Events

See our full calendar here.

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


Past event on May 13, 2017

Open Tech 2017

OpenTech 2017 is an informal, low cost, one-day conference on slightly different approaches to technology, experience and democracy.

http://www.opentech.org.uk/2017/

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Past event on May 09, 2017

ORG Brighton: Pupil privacy & school census

What is the government doing with the new nationality data collected from every child in state school? To answer this question and more we are teaming up with defenddigitalme for an event all about the National Pupil Database.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Brighton/events/239491704/

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Past event on May 08, 2017

General Election Hustings: Cambridge

Cambridge Junction is organising an arts and culture general election debate for the Cambridge parliamentary candidates. This is a great opportunity to ask the candidates what their proposals for human rights and digital rights under Brexit are, and also to ensure that issues around surveillance, privacy and censorship are included in the debate.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Cambridge/events/239726368/

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Past event on May 03, 2017

ORG Brighton: All member meeting - come and organise the group!

These meetings are for us to come together and review what we have been up to in the previous month and plan our upcoming events over some nice food and drink.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Brighton/events/239511847/

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Past event on May 02, 2017

ORG Cambridge: Digital rights meet up

Join us on Tuesday 2 May 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/239281536/

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Past event on April 26, 2017

ORG Leeds: Nothing to hide, nothing to fear? Welcome to the surveillance state.

Join us for an evening of talks and discussion where we will explore the current state of digital rights, why they matter and the dangers of mass surveillance to our democracy. This event is part of the Leeds Digital Festival.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Leeds/events/238866274/

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Past event on April 24, 2017

ORG Birmingham: Learn how to protect your digital security and privacy

With WikiLeaks' revelations of alleged CIA hacking tools it's more important than ever that we as citizens take steps to protect our privacy. Join us for a practical session to learn about the threats you face and what you can do to protect yourself.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Birmingham/events/238865471/

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Past event on April 22, 2017

ORG Manchester: An in-depth look at the Espionage Act

Did you know that journalists and whistleblowers could soon be sent to prison for 14 years for exposing corruption and government wrongdoing? Join us for a film screening of Citizen Four followed by a discussion with the NUJ about the Espionage Act.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Manchester/events/239044160/

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Past event on April 22, 2017

ORG North East: Social meet up

I recently met up with a number of the other ORG Local Organisers. It would be great to share some of the ideas we discussed and have a casual meetup to discuss the state of things like the Digital Economy Bill, Espionage Act and future events.

https://www.meetup.com/ORGNorthEast/events/239271986/

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Past event on April 20, 2017

ORG Bristol: Martha Spurrier (Liberty) - Festival of Ideas

Martha Spurrier, the director of Liberty, is giving a talk as part of the Bristol Festival of Ideas. The talk reflects on how human rights – and human rights activists – can offer a national identity of tolerance, diversity and equality.

https://www.meetup.com/ORG-Bristol/events/239186916/

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