7 Events

Conference - Open to the Public

TAPP Fellows Showcase

Mon., Apr. 26, 2021 - Fri., Apr. 30, 2021


The Perspectives on Public Purpose Week hosted by the Belfer Center’s Technology and Public Purpose Project (TAPP) is a showcase of the inaugural TAPP fellowship cohort's research projects. TAPP Fellows are government, industry, and civil society practitioners that conduct field-based research on issues relating to technology and public purpose over the course of one academic year. 

Information Session - Open to the Public

Technology and Public Purpose Open House

Wed., Sep. 23, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm


Come learn more about opportunities to get involved with the Technology and Public Purpose Project!

Registration for this event is required. Please use this link to RSVP

Information Session - Harvard Faculty, Fellows, Staff, and Students

Tech Happy Hour

Wed., Sep. 25, 2019 | 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Join the tech projects and programs at the Belfer Center on Wednesday, September 25th from 4:30-6:30pm at Beat Brew Hall for informal networking and the opportunity to learn more about our work and how you can get involved!

**RSVP Required**

Harvard Yard in the early spring.


Conference - Open to the Public

Reimagining Investing in Frontier Technologies

Wed., May 15, 2019 | 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs’ Technology and Public Purpose Project (TAPP) and Harvard Business School’s Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship are hosting an invite-only, one-day workshop to  convene investors (Limited Partners and General Partners) and entrepreneurs (CEOs) investing in and building emerging and disruptive technologies in areas including artificial intelligence, genome engineering, advanced computing technologies and more.

A router and internet switch are displayed.

AP Photo/Charles Krupa

Conference - Open to the Public

Privacy Policy + Design Workshop

Mon., May 13, 2019 | 9:00am - 1:00pm

The Harvard Kennedy School’s Technology and Public Purpose (TAPP) Project and New America’s Public Interest Technology teams will host a workshop focused on data privacy and design. The purpose of this workshop is to educate and enrich each participant’s knowledge of the multifaceted complexities inherent in issues surrounding data privacy by bringing together a room full of experts from various disciplines, communities of practice, and backgrounds.