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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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Canadian Civil Liberties Association
Director, Privacy, Technology & Surveillance Project
avatar for Kaliya


Identity Woman & Internet Identity Workshop
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avatar for Susan Abbott

Susan Abbott

Independent Consultant
avatar for Bram Abramson

Bram Abramson

Mozilla Foundation
Open Web Fellow
avatar for Gisela Pérez de Acha

Gisela Pérez de Acha

Derechos Digitales
Public Policy Officer for Latin America
avatar for Javier Acuña

Javier Acuña

PAKTA Foundation / Central University of Ecuador

Timiebi Aganaba-Jeanty, PhD

Centre for International Governance Innovation
Post-doctoral Fellow
avatar for Naman Aggarwal

Naman Aggarwal

Access Now
Asia Policy Associate
avatar for Fatema Ahmad

Fatema Ahmad

Muslim Justice League
Deputy Director
avatar for Nada al-Farhan

Nada al-Farhan

The SecDev Foundation
Field Team Manger, SalamaTech
avatar for Maryam Al-Khawaja

Maryam Al-Khawaja

Bahraini human rights defender
avatar for Abdulrahman al-Masri

Abdulrahman al-Masri

The SecDev Foundation
avatar for Mahsa Alimardani

Mahsa Alimardani

Internet Researcher
avatar for Dunstan Allison-Hope

Dunstan Allison-Hope

Business for Social Responsibility (BSR)
Managing Director
avatar for Kara Andrade

Kara Andrade

Innovation Specialist
avatar for Gilbert T. Andres

Gilbert T. Andres

Advocates for Freedom of Expression Coalition-Southeast Asia (AFEC-SEA) and Center for International Law (CenterLaw Phil
AFEC-SEA Chairperson and CenterLaw Deputy Executive Director
avatar for Kristin Antin

Kristin Antin

Director of Programmes
avatar for Daniel Arnaudo

Daniel Arnaudo

National Democratic Institute
Senior Program Manager
avatar for Amine Ben Asker

Amine Ben Asker

Cloud Architect

Layla El Asri

Microsoft Research Montreal
Research Manager
avatar for Evelyn Mary Aswad

Evelyn Mary Aswad

University of Oklahoma College of Law
Director, Int'l Business & Human Rights Center
avatar for Renata Avila

Renata Avila

World Wide Web Foundation - Public Citizen Consultant
Senior Digital Rights Advisor
avatar for Bassem Awad

Bassem Awad

Centre for International Governance Innovation
Deputy Director for Intellectual Property Law and Innovation
avatar for Anna Bacciarelli

Anna Bacciarelli

Amnesty International
Advisor on Technology and Human Rights
avatar for Geoff Bacon

Geoff Bacon

UC Berkeley
PhD candidate
avatar for Matt Bailey

Matt Bailey

District Civic Labs
avatar for Anna Veronica Banchik

Anna Veronica Banchik

University of Texas - Austin
PhD Candidate
avatar for Kevin Bankston

Kevin Bankston

New America's Open Technology Institute
avatar for Alejandro Mayoral Baños

Alejandro Mayoral Baños

Indigenous Friends Association
Executive Director
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liz barry

Public Lab & g0v communities
avatar for Abella Bateyunga

Abella Bateyunga

Tanzania Bora Initiative
avatar for Christopher Bavitz

Christopher Bavitz

Harvard Law School
Clinical Professor of Law
avatar for Jeremy de Beer

Jeremy de Beer

University of Ottawa
Full Professor and Co-Director, Open AIR
avatar for Hamed Behravan

Hamed Behravan

Executive Director
avatar for Luca Belli

Luca Belli

FGV Law School
Professor and Head of Internet Governance
avatar for Dominic Bellone

Dominic Bellone

Counterpart International
Sr. Program Officer, internet governance & freedom
avatar for Wafa Ben-Hassine

Wafa Ben-Hassine

Access Now
Policy Counsel, MENA
avatar for Susan Benesch

Susan Benesch

Dangerous Speech Project
Executive Director
avatar for Cathleen Berger

Cathleen Berger

Global Engagement Lead

Lucy Bernholz

Stanford U
avatar for Wendy Betts

Wendy Betts

eyeWitness to Atrocities
Project Director
avatar for Ellery Biddle

Ellery Biddle

Global Voices
Advocacy Director
avatar for Ana Bizberge

Ana Bizberge

Content Editor

Adam Blinick

Uber Canada
Director of Public Policy and Communications
avatar for Miranda Bogen

Miranda Bogen

Policy Analyst
avatar for Stephanie Willman Bordat

Stephanie Willman Bordat

MRA Mobilising for Rights Associates
Founding Partner
avatar for Sunita Bose

Sunita Bose

Head of Policy & Global Brand
avatar for Carolina Botero

Carolina Botero

Fundación Karisma
avatar for Nikki Bourassa

Nikki Bourassa

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University
Project Coordinator
avatar for Samantha Bradshaw

Samantha Bradshaw

Oxford Internet Institute
avatar for João Brant

João Brant

Research Associate
avatar for Laureen van Breen

Laureen van Breen

The WikiRate Project e.V.
Program Manager
avatar for Marena Brinkhurst

Marena Brinkhurst

Community Mapping
avatar for Barrett Brown

Barrett Brown

Pursuance Project
avatar for Deborah Brown

Deborah Brown

Association for Progressive Communications
avatar for Kathy Brown

Kathy Brown

Internet Society
President / CEO
avatar for Willow Brugh

Willow Brugh

Project Manager
avatar for Mark Buell

Mark Buell

Internet Society
Regional Bureau Director, North America
avatar for Georgia Bullen

Georgia Bullen

New America's Open Technology Institute
Director of Technology Projects
avatar for Sam Burton

Sam Burton

Mozilla Foundation
Director, Insights
avatar for Scott Busby

Scott Busby

U.S. Department of State
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and...
avatar for Israel Butler

Israel Butler

Civil Liberties Union for Europe
Head of Advocacy
avatar for Natalie Cadranel

Natalie Cadranel

Founder & Director
avatar for Agnes Callamard

Agnes Callamard

Columbia University
Director, Columbia Global Freedom of Expression
avatar for Salvador Camacho

Salvador Camacho

Kalpa Protección Digital
avatar for Jon Camfield

Jon Camfield

Director, Global Technology Programs
avatar for Agustina Del Campo

Agustina Del Campo

avatar for María Paz Canales

María Paz Canales

Derechos Digitales
Executive Director
avatar for Nate Cardozo

Nate Cardozo

Electronic Frontier Foundation
Senior Staff Attorney
avatar for Joji Carino

Joji Carino

Forest Peoples Programme (FPP)
Senior Policy Adviser
avatar for Fred Carter

Fred Carter

Privacy Commissioner / Ontario
Senior Policy & Technology Advisor
avatar for Danielle Cass

Danielle Cass

Amnesty International
Silicon Valley Initiative Director
avatar for Jen Castro

Jen Castro

Digital Democracy
Program Coordinator
avatar for Ann Cavoukian

Ann Cavoukian

Privacy by Design Centre of Excellence
Distinguished Expert-in-Residence
avatar for Chenai Chair

Chenai Chair

Research ICT Africa
Researcher/Comms manager

Nandini Chami

IT for Change

Guillaume Champeau

Ethics and Legal Officer
avatar for Anita Say Chan

Anita Say Chan

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Associate Professor

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