Affiliated Events

1984+30: Navigating Privacy Threats and Protections in the Digital Age

October 6, 2014
8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
International Computer Science Institute (ICSI)
1947 Center Street, Ste 600

Berkeley, CA In 1984, George Orwell describes a dystopian society in which everything citizens do is monitored by the all-seeing eyes of Big Brother. Thirty years after 1984, we find ourselves surrounded by threats to our privacy. Is there anything to be done? And if so, what?

ICSI invites you to join us and our colleagues from academia and industry as we discuss privacy in the digital age.

For more information and to register, click here.




Troll - Proofing Patents: Protecting Open Innovation

Friday, November 7, 2014
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Brower Center, 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA

The Defensive Patent License (DPL) is a new legal mechanism to protect innovators by networking patents into powerful, mutually-beneficial legal shields that are 100% committed to defending innovation – no bullies, trolls, or other leeches allowed. It also helps prevent evildoers from patenting open technologies and pulling them out of the public domain. We think it's a great way for patents to be used for good, and not evil.

For more information and to register to attend, click here.