Get ready for RightsCon Brussels: March 29-31, 2017!
Access Now is proud to bring you the sixth installment of RightsCon, the world’s leading event on the future of the internet. Together we are shaping the global conversation about how to keep the internet open, free, and secure.
AtRightsCon Silicon Valley 2016, we brought together more than 1,100 attendees from 84 countries and more than 500 organizations. This upcoming Spring 2017 in Brussels, Belgium we’re gathering the global digital rights community in the heart of European politics and policymaking to host our most impactful RightsCon yet.
Together at RightsCon Brussels 2017, we’ll tackle the most pressing issues at the intersection of technology and human rights. If you have an idea for something you’d like to see happening there,tell us about it!
Tickets get you full access to three full days of program and Demo Room sessions, complimentary meals, beverages, parties and social events, and much more.
Discounts: We offer discounts to program session organizers, speakers, and participants attending from the Global South. The ticket price should not prohibit your attendance, so please contact [email protected]if you would like to request a discount, or have a question about who qualifies. For more information, please see ourticket policyand ourtravel support policy.
As of October 3, 1 Euro is the equivalent of about 1.1 USD. If you would like to purchase your tickets in US dollars, please contact Nick Dagostino ([email protected]) for steps on how.
Past Sponsors Include:
Mitchell BakerExecutive Chairwoman, Mozilla
Behrouz BoochaniAuthor, Journalist, Professor, University of New South Wales
Kathy BrownFormer President and CEO, ISOC
Alexander De CrooDeputy Prime Minister of Belgium
Steve CrownVice President and Deputy General Counsel at Microsoft
Harlem DésirFormer OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media
Camille FrançoisGlobal Director for Trust & Safety, Niantic; Lecturer, Columbia University SIPA
Steve HuffmanCEO and Co-Founder, Reddit
Zeid Ra’ad al HusseinFormer UN High Commissioner, Human Rights
Derrick JohnsonPresident & CEO, NAACP
Alice KleinCEO, NOW Magazine
Rashad RobinsonPresident, Color Of Change
Anthony D. RomeroExecutive Director, ACLU
Nanjira SambuliDigital Equality Advocacy Manager, World Wide Web Foundation
Salil ShettyFormer Secretary General at Amnesty International
Brad SmithPresident and Chief Legal Officer, Microsoft
Brad SmithPresident, Microsoft
Edward SnowdenBoard Member, Freedom of the Press Foundation
Audrey TangDigital Minister, Taiwan
Alex WaldenCounsel, Free Expression and Human Rights, Google
PAST SATELLITE EVENTS
To complement our official programming, Access Now partners with other organizations to host relevant, topical satellite events both before and after RightsCon. Interested in having your satellite events at RightsCon 2017? Let us know! Here’s a look at what's happened before: