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Every year, we bring together business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, technologists, advocates, academics, government representatives, and journalists from around the world to tackle the most pressing issues at the intersection of human rights and technology. This year, we gathered online! Thank you to all 7,828 participants from 158 countries across the world who joined us for a historic RightsCon.

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Revisiting RightsCon Online 2020? We will be continuously updating the video playlist below with highlights of the RightsCon Online program. Click on the video and on the top right of the screen you will find a list of all the public RightsCon sessions to choose from. If you are a registered participant, all the sessions on the platform will be available through September 2020. Connect with us through our newsletter and on Twitter for updates!

 

RightsCon Online Speakers

Every year, RightsCon convenes 1,000+ expert speakers across a range of sectors, industries, and communities. Take a look at some of the speakers who will join us online below, or explore past speakers from RightsCon Tunis and Toronto.

Clément Voule

Clément Voule

UN Special Rapporteur Freedom of Association

María Paz Canales

María Paz Canales

Executive Director, Derechos Digitales

Shoshana Zuboff

Shoshana Zuboff

Author, "The Age of Surveillance Capitalism"

Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola

Writer and Political Analyst

Audrey Tang

Audrey Tang

Digital Minister, Taiwan

E. Tendayi Achiume

E. Tendayi Achiume

UN Special Rapporteur, Racism & Discrimination

Fabrizio Hochschild

Fabrizio Hochschild

Special Adviser, United Nations 75th Anniversary

William Cathcart

William Cathcart

Head, WhatsApp

Darrah Blackwater

Darrah Blackwater

Indigenous Connectivity Advocate

Brad Smith

Brad Smith

President, Microsoft

Behrouz Boochani

Behrouz Boochani

Author, Journalist, Professor, University of New South Wales

Anthony D. Romero

Anthony D. Romero

Executive Director, ACLU

Edison Lanza

Edison Lanza

Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression

Rashad Robinson

Rashad Robinson

President, Color Of Change

Derrick Johnson

Derrick Johnson

President & CEO, NAACP

Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein

Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein

Former UN High Commissioner, Human Rights

Mikael Ekman

Mikael Ekman

Interim Tech Ambassador of Denmark

David Kaye

David Kaye

UN Special Rapporteur, Freedom of Expression

Binalakshmi Nepram

Binalakshmi Nepram

Founder, Manipur Women Gun Survivors Network

Niklas Zennström

Niklas Zennström

CEO, Atomico & Co-founder, Skype

Mutale Nkonde

Mutale Nkonde

CEO of AI for the People

Margaret Richardson

Margaret Richardson

Vice President of Trust, Airbnb

Rashida Richardson

Rashida Richardson

Director of Policy Research, AI Now Institute; Visiting Scholar, Rutgers Law

Rebecca Masisak

Rebecca Masisak

CEO, Tech Soup

Ingrid Beck

Ingrid Beck

Journalist, Founder #NiUnaMenos

Uttara Sivaram

Uttara Sivaram

Global Head of Privacy & Security Public Policy, Uber

Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian

Venture Capitalist, Co-Founder of Reddit & Initialized Capital

Jessica Rosenworcel

Jessica Rosenworcel

Federal Communications Commissioner

Lacida Koné

Lacida Koné

Director General and CEO, SMART AFRICA

Charles Mok

Charles Mok

IT Legislator, Hong Kong's Legislative Council

Nighat Dad

Nighat Dad

Executive Director, Digital Rights Foundation

Gbenga Sesan

Gbenga Sesan

Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative

Moses Owiny

Moses Owiny

Technical Advisor, Rural Development, GIZ

Stéphane Duguin

Stéphane Duguin

CEO, CyberPeace Institute

Jasmina Byrne

Jasmina Byrne

Chief of Policy, UNICEF

Maria Ressa

Maria Ressa

CEO, Rappler

Cindy Cohn

Cindy Cohn

Executive Director, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Evan Greer

Evan Greer

Deputy Director, Fight for the Future

Luis Fernando García Muñoz

Luis Fernando García Muñoz

Executive Director, R3D

Miranda Sissons

Miranda Sissons

Human Rights Director, Facebook

Kai Hermsen

Kai Hermsen

Co-founder TWINDS Foundations

Margarette May Macaulay

Margarette May Macaulay

Rapporteur on the Rights of Woman, IACHR

Henri Verdier

Henri Verdier

Ambassador for Digital Affairs, France

Maike Luiken

Maike Luiken

IEEE Vice President–Elect

Cécile Aptel

Cécile Aptel

Acting Under-Secretary General for Partnership, IFRC

Alexa Koenig

Alexa Koenig

Executive Director, Human Rights Center

Rosa van den Beemt

Rosa van den Beemt

VP, Responsible Investment Analyst BMO Global Asset Management

Pat Kane

Pat Kane

Senior VP, Verisign Naming & Registry Services

Beeban Kidron

Beeban Kidron

House of Lords, British Filmmaker

Alissa Starzak

Alissa Starzak

Head of Public Policy at Cloudflare

Ulf Buermeyer

Ulf Buermeyer

President, Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte

Uri Rosenthal

Uri Rosenthal

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands

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