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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).

avatar for Matt Chessen

Matt Chessen

US Department of State
Senior Technology Policy Adviser
avatar for Carmen Cheung

Carmen Cheung

Center for Justice and Accountability
Legal Director
avatar for Iryna Chulivska

Iryna Chulivska

Digital Security Lab Ukraine
avatar for Helen Chuma-Okoro

Helen Chuma-Okoro

Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies
Senior Research Fellow
avatar for Brandi Collins-Dexter

Brandi Collins-Dexter

Color Of Change
Senior Campaign Director
avatar for Naomi Colvin

Naomi Colvin

Courage Foundation
avatar for George Conard

George Conard

Jigsaw (Google)
Product Manager
avatar for Bec Connelly

Bec Connelly

RNW Media
Content Strategist
avatar for Patrick Connolly

Patrick Connolly

Civic Tech Toronto
avatar for Michael Connor

Michael Connor

Open MIC
Executive Director
avatar for Kris Constable

Kris Constable

Chief Privacy & Security Geek
avatar for Jean Cooney

Jean Cooney

Creative Time
Acting Deputy Director
avatar for Sandra Cortesi

Sandra Cortesi

Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University
Director of Youth and Media
avatar for Susan Coughtrie

Susan Coughtrie

Article 19
Senior Programme Officer for Europe and Central Asia
avatar for Ruth Coustick-Deal

Ruth Coustick-Deal

The Intersection of Things
avatar for Eric Craven

Eric Craven

Atwater Library and Computer Centre
Community Development Librarian

Steve Crown

Microsoft Corporation
VP & Deputy General Counsel

Gillo Cutrupi

Digital Defenders Partnership
Digital Integrity Fellow
avatar for Nick Dagostino

Nick Dagostino

Access Now
RightsCon Director

Jakub Dalek

Citizen Lab
avatar for Celia Davies

Celia Davies

Meydan TV
Head of Fundraising
avatar for Tim Davies

Tim Davies

Open Data Services Cooperative
avatar for Todd Davies

Todd Davies

Stanford University
Academic Research and Program Officer
avatar for Megan DeBlois

Megan DeBlois

Program Manager, Information Security Programs

Tara Denham

Office of Human Rights, Freedoms and Inclusion, Global Affairs Canada, Government of Canada
Director, Democracy Unit
avatar for Kyle Dent

Kyle Dent

Research Area Manager
avatar for Hossein Derakhshan

Hossein Derakhshan

Harvard Shorenstein Center / MIT Media Lab
Research fellow
avatar for Jessica Dheere

Jessica Dheere

Founder/Executive Director
avatar for Steve DiPangrazio

Steve DiPangrazio

Digital Democracy Specialist
avatar for Steve Dixon

Steve Dixon

Communications Manager
avatar for Deborah Doane

Deborah Doane

avatar for Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

The Insider
avatar for Alexandra Dolan-Mescal

Alexandra Dolan-Mescal

Documenting the Now
User Experience Designer
avatar for Eileen Donahoe

Eileen Donahoe

Stanford Global Digital Policy Incubator
Executive Director
avatar for Alexis Dorais-Joncas

Alexis Dorais-Joncas

Security Intelligence Team Lead
avatar for Avri Doria

Avri Doria

avatar for Chris Doten

Chris Doten

National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Chief Innovation Officer
avatar for Thomas Drake

Thomas Drake

former National Security Agency senior executive, whistleblower

Natasha Duarte

Center for Democracy & Technology
Policy Analyst
avatar for Alix Dunn

Alix Dunn

The Engine Room
Executive Director
avatar for Zahra Ebrahim

Zahra Ebrahim

avatar for Stephanie Elder

Stephanie Elder

Automattic, Inc.
avatar for Amira Elghawaby

Amira Elghawaby

Canadian Labour Congress
Digital Communications, National Representative
avatar for Sherif Elsayed-Ali

Sherif Elsayed-Ali

Amnesty International
Director of Global Issues and Research
avatar for Julius Endert

Julius Endert

Deutsche Welle Akademie
Project Manager
avatar for Ester Eriksson

Ester Eriksson

Operations Manager
avatar for Michele Ernsting

Michele Ernsting

RNW Media
Programme Director
avatar for Felipe Estefan

Felipe Estefan

Omidyar Network
Director of Investments

Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin

CNIL (French Data Protection Authority)
avatar for Elizabeth Farries

Elizabeth Farries

International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO)
information Rights Program Manager
avatar for Belen Febres-Cordero

Belen Febres-Cordero

Global Voices
Rising Frames Communtiy Lead
avatar for Maryant Fernandez

Maryant Fernandez

European Digital Rights (EDRi)
Senior Policy Advisor
avatar for Arturo Filastò

Arturo Filastò

Project Lead
avatar for Isaac Stone Fish

Isaac Stone Fish

Asia Society
Senior Fellow
avatar for Mary Fitzgerald

Mary Fitzgerald

Open Democracy
avatar for Oonagh Fitzgerald

Oonagh Fitzgerald

Centre for International Governance Innovation
Director of the International Law Research Program
avatar for Tim Fontaine

Tim Fontaine

Walking Eagle News
avatar for Naomi Fontanos

Naomi Fontanos

Gender and Development Advocates (GANDA) Filipinas
Executive Director
avatar for Katherine Foster

Katherine Foster

World Bank
avatar for Camille Francois

Camille Francois

Harvard Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society
avatar for Lindsay Freeman

Lindsay Freeman

Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley
Research Fellow
avatar for Nathan Freitas

Nathan Freitas

Guardian Project
avatar for Radha Friedman

Radha Friedman

World Justice Project
Director of Programs
avatar for Julián Casasbuenas G.

Julián Casasbuenas G.

avatar for Sarah Gaffney

Sarah Gaffney

Director, Partnerships - Capacity Building
avatar for Mariam Gagoshashvili

Mariam Gagoshashvili

Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice
Senior Program Officer
avatar for Eva Galperin

Eva Galperin

Director of Cybersecurity

Laura Garcia

University Of Ottawa
avatar for Cathy Gellis

Cathy Gellis

Internet Speech and Platform Advocate
avatar for Jan Gerlach

Jan Gerlach

Wikimedia Foundation
Public Policy Manager
avatar for Arzu Geybullayeva

Arzu Geybullayeva

avatar for Mazdak Gharibnavaz

Mazdak Gharibnavaz

Digital Systems Strategist
avatar for Lex Gill

Lex Gill

Citizen Lab
avatar for Dan Gillmor

Dan Gillmor

News Co/Lab, Arizona State University
Author, Tech Journalist
avatar for Caroline Giraud

Caroline Giraud

Freedom of Expression/Media and Advocacy Advisor
avatar for Grace Githaiga

Grace Githaiga

Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)
avatar for Andrea Gittleman

Andrea Gittleman

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide
Program Manager
avatar for Nikki Gladstone

Nikki Gladstone

Access Now
RightsCon Associate
avatar for Beth Goldberg

Beth Goldberg

Yale Graduate School

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