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 Toronto (May 16-18, 2018) in numbers
RightsCon Toronto Speakers
Meet some of our 2018 speakers! More to come, stay tuned.
Every year, RightsCon gathers hundreds of speakers across 450+ sessions. We'll continue to announce more speakers, so check back! You can learn more about our past conferences here.
Join Our Community
Learn from leading experts, connect with our global community, and build partnerships to further your work by attending RightsCon from May 16-18, 2018. Get your tickets here.
Demo a new tech tool, showcase your organization’s latest initiative, or present new research to our 2000+ attendees in our RightsCon Community Village byhosting a booth.
If you’re interested in being a part of our program, but didn’t propose a session, tell us about yourself, your work, and what you would like to speak about through ourspeaker application form.
Want to be a part of the incredible volunteer team making RightsCon Toronto happen? This is the perfect way to get involved with and learn from the digital rights community. Learn more here.
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
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 the RightsCon Team [email protected].
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