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Digital Privacy

This guide is a living document and will be regularly updated with new information.

Choose Privacy Week is an annual week of privacy-centered library programming promoted by the American Library Association (ALA).

 

Celebrate with the Cal Poly Pomona University Library by attending these events:


 

MONDAY MAY 3rd – WORKSHOP at 11 AM PST

 

Exploring the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)

Learn more about the CCPA and how it impacts your privacy rights as a resident of the state of California. This workshop, taught by the University Library, is free and open to all. It will be offered in a webinar format so you will not be asked to use your camera or microphone. Though participation and registration are encouraged, neither are required.

 

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TUESDAY MAY 4th – PANEL at 11 AM PST

 

EdTech and the surveillance state – Looking at student privacy in Higher Education

Join academic library workers Callan Bignoli (Olin College of Engineering) and Herbert Serrano (CSUN) to learn about the ins and outs of education technology. This conversation will look across the EdTech landscape and address privacy concerns, the impact of COVID-19, and other big questions.

 

Panelists
CALLAN BIGNOLI is the director of the library at Olin College of Engineering in Needham, Massachusetts. She gathers inspiration from everywhere to inform user-centered practices and push the profession forward. Callan studies and speaks about user experience design, library management, and social issues in technology, challenging students and colleagues to fight for a more just and human future.
HERBERT SERRANO is the instructional technology lead at California State University, Northridge (CSUN) in Northridge, California. He uses his experiences and background to highlight and advocate for equitable access to the instructional technologies used at CSUN. Herbert’s interests include equitable access to technology, student data and privacy rights, and training faculty on EdTech best practices.

 

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WEDNESDAY MAY 5TH – DROP-IN OFFICE HOURS at 11 AM PST

 

Got questions about digital privacy or security? Meet with a university librarian and get support during these one hour drop in sessions!

 

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THURSDAY MAY 6TH – DROP-IN OFFICE HOURS at 11 AM PST

 

Got questions about digital privacy or security? Meet with a university librarian and get support during these one hour drop in sessions!

 

Book an appointment with me

 

 

FRIDAY MAY 7th  – LECTURE at 2 PM PST

 

The good, the bad and the "software bug": What Machine Learning does with your data

Join Dr. Markus Eger from the Department of Computer Science for a lecture on machine learning, data, and privacy to hear about what happens to your data, how it is processed and analyzed with machine learning, and what might go wrong in the process.

 
Speaker Bio
Dr. Markus Eger is an Assistant Professor at CalPoly Pomona in the department of Computer Science. His research lies at the intersection of Communication, Artificial Intelligence and Games. In his offline time, he enjoys board games, cooking and hiking.

 

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