior Technologist, Center for Democracy and Technology Taylor Reynolds – Technology Policy Director, Internet Policy Research Initiative, MIT
The Internet Society, in partnership with the Center for Democracy & Technology, LGBT Tech, and the Open Technology Institute at New America will host a public event to help you understand the day-to-day impact of encryption and how to make sure policies protect people, vulnerable communities, commerce, and national security.
The Financial Times’ tenth annual summit takes place amid fresh European leadership, including a new Parliament and Commission, and the prospect of continued political uncertainty at home and beyond. CDT’s Nuala O’Connor will speak.
CDT’s Annual Dinner will be held on April 23, 2020. The evening, fondly known as Tech Prom, will feature the most influential minds of today’s tech policy world, and highlight the most pressing issues in the field.
Privacy is a critical concern for consumers, businesses, and lawmakers. In Congress, there is bipartisan and bicameral support for legislation addressing data privacy. Still, important questions remain about how to protect consumer privacy while establishing consistent standards for companies that collect and use personal data. This panel discussion will explore how Congress can build upon state laws, including the California…
Hostile foreign governments have and continue to interfere with American elections. They will continue to do so unless and until Congress acts to stop them. This panel, held by IssueOne and featuring CDT Senior Technologist Maurice Turner, will explore past examples of interference, current vulnerabilities in our political and election systems, and solutions to combat foreign interference.
Please join the Center for Internet Security and the Embassy of Estonia for a forum on securing elections featuring global experts on policy and operations from the public and private sectors. The discussion will address risks, vulnerabilities, best practices and what needs to be done to secure elections worldwide. Panel Discussion Kathy Boockvar, Acting Secretary, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
BSides Las Vegas is a nonprofit organization formed to stimulate the Information Security industry and community by providing an annual, two-day conference for security practitioners and those interested in (or looking to) enter the field. CDT’s Maurice Turner will be presenting.
Join HTTP Leadership for a reception welcoming their new executive director Alejandro Roark. CDT’s Joe Jerome will speak on a panel on the impact consumer privacy proposals will have on Latinx consumers and the important role that members of the Latinx community can play in shaping the future of consumer privacy protections.
OTI’s panel discussion explores how potential legislation could affect existing online business models, what other online business models could succeed, and whether legislation should prohibit certain business models completely. CDT’s Natasha Duarte moderates.
The 3rd annual Election Sciences, Reform, and Administration conference takes place at the University of Pennsylvania on July 11-12, 2019. CDT’s Maurice Turner will be a discussant on the Public Trust in Elections panel.
CDT’s Director of European Affairs, Jens-Henrik Jeppesen, will speak on on a panel on “Digital and Civic Solutions” at the Free Russia Foundation’s conference, “Finding Practical and Principled Approaches to Countering the Kremlin’s Influence Campaigns While Upholding Sanctity of Free Speech”.
CDT’s Liz Woolery will join Engine and the Charles Koch Institute for the second panel in their three-part series on the Nuts and Bolts of Content Moderation. The discussion will focus on the myths of content moderation, including how and why platforms police user content, the differences between platforms and publishers, and the laws behind content moderation.
A lunch seminar by the Free State Foundation on “Privacy Regulation: Why, What, and When?” that will include a keynote address and a panel discussion addressing potential new privacy regulation, whether by Congress, the FTC or other federal agencies, or the states. CDT’s Michelle Richardson will speak.
Join NetChoice for a conversation with Mike Masnick and other experts who will discuss the report, the impact of Section 230 on American jobs and what the cost could be if we take it away. CDT’s Emma Llansó will speak.
Artificial Intelligence promises to enhance everyday work and simplify our lives, disrupting industries and our daily routines. The Atlantic will convene the leaders mapping our futures, and discuss AI’s potential to enhance or compromise our lives. CDT’s Chris Calabrese will speak.
The panel—the second in a three-part series on user privacy—will examine the buzzwords of privacy, breaking down what it means to have data anonymized, de-identified, and made portable, and what companies and policymakers can do to mitigate any privacy harms that can arise from that kind of data. Will also have a hands-on demonstration during the event.
The evening, fondly known as Tech Prom, will feature the most influential minds of today’s tech policy world, and will highlight the most pressing issues in the field. It will also provide many opportunities to mingle, connect, and exchange views with a variety of attendees from all sectors.
In this workshop, Michelle Richardson, Director of the Privacy and Data Project, will discuss the latest trends in privacy and cybersecurity. Michelle will highlight how technology has changed, how lawmakers are struggling to stay on top of new risks, and how you can take steps to be more secure.
The Data Privacy Summit will bring together experts to map out the current landscape for privacy and data in the United States, and to chart a path forward for a user-centered data protection framework. CDT’s Maurice Turner will be speaking.
Join CDT at The Election Verification Networks 2019 Annual Conference March 13-15 at George Washington University. Session topics will include Federal legislation on election security, election integrity litigation in the states, cyberinfrastructure and election security, audit experiences- 2018, VVSG and standards, second-generation election technology.
Russia’s extraordinary effort to suppress African-American voter turnout in the 2016 election has a lasting impact on political narratives and political engagement across communities of color. CDT’s Maurice Turner will be a panelist.
How can democratic societies prevent mass collection of data from being misused in ways that undermine rights and freedoms, or leave public opinion open to manipulation? Where do we draw the line between privacy and transparency in the digital age? CDT’s Michelle Richardson talks with Chicago Council on Global Affairs.
On 27 February, Access Now, EDRi, and the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) will co-host a roundtable event with UN Special Rapporteur Fionnuala Ní Aoláin and policy makers, experts, civil society and practitioners to assess the European Commission’s proposal for a Regulation to prevent the dissemination of terrorist content online.
There has been a renewed push to boost Congress’s in-house policy expertise. The most prominent of these efforts has been centered around the revival of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), a legislative agency that helped Congress understand complex science and technology issues from 1974 to 1995. CDT’s Maurice Turner will discuss the latest developments in this debate, and different approaches to strengthening the capacity of the legislative branch.
Join CDT at Dialogue on Diversity’s 11th annual colloquium “Law, Technology, and the Private Sphere,” opening with a perspective overview on the field of IT and the serious privacy challenges this proliferation communications medium is producing.
The Bipartisan Policy Center and the Democracy Fund analyze key moments in election administration during the 2018 midterm elections, and look ahead to what steps can be taken to improve the voting experience for all Americans in 2020
EDPS is facilitating a conversation between data protection authorities, electoral regulators, audio-visual regulators, media & platforms in the fight against online manipulation of personal data in elections. CDT’s Senior Technologist Maurice Turner will be speaking on a panel.
Please join Len Cali, Senior Vice President, Global Public Policy, AT&T, for an in-depth discussion on Application Programming Interface (API), a software intermediary that allows two applications to communicate with one another, and the privacy concerns affiliated with building this type of software. The event will include keynote remarks from Thomas Norton, Executive Director, Fordham Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP), and Florian Schaub, Assistant Professor, School of…
On January 31st, Young AFCEA will host its first Tech Talk event of the year, as they bring together perspectives from government, industry, and the Hill to discuss the priorities and pitfalls surrounding current cyber legislation. CDT’s Senior Technologist Maurice Turner will speak on the panel.