Tag Archives: Conferences

Dr. Rafal Rohozinski to speak at the 2011 GlobalFest Human Rights Forum Breakfast

On Wednesday, August 17, 2011, Dr. Rafal Rohozinski, Senior Scholar at the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies and the Citizen Lab, will be speaking at the 2011 GlobalFest Human Rights Forum Breakfast in Calgary, Alberta. His talk is titled Ghost in the Machine – The Battle for the Future of Cyberspace.

SC Congress Canada Presents a Security Power House with the Addition of Howard Cox, Ron Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski to Agenda

“The second annual SC Congress Canada, the premier Canadian event for information security leaders taking place in Toronto on June 14 through 15, 2011, announces the addition of three of the most distinguished security leaders in Canada and North America, including Howard Cox, Ron Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski. New to the conference, SC Congress Canada also presents an interactive and live network meltdown – an attack caused by consumer mobile devices in the enterprise and social networking.”

From PRWeb

Director Ron Deibert speaks on the Geopolitics of Cyberspace in Ottawa

What: Director Ron Deibert speaks on the “Geopolitics of Cyberspace”
Where: Fairmont Chateau Laurier hotel in Ottawa, Canada
When: Wednesday, February 9, 2011, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
Time: 6:00 to 8:00 pm

Contact Teo Salgado at teo.salgado at utoronto.ca for more information.

From The University of Toronto

Director Ron Deibert participates in roundtable discussion with Center for Strategic and International Studies

Ron Deibert, Director of the Citizen Lab and the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, is taking part in the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) roundtable discussion on “Cybersecurity Research” on Thursday, February 3, 2011 at 12:00 pm in Washington, DC.

More details from Center for Strategic and International Studies

Washington, DC: U of T: Where You Are

On Wednesday, February 2, 2011, Professor Ron Deibert, Director of the Citizen Lab and the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, will be speaking at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C. The talk will be on the subject of “Geopolitics of Cyberspace,” and will draw on the multiple research projects of the Citizeb Lab.

More info from University of Toronto

The Future of Computational Social Science @ University of Washington – Submissions Due Jan. 15, 2011

“Computational social science is an emergent field and source of new theoretical and methodological innovation for social science more broadly. Multidisciplinary teams of social and computer scientists are increasingly common in the lab and at workshops where cross-fertilization occurs in the areas of theory, data, methods, and tools. Peer-reviewed interdisciplinary work is becoming more common as the computational tools and techniques of computer science are being used by social scientists. Previously, large-scale computational processing was the purview of expensive, university-centric computing labs. Now, with the democratization of technology, universities and for-profit firms increasingly provide large amounts of inexpensive computing power to researchers and citizens alike.

Authors are invited to prepare and submit to JITP a research paper, policy viewpoint, workbench note, or teaching innovation manuscript by January 15, 2011.”

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From Computational Legal Studies

A brave new wired world

In September 2010, the “Internet at Liberty-2010: the promise and peril of online free expression” international conference took place in Budapest, Hungary. The Day, a Hungarian newspaper, features Citizen Lab Research Manager, Masashi Crete-Nishihata in its latest issue. He is quoted from a joint-presentation conducted with the Citizen Lab’s Nart Villeneuve regarding internet filtering and circumvention technologies.

From The Day

ONI Global Summit 2010

The OpenNet Initiative-2010 Global Summit/L’Initiative OpenNet-Sommet
Mondial 2010

Should Cyberspace be Secured as an Open Commons?
Le Cyberspace—faut-il défendre l’universalité de ce bien commun?

The OpenNet Initiative (ONI) 2010 Global Summit will convene three high-level panels of experts and practitioners on prominent topics related to cyberspace governance, security, and advocacy.

Victoria Hall (Old City Hall) 111 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
June 30, 2010
9:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Registration Required: here

National Endowment for Democracy “Access Controlled” Book Launch

The Open Net Initiative’s newest publication “Access Controlled: The Shaping of Power, Rights and Rule in Cyberspace” was the feature of an innovative event at the National Endowment for Democracy in Washington, DC on Tuesday, May 25, 2010. The editors’ of the book, Ron Deibert, John Palfrey, Rafal Rohozinski and Johnathan Zittrain, as well as Director of Public Policy at Google Inc. engaged in a discussion regarding the current trends in the government control of the Internet. For more information, please visit the new Access Controlled website.

From National Endowment for Democracy

Global Voices: building sustainable civilization in an information rainforest

On May 6-7, 2010, The Global Voices 2010 Summit took place in Santiago, Chile. Rebecca MacKinnon, co-founder of Global Voices and panelist at the event assesses the conference and the distinct transformation of citizen media seen in the mere five and a half years since the creation of Global Voices. Global Voices is “an international community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from around the world.” Furthermore, MacKinnon explores the juxtaposition of the pre-Internet Age and the current Internet Age, problematising “how to build a sustainable civilization within the new information rainforest.”

From RConversation