Thank you RightsCon Toronto, and hello RightsCon Tunis 2019!
We are so honored to have gathered 2,500 members of our community together in one place, and we encourage you all to share your highlights with us here. Stay tuned for more updates about next year's event, and feel free to use the resources below to relive all the best moments from RightsCon Toronto.
Access Now welcomes you to RightsCon Toronto 2018, the seventh event in the RightsCon Summit Series. As the world’s leading conference on human rights in the digital age, we bring together business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, government representatives, technologists, and human rights defenders from around the world to tackle pressing issues at the intersection of human rights and digital technology. This is where our community comes together to break down silos, forge partnerships, and drive large-scale, real-world change toward a more free, open, and connected world. Learn more about our community and who attended RightsCon Toronto.
RIGHTSCON TORONTO SPEAKERS
THE RIGHTSCON COMMUNITY: AFFILIATED EVENTS
To complement our official programming, Access Now partners with other organizations to host relevant, topical satellite events both before and after RightsCon. Here’s a look at the other events we partnered with:
The RightsCon Young Leaders Summit brings together students and young professionals for a one-day workshop at the Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place on May 15, 2017. The program invests in and empowers young people to join policy and advocacy discussions around human rights in the digital age. Led by leaders of the digital rights community, the workshop engages participants on advocacy, policy making, and movement building for a wide range of emerging issues, such as data protection and privacy, network discrimination and connectivity, digital security, diversity and digital inclusion, artificial intelligence and algorithmic accountability, and more. After the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to attend official RightsCon Toronto programming on May 16-18, 2018, with the opportunity to lead their own lightning talks.
Access Now is excited to offer its first RightsCon CLE and CPD Credit Bearing Course “Ethical Duties in the Digital Age: Encryption Done Dirt Cheap.” Come to our workshop on May 18, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and participate in an interactive workshop on data security strategies to help lawyers protect confidential information.
This course is CPD accredited by the Law Society of Ontario and CLE approved by the California State Bar. NY State Attorneys will receive CLE credits through the NYSBA Approved Jurisdiction policy.
Hosted by Just Net Coalition (JNC), the event Contending with the digital horizon – What next for social movements? for Day 0 of RightsCon will attempt to broker this dialogue by convening a space for representatives of social movements (focussed on social, economic and cultural rights) to speak from their situated experiences and emerging insights about the so called ‘digital revolution’. These exchanges and interactions we believe can help in exploring how individual and group and collective rights movements can work together for data and digital justice.
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