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NASA Space Apps Challenge 2017 Apr 22, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 07:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No. 194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage, Bengaluru - 560071 (Near to Domlur Club and TERI Complex), by Prasad Krishna
The NASA Space Data Challenge (Hillhacks Pre-event) will be hosted at the Centre for Internet & Society's Bengaluru office on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Dr. Madan M. Oberoi - Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigations (Delhi, April 07) Apr 07, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016, by Saikat Datta
We are proud to announce that Dr. Madan M. Oberoi will be the speaker at the inaugural [email protected]_india event at the Delhi office. These events, held on the first Friday of each month, will facilitate open and in-depth discussion and learning on topics crucial to our understanding of internet and society. The event will comprise of the speaker's presentation followed by an open discussion. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.
Essentials of building internet tools for inclusion Mar 06, 2017 from 02:30 PM to 03:30 PM Valencia, Spain, by Prasad Krishna
A talk jointly proposed by Chinmayi SK and Rohini Lakshané was selected for the Internet Freedom Festival held at Valencia, Spain from March 6 to 10, 2017. The talk held on March 6, 2017 was jointly organized by Random Hacks of Kindness, The Bachchao Project, and the Centre for Internet and Society.
Internet Researchers' Conference 2017 (IRC17) from Mar 03, 2017 09:00 AM to Mar 05, 2017 06:30 PM IIIT Bangalore, 26/C, Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bangalore, 560100, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
With great pleasure we announce the second edition of the Internet Researchers' Conference (IRC), an annual conference series initiated by the Researchers at Work (RAW) programme at CIS to gather researchers, academic or otherwise, studying internet in/from India to congregate, share insights and tensions, and chart the ways forward. The Internet Researchers' Conference 2017 (IRC17) will be held at the International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore (IIIT-B) campus on March 03-05, 2017. It is being organised by the Centre for Information Technology and Public Policy (CITAPP) at IIIT-B and the CIS.
Odia Wikipedia and Orientation Training Programme Jan 31, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 02:00 PM Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal, by Prasad Krishna
An Odia Wikipedia orientation and training programme is being organized by the Centre for Internet & Society's (CIS-A2K) team on 31 January 2017 at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Dhenkanal in Odisha.
Digital Disruption or Digital Black Money? Jan 30, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, Bangalore, No.194, 2nd C Cross, Domlur 2nd Stage Bangalore (Near Domlur Club and TERI Complex), by Prasad Krishna
Dr. Anupam Saraph, Professor and Future Designer will give a talk on digital disruption and digital black money on January 30, 2017 at the Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) office in Bangalore.
Seminar on Rethinking Copyright and Licensing for Digital Publishing Today (Delhi, January 23) Jan 23, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 02:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, First floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, near G block market, after Crunch, New Delhi, 110016, by Anubha Sinha
Against the backdrop of a growing global and domestic digital publishing industry on one hand and the recent judgment by the Delhi High Court that upheld the education exception to reproduction of academic and literary works, Pro Helvetia - Swiss Arts Council, Goethe-Institut Max Mueller Bhavan New Delhi, and the Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) are organising a seminar to discuss and reflect on the relevance and functions of copyright and licensing within the transforming market practices and legal structures of the publishing industry today.
Rankathon on Digital Rights (Delhi, January 08) Jan 08, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 08:00 PM CIS Office, First floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, near G Block market, New Delhi, 110016, by Amber Sinha
Please join us on Sunday, January 08, at the CIS office in Hauz Khas, Delhi, for a rankathon to visualise, and contribute to the findings of the Ranking Digital Rights study, and critique the underlying methodology. The event will begin at 10:00 in the morning and participants can focus on one or more of three kinds of tasks: 1) visualising the CIS and Ranking Digital Rights data, 2) evaluating additional companies using the RDR methodology, and 3) evaluating the RDR methodology and its suitability for independent use.
Discussion on Ranking Digital Rights in India (Delhi, January 07) Jan 07, 2017 from 10:30 AM to 05:00 PM India Islamic Cultural Centre, 87-88, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, 110003, by Amber Sinha
Towards developing an understanding of how Indian ICT companies are recognising and upholding digital rights of their users, and to raise public awareness about the same, the Center for Internet and Society (CIS), with the support of Privacy International, has studied 8 Indian ICT companies, using the same methodology as the 2015 Corporate Accountability Index, to gain greater insight into company practices and initiate public dialogues. Please join us on Saturday, January 07, at the India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi, for a presentation of our findings followed by an open structured discussion on the methodology and implications of the study.
International Accessibility Summit of Shaastra 2017 from Dec 31, 2016 10:00 AM to Jan 03, 2017 05:30 PM IIT, Madras, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) is partnering with IIT, Madras for a summit on international accessibility. The summit will be held at IIT in Chennai from December 31, 2016 to January 3, 2017. Nirmita Narasimhan will be the panel moderator this event.
Multistakeholder Consultation on Encryption Dec 17, 2016 from 10:30 AM to 04:30 PM TERI-Bengaluru, 4th Main, Domlur II Stage, Bengaluru - 560 071, Karnataka, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) in collaboration with ORF and Takshashila Institution is organizing a Multi-Stakeholder Consultation on Encryption on December 17, 2016 at TERI in Bengaluru.
Workshop on Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age (Delhi, November 14-15) from Nov 14, 2016 09:00 AM to Nov 15, 2016 08:00 PM United Service Institution of India, Delhi, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
IT for Change, along with Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF), Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan (MKSS) and National Campaign for People’s Right to Information (NCPRI), is organising a two day workshop on ‘Democratic Accountability in the Digital Age’. The workshop will focus on evolving a comprehensive policy approach to data based governance and digital democracy, grounded in a rights and social justice framework. It will be held at the United Service Institution of India, Delhi, during November 14-15, 2016. The CIS team to participate in the workshop includes Sumandro Chattapadhyay (speaker), Amber Sinha (speaker), Vanya Rakesh (participant), and Himadri Chatterjee (participant).
Workshop on 'Privacy after Big Data' (Delhi, November 12) Nov 12, 2016 from 09:30 AM to 05:30 PM Centre for the Study of Developing Societies 29, Rajpur Road, Civil Lines, Delhi 110054, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) and the Sarai programme, CSDS, invite you to a workshop on 'Privacy after Big Data: What Changes? What should Change?' on Saturday, November 12. This workshop aims to build a dialogue around some of the key government-led big data initiatives in India and elsewhere that are contributing significant new challenges and concerns to the ongoing debates on the right to privacy. It is an open event. Please register to participate.
CISxScholars Delhi - William F. Stafford (Nov 03, 6:30 pm) Nov 03, 2016 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM CIS, First Floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, near G Block Market, afte Crunch, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
We are delighted to have William F. Stafford, PhD candidate in UC Berkeley, present on "Public Measurements, Private Measurements, and the Convergence of Units" at the CIS office in Delhi on Thursday, Nov 03, at 6:30 pm. Please RSVP if you are joining us: <[email protected]>.
Workshop on Big Data in India: Benefits, Harms, and Human Rights (Delhi, October 01) Oct 01, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM The Maple Room, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi, 110003, by Vanya Rakesh
CIS welcomes you to participate in the workshop we are organising on Saturday, October 01 at India Habitat Centre, Delhi, to discuss benefits, harms, and human rights implications of big data technologies, and explore potential research questions. A quick RSVP will be much appreciated.
7 Ways to Con/fuse the Internet with Analogy (Intergalactic Mix) - Talk by Surfatial Sep 26, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by Sneha PP
Surfatial, a trans-local collective that works with text and sound will talk about their essay which was recently published. The talk will also address concerns on how the internet can be used in alternate contexts including presenting work in alternative formats and using the internet for synchronous collaborative cultural production.
UIDAI and Welfare Services: Exclusion and Countermeasures (Bangalore, August 27) Aug 27, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Institution of Agricultural Technologists No. 15, Queen’s Road, Bangalore, 560052, by Sumandro Chattapadhyay
The Centre for Internet and Society (CIS) invites you to a one day workshop, on Saturday, August 27, 2016, to discuss, raise awareness of, and devise countermeasures to exclusion due to implementation of UID-based verification for and distribution of welfare services. We look forward to making this a forum for knowledge exchange and a learning opportunity for our friends and colleagues.
Wikipedia WikiMeetup at Bangalore Aug 14, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 06:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, No.194, 2nd, 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near Domlur Club and TERI Complex), by Prasad Krishna
Bangalore based Wikipedians will gather for a meeting at the Centre for Internet and Society on Sunday, August 14, 2016 at 3.00 p.m.
Stand up for Digital Rights Jul 29, 2016 from 03:00 PM to 05:00 PM The Centre for Internet & Society, First Floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, Delhi 110016, by Prasad Krishna
The Centre for Internet & Society (CIS) invites you to a discussion on a set of Recommendations for Ethical Research, a report on human rights and private online intermediaries which describes key areas where such actors have responsibilities. The discussion is on coming Friday, July 29, 2016 at the Centre for Internet & Society's Delhi office from 3.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Talk on Game Studies by Dr. Souvik Mukherjee, July 28, 6 pm Jul 28, 2016 from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM The Centre for Internet and Society, No.194, 2nd 'C' Cross, Domlur, 2nd Stage, Bangalore 560071 (Near TERI Complex and Domlur Club), by P.P. Sneha
This talk will explore the story-telling aspects of game studies and how it relates to discussions of other digital media, Internet cultures and also traditional Humanities. As an introduction, it also aims to open up discussions for Game Studies in India.