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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 David Goodis

David Goodis

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario
Assistant Commissioner, Policy and Corporate Services
avatar for Mark Graham

Mark Graham

Internet Archive
Director, The Wayback Machine
avatar for Sue Gratton

Sue Gratton

Law Commission of Ontario
Project Head, Defamation Law in the Internet Age
avatar for David Greene

David Greene

Civil Liberties Director
avatar for Robyn Greene

Robyn Greene

New America's Open Technology Institute
Policy Counsel and Government Affairs Lead
avatar for Shane Greenup

Shane Greenup

avatar for Sam Gregory

Sam Gregory

Program Director
avatar for Hapee de Groot

Hapee de Groot

Rapid Response
avatar for Tamy Guberek

Tamy Guberek

University of Michigan School of Information
Ph.D. Candidate
avatar for Robert Guerra

Robert Guerra

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 Arthur Gwagwa

Arthur Gwagwa

Strathmore University (CIPIT)
Senior Research Fellow
avatar for Amy Ter Haar

Amy Ter Haar

FFCON19: Day 2 Masters of Ceremony
Lawyer / Executive / Entrepreneur
avatar for Omar Hakim

Omar Hakim

Consumer Reports

Delphine Halgand-Mishra

The Signals Network
Executive Director
avatar for Jim Halloran

Jim Halloran

Chief Digital Officer
avatar for Matthew Hatfield

Matthew Hatfield

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 Chyloe Healy

Chyloe Healy

The Alberta First Nations Information Governance Centre
avatar for Tyler Heintz

Tyler Heintz

avatar for Brittan Heller

Brittan Heller

ADL\\\'s Center for Technology and Society
Director of Technology and Society
avatar for Meghan Hellstern

Meghan Hellstern

Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship
Senior Projects Officer
avatar for Julio Herrera

Julio Herrera

Red Ciudadana
Director Ejecutivo
avatar for Leong Sze Hian

Leong Sze Hian

avatar for Fanny Hidvégi

Fanny Hidvégi

Access Now
European Policy Manager

Patrik Hiselius

Telia Company
Senior Advisor, Digital Rights
avatar for Veda Hlubinka-Cook

Veda Hlubinka-Cook

Executive Director
avatar for Joris van Hoboken

Joris van Hoboken

Vrije Universiteit Brussels & University of Amsterdam
Professor of Law
avatar for Annabel Lee Hogg

Annabel Lee Hogg

Governance and Transparency, The B Team
avatar for Adam Holland

Adam Holland

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

Leigh Honeywell

Tall Poppy
avatar for Maarten Van Horenbeeck

Maarten Van Horenbeeck

FIRST.Org, Inc.
Board Member
avatar for Fabrice Houdart

Fabrice Houdart

Human Rights Officer
avatar for Sergei Hovyadinov

Sergei Hovyadinov

Ranking Digital Rights
Senior Research Fellow
avatar for Maggie Huang

Maggie Huang

Skills for Change / Knowledge GAP
Community Development Researcher / Tweeter
avatar for Andrew Hudson

Andrew Hudson

Crisis Action
avatar for Steve Huffman

Steve Huffman

CEO & Co-founder

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
avatar for Hera Hussain

Hera Hussain

Open Contracting
avatar for Anahi Ayala Iacucci

Anahi Ayala Iacucci

Senior Director, Humanitarian Programmes
avatar for Khalid Ibrahim

Khalid Ibrahim

Gulf Centre for Human Rights
Executive Director
avatar for Michael Ineichen

Michael Ineichen

International services for Human Rights
Programme Director
avatar for Adel Iskandar

Adel Iskandar

Simon Fraser University
Director, Global Communication MA Program

Pavlina Ittelson

avatar for Neema Iyer

Neema Iyer

avatar for Dean Jackson

Dean Jackson

National Endowment for Democracy
Assistant Program Officer
avatar for Natasha Jackson

Natasha Jackson

Head of Public Policy & Consumer Affairs
avatar for Emily Jacobi

Emily Jacobi

Digital Democracy
Founder, Executive Director
avatar for Sarah Jacobstein

Sarah Jacobstein

Child Rights & Business Specialist
avatar for Deborah James

Deborah James

Center for Economic and Policy Research
Director of International Programs
avatar for Peter Jancarik

Peter Jancarik

Strategist & Partner
avatar for Eman Jaradat

Eman Jaradat

Jordan Open Source Association
avatar for Jeff Jarvis

Jeff Jarvis

CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism
Director, Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at CUNY's...
avatar for Lorena Jaume-Palasi

Lorena Jaume-Palasi

Founder & Executive Director
avatar for Malavika Jayaram

Malavika Jayaram

Digital Asia Hub
Executive Director
avatar for Jovan Jelicic

Jovan Jelicic

T4D - Global Connectivity Manager
avatar for Joseph Jerome

Joseph Jerome

Center for Democracy & Technology
Policy Counsel
avatar for Alexander Joel

Alexander Joel

Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Chief, Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy, and Transparency
avatar for Sunil Johal

Sunil Johal

Mowat Centre, School of Public Policy & Governance, University of Toronto
Policy Director
avatar for Raymond Johansen

Raymond Johansen

Intnl Coordinator

Ariel Fox Johnson

Common Sense Media
Senior Counsel
avatar for Mélanie Joly

Mélanie Joly

Government of Canada
Minister of Canadian Heritage
avatar for Marc Owen Jones

Marc Owen Jones

Bahrain Watch/Exeter University
avatar for Amba Kak

Amba Kak

Tech policy fellow
avatar for Frederike Kaltheuner

Frederike Kaltheuner

Privacy International
Data Exploitation Lead, Policy Officer
avatar for Marcin de Kaminski

Marcin de Kaminski

Civil Rights Defenders
Programme Director HRD at Risk
avatar for Michael Karanicolas

Michael Karanicolas

Right to Know Coalition
avatar for Portia Karegeya

Portia Karegeya

Centre for Law and Democracy
Legal Officer
avatar for Simin Kargar

Simin Kargar

Berkman Klein Center
Human Rights Lawyer
avatar for Nicole Karlebach

Nicole Karlebach

Global Head, Business & Human Rights
avatar for Eddan Katz

Eddan Katz

World Economic Forum
Protocol Design Networks
avatar for Dragana Kaurin

Dragana Kaurin

Localization Lab
Executive Director

Dia Kayyali

Program Manager, tech + advocacy
avatar for Daphne Keller

Daphne Keller

Stanford Law School
Director of Intermediary Liability
avatar for Sanja Kelly

Sanja Kelly

Freedom House
Director, Freedom on the Net
avatar for Catherine Kent

Catherine Kent

The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project
Project Officer
avatar for Arisha Khan

Arisha Khan

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

Jaxson Khan

Head of Marketing
avatar for Cynthia Khoo

Cynthia Khoo

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

Sarah Kiden

Mozilla Foundation (Hosted by Research ICT Africa)
Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellow
avatar for Burcu Kilic

Burcu Kilic

Public Citizen
Legal and Policy Director
avatar for Tom King

Tom King

avatar for Sylvia Kingsmill

Sylvia Kingsmill

Partner, National Leader, Digital Privacy and Compliance, Forensic...

Jason Kint

Digital Content Next
avatar for David Kirkpatrick

David Kirkpatrick

Techonomy Media

Alice Klein

NOW Magazine
Owner, Editor / Publisher
avatar for Mallory Knodel

Mallory Knodel

Head of Digital
avatar for Alexa Koenig

Alexa Koenig

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

Christoph Koettl

New York Times

Nina Komakhidze

Access Now
European Operations Manager, Code of Conduct Coordinator
avatar for Anne Haaksman de Koster

Anne Haaksman de Koster

Free Press Unlimited
Project Officer
avatar for Mykola Kostynyan

Mykola Kostynyan

AUDS project (Internews Europe)
Community Engagement Manager
avatar for Saida Kouzzi

Saida Kouzzi

Mobilising for Rights Associates
Founding Partener
avatar for Anja Kovacs

Anja Kovacs

Internet Democracy Project
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

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