Events

See our full calendar here.

See our local groups page for details of local meet-ups.


Past event on November 24, 2016

ORG Aberdeen: Cryptonoise: learn how you can protect yourself online

Join us at 57North Hacklab at 6:00pm on Thursday 24 November to bring together like minded people, discuss digital freedoms and explore the use of cryptographic tools. Bring a smartphone or laptop and browse the web anonymously, learn about these technologies and chat about the reasons we need them.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Aberdeen/events/xnffxlyvpbgc/

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Past event on November 22, 2016

ORG Hampshire: Open Data for the public good

Come to the first of our series of talks given by members of the ORG Hampshire community. We'll be kicking off on Tuesday 22 November with a session on Open Data: what local datasets already exist, what's wrong with them and what we can do to help.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Hampshire/events/235438710/

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Past event on November 22, 2016

ORG Birmingham: Let's party to fix EU Copyright

Come along to our free Mozilla Maker Party on Tuesday 22 November at 6pm to make illicit digital culture with artist Antonio Roberts and learn more about what you can do to achieve real, progressive changes in copyright.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Birmingham/events/235381531/

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Past event on November 12, 2016

ORG North East: CryptoParty: how to protect yourself online

Cryptoparties are a great way for anyone to learn how to install and use tools to help secure their online communications. At the event, we will organise volunteers into a series of informal tables, each covering a different topic relevant to the CryptoParty ethos. Attendees can move between tables they are interested in, learn a variety of technologies, and hopefully have a fun time!

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Northeast/events/235102246/

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Past event on November 11, 2016

ORG Manchester: Festival of Social Science: digital activism

Join us on Friday 11 November for a great opportunity to discover how new technologies are changing our communities. With talks from local campaign groups, technologists and academics, this event will give you the chance to engage with pertinent issues: How is technology changing the ways we live and work? Which new innovations are soon to transform our communities? In what ways can new technology empower our communities?

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Manchester/events/232777448/

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Past event on November 07, 2016

ORG London: Digital Dystopias: Orwell's 1984 and the Internet Age

Come to the first of our series of talks given by members of the ORG community. We'll be kicking off with a session on surveillance and totalitarianism in literature, and how the nightmarish world of George Orwell's '1984' can still be seen as relevant for the digital age. The talk will be lead by Dr. Simon Willmetts, lecturer in American Studies at the University of Hull. There will time for a Q&A afterwards before we de-camp to the pub. Please come along and bring any interested friends.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-London/events/234732775/

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Past event on November 01, 2016

ORG Cambridge: Digital rights meet up

Join us on Tuesday 1 November for our monthly meetup to discuss the current state of digital rights, what we've done in the past month and what we are planning to do in the upcoming month.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Cambridge/events/233081536/

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Past event on September 28, 2016

ORG Birmingham: Save Our Sources: find out how the Snoopers' Charter threatens press freedoms

Join us to protect press freedom and democracy Please join us at BOM (Birmingham Open Media) at 6.30pm on Wednesday 28 September to find out more about how the Investigatory Powers Bill threatens press freedoms, why this matters for our democratic society and what we can do to stop the Bill.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Birmingham/events/233561912/

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Past event on April 20, 2016

ORG Birmingham: Discover great free and open source software

Join us on Wednesday 20 April at Birmingham Open Media to find out more about what free and open source software is, discover free alternatives to expensive sofware such as Photoshop and learn how free and open source software helps all have control over the technology we use in our homes, schools and businesses. Remember to bring along your smartphone/tablet/laptop so that you can try out different software and see for yourself what free and open source software has to offer.

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-Birmingham/events/229957973/

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Past event on January 30, 2016

ORG London: Big Bang Data at Somerset House

The ORG London group is taking a trip to Somerset House to see the exhibition Big Bang Data, which explores the joys and limits of our relationship with data. The plan is to meet at 17.00 outside the venue on Saturday 30th Jan and then head in together. Please book your tickets in advance at: http://www.somersethouse.org.uk/book-tickets/c5aa1880-6423-45a5-b330-534b333ec908

http://www.meetup.com/ORG-London/events/227961842/

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