The RightsCon Community
RightsCon brings together business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, government representatives, technologists, and human rights defenders from around the world to break down silos, create partnerships, and drive large-scale, real-world change toward a more free, open, and connected world.
RightsCon Brussels (March 29-31, 2017) in numbers
The RightsCon community attracts some of the world’s leading voices, including:
Every year, RightsCon gathers hundreds of speakers across 200+ sessions. You can learn more about our past conferences here.Please stay tuned for speaker announcements.
Want to know who you’ll connect with? Here’s who comes to RightsCon:
Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard
Global Affairs Canada
Human Rights Watch
Internet Sans Frontières
Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs
New America’s Open Technology Institute
Oxford Internet Institute
Ranking Digital Rights
U.S. Department of State
UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office
University of Ottawa
Meet people at our social events and connect with our expansive community hub of representatives from the tech and telecom industries, government, human rights, civil society, journalism, academia, law, and activism.
Leverage the RightsCon community to engage with experts, gain a global perspective, tackle critical issues, and drive large-scale change.
Showcase Your Work
Highlight your latest project, research, or strategy to RightsCon attendees through a programmed session, workshop, exhibition booth, or in our Demo Room.
Influence Global Norms
Contribute to outcome-oriented planning and policy development on emerging issues at the intersection of human rights and technology.
A new initiative launching at RightsCon Toronto, our Local Champions group features leading voices in Canada’s digital rights landscape. They’ll support us with thought leadership, program guidance, and topic identification. Together, we will ensure the most pressing issues that Canadians face are represented at RightsCon.
Are we missing someone that is a local champion? Nominate them by sending an email to [email protected].