On Tuesday May 19 2015 the NYC Commission on Public Information and Communication (COPIC), Chaired by Public Advocate Letitia James held a hearing at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) focused on the City’s compliance with Local Law 103 of 2013, sponsored by then Council Member Gale Brewer, which requires the webcasting of public meetings. The hearing was be webcast on both the BMCC Livestream Channel and the Internet Society Livestream Channel. Video is below.
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WEBCAST TODAY: The Future of the Internet in the Wake of Charlie Hebdo and Increased Government #Surveillance Online @isocdc @iiepgw
Today Monday May 18 2015 the Institute for International Economic Policy at The George Washington University (IIEP) and the Greater Washington DC Chapter of the Internet Society (ISOC-DC) will jointly host The Future of the Internet in the Wake of Charlie Hebdo and Increased Government Surveillance Online – a lunchtime discussion between Bruce Schneier, noted authority on cybersecurity and Chris Riley, Vice President and Head of Public Policy at Mozilla, on how increasing surveillance and use of malware could impact the future of the Internet. The event will webcast live on the Internet Society #2 Livestream Channel.
What: The Future of the Internet in the Wake of Charlie Hebdo and Increased Government Surveillance Online
Where: GWU, Washington DC
When: Monday May 18 2015 12:30-2pm EDT | 16:30-18:00 UTC
Twitter: @IIEPGW | @isocdc
Today Monday May 18 2015 the Internet Society’s InterPlanetary Networking Special Interest Group (IPNSIG) will hold its 2nd Annual InterPlanetary Networking Conference in Washington DC. The conference has the theme Showcasing Delay & Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN): the Emerging Standard for Space Data Communications. Last year’s conference (video) —Space Technology Innovations: Enabling Exploration Above, Improving Life Below—presented how DTN can enable space data communications as well as provide network services in constrained terrestrial network environments. This year the focus is upon DTN in the space arena. Speakers include Vint Cerf, Brett Willman & Suzanne Davidson – the NASA/Boeing team working on DTN aboard the International Space Station, David Israel & Donald Cornwell the NASA team who concluded the very successful Lunar Laser Communication Demonstration in late 2013 and who are planning the 2017 Laser Relay Communication Demonstration, Scott Burleigh, JPL’s chief DTN architect, Keith Scott who leads the Consultative Consortium for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) DTN working group that is standardizing DTN protocols, Fred Templin of Boeing who will demonstrate a potentially important new security enhancement to DTN, and Scott Pace, the Director of the Space Policy Institute at George Washington University. The conference will be webcast live on the Internet Society Livestream Channel.
What: 2nd Annual InterPlanetary Networking Conference
Where: Long Bridge, Arlington, VA
When: &Monday May 18 2015 9am-5pm EDT | 13:00-21:00 UTC
On Wednesday May 13 2015 Fordham Law Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP) presents its Ninth Law and Information Society Symposium – Solving Privacy Around the World. Trends in the global processing of data, developments in new technologies, privacy enforcement actions and government surveillance put international privacy at the center of the global law and policy agenda. Government regulators, policymakers, legal experts, and industry players need to find solutions to cross-border conflicts and to the issues presented by innovative technologies. This conference seeks to create a robust, but informal dialog that will explore possible solutions to current questions arising from the international legal framework, infrastructure architecture and commercial practices. The conference will use a unique format. Each panel will start with a short presentation on the technological and business context to set the stage. The panel will be an informal, moderated roundtable discussion with a select group of experts followed by a question and answer session from the audience. The conference will webcast live via the Internet Society Livestream Channel.
What: Solving Privacy Around the World
Where: Fordham University School of Law NYC
When: May 13 2015 9am-5:30pm EDT | 13:00-21:30 UTC
VIDEO – Global Conference on Internet Governance and Cyber-Security @ColumbiaSIPA @OurInternetGCIG #ig
On Thursday May 14 and Friday May 15 2015 the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs(SIPA) and the Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG) presented the Conference on Internet Governance and Cyber-Security at Columbia University in NYC. Over 40 speakers – including Vint Cerf, Kathy Brown, Fadi Chehadé, Larry Strickling, David Gross, Leslie Daigle, Rebecca Mackinnon, Konstantinos Komaitis, Michael Nelson, and Laura DeNardis, discussed the most pressing policy issues in the worlds of internet governance and cyber-security including privacy, security, innovation, international trade and cross border data flows, data protectionism, human rights, freedom of expression and more. The conference was webcast live via a joint effort of the Internet Society and the SIPA IT Department. Video is below.
What: Conference on Internet Governance and Cyber-Security
On May 8 2015 the New York Chapter of IEEE Systems, Man, Cybernetics (SMC) Society presented Immersive Technology – a talk by Dr. George Chang, Dean of the College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences at Kean University. Immersive technology is the bridge between the physical world and digital or simulated world. Many hardware/software technologies are developed to stimulate one or more of the five senses in order to achieve fully immersive environment. Most notably, the advances in 3D display and haptic devices enable developers to create and deploy meaningful and useable applications in training and the entertainment industry. Past, present and future technologies were discussed. Video is below.
VIDEO: #NowThatWeKnow: Law, Technology, Journalism, and Policy after #Snowden @PrincetonCITP @WilsonSchool
On May 1-2 2015 the Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), the Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA), and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (WWS) at Princeton University presented ‘Now that We Know:Law, Technology, Journalism, and Policy after Snowden‘ – a cross-disciplinary discussion on the way forward on cybersecurity, surveillance, national security, investigative journalism, and individual rights. The first day consisted of workshops. The second day kicked of with a one-on-one interview with Edward Snowden himself, followed by panels on technology, privacy and security, and reporting. Video of the second day is below.
Edward Snowden in Conversation with Bart Gellman
Edward Snowden. Barton Gellman, The Century Foundation, Princeton University, and The Washington Post.
PANEL 1: Determining the Role of Technology
Lead Speaker: Matthew Green, Johns Hopkins University. Commentators: Ross Anderson, University of Cambridge; Jonathan Mayer, Stanford University. Moderator:
Joseph Bonneau, Stanford University and the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
PANEL 2: Protecting Privacy and Security
Lead Speaker: The Honorable Patricia Wald, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board and former Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Commentators: Richard Salgado, Google; Kim Lane Scheppele, Princeton University; Ben Wizner, American Civil Liberties Union. Moderator: Jonathan Hafetz, Seton Hall University and Princeton University.
PANEL 3: Reporting National Security Secrets
Lead Speaker: Barton Gellman, The Century Foundation, Princeton University, and The Washington Post. Commentators: Karen Kaiser, Associated Press; Matthew Olsen, Harvard University, former Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, and former General Counsel for the National Security Agency. Moderator: Kim Lane Scheppele, Princeton University
ISOC-NY TV Show 2pm today – @SiliconHarlem April Meetup with @MClyburnFCC #harlemtech @digitalnyc @MNN59
Today, Wednesday May 6 2015, the ISOC-NY TV show will present an edited version of Silicon Harlem April Meetup at Madiba/MIST Harlem on April 22 2015. It kicks off with a keynote from FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn in which she talks about the recent FCC Open Internet Order (aka Net Neutrality) decision, E-Rate reform, among other issues. Then we skip forward to the 2nd Digital.NYC panel, which focuses on the Harlem Experience in building the City’s tech community. Speakers Clayton Banks, Silicon Harlem; Sam Sia, Co-Founder, Harlem Biospace; John Henry, Director of Strategy, Cofound Harlem, Moderator: Paul Jackson, Publisher, Harlem Times
What: ISOC-NY TV Show – Silicon Harlem April Meetup
Where: Manhattan Neighborhood Network
When: Wednesday May 6 2015 2pm-3pm EST | 1900-2000 UTC
Manhattan Cable: TWC 56 / 1996 | RCN 83 | FiOS 34
VIDEO: Digital Financial Services & Emerging Payments: Disruption, Development And Innovation In A Global Context #dfsciti15 #fintech
On May 1 2015 the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information presented Digital Financial Services & Emerging Payments: Disruption, Development And Innovation In A Global Context at Columbia University in NYC. The ability to pay efficiently, reliably and securely is one of the hallmarks of the development of modern economies. This was the 4th annual conference that looks at the disruptive effect and real-world implementation of mobile payments, mobile financial services and crypto currencies in the developing and developed world. It brings together a high-level group of international speakers featuring entrepreneurs, US & International regulators, investors, academics, payment aggregators, banks, philanthropists, manufacturers, lenders, law enforcement, payment organizations, and industry analysts. The conference was webcast live via the Internet Society livestream channel. Video is below
View on LiveStream: https://livestream.com/internetsociety/digitalservices
Today Thursday April 30 2015 Tech Innovators – a civic initiative of Internet pioneers convened by VCXC founder Daniel Berninger – will celebrate the inaugural “Internet Independence Day” to mark the 20th anniversary of the commercialization of the Internet, following the decommissioning of the National Science Foundation’s NSFNET. The group has written to Congress requesting that April 30 be officially recognized as Internet Independence Day. Today’s inaugural event will include remarks by Bob Metcalfe, professor, University Texas; Bryan Martin, Chairman, 8×8; Charlie Giancarlo, senior advisor, Silver Lake; Dave Farber, professor emeritus CMU, board member, ISOC; George Gilder, author; Jeff Pulver, founder, Zula; John Gilmore, activist, co-founder EFF; John Perry Barlow, lyricist, co-founder EFF; Les Vadasz, former EVP, Intel; Mark Cuban, founder, AXS TV; Michael Robertson, founder, MP3.com; Ray Ozzie, founder, Talko; and Tim Draper, founder, Draper Fisher Jurvetson. It will webcast live on the Internet Society’s Livestream Channel.
What: Internet Independence Day
Where: Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington DC
When: Thursday April 30 2015 6pm-9pm EDT | 22:00-01:00 UTC