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Welcome to the Official Schedule for RightsCon Toronto 2018. This year’s program, built by our global community, is our most ambitious one yet. Within the program, you will find 18 thematic tracks to help you navigate our 450+ sessions

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Last updated: Version 2.3 (Updated May 15, 2018).

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Deji Bryce Olukotun

Sonos
Head of Social Impact and Policy
Brooklyn, NY
Deji is the Head of Social Impact at Sonos, where he leads the company’s grantmaking, policy, and social activations. He is an attorney with a background in social justice activism and a fiction writer. His novel After the Flare, a dystopian thriller set in the United States and Nigeria, won the 2018 Philip K. Dick Special Citation award. He previously worked at the digital rights organization Access Now, where he drove campaigns on fighting internet shutdowns, cybersecurity, and online censorship. Before that, he fought for free expression and the defense of writers around the world at PEN America with support from the Ford Foundation. He is currently a fellow at Future Tense.

Olukotun graduated from Yale College, Stanford Law School, and the MA in creative writing at the University of Cape Town. His work has been featured in Electric Literature, Quartz, Vice, The Washington Post, The Guardian, National Public Radio, The Atlantic, and Guernica.

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Wednesday, May 16
 

09:00

10:30

12:00

14:30

16:00

17:15

 
Thursday, May 17
 

09:00

10:00

10:30

12:00

13:20

14:30

16:00

17:15

 
Friday, May 18
 

09:00

10:30

16:00

 

My Moderators Sessions

Thursday, May 17
 

14:30