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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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avatar for Tonei Glavinic

Tonei Glavinic

Dangerous Speech Project
Director of Operations
avatar for Beth Goldberg

Beth Goldberg

Yale Graduate School
avatar for Guillermo Goldstein

Guillermo Goldstein

Estudio Jurídico Goldstein
Director
avatar for Kirsten Gollatz

Kirsten Gollatz

Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany
Project Manager Internet Policy & Governance
avatar for Jessica J. González

Jessica J. González

Free Press
Deputy Director & Senior Counsel
avatar for David Goodis

David Goodis

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Assistant Commissioner, Policy and Corporate Services
BG

Billie Goodman

Access Now
Grants Program Manager
avatar for Aidan Gowland

Aidan Gowland

University of Toronto
Undergraduate Student
avatar for Mark Graham

Mark Graham

Wayback Machine, Internet Archive
Director
avatar for Sue Gratton

Sue Gratton

Law Commission of Ontario
Project Head, Defamation Law in the Internet Age
avatar for Matthew Gray

Matthew Gray

Government of Ontario / Ontario Digital Service
Senior Policy Advisor, Digital Inclusion Strategy Lead
avatar for David Greene

David Greene

EFF
Civil Liberties Director
avatar for Robyn Greene

Robyn Greene

New America's Open Technology Institute
Policy Counsel and Government Affairs Lead
avatar for Rachel Greenspan

Rachel Greenspan

Element AI
Researcher
avatar for Shane Greenup

Shane Greenup

rbutr
CEO
avatar for Suzana Grego

Suzana Grego

Skoll Foundation
Director of Public Engagement
avatar for Linda Shropshire Grissom

Linda Shropshire Grissom

Cisco Systems
Global Lead - Human Rights
avatar for Hapee de Groot

Hapee de Groot

Greenhost
Rapid Response
avatar for Tamy Guberek

Tamy Guberek

University of Michigan School of Information
Ph.D. Candidate
CG

Carlos Guerra

Derechos Digitales / Con-nexo
Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow / Director
avatar for Robert Guerra

Robert Guerra

Privaterra
CEO
avatar for Nataliya Gumenyuk

Nataliya Gumenyuk

hromadske ua
Head, Journalist
avatar for Abhishek Gupta

Abhishek Gupta

Montreal AI Ethics Institute and McGill University
AI Ethics Researcher
avatar for Nat Gyenes

Nat Gyenes

Media Cloud
avatar for Amy Ter Haar

Amy Ter Haar

FFCON19: Day 2 Masters of Ceremony
Lawyer / Executive / Entrepreneur
avatar for Jeffrey Hackett

Jeffrey Hackett

Firelight Group, Canada
avatar for Gabriela Hadid

Gabriela Hadid

Omidyar Network
Investments Principal - Latin America
avatar for Omar Hakim

Omar Hakim

Consumer Reports
Organizer
DH

Delphine Halgand-Mishra

The Signals Network
Executive Director
avatar for Jim Halloran

Jim Halloran

GLAAD
Chief Digital Officer
avatar for Wendy Hanamura

Wendy Hanamura

Internet Archive
Director of Partnerships
avatar for Sarah Harper

Sarah Harper

Access Now
RightsCon Program Associate
SH

Sarah Harper

AccessNow
RightsCon Team
avatar for Theresa Harris

Theresa Harris

AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights, and Law Program
Project Director
avatar for Dalia Hashim

Dalia Hashim

Ontario Open Government
Policy Advisor
avatar for Yohko Hatada

Yohko Hatada

EMLS RI
CEO andFounder
avatar for Matthew Hatfield

Matthew Hatfield

IFEX
Campaigns and Advocacy Coordinator
avatar for John C. Havens

John C. Havens

The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
Executive Director
avatar for Ryan Hayes

Ryan Hayes

Archer
Director of R&D
avatar for Jenni Hayman

Jenni Hayman

eCampusOntario
Program Manager
avatar for Chyloe Healy

Chyloe Healy

The Alberta First Nations Information Governance Centre
Analyst
avatar for Tyler Heintz

Tyler Heintz

Archer
CTO
avatar for Brittan Heller

Brittan Heller

CSIS
Senior Associate, Human Rights Initiative
avatar for Judith Hellerstein

Judith Hellerstein

Judith
CEO & Founder
avatar for Meghan Hellstern

Meghan Hellstern

Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship
Senior Projects Officer
avatar for Ryan Heman

Ryan Heman

Humanity United
Investments Manager
avatar for Justin Henck

Justin Henck

Jigsaw (Google)
Product Manager
SH

Susie Hendrie

Rogers
Privacy
avatar for Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz

China Channel / Los Angeles Review of Books
Commissioning Editor / Freelance Journalist
avatar for Leo Henrichsen

Leo Henrichsen

Virtualroad / Qurium
CCO
SH

Sil Hernando

Latin American Queer Education Project
Founder
avatar for Frank Herr

Frank Herr

Best Light Communication
Founder
avatar for Julio Herrera

Julio Herrera

Red Ciudadana
Director Ejecutivo
avatar for Leong Sze Hian

Leong Sze Hian

Maruah
President
avatar for Evangeline Hines

Evangeline Hines

C4ADS
Operations Manager
avatar for Veda Hlubinka-Cook

Veda Hlubinka-Cook

Factful
Executive Director
avatar for Joris van Hoboken

Joris van Hoboken

Vrije Universiteit Brussels & University of Amsterdam
Professor of Law
avatar for Adam Holland

Adam Holland

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Project Manager
avatar for Leigh Honeywell

Leigh Honeywell

Tall Poppy
CEO
avatar for Maarten Van Horenbeeck

Maarten Van Horenbeeck

FIRST.Org, Inc.
Board Member
avatar for Mahatab Hossain

Mahatab Hossain

Patriot impex ltd
Managing Director
avatar for Fabrice Houdart

Fabrice Houdart

UN
Human Rights Officer
avatar for Sergei Hovyadinov

Sergei Hovyadinov

Ranking Digital Rights
Senior Research Fellow
avatar for Maggie Huang

Maggie Huang

Skills for Change
Community Development Research Assistant
avatar for Andrew Hudson

Andrew Hudson

Crisis Action
CEO
avatar for Vadym Hudyma

Vadym Hudyma

Digital Security Lab Ukraine
PH

Padraig Hughes

Media Legal Defence Initiative
Legal Director
avatar for Faheem Hussain

Faheem Hussain

School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University
Faculty
AI

annie i

independent media producer
avatar for Peder Iblher

Peder Iblher

Giordano-Bruno-Stiftung
Rapporteur on Digital Human Rights
avatar for Khalid Ibrahim

Khalid Ibrahim

Gulf Centre for Human Rights
Executive Director
avatar for Rachel Pollack Ichou

Rachel Pollack Ichou

UNESCO
Associate Programme Specialist
avatar for Michael Ineichen

Michael Ineichen

International Service for Human Rights
Programme Director
avatar for Adel Iskandar

Adel Iskandar

Simon Fraser University
Director, Global Communication MA Program
PI

Pavlina Ittelson

DiploFoundation
avatar for Dean Jackson

Dean Jackson

National Endowment for Democracy
Assistant Program Officer
avatar for Emily Jacobi

Emily Jacobi

Digital Democracy
Founder, Executive Director
avatar for Sarah Jacobstein

Sarah Jacobstein

UNICEF USA
Child Rights & Business Specialist
avatar for Deborah James

Deborah James

Center for Economic and Policy Research
Director of International Programs
JJ

Jack Jamieson

University of Toronto
PhD Candidate
avatar for Peter Jancarik

Peter Jancarik

Seesame/Konspiratori.sk
Strategist & Partner
AJ

Aisha Jarrah

Institute for Canadian Citizenship
Associate Producer, 6 Degrees
avatar for Jeff Jarvis

Jeff Jarvis

CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism
Director, Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at CUNY's...
avatar for Subhodeep Jash

Subhodeep Jash

Hertie School of Governance
Researcher
avatar for Lorena Jaume-Palasi

Lorena Jaume-Palasi

AlgorithmWatch
Founder & Executive Director
avatar for Malavika Jayaram

Malavika Jayaram

Digital Asia Hub
Executive Director
avatar for Jovan Jelicic

Jovan Jelicic

MercyCorps
T4D - Global Connectivity Manager
KF

Kirstine Foge Jensen

The Guardian Foundation
Head of Programmes
avatar for Joseph Jerome

Joseph Jerome

Center for Democracy & Technology
Policy Counsel
avatar for Lisa Jervis

Lisa Jervis

Information Ecology
Principal Consultant
avatar for Alexander Joel

Alexander Joel

Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Chief, Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy, and Transparency
avatar for Raymond Johansen

Raymond Johansen

Pursuance
Intnl Coordinator
AF

Ariel Fox Johnson

Common Sense Media
Senior Counsel
avatar for Marc Owen Jones

Marc Owen Jones

Bahrain Watch/Exeter University
Director/Research
avatar for Ari Kajtezovic

Ari Kajtezovic

Trans Network Balkan
Coordination Team
avatar for Amba Kak

Amba Kak

Mozilla
Tech policy fellow
avatar for Frederike Kaltheuner

Frederike Kaltheuner

Privacy International
Data Exploitation Lead, Policy Officer
avatar for Fahmida Kamali

Fahmida Kamali

Ontario Digital Service
Senior Advisor, Strategic Partnerships
avatar for Marcin de Kaminski

Marcin de Kaminski

Civil Rights Defenders
Programme Director HRD at Risk
SK

Sriram Kannekanti

PROGRESPECT
Executive Director
avatar for Jason Kao

Jason Kao

The Brass Tacks
Founder & CEO
avatar for Michael Karanicolas

Michael Karanicolas

Right to Know Coalition
President
avatar for Moses Karanja

Moses Karanja

University of Toronto
PhD Student
avatar for Portia Karegeya

Portia Karegeya

Centre for Law and Democracy
Legal Officer
avatar for Nicole Karlebach

Nicole Karlebach

Oath
Global Head, Business & Human Rights
avatar for Stephen Karnik

Stephen Karnik

Baha'i International Community
Director of Information Services
avatar for Eddan Katz

Eddan Katz

World Economic Forum
Protocol Design Networks
avatar for Sanja Kelly

Sanja Kelly

Freedom House
Director, Freedom on the Net
avatar for Rigobert Kenmogne

Rigobert Kenmogne

Paradigm Initiative
Digital Rights Program Officer for francophnone Africa
avatar for Catherine Kent

Catherine Kent

The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project
Project Officer
avatar for Ephraim Percy Kenyanito

Ephraim Percy Kenyanito

ARTICLE 19
SENIOR PROGRAM OFFICER
avatar for Arisha Khan

Arisha Khan

Youth in Care Canada | Jeunes pris en charge Canada
Vice President
avatar for Jairus Khan

Jairus Khan

Mozilla Foundation
Outreach, Internet Health Report
avatar for Jaxson Khan

Jaxson Khan

Nudge.ai
Head of Marketing
avatar for Cynthia Khoo

Cynthia Khoo

Tekhnos Law / University of Ottawa
Lawyer / LL.M. Candidate
avatar for Sarah Kiden

Sarah Kiden

University of Dundee and Mozilla
Marie Curie Research Fellow
avatar for Daniel Kigonya

Daniel Kigonya

i freedom Uganda Network
Executive Director
avatar for Melissa Kim

Melissa Kim

Access Now
Operations and Development Manager
avatar for Tom King

Tom King

Aviso
Director
avatar for Alex Kinsella

Alex Kinsella

Communitech
Digital Marketing Manager
JK

Jason Kint

Digital Content Next
CEO
avatar for David Kirkpatrick

David Kirkpatrick

Techonomy Media
Editor-in-chief
avatar for Adam Klasfeld

Adam Klasfeld

Courthouse News
Reporter
avatar for Dwight Knell

Dwight Knell

Meedan
Operations Lead, Credibility Coalition
avatar for Alexa Koenig

Alexa Koenig

Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley
Executive Director
avatar for Christoph Koettl

Christoph Koettl

New York Times
CK

Christoph Koettl

Amnesty International
Senior Analyst
NK

Nina Komakhidze

Access Now
European Operations Manager, Code of Conduct Coordinator
AK

Ainslie Koopmans

Automattic
Risk & Safety Wrangler
avatar for Anne Haaksman de Koster

Anne Haaksman de Koster

Free Press Unlimited
Project Officer
avatar for Saida Kouzzi

Saida Kouzzi

Mobilising for Rights Associates
Founding Partener
avatar for Anja Kovacs

Anja Kovacs

Internet Democracy Project
Director
avatar for Lucie Krahulcova

Lucie Krahulcova

Access Now
Policy Analyst
avatar for Natalia Krapiva

Natalia Krapiva

Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley
Legal Advisory Board Member
MK

Meredith Kravitz

ID2020 Alliance
Ecosystem lead
avatar for Brenden Kuerbis

Brenden Kuerbis

Georgia Institute of Technology
Research Scientist II
avatar for Priya Kumar

Priya Kumar

Social Media Lab, Ryerson University
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
MK

Marie Kummerlowe

Hivos
Project Officer
avatar for Collin Kurre

Collin Kurre

ARTICLE 19
Digital Programme Officer
RK

Rosita Kwok

GC Talent Cloud - Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Lead, Project Coordination
OK

Olga Kyryliuk

The Influencer Platform
CEO & Founder


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