Around the World 2014 – Media Release

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Around the World conference: Privacy and Surveillance in the Digital Age

Opening reception:
May 21st – 11:00 AM MDT – Senate Chambers – Arts Building

On May 21st KIAS is hosting a digital conference which brings together, by video streaming, participants from institutes around the world to discuss privacy and surveillance research. We are attempting this experiment to model an environmentally sustainable way of hosting dialogues on important global topics.

Check out the amazing presenters we have: aroundtheworld.ualberta.ca/speakers/

Explore the some of the intricacies of surveillance and privacy issues from historical roots to possible challenges and solutions in the future.

Here is a small sampling of the topics that will be discussed:

  • Government surveillance
  • Privacy in the digital age
  • Confidentiality in 17th century correspondence
  • Digital risks in the business world
  • Attitudes of police to ubiquitous cameras

*Please mark your calendar and join in the discussion!*

aroundtheworld.ualberta.ca | Twitter: @KIASAlberta  #UofAworld

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