RightsCon Toronto 2018 Program

3 Full Days | 450+ Sessions | 2,000+ Participants

Access Now is thrilled to share with you the draft program for RightsCon Toronto. For the seventh installment of RightsCon, we received a record-breaking 800 proposals from around the world. This is the biggest program in RightsCon history, demonstrating the importance of our collective efforts in tackling the most pressing issues facing human rights in the digital age.

Below you will find our draft program, built by our global community, with more than 450 sessions and representing more than 70 countries. We’re excited to share with you that this year, a majority of our session organizers identify as female, and our community has grown to include 46% first-time organizers.

Download the 2018 Draft Program Session List

This is an early taste of what to expect. RightsCon Toronto will provide unparalleled opportunities to engage with community leaders in sessions, private meetings and discussions, satellite events, parties, social events, and more. Check back regularly, as we build out the program tracks, update the sessions, and add more speakers to bring you our largest, most important event yet.

Please note: RightsCon programming officially starts on May 16 and runs from 9:00am to 6:15pm each day, with closing ceremonies ending at 7:30pm on Friday, May 18.

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