Upcoming Events

This page aims to connect trust & safety professionals to workshops, seminars, and events that are relevant to their practice; some are hosted by TSPA and TSF, while others are not. All listed events are open to the public unless otherwise noted, and are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information, please check the full event details linked at the bottom of each listing.

Past events are listed here; we link to recordings if available.

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  • Introduction to Data Ethics

    June 22, 2021

    In this two-hour online course, run by our experts, you will be given an introduction to the concept of data ethics, how ethics is addressed in other domains, and how data ethics can be applied to help organisations avoid harmful impacts and increase trust in new products and services. It is intended for anyone working in public, private and third-sector organisations who wants to become familiar with data ethics and start to bring it into their organisation.

  • Won’t You Ban My Neighbor? TSF Case Study Club

    June 30, 2021

    In the summer of 2020, neighborhood-focused social network Nextdoor came into conflict with some of their volunteer moderators over discussion of the Black Lives Matter movement. The moderators argued that posts affirming the value of Black lives were “too political” for their platform, even as the company itself was posting about its support of BLM. What should a company do when the volunteer moderators they rely on reveal personal bias and prejudice?

  • Center for Informed Democracy and Social – cybersecurity (IDeaS) Conference

    July 12, 2021 – July 13, 2021

    IDeaS will host a virtual conference on disinformation, hate speech, and extremism online in July 2021. This conference aims to advance the science of social-cybersecurity through research and applications in this area. The internet is an online breeding ground for growing and disseminating disinformation, hate speech and extremism. In this conference we ask: How is this done? Who is doing it? Why is it being done? What are the social consequences? How can it be countered?