Events

A list of events upcoming and past hosted with Machine Agencies.

Cross-Canada MA Program Virtual Open House

Cross-Canada MA Program Virtual Open House

Interested in a MA Program in Communication, Media, Cultural Studies or something in between? Attend this free open house to lean more
Hyper, hype, or over-hyped? A Student Symposium on Critical AI Studies

Hyper, hype, or over-hyped? A Student Symposium on Critical AI Studies

A Student Symposium on Critical AI Studies in Canada
The Impact of Montreal’s AI Ecosystems on Parc Extension

The Impact of Montreal’s AI Ecosystems on Parc Extension

The Digital Divides report explores potential solutions to the inequitable distribution of the economic benefits of Montreal’s AI sector.
Dr. Sophie Bishop on Influencer Culture

Dr. Sophie Bishop on Influencer Culture

Join Dr. Sophie Bishop discussing influencer culture
Creative Machine Learning using Figment

Creative Machine Learning using Figment

Join Frederik De Bleser for a workshop introducing you to a new experimental tool used for real-time machine learning and data preparation.
“The sun always shines somewhere”

“The sun always shines somewhere”

Re-imagining the internet with low-tech solar servers
Robert Gehl and Sean Lawson – Book talk: Social Engineering

Robert Gehl and Sean Lawson – Book talk: Social Engineering

Gehl & Lawson discuss their new book, Social Engineering, and its history from early twentieth-century propaganda to today’s online cons
Whitney Phillips and Ryan Milner  – Book talk: You are Here

Whitney Phillips and Ryan Milner – Book talk: You are Here

Phillips & Milner present their new book, You Are Here, that New Scientist calls “an invaluable guide to our problems around news, truth.”
Alison Powell – Book talk: Undoing Optimization

Alison Powell – Book talk: Undoing Optimization

Alison Powell presents from her new book hat examines the civic use, regulation, and politics of communication and data technologies
Daniel Greene – Book Talk: The Promise of Access

Daniel Greene – Book Talk: The Promise of Access

Daniel Greene presents from his new book, The Promise of Access that asks why do we keep trying to solve poverty with technology?
Research Persona Studies Workshop

Research Persona Studies Workshop

Dr. Ganaele Langlois teaches the research persona method to study social media platforms
Devon Powers Seminar

Devon Powers Seminar

Dr. Powers will present from her new book, On Trends published by the University of Illinois Press in 2019.
Johannes Bruder Seminar

Johannes Bruder Seminar

Dr. Johannes Bruder presents from his ongoing research into the science of machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Nanna Bonde Thylstrup Seminar

Nanna Bonde Thylstrup Seminar

Dr. Nanna Bonde Thylstrup theoretical framework to understand the material, ethical and political implications of data reuse in AI.
Louise Amoore Seminar

Louise Amoore Seminar

Dr. Louise Amoore presents their new book, Cloud Ethics: Algorithms and the Attributes of Ourselves and Others
Sun-Ha Hong Seminar

Sun-Ha Hong Seminar

Dr. Sun-ha Hong presents their new book, Technologies of Speculation: The Limits of Knowledge in a Data-Driven Society
Christian Katzenbach Seminar

Christian Katzenbach Seminar

A leading global scholar on platform and AI governance, Dr. Katzenbach introduces a framework for the contested, informal governances of AI