Explore the 500+ sessions shaping the 10th anniversary summit program

The RightsCon 2021 Session List details the title, host, format, program category, and intersecting theme of all sessions happening at RightsCon (June 7-11, 2021). You can see all 20 program categories in alphabetical order below, or filter by category and theme to begin informing your RightsCon experience. With over 500 sessions in total – the most we’ve ever had at RightsCon – our 10th anniversary edition is shaping up to be the biggest RightsCon yet. One week before the event, registered participants can log in to the RightsCon platform to explore the full schedule, see speakers, and build a personalized agenda. Get your ticket now.

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Theme

Artificial Intelligence, Automation, and the Algorithm

How to be heard? The fight for community and civil society voices in AI and digital health governance

Host: Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) | STOPAIDS | Global Network of Young People Living with HIV (Y+ Global) | Kenyan Legal and Ethical Issues Network on HIV & AIDS (KELIN)

🔎 Community Lab

Feminist search: reimagining our “search” for knowledge

Host: Feminist.AI | Poieto

🔎 Community Lab

Making the right impact: human rights compliant AI

Host: European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL)

🔎 Community Lab

A new AI lexicon: responses and challenges to the critical AI discourse

Host: Access Now | AI Now

🔎 Community Lab

The robot will see him now: building gender-equitable AI in the Global South

Host: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

🔎 Community Lab

How better measurements can help us fight for justice in AI?

Host: Global Black Youth | Portulans Institute

🔎 Community Lab

Bias in algorithmic decision-making: perspectives and approaches

Host: Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

🔎 Community Lab

Google AI’s damaging impact on abortion access: how the core updates are penalizing pro-right websites

Host: Women on Web

💡 Lightning Talk

The AI observatory: interrogating automated decision making in India

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Bias in, bias out: leveraging dataset nutrition labels for healthier AI

Host: Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

💡 Lightning Talk

Discrimination through optimization: how Facebook’s ad delivery can lead to biased outcomes

Host: University of Southern California

💡 Lightning Talk

Algorithmic diversity and nonbinarity: how to reimagine ability, tech, and ethics

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Algorithmic discrimination and the impacts on social mobility of marginalized social groups in the Global South

Host: InternetLab

🔎 Community Lab

AlGOVrithms: automated decision making in Central and Eastern Europe – should we synchronize our efforts globally?

Host: ePaństwo Foundation | Open Data Kosovo

🗣️ Panel

South, East, Asian landscape of artificial intelligence

Host: EngageMedia

🗣️ Panel

Social and financial discrimination of sex workers

Host: Hacking//Hustling

🗣️ Panel

Misgendering machines: the digital rights risks of automated gender attribution technology

Host: Access Now

🗣️ Panel

More of the same: unpacking the impact of AI algorithms on social fragmentation

Host: Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs | RNW Media

🗣️ Panel

Artificial intelligence and digital rights: a Southern African perspective

Host: Media Institute of Southern Africa-Zimbabwe

🗣️ Panel

Algorithmic technologies in the state: a critical approach from Latin America

Host: Derechos Digitales

🗣️ Panel

Should all data be credit data? Inclusive finance in the age of algorithmic credit underwriting

Host: Center for Financial Inclusion

🗣️ Panel

The good earth: the ethical implications of the implementation of artificial intelligence in agriculture in Africa

Host: Strathmore University, Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law (CIPIT) | Universiteit Utrecht

🗣️ Panel

Regulatory solutions to AI’s infringement on civil rights (US focused)

Host: Consumer Reports

🗣️ Panel

AI diplomacy: mainstreaming inclusion

Host: Women at The Table | United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

🗣️ Panel

Tech that tracks your emotions: exploring the capabilities, boundaries, and risks in the growing world of affective tech

Host: BSR

🗣️ Panel

Inside the black box: making public-sector algorithms accountable to citizens and communities

Host: Open Government Partnership

🗣️ Panel

Preventing digital dehumanization

Host: Campaign to Stop Killer Robots

🗣️ Panel

Invisible or absent: is AI in Africa inclusive of nonbinary gender identities?

Host: Research ICT Africa

🗣️ Panel

Transparency for what? Public sector algorithm registers in practice

Host: AlgorithmWatch | Etalab

🗺️ Strategy Session

#SAIFE artificial intelligence: the imperative of human rights impact assessments

Host: OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

🗺️ Strategy Session

Developing an inclusive, rights-based global index for responsible AI

Host: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Civil Society Resistance and Resilience

Shared struggle: civic resilience in the crisis of the Hong Kong National Security Law

Host: Taiwan Association for Human Rights (TAHR) | Civil Society Cyber Shield (CSCS) | Economic Democracy Union | Open Culture Foundation

🔎 Community Lab

A crucial gap: overcoming limits to official SDG data on attacks against defenders

Host: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) | Defending Land and Environmental Defenders Coalition (DD Coalition) | International Land Coalition | World Resources Institute

🔎 Community Lab

Digital rights in Central Eastern Europe: building resilient civil society

Host: Access Now | Civil Liberties Union for Europe

🔎 Community Lab

Organizing in exile

Host: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy

🔎 Community Lab

Reshaping resistance and resilience in the Amazon: Indigenous and local peoples strategies to build power in COVID-19 times

Host: Hivos | Digital Democracy (DD) | All Eyes on the Amazon Program | Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) | Union of People Affected by Texaco's Petroleum Operations (UDAPT)

🔎 Community Lab

Amplifying civil society engagement, contribution, and voice in the implementation of the UN Secretary-General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation

Host: World Wide Web Foundation

🔎 Community Lab

Muses: female radial empowerment – how many muses are there in Latin America?

Host: RedesAyuda | Humano Derecho

🔎 Community Lab

Locating accountability: digital rights and youth power

Host: Restless Development

🗣️ Panel

Fostering civil society resilience through the Wikimedia projects: strategies of activism and internet decolonization

Host: Wikimedia Argentina

🔎 Community Lab

Creating engaging campaigns: a holistic methodology to create impactful campaigns

Host: Greenpeace International

🔎 Community Lab

Global South representation: organizing a movement across time zones

Host: Next Billion Network

🔎 Community Lab

Structures that silence: countering digital exclusion of the most marginalized in online spaces in Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Uganda, Lebanon, and Sudan

Host: Association for Progressive Communications (APC) | Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) | CREA | UHAI — The East African Sexual Health and Rights Initiative | WO=MEN Dutch Gender Platform

🔎 Community Lab

What’s next for the human rights movement?

Host: Office of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression

🗣️ Panel

Digital civic space after the pandemic: challenges and opportunities for civil society

Host: Office of Denmark's Tech Ambassador, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs

🗣️ Panel

From villages to cities: women in Sudan demand gender equality

Host: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network

💡 Lightning Talk

Features of digital rights threats in the eastern part of Russia

Host: International Human Rights Support

💡 Lightning Talk

Digital intersectional care

Host: Barracón Digital

💡 Lightning Talk

Telegram: channels of mobilization and misinformation – lessons from Iran, Russia, Belarus, and Hong Kong

Host: Access Now

🗣️ Panel

Diversity and inclusion beyond youth tokenism

Host: African Queer Youth Initiative | LGBT+ Rights Ghana | Success Capital Organisation

🗣️ Panel

Land as a human right: technology for rights documentation and impact

Host: Cadasta Foundation

🗣️ Panel

Race and technology: a shared vision for a better future

Host: Stanford University | Stanford University, Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity

🗣️ Panel

Tibetan resistance: how a refugee community is leveraging tech to build resistance to a super power

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Data points have feelings too: how we find the stories behind the statistics

Host: Data4Change

🗣️ Panel

Recharging and decolonizing your mind/digital wellbeing: how technology impacts our mental health

Host: Health and Information Literacy Access (HILA) Alliance | Allegori | InspireCorp

🗣️ Panel

Belarus 2020: the incredible story of public-private activism for democratic change

Host: Freedom House

🗣️ Panel

The threat of Big Tech and disinformation to social movements: from racial equality to climate to immigrant and gender rights

Host: Friends of the Earth | MediaJustice

🗣️ Panel

Fighting Tunisia’s social media police

Host: Bloggeurs sans Chaines

🗣️ Panel

Effective tools and tactics to build people power during COVID and beyond: training up our people

Host: Social Movement Technologies | WoMin

🗣️ Panel

Protecting your gatherings online: digitally-mediated assemblies and international law

Host: European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) | International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)

🗣️ Panel

Storytelling for algorithmic change: how to use strategic communications to meet your policy goals

Host: AI for the People

🗣️ Panel

Enabling the enjoyment of digital rights in Africa

Host: Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN)

🗣️ Panel

Risks, rights, and digital health: HIV, TB, and the law

Host: The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Digital Health and Rights Project

🗣️ Panel

Moving forward with providing affordable software to civil society in repressive countries

Host: Access Now

🔎 Community Lab

So mainstream: new communities and creative approaches for popularizing digital rights advocacy

Host: Internews

🗺️ Strategy Session

Exploring intersectional partnerships between social justice and digital rights communities during the pandemic

Host: The Engine Room

🗺️ Strategy Session

Overcoming barriers to collaboration: how do we create, strengthen and diversify collective action to hold Big Tech accountable?

Host: Digital Action

🗺️ Strategy Session

Integrating technology into advocacy work: a fight for a just world for marginalized groups

Host: Harm Reduction International

🗺️ Strategy Session

Disrupting disinformation: trend facts without working on another social media toolkit again!

Host: Organiz

💻 Tech Demo

Protest: your rights according to new international standards

Host: CIVICUS

💡 Lightning Talk

Building a better normal: youth rising and civil society resilience

Host: Accountability Lab | Global Fund for Children | Soka Gakkai International (SGI) Office for UN Affairs | World Organisation of the Scout Movement (WOSM)

🔎 Community Lab

Spears and shields: how states weaponize the law to assault online freedom and where to go from here

Host: ARTICLE 19 | International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) | Open Net Korea | ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) | International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) | Digital Rights Foundation

🗣️ Panel

Culinary resistance, Gaza style: the challenges of life under blockade

Host: Rebuilding Alliance

Open Spaces

Content Control and Censorship

Disinformation, deplatforming, and human rights defenders and organizations: developing corrective guidelines for financial services companies

Host: 7amleh - The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media

🔎 Community Lab

Deframing disinformation: why we should include local communities to fight the information crisis

Host: Deutsche Welle Akademie

🔎 Community Lab

Gender and disinformation: towards a gender-based approach

Host: Digital Rights Foundation | EU DisinfoLab

🔎 Community Lab

Must-carry? The pros and cons of requiring online services to carry all user speech: discussing litigation strategies and outcomes

Host: Electronic Frontier Foundation | Software Freedom Law Center, India (SFLC.in) | Open Net Korea | Panoptykon Foundation

🔎 Community Lab

Alternative frameworks for sexual content moderation

Host: Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society | Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), India

🔎 Community Lab

Piloting responses to disinformation and anti-democratic narratives through a microenvironment

Host: National Democratic Institute (NDI)

🔎 Community Lab

A public health approach to the CSAM problem: looking beyond internet platform regulation

Host: Prostasia Foundation

🔎 Community Lab

Content policy during COVID-19: an open discussion with Facebook

Host: Facebook

🔎 Community Lab

One ring to rule them all: centralization and coordination of content moderation

Host: Christchurch Call Advisory Network

🔎 Community Lab

Introducing the Digital Enquirer Kit! (e-learning resource)

Host: Tactical Tech | Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)

🔎 Community Lab

Manipulated media, manipulated realities: confronting shallowfakes and deepfakes in a global context

Host: WITNESS

🔎 Community Lab

Is disinformation the biggest risk to human rights and democracy?

Host: Office of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression

🔎 Community Lab

Would you take the case?

Host: Facebook Oversight Board

🔎 Community Lab

Silicon democracy or impossible futures? Care protocols for a better internet for all

Host: Free Knowledge Advocacy Group EU

🔎 Community Lab

High-profile figures, disintermediation, and responsibilities of online platforms

Host: Forum on Information & Democracy

🗣️ Panel

The rise of online censorship and surveillance in Myanmar

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Online hate, fake news, and the influence industry

Host: International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

💡 Lightning Talk

Censorship in the United States: the changing perspectives of anti-censorship institutions

Host: The Society Library

💡 Lightning Talk

Moderation and censorship in a decentralized world – personal, community, corporation, state: what scale?

Host: La Quadrature du Net

💡 Lightning Talk

Infocalypse or infotopia? Breaking down the binaries of deepfake technologies

Host: University of Glasgow

💡 Lightning Talk

Decoding the “community” in social media community standards

Host: Breakthrough India | Breakthrough Trust

🗣️ Panel

Tackling misinformation about migrants and refugees on social media

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Taking stock of the Oversight Board’s first year

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

“I know it when I see it”: the limits of a “coordinated inauthentic behavior” policy in the Global South

Host: Institute for Technology & Society of Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio)

🗣️ Panel

Content moderation counterfactuals and the right to health

Host: Meedan

🗣️ Panel

Free speech gatekeepers in the Middle East: automation, content moderation, and the power to delete

Host: New America's Open Technology Institute (OTI) | Middle East Institute

🗣️ Panel

Misinformation, disinformation, and the pandemic in MENA

Host: The Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy

🗣️ Panel

Out of site, out of mind? How platform regulation can better protect the human rights of non-users

Host: University of California, Irvine, Human Rights and Social Media Initiative, Irvine School of Law

🗣️ Panel

Authenticity infrastructure against mis/disinformation: what’s that, who’s it for, what are the risks and benefits?

Host: WITNESS

🗣️ Panel

Online freedom under attack: weaponizing misinformation, disinformation, and “fake news” for censorship in Southeast Asia

Host: ALTSEAN-Burma | Cambodian Centre for Human Rights (CCHR) | Institute for Policy Research and Advocacy (ELSAM) | Manushya Foundation | PEN Myanmar | Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network (SAFEnet)

🗣️ Panel

“A time when thought is free”: freedom of thought as a legal framework for tech accountability

Host: Avaaz

🗣️ Panel

The future of the open internet

Host: Twitter

🗣️ Panel

PortalCheck: a collaborative effort between influencers, fact checkers, and international organizations to counter disinformation

Host: Chequeado | Trigeon

🗣️ Panel

Content moderation under pressure: social media between authoritarian internet governance and human rights responsibilities

Host: Reporters Without Borders (RSF)

🗣️ Panel

Content moderation, accountability, and transparency: experiences across the internet stack

Host: Internet Society (ISOC) | TikTok

🗣️ Panel

Rebalancing the internet economy: a closer look at Australia’s News Media Bargaining Code

Host: Digital Rights Watch

🗣️ Panel

Code of conduct for social media platforms established by enforcement agencies: a debate on the legislative solution proposed for Brazil

Host: ARTICLE 19 Brazil and South America

🗣️ Panel

Translating human rights into content moderation rules: the role of private companies, international organizations, and civil society

Host: Centro de Estudios en Libertad de Expresión y Acceso a la Información (CELE)

🗣️ Panel

Misinformation as a state strategy: Venezuela and Latin America

Host: EsPaja | ProBox

🗣️ Panel

Aligning content moderation with human rights principles

Host: Facebook Oversight Board

🗣️ Panel

Moving forward: guiding principles on diversity of content online

Host: Government of Canada, Department of Canadian Heritage

🗺️ Strategy Session

Section 230 reform

Host: Access Now | Free Press Unlimited

🗺️ Strategy Session

How we are tracking (and explaining) every change Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube make to their community standards

Host: Centro de Estudios en Libertad de Expresión y Acceso a la Información (CELE) | Linterna Verde

💻 Tech Demo

Citizen browser: observing the digital public square in real time

Host: The Markup

💻 Tech Demo

Weaponizing censorship infrastructure

Host: University of Maryland

💡 Lightning Talk

Censors hate this one weird trick: whipping up censorship-resistant apps in a jiffy with appmaker

Host: GreatFire

💻 Tech Demo

Contemplating content moderation: perspectives from Africa

Host: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) | Open Internet for Democracy Initiative | Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) | Monash University | Oxford Internet Institute (OII)

🔎 Community Lab

Content moderation on the internet: let’s play “Social Media Against Humanity”

Host: Embajadores de Internet

Open Spaces

Cyber Norms, Accountability, and Practice

Cybernorms: do they hold up IRL (in real-life)?

Host: Association for Progressive Communications (APC) | Research ICT Africa | Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), India | Global Partners Digital (GPD)

🔎 Community Lab

The common trends in undermining strong encryption across the world: how can civil society organizations fight back?

Host: Software Freedom Law Center, India (SFLC.in)

🔎 Community Lab

Channel your inner cyberpunk to help us end cyberattacks on infrastructure

Host: Digital Peace Now

🔎 Community Lab

How to protect civil society under heavy state-sponsored cyber attacks during the war: experience of Armenia

Host: CyberHUB-AM

💡 Lightning Talk

Routing security as a cyber norm

Host: Internet Society (ISOC)

💡 Lightning Talk

Fighting the new online cyber crimes against humanity

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Un-balanced punishment for cyber acts in the 2020 Sudanese law on combatting cybercrime

Host: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sudan (OHCHR Sudan) | Sudan Bar Association

🗣️ Panel

Slouching towards cyberwar: why aren’t we worried about “persistent engagement” and covert cyber-operations?

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Playing by the rules: how to rein in nation-state cyber activity

Host: Cybersecurity Tech Accord

🗣️ Panel

United front: multistakeholder deterrence in cyberspace

Host: Microsoft

🗣️ Panel

Countering the crackdown on digital space in the MENA region through strategic litigation

Host: Access Now | MENA Rights Group

🗺️ Strategy Session

What is past is prologue: safeguarding rights in international efforts to fight cybercrime

Host: Electronic Frontier Foundation | Human Rights Watch

🗺️ Strategy Session

Thinking about safeguards for the information security community: criminalization of infosec in Latin America – case studies

Host: Fundación Vía Libre

🗺️ Strategy Session

Data Protection and User Control

Traditional ecological knowledge (TEK): our saviour from environmental catastrophe

Host: Open Development Initiative (ODI) | Colegio de Postgraduados

🗺️ Strategy Session

What comes after digital identity? Digital public goods and data infrastructures

Host: Rethink Aadhaar

🔎 Community Lab

Surveying the harms: algorithmic fairness and demographic data

Host: Partnership on AI (PAI)

🔎 Community Lab

Data protection legislations for law enforcement: multiregional perspectives for regulating data protection in criminal procedures

Host: Laboratory of Public Policy and Internet (LAPIN)

🔎 Community Lab

Policy+: repairing our open data infrastructures to support equitable health futures

Host: Open Data Charter | Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)

🔎 Community Lab

Harnessing data protection regulations to encourage sustainable inclusive growth in rural places: a study of Africa’s female smallholder farmers

Host: University of Ottawa, Open African Innovation Research Group

🔎 Community Lab

Creating change with 64,000 data points: how can the global data barometer be a platform for better data governance?

Host: Data for Development | Global Data Barometer

🔎 Community Lab

Human-centric personal data management and sharing in the Global South: the roadmap

Host: Afroleadership | MyData Hub Cameroon

🔎 Community Lab

Digital afterlife in the Global South: emergence of a new colonial era?

Host: Arizona State University, School for the Future of Innovation in Society

💡 Lightning Talk

Data and social justice, data, and social protection: the Bolsa Família case

Host: InternetLab

💡 Lightning Talk

Colombian COVID apps: what not to do! A non-intrusive analysis and advocacy work from civil society

Host: Fundación Karisma

💡 Lightning Talk

Participatory data governance: citizen rights, access, and control over data

Host: Ada Lovelace Institute

💡 Lightning Talk

“Who is your biggest competitor?” Between data portability and the social media monopoly

Host: Institute for Technology & Society of Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio)

💡 Lightning Talk

The uncounted: politics of data, visibility and health access

Host: The Graduate Institute, Geneva, Digital Health and Rights Project

💡 Lightning Talk

After the pandemic: the age of privacy

Host: Cisco

💡 Lightning Talk

The GDPR: a paper tiger? Who will make data protection a reality in the EU?

Host: Access Now

🗣️ Panel

Exposing and challenging the “new normal”: the democratic fightback for our data and digital rights post-COVID

Host: Foxglove | openDemocracy

🗣️ Panel

When states of emergency collide: COVID-19, counter-terrorism, and transnational data flows

Host: AWO Agency | Office of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism

🗣️ Panel

“Direct access”: definitions, demands, and data

Host: Global Network Initiative (GNI)

🗣️ Panel

Data protection in the MENA region: lessons learned from GDPR and how it might be adapted

Host: 7amleh - The Arab Center for the Advancement of Social Media

🗣️ Panel

Normalizing surveillance to promote public health: the rise of contact tracing apps

Host: Surveillance Technology Oversight Project ("S.T.O.P.")

🗣️ Panel

Whose data is it anyway? Challenges and opportunities for gender inclusive digital rights in Africa

Host: Oxford Internet Institute (OII) | Computational Propaganda Project

🗣️ Panel

We are the map

Host: The Firelight Group | Mapbox

🗣️ Panel

Track my period..not my data! Making femtech accountable

Host: IT for Change | Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Children and adolescent privacy and data protection rights: we do it together!

Host: JAAKLAC initiative

🗺️ Strategy Session

Open data and human rights for women and persons with disabilities

Host: Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET) | Digital Literacy Initiative (DLI)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Open data is dead!

Host: Dataful

💻 Tech Demo

Building Afrofeminist data futures

Host: Pollicy

🔎 Community Lab

Digital colonialism? Re-thinking metaphors and practices in a context of cyber power

Host: University of Duisburg-Essen, Centre for Global Cooperation Research | Universidad de San Andrés, Centro de Tecnologia y Sociedad (CETyS)

🗣️ Panel

Data against feminicide

Host: Latin American Open Data Initative (ILDA) | Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) | UNIDAS Women's Network

🔎 Community Lab

Democracy, Elections, and Political Participation

Forging a global norm for governments to do human rights impact assessments (HRIAs) when they regulate or use digital technologies

Host: Microsoft

🔎 Community Lab

Identifying barriers and solutions to sustaining and scaling local innovations

Host: International Republican Institute (IRI)

🔎 Community Lab

The faith of EOM’s reports? How can we improve future elections through the use of past electoral observation recommendations?

Host: International Republican Institute (IRI)

🔎 Community Lab

The role of government institutions protecting and defending digital rights

Host: ARTICLE 19 Mexico and Central America | SocialTIC | Mexico City's Human Rights and Journalist Protection Mechanism

🔎 Community Lab

Where do we say no? Proposing peremptory norms for technology

Host: Tilburg University, Global Data Justice Project

💡 Lightning Talk

We the Peoples: on the road towards a United Nations World Citizens’ Initiative

Host: Democracy International | Democracy Without Borders

💡 Lightning Talk

Digital voter suppression and its future impact on elections

Host: Stop Online Violence Against Women

💡 Lightning Talk

Elections and dark PR in Sub-Saharan Africa

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Solving the gatekeeper problem: how to democratize access to run for office in the US

Host: NationBuilder | RunForOffice.org

💡 Lightning Talk

The charter of human rights and principles for the internet at 10: fostering synergies to better promote human rights online

Host: Internet Rights and Principles Coalition

💡 Lightning Talk

Queer protests: digital and physical protests with a digital focus

Host: IPANDETEC | Fundación Iguales

💡 Lightning Talk

Election fact-checking in Africa: lessons from three very different African elections

Host: Meedan

🗣️ Panel

Blending high and low tech approaches for citizen participation from rural and Indigenous communities

Host: International Republican Institute (IRI)

🗣️ Panel

Is America back? Scoring Biden’s tech and human rights agenda in year one

Host: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace | Stanford Global Digital Policy Incubator

🗣️ Panel

Digital meets election: Myanmar’s tested model of digital risk mitigation

Host: Myanmar Tech Accountability Network (MTAN)

🗣️ Panel

Digital rights and Iran’s 2021 presidential election: what’s next?

Host: Filterwatch

🗣️ Panel

Putting human rights at the heart of development cooperation: digitalization in Sub-Saharan Africa

Host: Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR)

🗣️ Panel

Vote of online confidence

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Elections in the digital age: internet freedom, impacts of social media, and where we go from here

Host: Freedom House

🗣️ Panel

“Europe fit for the digital age”: regional regulation, global impact?

Host: ICANN

🗣️ Panel

Connected to combat misinformation and fake news during the elections: Ecuador case

Host: Usuarios Digitales

🗣️ Panel

Fighting together: comprehensive strategies and democractic tools to combat disinfo

Host: National Democratic Institute (NDI) | International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES)

🗣️ Panel

Connecting people: how do we bridge the gap between policymakers and civil society?

Host: Liberal International

🗣️ Panel

The use of personal voters’ data in elections in Eastern Europe

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Spotlight on digital authoritarianism

Host: Concordia University, Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies

🗣️ Panel

Ballots, bots, and BS: how to restore trust in American elections

Host: Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT)

🗣️ Panel

Digital gender divide and COVID-19: what prospects for women’s political participation in Africa?

Host: Big Steps Outreach Network (BONET)

🗣️ Panel

The digital with purpose movement: using technology to drive positive, measurable impact for rights and sustainability

Host: Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI)

🗣️ Panel

Human rights due diligence at the UN and beyond: the way forward

Host: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Bridging the data protection gap in elections: global tools to data-driven campaigns

Host: InternetLab | Privacy International

🗺️ Strategy Session

Out-of-date: modernizing UN аdvocacy by empowering underrepresented voices

Host: Small Media Foundation

🗺️ Strategy Session

Back to the 90s: how misinformation may lead Brazil back to paper ballots in 2022

Host: Instituto Liberdade Digital

🗺️ Strategy Session

Green and open recovery: how open data can help make COVID-19 recovery more sustainable?

Host: Open Data Charter

🗺️ Strategy Session

Pandemic, policy, and the press: balancing public health interventions and freedom of expression

Host: Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) | Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF), TrustLaw

🗺️ Strategy Session

Transparent representation: an open-source ecosystem for political accountability

Host: Independent

💻 Tech Demo

Networks of power, influence, and open data at the Universal Periodic Review

Host: Open Knowledge Foundation

💻 Tech Demo

Project lockdown: keeping your rights unlocked

Host: The IO Foundation

💻 Tech Demo

Political campaigns amid the pandemic: increasing transparency in social media

Host: Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC)

💻 Tech Demo

Building a rights-respecting model of digital sovereignty

Host: PEN America | Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), Center for Technology and Society (CTS) | Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV), São Paulo Law School (DIREITO SP)

🗣️ Panel

Promoting civic engagement online towards building a more inclusive web

Host: Centre for Multilateral Affairs (CfMA) | Facebook

🗺️ Strategy Session

Come play Democracy Dixit! Help us dream up a better world and the path to getting there

Host: International Republican Institute (IRI) | National Democratic Institute (NDI) | Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)

Open Spaces

Digital Security for Individuals and Communities

We keep us safe: an Indigenized guide to reproductive justice and cyber safety

Host: Indigenous Women Rising

🔎 Community Lab

Localization Lab glossary jam: localizing technical terminology for end users

Host: Localization Lab

🔎 Community Lab

Ending the war: moving from an adversarial to a solidarity based digital security approach

Host: Fundación Karisma | Information Ecology

🔎 Community Lab

Online digital safety audit, response, and training in the time of COVID

Host: SecDev Foundation

🔎 Community Lab

Digital Wellness Check: a human-centered design approach to digital security

Host: Center for Digital Resilience

🔎 Community Lab

Post-training mess: when digital security trainings do more harm than good

Host: Digital Security Lab Ukraine

💡 Lightning Talk

Counting on the cloud? Designing secure storage solutions that human rights defenders will use and trust

Host: Least Authority

💡 Lightning Talk

Cyber security awareness training 2.0: a continuous micro-learning approach

Host: Volunteer Activists

💡 Lightning Talk

How to make digital security more fun? With the EmPower Ranger!

Host: RedesAyuda

💡 Lightning Talk

Digital security: perspective from margins

Host: Body & Data

🗣️ Panel

How to stay safe online in a weak cybersecurity and privacy environment: examples from Lebanon

Host: Social Media Exchange (SMEX)

🗣️ Panel

How to respond to advanced digital threats against civil society? A panel hosted by the computer incident response network CiviCERT

Host: Access Now | Internews | Digital Defenders Partnership (DDP) | Front Line Defenders | Fundación Karisma | Mnemonic | Greenhost | Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) | TibCERT

🗣️ Panel

Recording digital security incidents as a practice to mitigate risks faced by human rights defenders in Latin America

Host: Sursiendo

🗣️ Panel

Co-designing digital security resources in Indigenous languages

Host: Internews | Rising Voices Global Voices

🗣️ Panel

Human rights abuses on the internet in restricted civic spaces

Host: CIVICUS | Dutch Embassy in Costa Rica

🗣️ Panel

Building a security practitioner’s toolkit for social revolts

Host: The Engine Room

🗺️ Strategy Session

How to learn about digital security remotely during pandemic with courses that fit your context? The case of Central America

Host: Free Press Unlimited | Greenhost | The Totem Project

💻 Tech Demo

The use of games and gamification in digital security education for African women

Host: Pollicy

💻 Tech Demo

Identifying and reporting phishing with phishDetect

Host: Amnesty International

💻 Tech Demo

CybResilio: putting individuals in the driving seat towards their cyber resilience

Host: United Nations University (UNU), Institute in Macau

💻 Tech Demo

Building a digital safety portal for the MENA region

Host: Jordan Open Source Association

💻 Tech Demo

Introducing the new SAFETAG interface!

Host: Internews

💻 Tech Demo

How to model threats using user personas, organizational archetypes, and adversary archetypes

Host: Internews

🔎 Community Lab

Data protection from the inside: value-based data practices for civil society

Host: Tactical Tech | The Engine Room

🔎 Community Lab

How can we prevent offline vulnerabilities from perpetuating online? Digital security for women and children in Uganda

Host: Digital Human Rights Lab | Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Reflecting on experiences of psychosocial care and comprehensive security in Central America

Host: Fundación Acceso

🗣️ Panel

Freedom of the Media

The intersection of data, tech, and journalism: augmenting artificial intelligence and machine learning with cross-border investigations

Host: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)

💡 Lightning Talk

What we’ve learned in four years of documenting attacks on the US press

Host: Freedom of the Press Foundation | U.S. Press Freedom Tracker

💡 Lightning Talk

Safety of female journalists online: 40 proposed actions for 10 key actors

Host: OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

💡 Lightning Talk

What is the importance of Adivasi Awaaz?

Host: Adivasi Lives Matter

💡 Lightning Talk

The new real estate moguls: using open source data to track organized crime’s infiltration into the legal economy

Host: Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)

💡 Lightning Talk

The power of fact-checkers

Host: Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ)

💡 Lightning Talk

Media viability and press freedom: towards actionable policy recommendations to support news media viability in East Africa

Host: Deutsche Welle Akademie | Aga Khan University, Graduate School of Media and Communications

🗣️ Panel

The challenges of authoritarianism: keeping investigative journalism alive

Host: Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN)

🗣️ Panel

Freedom of media in the times of corporatisation

Host: Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)

🗣️ Panel

Investigations in the Arab world: new challenges and emerging trends

Host: Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism (ARIJ)

🗣️ Panel

Cover digital rights beyond Silicon Valley

Host: Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF)

🗣️ Panel

Women journalists and the double bind: the link between online harassment and self-censorship

Host: Media Matters for Democracy

🗣️ Panel

Walking the woke talk: the business of diversity in media

Host: Chambal Media

🗣️ Panel

“I feel ILL”: maintaining a healthy online ecosystem for journalism and news media amid intermediary liability legal (ILL) reform

Host: Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) | Center for International Media Assistance | Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) | Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Dynamic Coalition for the Sustainability of News Media and Journalism

🗣️ Panel

Autocratic copycats? Russia and Turkey stifle social media

Host: Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) | Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF)

🗣️ Panel

COLAB MEDIOS Project’s transatlantic independent media exchange: lessons learned from a pioneer network between Central America and Eastern Europe

Host: Free Press Unlimited

🗣️ Panel

Improving the relationship between whistleblowers and the media

Host: Alley | The Signals Network

🗣️ Panel

Banned from in-country reporting? Bring the audience into the newsroom

Host: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

🗺️ Strategy Session

Journalists in the meme arena

Host: Meedan | El Surti | Sembramedia

🗺️ Strategy Session

How can we help the good guys? Disinformation on some and the plight of delivering good journalism

Host: International Media Support (IMS)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Everyone is a journalist

Host: mySociety

🗺️ Strategy Session

Tracking forced migration in global media: evaluating narrative frames with media cloud

Host: Columbia University, Digital Scholarship

💻 Tech Demo

Got a leak? Analyze millions of documents efficiently and securely with ICIJ’s free, open-source datashare software

Host: International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ)

💻 Tech Demo

Media censorship in times of #MeToo

Host: Volcánicas Magazine

💡 Lightning Talk

Offering whistleblowers a secure channel: fighting for freedom of speech with technology

Host: Tutanota

💻 Tech Demo

Understanding Hong Kong’s political atmosphere post-National Security Law

Host: Human Rights Foundation (HRF)

💡 Lightning Talk

Futures, Fictions, and Creativity

Demystifying AI: comics as a vehicle for public education

Host: New York University, Center for Responsible AI (R/AI)

🔎 Community Lab

Reset rewind: building agency toward the future by looking at the present as if it were the past

Host: Laboratory of Public Policy and Internet (LAPIN) | Youth SIG (Youth Observatory), ISOC

🔎 Community Lab

Beyond censorship: digital artivism in the LGBTI community

Host: Freemuse

🔎 Community Lab

Studio for aesthetic action

Host: Hivos | Digital Earth

🔎 Community Lab

1Up! Video game policy: tools to level up your activism

Host: Internews | Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

🔎 Community Lab

Activism at the intersection of art, society and the spirit: a unique way of connecting change-makers with decision-makers

Host: International Human Rights Art Festival

🗣️ Panel

Pop up tech: CyborgFeminista – art and digital rights in Latin America

Host: TEDIC

💡 Lightning Talk

Power to the people – using radio storytelling to advance privacy: results from an experiment in South Asia

Host: Omidyar Network

💡 Lightning Talk

Speculative design in government: practical applications of futurism in service design

Host: Code for Canada | Government of Canada, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)

💡 Lightning Talk

Refugee camps as future cities

Host: Localization Lab

🗣️ Panel

Art and documentation for empowering minority voices

Host: Informal Platform of Women of Caucasus (WSolidarity), Russia | Network of OHCHR Former Minority Fellows | Spotlight Team International Art (STIA) | Zariya: Women's Alliance for Dignity and Equality

🗺️ Strategy Session

Blood, fire, or oil: how should we think about data?

Host: Future Narratives Lab

🗺️ Strategy Session

Choose your own (ad)venture! A strategy session on how digital violence affects queer people, and our strategies of resistance

Host: Point of View

Open Spaces

Can you explain how the internet really works?

Host: Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT)

Open Spaces

Look into the Glass Room misinformation edition! An art exhibition by Tactical Tech

Host: Tactical Tech

Open Spaces

Collapse is here, the internet is dead: what would you save?

Host: Independent

Open Spaces

Gaza in color: a workshop with Gaza artists!

Host: Rebuilding Alliance | Shababik Windows for Contemporary Art

Open Spaces

Tell me a story about the future: a fiction workshop to imagine the tech in our lives

Host: Derechos Digitales

Open Spaces

Human Rights-Centered Design

Make it bigger: the role of design in social media’s attempt to control disinformation

Host: Access Now

🔎 Community Lab

Designing for language accessibility: making usable technologies for non-left to right languages

Host: Electronic Frontier Foundation | Localization Lab | Jordan Open Source Association | Social Media Exchange (SMEX)

🔎 Community Lab

Launching the Co/Act toolkit: a DIY approach to develop your next digital product, service, or campaign

Host: National Democratic Institute (NDI)

🔎 Community Lab

Making voices heard: rights-based design of voice interfaces

Host: Centre for Internet and Society (CIS), India

🔎 Community Lab

Smash the borders, build bridges: synthesizing strategies to center human rights in digital rights tech development

Host: EngageMedia

🔎 Community Lab

Strategic foresight: seeing programmers as frontline human and digital rights workers and civil society engagement with technical standards development

Host: The IO Foundation | Human First Tech

🔎 Community Lab

The ethics of scaling: open source, data security, and quality control in human rights digital tools

Host: Physicians for Human Rights

🔎 Community Lab

#SheTransformsTech: mapping solutions for gender justice in tech

Host: World Pulse

🔎 Community Lab

Earth Defenders toolkit: an open-source collection of tools and training materials for frontline communities to defend their rights

Host: Digital Democracy (DD)

🔎 Community Lab

There’s no word for that: design, translation, and natural language processing

Host: Access Now

💡 Lightning Talk

The Turing Way: building a collaborative guide to ethical data science

Host: Alan Turing Institute

💡 Lightning Talk

Defining the defaults

Host: GitLab

💡 Lightning Talk

Nothing about us without us: introduction to accessible design

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Safety by design: protecting and empowering citizens by integrating safety and inclusivity into business models and investments

Host: Australia eSafety Commissioner

💡 Lightning Talk

When social media hurts: an approach to seizure-generating content

Host: DALAT | Espacio Epilepsia

💡 Lightning Talk

In defense of non-experts and lived experiences

Host: Women in AI Ethics

💡 Lightning Talk

How to combat dark patterns and advancing human rights through design

Host: Access Now | Electronic Frontier Foundation | Convocation Design + Research

🗣️ Panel

Design from the margins

Host: ARTICLE 19 | Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society

🗣️ Panel

Building a responsible innovation practice: building from the ground up

Host: Facebook | Article One Advisors

🗣️ Panel

Using human-centered design thinking to tackle online gender-based violence

Host: World Wide Web Foundation

🗣️ Panel

People-centered care: exploring human rights integration in digital health product and service design

Host: Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) | STOPAIDS

🗺️ Strategy Session

User insights without user surveillance: the clean insights approach to privacy-respecting analytics

Host: Internews | Okthanks

🗺️ Strategy Session

Design best practices: creating standards that center security and marginalized voices

Host: Independent

🗺️ Strategy Session

Human rights by design toolkit

Host: Taraaz

💡 Lightning Talk

Illustrating issues: visual strategies for communicating problems and tool-making

Host: Independent

🗺️ Strategy Session

Build better: rethinking gender-responsive tech design

Host: The Engine Room | IT for Change | A+Alliance

🗺️ Strategy Session

Digital inclusion for developing countries

Host: Studio Analogous | Digital Ecosystems for Development (India)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Giving people security and anonymity: Ricochet Refresh and the Tor ecosystem – how can we help?

Host: Ricochet Refresh Project

💻 Tech Demo

ICT accessibility: thinking digital environments in terms of accessibility

Host: Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC) | El Rinconcito Inclusivo

🔎 Community Lab

From accessibility to inclusion: interdisciplinary design

Host: Independent | Internews | Accessibility Lab

🗣️ Panel

Internet Access, Education, and Inclusion

Data citizenship: developing citizens data literacies in the age of dis- and misinformation

Host: Liverpool University | Nuffield Foundation

💡 Lightning Talk

Collaborative responses to health information inequities online: bridging the right to health and the right to information

Host: Meedan | Maternal Figures

🔎 Community Lab

Gender and knowledge participation: mapping efforts at equity

Host: Wikimedia Foundation

🔎 Community Lab

Building resilient digital ecosystems: best practices for community networks initiatives

Host: NetFreedom Pioneers

🔎 Community Lab

Mapping language rights in a digital world

Host: Global Coalition for Language Rights

🔎 Community Lab

The rights of the unconnected: opting out and autonomous connectivity

Host: Data.Democracia | Rhizomatica

🔎 Community Lab

What matters when it comes to connecting the unconnected?

Host: Connect Humanity

🔎 Community Lab

How to define and measure digital inclusion? A call for comments on a possible digital inclusion framework

Host: United Nations Office of the Envoy on Technology

🔎 Community Lab

Interrelated, indivisible, and interdependent: designing for children’s rights online

Host: United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF)

🔎 Community Lab

Open book, turn off WiFi: accessing online education during the COVID-19 pandemic

Host: Youth SIG (Youth Observatory), ISOC

🔎 Community Lab

Co-designing our tech future: best practices from the contract for the web community on gender equality, misinformation and more

Host: World Wide Web Foundation

🔎 Community Lab

Queering the digital divide: addressing digital insecurities, inequalities, and inaccessibility in Ontario 2S-LGBTQ+ service provisions during the global pandemic

Host: Independent | Ontario Digital Literacy and Access Network (ODLAN)

💡 Lightning Talk

Is provision of comprehensive sexuality education through online platforms the solution? Tackling the myth of sex as a taboo

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Safer internet for the elderly

Host: Digital Grassroots

💡 Lightning Talk

Access to digital information from the perspective of a blind person

Host: El Rinconcito Inclusivo

💡 Lightning Talk

Feminist infrastructure, community networks and plenty of gambiarras: learnings from the challenges of translating feminist principles into practice

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

You’ve been disconnected: supporting the right to access healthcare for marginalized people in a virtual context

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

The potential of knowledge capsules to the test: a Venezuelan challenge to restore our own social fabric

Host: Fundación ACADEtools

💡 Lightning Talk

The unexplored dichotomy of internet access and online hate

Host: Open Internet for Democracy Initiative

💡 Lightning Talk

Connecting when disaster strikes

Host: Cisco

🗣️ Panel

Will technology be a force for greater educational equity or be a barrier to it?

Host: Teach For All

🗣️ Panel

Dismantling the neoliberalism of the digital divide: feminist perspectives on access

Host: Media Matters for Democracy

🗣️ Panel

Splinternet by stealth: China’s digital silk road and the risks of a two-gauge internet

Host: Oxford Information Labs

🗣️ Panel

Access to data during the pandemic: the opportunities and challenges of zero-rating

Host: Research ICT Africa

🗣️ Panel

Strategies to guarantee the right to access to the internet

Host: Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL)

🗣️ Panel

Upholding the rights of students with disabilities and using learnings from the current pandemic to rethink inclusive education globally

Host: Benetech

🗣️ Panel

Building our own spaces: social media and the reclamation of languages and cultures challenging Spanish hegemony

Host: Wikitongues

🗣️ Panel

Securing inclusive next frontier technologies that connect the remaining billions

Host: Alliance for Affordable Internet (A4AI)

🗣️ Panel

Advancing human rights and digital collaboration: UNESCO call for participation in the IGF  Dynamic Coalition on Internet Universality Indicators (IUIs)

Host: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

🗣️ Panel

Unpacking the digital inclusion paradox: the Freedom Online Coalition’s task force on digital equality

Host: Research ICT Africa | Freedom Online Coalition

🗣️ Panel

5G human rights assessment: how to address risks related to emerging technologies

Host: Ericsson | Shift

🗺️ Strategy Session

Reimagining inclusion for a post-COVID classroom

Host: IT for Change | Foundation for Information Technology (IT) Education and Development

🗺️ Strategy Session

Building an open toolkit to document Indigenous languages

Host: O Foundation (OFDN)

💻 Tech Demo

Creating digital spaces for civic engagement in analog communities: challenges and opportunities in mobile messaging

Host: Accountability Counsel

💻 Tech Demo

Living dictionaries: a digital resource to protect endangered languages and maintain global linguistic diversity

Host: Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages

💻 Tech Demo

A how-to: creating and leveraging subtitles to increase digital accessibility and inclusion

Host: Wikitongues

💻 Tech Demo

Digital constitutionalism database: mapping attempts to setting rights for the digital age

Host: Center for Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS) | Working Group on Digital Constitutionalism

💻 Tech Demo

Terrastories: an open-source tool for Indigenous communities to map and safeguard oral histories about their ancestral territory

Host: Digital Democracy (DD)

💻 Tech Demo

Internet Shutdowns and Network Disruptions

Prepare, prevent, resist: a guide for internet shutdown advocacy strategy and resilience

Host: Internews

🔎 Community Lab

Digital apartheid and human rights violations in Kashmir

Host: Digital Rights Kashmir

🔎 Community Lab

The High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom: launch of the report on internet shutdowns and access bans

Host: International Bar Associations Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)

🗣️ Panel

Navigating internet disruptions: a guide to VPN

Host: Open Tech Fund (OTF) | TunnelBear

💡 Lightning Talk

When the facts go offline: information blackouts during internet shutdowns

Host: Access Now | Meedan

🗣️ Panel

Amplifying the human impact of internet shutdowns: why it matters

Host: Access Now | Women of Uganda Network (WOUGNET)

🗣️ Panel

Ending internet shutdowns during peaceful protests: the path forward

Host: Office of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

🗣️ Panel

The internet shutdown in Rakhine State: voices from the ground

Host: SecDev Foundation | Digital Rights Collective

🗣️ Panel

Internet freedom in Africa: state of, analysis, and recommendations

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Confronting threats from all sides: building the anti-censorship ecosystem

Host: Internews | Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) | Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) | Guardian Project

🗣️ Panel

How we learn from internet shutdowns: monitoring and response

Host: Human Constanta

🗣️ Panel

The impact of strategic litigation on internet shutdowns

Host: Access Now | Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Who are the perpetrators of internet shutdowns: what we documented in 2020 and beyond

Host: Access Now

🗺️ Strategy Session

Measuring internet disruptions during elections (and other political events)

Host: Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI) | University of California, San Diego, Centre for Applied Internet Data Analysis (CAIDA)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Voicing the shutdowns

Host: Software Freedom Law Center, India (SFLC.in)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Internet society measurements platform: a curated resource on internet shutdowns and enabling technologies

Host: Internet Society (ISOC)

💻 Tech Demo

Understanding internet censorship data through OONI Explorer

Host: Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI)

💻 Tech Demo

Justice, Documentation, and Investigation

An independent mechanism for investigators and researchers to access social media content related to serious crimes

Host: Human Rights Watch | Mnemonic

🔎 Community Lab

“Hey you, stop filming!”: defending smartphone witnessing and the right to record globally – what do we need to do?

Host: WITNESS

🔎 Community Lab

Litigating COVID-19: contact tracing apps, immunity passports, disinformation, and more

Host: Access Now

🗣️ Panel

Seek Initiative: empowering citizen investigators

Host: Tactical Tech | Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) | Correctiv | Dig Lab Foundation

🔎 Community Lab

Online investigation planning: assessing the digital landscape

Host: University of California, Berkeley, Human Rights Center (HRC)

🗣️ Panel

Why women’s prisons in Sudan are overpopulated?

Host: Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA) Network | United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Sudan (OHCHR Sudan) | People's Legal Aid Centre (PLACE)

💡 Lightning Talk

Police, law enforcement, and data protection: regulating investigations for the procedural justice and as a fundamental human rights of citizens

Host: Data Privacy Brasil Research Association

💡 Lightning Talk

Not always rosy: promise and perils of digital rights litigation in the Global South

Host: Omidyar Network | Digital Rights Lawyers Initiative (DRLI)

🗣️ Panel

Creating change remotely: the power of diaspora activists

Host: Syrians for Truth and Justice | The Advocates for Human Rights

🗣️ Panel

Investigating the crisis in Xinjiang

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Police misconduct: from data to accountability

Host: Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG)

🗣️ Panel

Syria: the most documented conflict in history and how tech is pursuing justice

Host: Human Rights Foundation (HRF) | The Syria Campaign (TSC)

🗣️ Panel

Tackling the information gap: how frontline agencies use technology to build the evidence base on human trafficking and modern slavery

Host: International Organization for Migration (IOM) | The Global Fund to End Modern Slavery

🗣️ Panel

Citizen-led investigations, community-based governance, and effective dialogue with international mechanisms: challenges of evidence collection when state-based investigations are inadequate

Host: Center for Justice and Accountability (CJA)

🗣️ Panel

The anatomy of a visual investigation: innovation in human rights and investigative reporting

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Decolonizing journocoding and open source investigation: how to build an open yet safe, nourished but fresh investigation community in Latin America

Host: Codeando México | Data Crítica

🗺️ Strategy Session

JusticeAI: an AI-enabled digital platform to sort and analyze evidence of human rights abuses and war crimes

Host: Benetech

💻 Tech Demo

Bayanat: an open-source data management solution for human rights documentation

Host: Syria Justice and Accountability Centre (SJAC)

💻 Tech Demo

Uwazi: where we’re at and where we’re headed

Host: HURIDOCS

💻 Tech Demo

Ending impunity through an app? Using innovative and award-winning technology to bring perpetrators of grave crimes to justice

Host: eyeWitness to Atrocities

💻 Tech Demo

Save by OpenArchive, a participatory demo for journalists and newsrooms: share, archive, verify, encrypt – secure preservation for evidentiary media

Host: OpenArchive

💻 Tech Demo

New Models for Business and Labor

“Give a smile, get a smile!”: The human rights impacts of emotion recognition in the workplace

Host: European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL)

🔎 Community Lab

Exporting digital threats to democracy: regulating tech platforms abroad and its impact in Africa

Host: Lawyers Hub Kenya

🗣️ Panel

Emerging labor rights issues in the ICT sector: ensuring workers’ participation and protection in the platform economy

Host: Sycomore AM

🔎 Community Lab

Mapping work with workers: activist responses to platform labor in Brazil

Host: Aarhus University | Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG) | Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos University) | University of São Paulo (USP)

🔎 Community Lab

Digital technologies, human rights due diligence, and the state-business nexus

Host: Global Network Initiative (GNI) | United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), B-Tech Project

🔎 Community Lab

Human rights in digital streaming: challenges and opportunities in the new era of internet-enabled TV and film

Host: Article One Advisors

🔎 Community Lab

Assessing and addressing human rights impacts at the internet infrastructure level

Host: ARTICLE 19 | Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR)

🗣️ Panel

How can company-led grievance mechanisms address human rights concerns of rightsholders? Lessons from the B-Tech papers on access to remedy

Host: United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) | African Internet Rights Alliance | Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

🔎 Community Lab

T-ENT: digital entrepreneurship for Uganda’s LBTQ community

Host: Mend Initiative

💡 Lightning Talk

Validating transparency reports

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Hard truths and tangled threads: the agony and ecstasy of the global apparel business

Host: Transparentem

💡 Lightning Talk

Facial recognition: what can be done to improve corporate practices?

Host: Candriam

💡 Lightning Talk

Digital disconnection: is it an employment human right?

Host: ECIJA

💡 Lightning Talk

How “surveillance capitalism” entrenches structural racism and threatens human rights

Host: Amnesty International

💡 Lightning Talk

Cultural expression or commercial exploitation? The experience of digital kidfluencers is all of our business

Host: Alana Institute

🗣️ Panel

Integrating environmental and social justice into transparency reporting in the tech sector

Host: Association for Progressive Communications (APC) | Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

🗣️ Panel

The next frontier: the UNGPs+10

Host: Cisco | Verizon

🗣️ Panel

Global tech inequity and the impact of Silicon Valley’s laissez faire approach abroad

Host: Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab

🗣️ Panel

Innovating while managing risk: how to govern digital ethics at your company

Host: BSR

🗣️ Panel

Fund no evil? The human rights due diligence responsibilities of venture capital

Host: Amnesty International

🗣️ Panel

When elephants fight: the battle for fair competition and innovation

Host: Sonos

🗣️ Panel

Innovative rightsholder engagement: closing reciprocity gaps

Host: Access Now | Facebook | Article One Advisors | Color Of Change

🗣️ Panel

Building the business case for digital rights: leveraging local private sector involvement in advancing internet freedom

Host: Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) | The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Maximizing company transparency in the majority world

Host: Ranking Digital Rights

🗺️ Strategy Session

Just another framework or something worthwhile? Leveraging the UNGPs on business and human rights

Host: The IO Foundation | InternetLab | Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) | Global Partners Digital (GPD) | Bloggers Association of Kenya

🗺️ Strategy Session

Designing ethical framework for content moderation work

Host: Aapti Institute

🗺️ Strategy Session

Reimagining supply chain transparency: an open, integrated labor rights data system

Host: WikiRate

💻 Tech Demo

The more I know, the more I know I don’t know: a cross-community discussion of transparency best practices

Host: Wikimedia Foundation | Yale Law School Initiative on Intermediaries and Information | Next Billion Network

🔎 Community Lab

Workers of the world unite: collective bargaining on data rights

Host: Aapti Institute | Center for Digital Commons | IT for Change | The Why Not Lab | Transnational Institute

🔎 Community Lab

Investor action on human rights and technology: integrated approach with civil society

Host: Investor Alliance for Human Rights (IAHR) | U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

🔎 Community Lab

The privatized panopticon: workers’ surveillance in the digital age

Host: European Digital Rights (EDRi) | Access Now

🔎 Community Lab

The zombie apocalypse of unsupported IoT devices, and what we should do about it

Host: Consumer Reports | Sonos

🗣️ Panel

Next Frontier Technologies

Giving people control and consent over their wearable data shouldn’t be like climbing Mt. Everest

Host: IEEE Standards Association

🔎 Community Lab

Playful primer for a brave new world: how XR and play can promote children’s digital rights

Host: Dodo Laboratory

🔎 Community Lab

XR for everyone: questions, challenges, and solutions in support of accessible XR

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Immersive inclusion: using the power of AR/VR for good in DEI

Host: Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

🗣️ Panel

As AR/VR becomes a reality, it needs a human rights framework

Host: ARTICLE 19 | Electronic Frontier Foundation

🗺️ Strategy Session

Mixnets for anonymous communication on quantum networks: near-future promise and peril in Colombia

Host: Center for Quantum Networks

🗺️ Strategy Session

Know thyself as a virtual reality

Host: University of Alberta

Open Spaces

Online Hate and Violent Extremism

Reimagining reporting harm on social media platforms

Host: Meedan | PEN America

🔎 Community Lab

Feminist solutions to online violence: legal and policy reform, community responses, care and resistance, and other models

Host: Association for Progressive Communications (APC) | Feminist Internet Research Network

🔎 Community Lab

Survivor-centric design for tackling technology-facilitated gender violence: test our new model!

Host: Chayn | End Cyber Abuse

🔎 Community Lab

“But we’re on the same side!”: How tools to fight extremism can harm counterspeech

Host: Independent

🔎 Community Lab

Report post: online gender-based violence during the pandemic in Central America

Host: IPANDETEC | Centro Latam Digital

🔎 Community Lab

Girls and women at the crossroads of freedom of expression: participation, development and the digital divide

Host: Office of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression

🔎 Community Lab

“Outside experts”: expertise and the terrorism industry in social media content moderation

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Moderate locally, impact globally: the security risks of anti-Roma hate speech and incitement to hatred online

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Who owns this body? A South and youth perspective on non-consensual dissemination of intimate images

Host: Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Study Group on Copyright and Industrial Rights (GEDAI)

💡 Lightning Talk

Beyond blocking and reporting: how can empathy and bystander intervention create a safer online space

Host: Breakthrough India

💡 Lightning Talk

Deadly omissions: why your threat modelling needs to include survivors of gender-based violence

Host: Oxford Internet Institute (OII) | Chayn | Sexual Violence Law Center | University of Washington

🗣️ Panel

Artists as terrorists? The global threat of anti-terror legislation to artistic freedom

Host: Freemuse

🗣️ Panel

The oceans and maritime space as the new frontier to defend human rights in the expansion of counter-terrorism domains

Host: Office of the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the protection and promotion of human rights and fundamental freedoms while countering terrorism | Privacy International

🗣️ Panel

Human trafficking, sexual exploitation, and the internet: interventions from Vietnam and Thailand

Host: SecDev Foundation

🗣️ Panel

Are girls free to be online? When social media giants listen to girls themselves

Host: Plan International

🗣️ Panel

Harassment of Indigenous rights activists: the digital front

Host: Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact | International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)

🗣️ Panel

The GLAAD LGBTQ social media safety index: a call for platform responsibility

Host: GLAAD

🗣️ Panel

The impact of online hate speech on the queer community in the MENA region

Host: Mawjoudin Initiative for Equality

🗣️ Panel

The role of MENA fact-checking platforms in curbing online hate speech and violence in conflict zones

Host: Kashef | Verify Syria

🗣️ Panel

When thousands respond to online hatred – in organized groups

Host: Dangerous Speech Project

🗣️ Panel

Leveraging social work and health practices to combat violent extremism online

Host: Government of Canada, Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention of Violence | Government of Canada, Public Safety Canada

🗣️ Panel

[email protected]: an East African network fights online violence against women

Host: Deutsche Welle Akademie

🗣️ Panel

Gender-based violence in Latin America: from the streets to the internet

Host: Fundación Avina

🗣️ Panel

Those who don’t learn from history: the curious case of new India’s radicalization against Muslims

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Shaping digital spaces: technology solutions to keep children and young people safe online

Host: Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children

🗣️ Panel

Supporting a safer internet: global survey of gender-based violence online

Host: Centre for International Governance Innovation

🗣️ Panel

Challenging terrorist and violent extremist use of the internet: lessons learned in GIFCT and Christchurch Call

Host: Mnemonic | Christchurch Call Advisory Network

🗣️ Panel

Silencing the silenced? The impact of takedown legislations on civil liberties and victims of human rights abuses

Host: Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs | Future of Free Speech Project | Justitia

🗣️ Panel

The way you see your wor(l)ds: fighting against gender-based violence online

Host: Youth SIG (Youth Observatory), ISOC | Youth Coalition on Internet Governance (YCIG) | Queer in AI

🗺️ Strategy Session

Feminist communications strategy design rooted on five cases of gender-based violence online

Host: Hiperderecho

🗺️ Strategy Session

Reflections on digital gender-based violence in the context of COVID-19

Host: Point of View

🗺️ Strategy Session

Are there universal trends in hate speech? Examining online hate speech as a global phenomenon

Host: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

💻 Tech Demo

Support, help, care, and resistance: what we pandemic has taught us

Host: Vita-Activa.org

🗣️ Panel

A citizen linguist lab to detect hate speech: evaluating online harms and digital rights violations

Host: The Sentinel Project

🗺️ Strategy Session

Organizational Growth, Impact, and Resources

The anatomy of funding human rights technology

Host: Open Tech Fund (OTF)

🔎 Community Lab

Gender based violence in our NGOs and advocacy spaces: let’s act!

Host: Independent

🔎 Community Lab

Technologies for gender diversity: the impact of gender diverse leadership on the design of human rights technologies

Host: Korea Future Initiative

🗣️ Panel

International civil society organizations’ future: is there one?

Host: Independent

🔎 Community Lab

Harvesting the potential of digital fundraising

Host: European Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ECNL) | International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL)

🗣️ Panel

Building strategies to diversify funds: stories from organizations in the internet freedom community on developing different fundraising strategies

Host: The Tor Project

🗣️ Panel

Creating space to process trauma in human rights organizations and collectives

Host: University of California, Berkeley, Human Rights Center (HRC) | Physicians for Human Rights | New York University, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Center (CHRGJ) | Videre est Credere

🗣️ Panel

Why do organizations and sources still not use secure channels? 11 countries, 9 NGOs in Europe-wide project has some answers

Host: Blueprint for Free Speech | Media Development Centre (Bulgaria) | Oziveni

🗣️ Panel

Diversity of capital: building and nurturing digital rights ecosystems from the funders’ perspective

Host: Luminate

🗣️ Panel

An invitation to brave space: how we live our values in the work we do

Host: Independent

🗺️ Strategy Session

Starting small: designing tailor made interventions for activists’ well-being, sustaining motivation for changemaking

Host: Humans not Robots

🗺️ Strategy Session

Changing civil society structure to further equity

Host: Independent

🗺️ Strategy Session

Online collaboration tools: which one is right for you?

Host: Access Now | Association for Progressive Communications (APC) | Digital Defenders Partnership (DDP) | Front Line Defenders | IFEX

🗣️ Panel

Peacebuilding and Digital Humanitarianism

Technological testing grounds: migration management experiments, visual representation, and reflections from the ground up

Host: Migration and Technology Monitor

🔎 Community Lab

Stakeholders partnership for peaceful communities

Host: Denis Miki Foundation | Coalition Peace | Young Peace Builders

🔎 Community Lab

Algorithmic decision-support systems in the asylum context: how do states seek to legitimize their use? A case study from Germany

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Advancing youth rights through digital storytelling

Host: Peacemaker 360

🗣️ Panel

Centering the migrant rights movement: fostering collaboration between experts and frontline activists

Host: Open Society Foundations (OSF)

🗣️ Panel

Social media as a digital conflict driver: what to learn and ways to intervene

Host: Build Up

🗣️ Panel

The internet powered Sudan’s revolution, but can it bring about transitional justice? Lessons from Sudan

Host: Gisa Group | Sudanese Archive | Syrian Archive

🗣️ Panel

Internet freedoms in times of conflict: balancing human rights and national security in Ukraine and Armenia

Host: Digital Security Lab Ukraine

🗣️ Panel

Mediating the digital age – integrating social media into peace agreements

Host: Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue

🗺️ Strategy Session

The potential of new technologists, not just new technologies: democratizing design in humanitarian contexts during the COVID-19 pandemic

Host: International Development Innovation Network (IDIN)

🗺️ Strategy Session

The role of social media in peace processes

Host: Mediation Support Unit, UN Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs

🗣️ Panel

Privacy and Surveillance

Are we in this together? COVID-19 and digital rights in the MENA region

Host: Oxford Internet Institute (OII)

🗣️ Panel

How should civil society respond to smart city investments? A view from Myanmar

Host: SecDev Foundation

🗣️ Panel

Made abroad, deployed at home: holding companies accountable for the sale of mass surveillance technologies in Latin America

Host: Access Now | Laboratory of Public Policy and Internet (LAPIN) | Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC) | La Libre

🔎 Community Lab

(De)facing surveillance: mapping the chilling effect

Host: Amnesty International

🔎 Community Lab

How to work with a broken tool: opportunities and challenges for civil society under the new EU surveillance export regulation

Host: CAUSE (Coalition Against Unlawful Surveillance Exports)

🔎 Community Lab

Every breath you take…they’ll be watching: unpacking a rights-based discourse of privacy in Asia

Host: Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development

🔎 Community Lab

Surveilling protest: how do we protect the right to peaceful assembly and association in the age of mass surveillance?

Host: Access Now

🔎 Community Lab

Litigating the unlawful use of surveillance technologies and unfair discrimination in Africa

Host: ALT Advisory | Global Human Rights Clinic

💡 Lightning Talk

Invading refugees’ phones: digital forms of migration control and human rights litigation in Germany

Host: Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte

💡 Lightning Talk

e-Proctoring: encouraging education or normalizing surveillance? A Latin American perspective

Host: Independent

💡 Lightning Talk

Socio-technical, digital transitions in smart cities: the role of surveillance in creating safe cities for women

Host: Tandem Research

💡 Lightning Talk

“Who watches the watchers?”: findings from the UK Citizens’ Biometrics Council

Host: Ada Lovelace Institute

💡 Lightning Talk

Technopolice: tools to fight surveillance cities for everyone

Host: La Quadrature du Net

💡 Lightning Talk

An almost normal life in COVID-19: real-name policy and electronic surveillance

Host: Taiwan Association for Human Rights (TAHR)

💡 Lightning Talk

Sunlight in state-tech: just how much do we know about government procurement of digital ID and AI in Africa?

Host: Omidyar Network | Africa Freedom of Information Centre

🗣️ Panel

Putting people at the heart of digital identity

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

Digital ID: what is it good for? Lessons from our research on Uganda’s identification system and access to social rights

Host: Unwanted Witness | New York University, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice Center (CHRGJ), Digital Welfare State and Human Rights Project

🗣️ Panel

Flight BAN-1984 is ready for take-off: join the global movement to ban facial recognition surveillance!

Host: European Digital Rights (EDRi)

🗣️ Panel

Student privacy through a lens of community engagement

Host: Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT)

🗣️ Panel

Balancing privacy and public health in digital contact tracing in the APAC region

Host: Open Net Korea

🗣️ Panel

Biometric wall: the use and abuse of surveillance technology in the Central and Northern American migration context

Host: Derechos Digitales | R3D: Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales

🗣️ Panel

Surveillance tech and COVID-19: one year on, how effective have these tools been?

Host: International Network of Civil Liberties Organisations (INCLO)

🗣️ Panel

COVID-19 apps: the good, the bad, and the ugly

Host: Freedom House | Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF) | RosKomSvoboda

🗣️ Panel

Preserving human rights and saving lives: the opportunities and challenges of digital technologies in the South Korean response to COVID-19

Host: Human Asia | Korea University, International Human Rights Center

🗣️ Panel

COVID-19 observatory: the good, the ugly, and the challenges around using technologies to control the pandemic in Latin America

Host: Al Sur

🗣️ Panel

COVID-19 pandemic and data protection in East Africa: striking the right balance between public health and protecting fundamental rights

Host: Independent

🗣️ Panel

COVID-1984 – states armed with technologies: Eurasian and global perspectives

Host: ARTICLE 19 | RosKomSvoboda | Agora | Eurasian Digital Foundation

🗣️ Panel

Female, male, divers? Battling in courts across Europe for the recognition of third gender options

Host: Oxford Internet Institute (OII) | Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte | The International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA World)

🗣️ Panel

Policing the police gadgets: governance structures for police surveillance technologies around the globe

Host: New America's Open Technology Institute (OTI)

🗣️ Panel

The rising of techno authoritarianism: when the use and employment of technology is used to violate rights

Host: Data Privacy Brasil Research Association

🗣️ Panel

Protecting human rights defenders and activists: coalition to ban dual use cybersecurity technology in repressive governments

Host: Access Now | Gulf Centre for Human Rights

🗺️ Strategy Session

Facial recognition and the private sector: strategies to protect civil and consumer rights

Host: Brazilian Institute for Consumer Protection (IDEC)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Robocop is here: new horizons in ICE, policing, and tech surveillance

Host: Grassroots Leadership | Just Futures Law | Mijente

🗺️ Strategy Session

Surveillance pandemic: deployment of COVID monitoring solutions in Latin America

Host: Coalizão Direitos na Rede

🗺️ Strategy Session

The battle against facial recognition in Latin America: how’s it going?

Host: Derechos Digitales | R3D: Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales

🗺️ Strategy Session

Biometric panacea? Resisting immunity surveillance in digital identification

Host: University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR)

🗺️ Strategy Session

Beyond watching the watchers: government misuse of surveillance technology and how to stop it through multistakeholder collaboration

Host: U.S. Department of State

🗺️ Strategy Session

The high cost of free: what websites know about you, and what you can do about it

Host: The Markup

💻 Tech Demo

Indigenous surveillance: how digital technologies are used to surveil Indigenous communities and land defenders in the Americas

Host: Independent

💻 Tech Demo

Solitude: a privacy analysis tool

Host: NCC Group

💻 Tech Demo

Urban futures: collective action towards humane digital cities

Host: Hivos | Experimentalista | Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society | The Edgelands Institute

🔎 Community Lab

Trade, Innovation, and Intellectual Property

So you want to learn about digital cultural expression? Here are the tools you need

Host: Wikitongues | Indigenous Friends Association

🔎 Community Lab

Let’s talk and think strategies to counteract abusive IP content moderation online!

Host: Fundación Vía Libre

🔎 Community Lab

Legalize file sharing! The case of European citizen initiative “Freedom to Share”

Host: Freedom to Share

💡 Lightning Talk

My plans // 2021: memes to survive the IP apocalypse

Host: Derechos Digitales

💡 Lightning Talk

Why Bitcoin matters for human rights

Host: Human Rights Foundation (HRF)

💡 Lightning Talk

Artficial intelligence: ethics and aesthetics of computer creativity and intellectual property

Host: Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society | AI Impact Alliance

🗣️ Panel

Upload filters for copyright enforcement take over the world! Connecting struggles in the EU, US, and Latin America

Host: Gesellschaft für Freiheitsrechte | Communia Association for the Public Domain

🗣️ Panel

Trade restrictions on global availability: impacts and mitigation

Host: GitHub

🗣️ Panel

Press freedom in hindsight: understanding the long term impact of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act on press freedom

Host: Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

🗣️ Panel

Better safe than sorry: regulate AI before trade negotiators do it for you

Host: Federation of German Consumer Organisations (VZBV)

🗣️ Panel

The Big Tech trade-off: regulating platforms versus empowering them

Host: Digital Trade Alliance | Public Citizen

🗣️ Panel

Copyright: the “double-edged sword” for human rights

Host: ARTICLE 19 | GitHub | Human Rights Watch

🗣️ Panel

Access to digital education in the time of coronavirus: copyright and public health emergencies

Host: Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property | Wikimedia Germany

🗣️ Panel

Medicines save lives: a community discussion on balancing competing interests to improve global outcomes

Host: York University, Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research

🗺️ Strategy Session