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Access Now is proud to bring you the sixth installment of RightsCon, the world’s leading event on the future of the internet. Together we are shaping the global conversation about how to keep the internet open, free, and secure.

AtRightsCon Silicon Valley 2016, we brought together more than 1,100 attendees from 84 countries and more than 500 organizations. This upcoming Spring 2017 in Brussels, Belgium we’re gathering the global digital rights community in the heart of European politics and policymaking to host our most impactful RightsCon yet.

Together at RightsCon Brussels 2017, we’ll tackle the most pressing issues at the intersection of technology and human rights. If you have an idea for something you’d like to see happening there,tell us about it!

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PAST SPEAKERS

Raman Jit Singh Chima

Raman Jit Singh Chima

Policy Director, Access Now

Cindy Cohn

Cindy Cohn

Executive Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation

Malkia Amala Cyril

Malkia Amala Cyril

Executive Director of the Center for Media Justice

Ron Deibert

Ron Deibert

Director of the Citizen Lab, author, and founder of Psiphon

Eileen Donahoe

Eileen Donahoe

Director of Global Affairs, Human Rights Watch

David Kaye

David Kaye

UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression

Rebecca MacKinnon

Rebecca MacKinnon

Author of Consent of the Networked, Co-founder of RDR, GNI and Global Voices

Morgan Marquis-Boire

Morgan Marquis-Boire

Director of Security, FLM & Senior Researcher & Tech Advisor at the Citizen Lab

Andrew McLaughlin

Julie Owono

Julie Owono

Head of Africa Desk, Internet Sans Frontières

Kyung-sin Park

Kyung-sin Park

Director, Open Net Korea

Chris Riley

Chris Riley

Head of Public Policy, Mozilla

Frank William La Rue

Frank William La Rue

Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, UNESCO

Bruce Schneier

Bruce Schneier

Security technologist, cryptographer, privacy specialist, and author

Esra’a Al Shafei

Esra’a Al Shafei

Founder and director of Majal.org

Brad Smith

Brad Smith

President and Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft

Edward Snowden

Edward Snowden

Board Member at the Freedom of the Press Foundation

Amie Stepanovich

Amie Stepanovich

U.S. Policy Manager, Access Now

Nicole Wong

Nicole Wong

Former Legal Director for Products @Twitter, VP & Deputy GC for Google

The Honorable Ron Wyden

The Honorable Ron Wyden

United States Senate

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PAST SATELLITE EVENTS

To complement our official programming, Access Now partners with other organizations to host relevant, topical satellite events both before and after RightsCon. Interested in having your satellite events at RightsCon 2017? Let us know! Here’s a look at what's happened before:

Iran Cyber Dialogue (ICD) is annual conference to strengthen the global community working towards improved online access to information in Iran. Hosts: ASL19 - When: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
The debate over encryption is central to the future of privacy and security online. Our first Crypto Summit in July 2015 framed the debate, identifying the key challenges and opportunities. At Crypto Summit 2.0., we worked together to find real-world solutions. Hosts: Access Now - When: March 30, 2016
This Responsible Data forum looked to build upon the ethical, privacy and security challenges posed by the use of new & emerging data sets and new technologies in human rights documentation. Hosts: Human Rights Outreach Associate - When: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
This two-day satellite event convened participants from around the world to draft The Manila Principles. Hosted by: EFF, Article 19, Center for Internet and Society - India, KICTANET, ADC, and Derechos Digitales, Open Net Korea - When: 22-23 March 2015
 

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