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Thursday, May 17 • 10:30 - 11:45
Secure UX Principles: Let's build a checklist for user security and good design

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We would present a research and design checklist for people who are developing technologies to help communities at risk. This checklist is designed to promote human rights-centered design by streamlining the process of user research. We believe this resource will aid builders of tools, platforms, and services with limited resources and time.

Whether you are building a platform to help vulnerable communities or providing people with resources for direct tech interventions, it is challenging to ensure the product or service is adaptive to the needs of whose privacy and safety we want to protect. In light of this, we shared our experiences and reviewed best practices in the field to create a checklist with our suggestions conducting research/design to defend human rights online.

Our focus in this session is on interaction and engagement. The session format will be a group-based discussion, to allow flexibility with varying numbers of participants. We would start by learning about the participants’ backgrounds, followed by a brief introduction to the checklist. Afterwards, we would break up into small groups, depending on the size of participation, with a series of questions to discuss. The session will wrap up with bullet points of outcomes and insights share by each group. We will document the whole process and share reflections at the conclusion of the session.

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Natalie Cadranel

Founder & Director, OpenArchive
Natalie is the founder and director of OpenArchive, a free, open-source mobile--archive project for those managing sensitive mobile media. Leveraging the efforts of the Internet Archive, Tor, the Guardian Project, and Creative Commons, this media ecosystem gives history's first responders... Read More →

Anqi Li

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Caroline Sinders

Founder, Design Researcher, Design Researcher/Artist
Caroline Sinders is a design researcher and artist working in open source, machine learning, protest, and emotional data. She is from New Orleans, Louisiana and based in Brooklyn, NY. She holds a masters from New York University in interactive technology. Caroline is the principal... Read More →
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Tom Trewinnard

Programs & Partnerships, Meedan
Tom Trewinnard (UK) is Director of Programs at Meedan, a social technology non-profit working on the Check project to develop collaborative verification tools and open training curricula. He is a co-founder of Pop-Up Newsroom, which has led major collaborative reporting initiatives... Read More →
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Min-hsuan Wu

Civic Tech Activist
Min-hsuan Wu (Ttcat) is an activist/campaigner of a number of social movements in Taiwan start from 2004, including the anti-nuclear, environmental, LGBT, Human Rights movement and green politic. He has expertise in creative planning, as well as communication and design programming... Read More →

Thursday May 17, 2018 10:30 - 11:45 EDT