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Monday, May 4 at First Church, Austin – 7 PM


Monday, May 4th at 7:00 PM
at First Church , Austin
1309 Guadalupe, Austin TX 78701

The Christian Science Monitor is coming to First Church, Austin!
Come hear about The Christian Science Monitor’s latest project – Passcode, a field guide to privacy and security in the Digital Age – direct from the editors.   Passcode Editor Mike Farrell and Deputy Editor Sara Sorcher will talk about their project, their experience at SXSW, and answer your questions about the future of privacy and security online.

Assistant Director of Content Strategy David Grant will also be on hand to talk about the future of the Monitor more broadly and how the Monitor is working on engaging with readers outside of Boston and Washington, D.C.

Easter Sunday Services in Austin Area * note * Georgetown special place and time


The Austin area Christian Science churches invite you to join them for Easter Sunday services on April 5th

Austin (downtown) 11 am – 1309 Guadalupe
(First Church Austin)

Austin (Bee Cave) 9:30 am – 3575 RR 620 South
(Third Church Austin)

Lago Vista 10  am – 19807 Boggy Ford Road

Georgetown – Special Easter Sunday time and location
Georgetown Easter Flyer copy

Sunday, March 15 at 6 pm – Monday, March 16 at 2 and 8:30 pm

In addition to conducting a panel discussion at SXSW this year, The Christian Science Monitor’s new section in digital privacy and security, Passcode, is hosting three events that can be accessed without a SXSW badge:

Sunday, March 15 –

Passcode Conversation on Cybersecurity and Privacy™ Next Frontiers

In partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas, Passcode’s editors interview DARPA’s Kan Kaufman and the Center for Democracy and Technology’s Nuala O’Connor at Uncle Julio’s in downtown Austin from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Limited seating is available and you must make a reservation through this link: tiers-tickets-16016323254


Monday, March 16 –

Steak, Eggs and Cybersecurity: A Passcode Conversation

In partnership with the Center for Identity at the University of Texas, Passcode will host a breakfast featuring three top cybersecurity practitioners plus Daniel Weitzner, the head of MIT’s world-renowned cybersecurity research group at Fogo de Chao in downtown from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Food and clear, smart discussion are free, but seating is limited. You must make a reservation through this link: 16019728439


Monday, March 16 —

Rebels Without a Clause: Rethinking Terms of Service at SXSW

Passcode Editor Mike Farrell moderates a discussion on the “data dilemma” facing companies and consumers over use of consumer information. Event is 2:00-3:00 p.m. at German Haus, and hosted by OpenExchange, German Haus and Passcode. Seating is limited and you must make a reservation through this link: