Community seminars

digital HKS Monday seminars take students, faculty, and staff on a deep dive into a digital tech topic as it relates to policy, government, and or governance. Seminars will be held weekly starting on Monday, September 11th from 4:15PM to 5:30PM. Seminars are open to the public.

Seminars will be held in 1 Brattle Square, 4th floor, suite 470 (map); unless otherwise noted.

Fall 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Georgia Bullen @georgiamoon
Director of Technology Projects, Open Technology Institute at New America

Monday, November 13, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Story Bellows @storybellows
Chief Innovation and Performance Officer at Brooklyn Public Library
Co-hosted with Social Innovation + Change Initiative at HKS

Monday, November 27, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Lex Gill @lex_is
Research Fellow at Citizen Lab
Legal Researcher at Canadian Civil Liberties Association

Monday, December 4, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Lina Khan @linamkhan
Researcher at Yale Law School
Legal Fellow at Open Markets

Monday, Decemeber 11, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Jan Gerlach @pd_w
Public Policy Manager at Wikimedia Foundation


Past speakers

Monday, September 11, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Jascha Franklin-Hodge @jfh
Chief Information Officer at City of Boston
event recap 

September 18, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Samantha Hammar
Director of Digital Engagement at Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Monday, September 25, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Dave Guarino @allafarce
Senior Software Engineer at Code for America

Monday, October 2, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Amen Ra Mashariki @amashariki
Former Chief Analytics Officer at City of New York
Co-hosted with Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation

Monday, October 16, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Tom Wheeler @tewheels
Former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission
2017-2018 Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow

Co-hosted with the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy
Location: Taubman T-102 WAPP Cason Conference Room

Monday, October 23, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Chris Riley @MChrisRiley
Director of Public Policy at Mozilla

** Alumni Digital Summit, Saturday, October 28th **

Monday, October 30, 2017 4:15PM to 5:30PM
Morgan Hargrave @morganhargrave
Technology Fellow, Civic Engagement and Government at Ford Foundation