The RightsCon Program
Every year, RightsCon hosts a dynamic program created by and for a global community of tech companies, civil society organizations, academics, lawyers, technologists, and startups. The RightsCon Tunis Call for Proposals is now open, Read through our proposal guide and submit a session here. Below, you can explore the issue areas we cover, the types of sessions we offer, and other ways to engage beyond the formal program.
Issues We Cover
As our world becomes more and more digital, the RightsCon program simultaneously has grown to reflect the breadth and depth of technology’s impact on society and our human rights. Here are some of the issues we will be covering in our next summit:
Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and Algorithmic Accountability
Freedom of Expression and Censorship
Misinformation, Journalism, and the Future of Online Media
Civic Tech and e-Governance
Corporate Social Responsibility, Transparency, and Remedy
Data Trust, Protection and User Control Locally, Regionally, and Globally
Privacy, Surveillance, and Individual Security
Countering Online Harassment, Hate Speech, and Violent Extremism
Jurisdiction and the Rule of Law
Diversity and Inclusion
The Impact of the Convergence of New Technologies
Innovation, Trade, and Intellectual Property
Democracy, Conflict, and the Shrinking Civic Spaces
Cybersecurity and Encryption
The Impact of Technology on the Sustainable Development Goals
Internet Shutdowns, Net Discrimination, and Connectivity
Philanthropy, Funding, and Operational Development
Skill-building: Tools, Demos, and Trainings
Skill-building: Advocacy and Campaigning
Skill-building: Organizational and Individual Wellness
Engage Beyond the Program: Connect, Meet, Gather
A dynamic, mixed-use space at RightsCon for connecting and showcasing projects, initiatives, tools, and research throughout the conference.
Move forward your goals by inviting key partners to a private meeting on a specific issue area or project.
After a full day of programming, wind down and connect with other participants at a range of social events.