Get your ticket now! View our ticket discount policy and more ways to attend RightsCon Tunis 2019 Program 17 Tracks | 450+ sessions | 2500+ participants Join the RightsCon Community Get updates via the RightsCon Rundown

RightsCon Tunis 2019, Jun 11-14, 2019, brought to you by Access Now Welcome! / Bienvenue! / !عسلامة ومرحبا بيكم

RightsCon is the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age. We bring together business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, government representatives, technologists, and human rights defenders to connect, strategize, and shape the future.

 

GET YOUR TICKET


Learn more about our ticket discount policy and more ways to attend or participate in RightsCon Tunis. If you are buying tickets from Tunisia, please see our here. If you are buying tickets from Tunisia, please see our local ticket prices and information about paying by wire payment local ticket prices and information about paying by wire payment. Want to know what to expect at RightsCon Tunis? Check out the official program.

Get your ticket

Get your ticket


Get your ticket


Get your ticket

We believe that cost should never be a barrier to participation at RightsCon. If you are interested in attending, and are unable to pay the registration fees, contact us.


Get your ticket

RIGHTSCON TUNIS SPEAKERS INCLUDE

At RightsCon, hundreds of experts from around the world join our official program as speakers. Check out a selection of the people you’ll meet in Tunis below. Make sure to check back, we update this list daily. Want to know who has joined us in the past? See a full list of the 1000+ RightsCon Toronto 2018 speakers here.

Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Writer and political analyst

Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci

Writer, Professor, and Techno-sociologist

Moez Chakchouk

Moez Chakchouk

Assistant Director-General, UNESCO

Michel Forst

Michel Forst

UN Special Rapporteur, Situation of Human Rights Defenders

Michelle Bachelet

Michelle Bachelet

United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Nighat Dad

Nighat Dad

Executive Director, Digital Rights Foundation

Adrian Lovett

Adrian Lovett

President & CEO, World Wide Web Foundation

Wolfram von Heynitz

Wolfram von Heynitz

Head, Cyber Policy Coordination Staff, German Federal Foreign Office

Margaret L. Satterthwaite

Margaret L. Satterthwaite

Faculty Director, Robert L. Bernstein Institute for Human Rights

Samidh Chakrabarti

Samidh Chakrabarti

Head, Civic Engagement, Facebook

Dunja Mijatović

Dunja Mijatović

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights

Alex Walden

Alex Walden

Counsel, Free Expression and Human Rights, Google

Clément Voule

Clément Voule

UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Assembly & Association

Marietje Schaake

Marietje Schaake

Member of European Parliament

David Kaye

David Kaye

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression

Julie Owono

Julie Owono

Executive Director, Internet Sans Frontières

Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir

Ingibjörg Sólrún Gísladóttir

Director, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

Henri Verdier

Henri Verdier

Ambassador for Digital Affairs, Ministry for Europe & Foreign Affairs

Hibah Kamal-Grayson

Hibah Kamal-Grayson

Public Policy Manager, Human Rights & Internet Governance, Google

Agnes Callamard

Agnes Callamard

UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions

Ahmed Shaheed

Ahmed Shaheed

UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief

Sébastien Soriano

Sébastien Soriano

Chairman, ARCEP

Burcu Kilic

Burcu Kilic

Director, Digital Rights Program, Public Citizen

Peggy Hicks

Peggy Hicks

Director, United Nations Human Rights

Rim Garnaoui

Rim Garnaoui

Director, Public Services, E-Government Unit, Tunisia

Alp Toker

Alp Toker

Executive Director, Turkey Blocks

John Graham-Cumming

John Graham-Cumming

Chief Technology Officer, Cloudflare

Rebecca MacKinnon

Rebecca MacKinnon

Director, Ranking Digital Rights

Miriam Puttick

Miriam Puttick

Head, MENA Programmes, Ceasefire Centre

Martin Tisné

Martin Tisné

Managing Director, Luminate

Damien Kieran

Damien Kieran

Data Protection, Legal, Twitter

Lea Kaspar

Lea Kaspar

Executive Director, Global Partners Digital

Lorrayne Porciuncula

Lorrayne Porciuncula

Internet Economist, OECD

Gbenga Sesan

Gbenga Sesan

Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative

Tara Denham

Tara Denham

Director, Democracy Unit, Global Affairs Canada

Emilar Gandhi

Emilar Gandhi

Head of Public Policy for Southern Africa, Facebook

Daniel Drewer

Daniel Drewer

Data Protection Officer, Europol

Brett Solomon

Brett Solomon

Executive Director and Co-Founder, Access Now

Wafa Ben-Hassine

Wafa Ben-Hassine

MENA Policy Counsel, Access Now

Rohinton Medhora

Rohinton Medhora

President, Centre for International Governance Innovation

Befekadu Hailu

Befekadu Hailu

Author, Blogger and Pro-Democracy Activist

Malachy Browne

Malachy Browne

Senior Producer, The New York Times

Uffa Modey

Uffa Modey

Co-Founder, Digital Grassroots

Pavithra Ram

Pavithra Ram

Content Strategist, RNW Media

Carlos Alvarez Pereira

Carlos Alvarez Pereira

President, Innaxis

Hajer Trabelsi

Hajer Trabelsi

Member, Access to Information Authority

Eileen Donahoe

Eileen Donahoe

Executive Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University

Agustina De Luca

Agustina De Luca

Network Director, Open Data Charter

Tina Bouffet

Tina Bouffet

Project Officer for Communications & Operations, ICRC

Albert Antwi-Boasiako

Albert Antwi-Boasiako

National Cybersecurity Advisor, Ghana

Andy Greenberg

Andy Greenberg

Reporter, WIRED

Friedhelm Weinberg

Friedhelm Weinberg

Executive Director, HURIDOCS

Edison Lanza

Edison Lanza

IACHR Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression

Catherine Gicheru

Catherine Gicheru

Country Lead, Code for Kenya

Amel Saidane

Amel Saidane

President, TunisianStartups

Ramy Raoof

Ramy Raoof

Technologist and Privacy Researcher

Alexa Koenig

Alexa Koenig

Executive Director, Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley

Ayesha Malette

Ayesha Malette

Senior Policy Advisor, Democratic Institutions, Privy Council Office

Manal Hassan

Manal Hassan

Executive Director, Motoon

Toby Mendel

Toby Mendel

Executive Director, Centre for Law and Democracy

Rob Faris

Rob Faris

Director, Berkman Klein Center, Harvard

Michael Posner

Michael Posner

Director of NYU Stern Center for Business & Human Rights

Deborah Brown

Deborah Brown

Global Policy Advocacy Lead, APC

Sherif Elsayed-Ali

Sherif Elsayed-Ali

Director of Partnerships, AI for Good

Nicole Karlebach

Nicole Karlebach

Global Head, Business and Human Rights, Verizon and Verizon Media

Raman Jit Singh Chima

Raman Jit Singh Chima

Asia Policy Director and Senior International Counsel, Access Now

Betsy Bramon

Betsy Bramon

Principal, Kronia Collaborative: Social Impact Consulting

Eva Galperin

Eva Galperin

Director of Cybersecurity, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Jennifer Easterday

Jennifer Easterday

Co-Founder & Executive Director, JustPeace Labs

Sam Gregory

Sam Gregory

Program Director, WITNESS

Caroline Greer

Caroline Greer

Head of European Public Policy, Cloudflare

Gabe Rottman

Gabe Rottman

Director, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Sarah Clarke

Sarah Clarke

Head of Europe and Central Asia, ARTICLE 19

Avery Davis-Roberts

Avery Davis-Roberts

Associate Director, Democracy Program, The Carter Center

Kaja Ciglic

Kaja Ciglic

Director, Digital Diplomacy, Microsoft

Dorothy Gordon

Dorothy Gordon

Chair, Information For All Programme, UNESCO

Keegan Hankes

Keegan Hankes

Senior Research Analyst, Southern Poverty Law Center

Sam Dubberley

Sam Dubberley

Manager, Digital Verification Corps, Amnesty International

Megha Rajagopalan

Megha Rajagopalan

World Correspondent, BuzzFeed News

Louise Balsmeyer

Louise Balsmeyer

Director of Development, Freedom of the Press Foundation

Tanya O’Carroll

Tanya O’Carroll

Director, Global Tech & Human Rights Programme, Amnesty International

Keith McManamen

Keith McManamen

Strategic Analyst, Psiphon

Kim Malfacini

Kim Malfacini

Associate Manager of Product Policy, Facebook

Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell

Senior Human Rights Officer, OHCHR

Ahmed Chabchoub

Ahmed Chabchoub

Head, Cybersecurity, Ministry of ICT and Digital Economy, Tunisia

Mira Milosevic

Mira Milosevic

Executive Director, Global Forum for Media Development

Natasha Jackson

Natasha Jackson

Head of Public Policy and Consumer Affairs, GSMA

Sarah Altschuller

Sarah Altschuller

Business & Human Rights Council, Verizon

Randy Newcomb

Randy Newcomb

Senior Advisor, The Omidyar Group.

Omar Shakir

Omar Shakir

Israel and Palestine Director, Human Rights Watch

Jessica Dheere

Jessica Dheere

Founder/Executive Director, SMEX

Jill Tucker

Jill Tucker

Head, Supply Chain Innovation & Transformation, C&A Foundation

Elodie Vialle

Elodie Vialle

Head, Journalism & Tech Desk, Reporters Without Borders

Lene Wendland

Lene Wendland

Chief, Human Rights and Economic and Social Issues Section, OHCHR

Amie Stepanovich

Amie Stepanovich

U.S. Policy Manager, Access Now

Sandro Gianella

Sandro Gianella

Head, EMEA Policy, Stripe

Catherine Stihler

Catherine Stihler

CEO, Open Knowledge International

Inès Osman

Inès Osman

Director, MENA Rights Group

Katie McInnis

Katie McInnis

Policy Counsel, Consumer Reports

Rachel Levinson-Waldman

Rachel Levinson-Waldman

Senior Counsel, Liberty & National Security Program, Brennan Center

Judith Mariscal

Judith Mariscal

Executive Director, Centro Latam Digital

Laura Schneider

Laura Schneider

Head of Advocacy, Deutsche Welle

Sandra Cortesi

Sandra Cortesi

Director of Youth and Media, Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University

Felim McMahon

Felim McMahon

Director, Tech & Human Rights, UC Berkeley Human Rights Center

Seamus Tuohy

Seamus Tuohy

Director of Information Security, Human Rights Watch

Sally Wentworth

Sally Wentworth

Vice President, Global Policy Development, ISOC

Hawley Johnson

Hawley Johnson

Associate Director, Columbia Global Freedom of Expression

Jessica Fjeld

Jessica Fjeld

Assistant Director, Cyberlaw Clinic, Berkman Klein Center

Shannon Raj Singh

Shannon Raj Singh

Associate Legal Officer, Special Tribunal for Lebanon

Satish Babu

Satish Babu

Founder-Chair, ISOC Trivandrum Chapter

Courtney Radsch

Courtney Radsch

Advocacy Director, Committee to Protect Journalists

Fabro Steibel

Fabro Steibel

Executive Director, ITS Rio

Amal Guidara

Amal Guidara

Legal Counsel and CSR Manager, GFI Tunisie

Arzu Geybulla

Arzu Geybulla

Journalist

Bada Nam

Bada Nam

Secretary General, People for Successful COrean REunification

Bertrand de La Chapelle

Bertrand de La Chapelle

Executive Director, Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network

Isik Mater

Isik Mater

Director of Research, NetBlocks

Daphne Keller

Daphne Keller

Director, Intermediary Liability, Center for Internet and Society

Ben Creet

Ben Creet

Policy Manager, InternetNZ

Roh Hui Chang

Roh Hui Chang

Prominent North Korean defector

Khaled Sellami

Khaled Sellami

Director General, e-Government Unit, Government of Tunisia

Xianhong Hu

Xianhong Hu

Program Specialist, Communication and Information, UNESCO

Oksana Romaniuk

Oksana Romaniuk

Executive Director, Institute of Mass Information

Estelle Massé

Estelle Massé

Policy Analyst, Access Now

Libby Liu

Libby Liu

President, Radio Free Asia

Dima Khalidi

Dima Khalidi

Executive Director, Palestine Legal

Chris Sidoti

Chris Sidoti

Member, UN Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar

Melanio Escobar

Melanio Escobar

Executive Director, RedesAyuda

Susan Herman

Susan Herman

President, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Amanda Chiampi

Amanda Chiampi

Director, Global Human Rights & Supply Chain Sustainability, AT&T

Rieneke Van Santen

Rieneke Van Santen

Executive Director, Zamaneh Media

Mosun Layode

Mosun Layode

Executive Director, African Philanthropy Forum

Mariana Valente

Mariana Valente

Director, InternetLab

Asad Baig

Asad Baig

Co-Founder/ Executive Director, Media Matters for Democracy

Milka Pietikainen

Milka Pietikainen

Director, Threefold Sustainability Services

Mila Romanoff

Mila Romanoff

Privacy Specialist, UN Global Pulse

Chloe Poynton

Chloe Poynton

Principal & Co-Founder, Article One

Bakhtiyor Avezdjanov

Bakhtiyor Avezdjanov

Program Officer, Columbia Global Freedom of Expression

Lisa Reinsberg

Lisa Reinsberg

Executive Director, International Justice Resource Center

Yves Nissim

Yves Nissim

VP, Head of Transformation & Operation in CSR, Orange

David Carroll

David Carroll

Director, Democracy Program, The Carter Center

J. Bob Alotta

J. Bob Alotta

Executive Director, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice

Gus Rossi

Gus Rossi

Director, Global Policy, Public Knowledge

Deji Olukotun

Deji Olukotun

Head of Social Impact, Sonos

Jason Pielemeier

Jason Pielemeier

Policy Director, Global Network Initiative

Dhia Mahjoub

Dhia Mahjoub

Head of Security Research, Cisco Umbrella

Jenny Jones

Jenny Jones

Director, Public Policy GSMA

Diana Biggs

Diana Biggs

Head, Digital Innovation, HSBC Retail Banking and Wealth Management

Sarkis Darbinyan

Sarkis Darbinyan

Founder, RosKomSvoboda

Dragana Kaurin

Dragana Kaurin

Founder & Fellow, The Localisation Lab, Berkman Klein Center

Joana Varon

Joana Varon

Founder & Director, Coding Rights

Michael Morisy

Michael Morisy

Co-founder, MuckRock

Sean McDonald

Sean McDonald

CIGI Senior Fellow & Co-founder, Digital Public

Elena Perotti

Elena Perotti

Executive Director, Media Policy, WAN-IFRA

Mihir Mankad

Mihir Mankad

Acting Program Director, Center for Economic and Social Rights

Karen Naimer

Karen Naimer

Director, Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones, PHR

Keesha Gaskins Nathan

Keesha Gaskins Nathan

Director, Democratic Practice Program, Rockefeller Brothers Fund

Naceur Hidoussi

Naceur Hidoussi

Executive Director, Tunisian American Chamber of Commerce

Natalie Cadranel

Natalie Cadranel

Founder & Director, OpenArchive

Qiang Xiao

Qiang Xiao

Professor and Director, The Counter-Power Lab, UC Berkeley

Chris Earney

Chris Earney

Head, a.i. Innovation Service, UNHCR

Laura Okkonen

Laura Okkonen

Senior Manager, Human Rights, Vodafone Group

Christopher Doten

Christopher Doten

Chief Innovation Officer, National Democratic Institute

Helani Galpaya

Helani Galpaya

Chief Executive Officer, LIRNEasia

Robert Baker

Robert Baker

Director, Signal Program, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative

Nourel Houda Naoui

Rumman Chowdhury

Rumman Chowdhury

Managing Director, Accenture AI

Zena Agha

Zena Agha

US Policy Fellow, Al Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network

Katitza Rodriguez

Katitza Rodriguez

International Rights Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Charlotte Altenhöner-Dion

Charlotte Altenhöner-Dion

Head, Internet Governance Unit, Council of Europe

Daniel Bogre Udell

Daniel Bogre Udell

Founder, WikiTongues

Megan Metzger

Megan Metzger

Associate Director, Global Digital Policy Incubator, Stanford University

Cathleen Berger

Cathleen Berger

Lead, Engagement, Global Internet Fora Mozilla

Tonei Glavinic

Tonei Glavinic

Director of Operations, Dangerous Speech Project

Lucy Freeman

Lucy Freeman

CEO, MLDI Media Legal Defence Initiative

Marc Behrendt

Marc Behrendt

Regional Director, Europe & Eurasia, Freedom House

Matthew Shears

Matthew Shears

Director, Cyber Global Partners Digital

Joan Barata

Joan Barata

Intermediary Liability Fellow, Center for Internet & Society

Watson Meng

Watson Meng

Founder & Director, Boxun

Mercedes Forgarassy

Mercedes Forgarassy

Portfolio Manager, Global Citizen Engagement, RIWI Corp.

And many, many more to come!

Safety and Security

In the lead up to RightsCon Tunis, we will share a series highlighting ongoing efforts to support community safety and security, wellness, and resiliency at RightsCon Tunis. Read the first two blogs below in preparing for your trip!

How we’re thinking about community safety and security

Find out our approach and how we can support your trip for a safe, productive, and positive RightsCon experience.

5 Tips for staying safe before and at RightsCon Tunis

Here are 5 tips for participants to navigate activities around RightsCon safely and ways to get support.

Keep Up to Date with the RightsCon Rundown

Get our newsletter for updates on tickets, speakers, and programming.

RightsCon is proudly brought to you by

accessnow_logo