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Events Calendar

Check out the Safe Computing Events Calendar for IT security and privacy events at U-M and elsewhere—and add a few to your own calendar!

Dissonance Event Series

Conversations at the confluence of technology, policy, privacy, security, and law

The Dissonance Event Series explores the confluence of technology, policy, privacy, security, and law from a global and national perspective. It seeks to increase universitywide, multidisciplinary discourse, and support university initiatives, including those related to data science. Recordings of all past Dissonance events are available.

Annual Events

Data Privacy Day (January)

Information Assurance (IA) marks Data Privacy Day each year with special events, featured privacy information, and more.

Cyber Security Awareness Month (October)

IA marks National Cyber Security Awareness Month with special events, featured information about IT security, and more. See Cyber Security Awareness Month 2017 for information about the most recent event.

SUMIT (October)

The Security at University of Michigan IT (SUMIT) conference is a free annual symposium held every October designed to raise awareness and educate the community about important cyber security and privacy issues. Recordings of previous SUMIT presentations are available.

Save the date for 2018! The next SUMIT will be held on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Rackham Auditorium on the UM-Ann Arbor campus.