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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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Yvette Alberdingk-Thijm

WITNESS
Executive Director
Greater New York City Area
WITNESS is a global team of activists who collaborate with communities to help anyone use video and technology for human rights; we advocate to tech companies for changes in products and platform policies that protect human rights and users; and we anticipate emerging threats and opportunities in new tech. Talk to us about: civic media preservation and verification for justice and accountability (eg Yemen);guidance/tools to use video safely, ethically, and effectively; video as evidence, using video to create counter narratives; the coming storm of deep fakes & manipulated media; misinformation; I am passionate about making human rights activism more sustainable; my TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/yvette_alberdingk_thijm_the_power_of_citizen_video_to_create_undeniable_truths, @yvettethijm, @witnessorg
Wednesday, May 16
 

10:30

12:00

14:30

16:00

16:30

17:15

 
Thursday, May 17
 

08:00

09:00

10:30

11:30

12:00

14:30

16:00

17:15

 
Friday, May 18
 

09:00

10:30

13:20

17:15