Events

Through discussions, lectures, conferences, and other gatherings, the Berkman Klein Center convenes diverse groups around a wide range of topics related to the Internet as a social and political space. The unique interactions generated through these events - both as process and product - are fundamental elements of the Berkman Klein Center's modus operandi. We encourage you to join us at the events listed below to learn, engage, and connect with our community.


Sep 19 2017 12:00pm to Sep 19 2017 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

The Line Between Hate and Debate

featuring Monika Bickert, Facebook’s Head of Global Policy Management in conversation with Professor Jonathan Zittrain

As society figures out what is acceptable and what is harmful, can technology play a role in improving online debate?

Sep 12 2017 12:00pm to Sep 12 2017 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

Berkman Klein: Technology for the Social Good featuring Jonathan Zittrain

Learn more about us in an interactive discussion with Prof. Jonathan Zittrain, Berkman Klein Center Faculty Chair

If you’re interested in connecting with the Berkman Klein Center's research, community, and events, or are just generally interested in digital technologies and their impact on society, please join us for this talk!

Aug 7 2017 10:00am to Aug 13 2017 5:00pm

MACHINE EXPERIENCE:

metaLAB AI Art Exhibition, Lightbox Gallery, Harvard Art Museums

metaLAB exhibits five new artistic projects playfully and critically engaging different aspects of Artificial Intelligence at Harvard Art Museum's Lightbox Gallery from August 8-13, 2017

Jul 31 2017 12:00pm to Jul 31 2017 12:00pm

Trump's ‘America First’ Trade Agenda: What It Means for Access to Medicines

Featuring GAiA Affiliate John Stubbs

US foreign policy regulates, incentivizes and subsidizes access to medicines for patients around the world, from intellectual property protection and market access commitments in trade agreements to assistance programs like PEPFAR. What existing policies is President Trump likely to change, what new policies will his administration introduce, and how will these changes affect global health outcomes?

Jul 11 2017 12:00pm to Jul 11 2017 12:00pm

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Microsoft Research's Social Media Collective and Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society welcome author Cathy O'Neil

Please join us for a timely discussion of the role of data science in public life. All are welcome at this free event open to the public!

May 11 2017 8:30am to May 11 2017 5:00pm

Next Gen Podcast Distribution Protocols:

Innovation and Governance in Open Development Initiatives

The goals of the symposium include furthering cooperation among various players in the world of podcast creation and distribution and consideration of recommendations on standards, enhancements, extensions, and other methods to support the growth of podcasting as an open and inclusive medium.

May 2 2017 12:00pm to May 2 2017 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

The Quantified Worker

with Berkman Klein Fellow, Ifeoma Ajunwa

To apply to Futurecorp, please submit your resume, list of references, and a genetic profile. Once hired, we'll make an appointment for you to receive a sub-dermal tracking microchip.

Apr 27 2017 12:00pm to Apr 27 2017 12:00pm

Digital Health @ Harvard | Brown Bag Lunch Series

Digital Health @ Harvard, April 2017 – Holding Hospitals Hostage: From HIPAA to Ransomware

featuring Dr. Josephine Wolff

For hospitals and healthcare providers, data protection efforts have long been driven by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. This talk will look at recent trends in the online threats facing hospitals and consider how effective HIPAA is at addressing these threats, and how it has shaped the state of healthcare data security--for better and for worse.

Apr 25 2017 12:00pm to Apr 25 2017 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

Digital Expungement: Rehabilitation in the Digital Age

with Berkman Klein Faculty Associate, Eldar Haber

Can digital technology lead to the extinction of criminal rehabilitation? How should policymakers strike a balance between protecting civil rights and public safety while ensuring the reintegration into society of individuals with expunged criminal history?

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