EventSeptember 10 2019

Data & Society Welcome Week

12:00 am
Data & Society Research Institute

Please join us for Data & Society’s first Welcome Week, a series of events on September 10-11, 2019 that will serve as an introduction to our organization, community, and work. You’ll learn how our independent nonprofit research institute operates to advance public understanding of the social implications of data-centric technologies and automation.

Black, Indigenous, LGBTQIA, and members of other historically marginalized communities, including people with disabilities, are strongly encouraged to attend and be a part of our growing community.

Community Open House

Wednesday, September 11 | 5 – 8 p.m. EST | To RSVP, email [email protected]

At our Community Open House, you will have the chance to interact with our researchers and staff members, and discover upcoming opportunities at Data & Society. This is a great way to learn more about what we do and the multiple pathways into our expanding network. Light refreshments and beverages will be served.

Research Talks

Tuesday, September 10 | 3-4 p.m. EST | RSVPs are now closed. 

Toward a Language for Computing from/in the Global South, Or, How to Decolonize with a Slash
Speaker: Sareeta Amrute, Data & Society Director of Research

Wednesday, September 11 | 1-2 p.m. EST | RSVPs are now closed. 

The Promises and Limitations of the “Empirical Turn” in AI Ethics
Speaker: Alexa Hagerty, Anthropologist & Founder of Dovetail Labs
Hosted by: Emanuel Moss, Data & Society Research Analyst

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About Data & Society

Data & Society is an independent nonprofit research institute that advances public understanding of the social implications of data-centric technologies. We seek to inform and develop frames for discussion of these complex issues both through our own research and through supporting the expansion of a nascent field of actors concerned about these topics.