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Welcome to the Official Schedule for RightsCon 2019, the world’s leading summit on human rights in the digital age.

Together at RightsCon Tunis, our first summit hosted in the Middle East and North Africa, more than 2500 expert practitioners will come together across over 400 sessions to shape, contribute to, and drive forward the global agenda for the future of our human rights.

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avatar for Chenai Chair

Chenai Chair

World Wide Web Foundation
Research Manager: Gender and Digital Rights
avatar for Bertrand de La Chapelle

Bertrand de La Chapelle

Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network
Executive Director
avatar for Saoussen Ben Cheikh

Saoussen Ben Cheikh

Internews
MENA Project Manager
avatar for Carmen Cheung

Carmen Cheung

Center for Justice and Accountability
Legal Director
KC

Kanika Chhit

Digital Security Trainer/Auditor
avatar for Simon Chignard

Simon Chignard

Etalab (French PM task force for open data & open gov)
Senior policy advisor
avatar for Amani Chikhaoui

Amani Chikhaoui

Radio Cirta
Citizen reporter
avatar for Gina Chirillo

Gina Chirillo

International Foundation for Electoral Systems
Gender Program Officer
MZ

Madiha Zahrah Choksi

Columbia University
avatar for Yasmine Chubin

Yasmine Chubin

International Legal Consultant
avatar for Iryna Chulivska

Iryna Chulivska

Digital Security Lab Ukraine
avatar for Pyrou Chung

Pyrou Chung

Ewmi Open Development Initiative
Senior Adviser
avatar for Sarah Clarke

Sarah Clarke

ARTICLE 19
Head of Europe and Central Asia
avatar for Cindy Cohn

Cindy Cohn

Electronic Frontier Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Deirdre Collings

Deirdre Collings

The SecDev Foundation
Executive Director
avatar for Naomi Colvin

Naomi Colvin

Blueprint for Free Speech
Program Director - UK
avatar for Sandra Cortesi

Sandra Cortesi

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

Ben Creet

InternetNZ
Policy Manager
avatar for Steve Crown

Steve Crown

Microsoft
Deputy General Counsel, Human Rights
avatar for Mario Viola de Azevedo Cunha

Mario Viola de Azevedo Cunha

European University Institute
Research Associate
avatar for Nighat Dad

Nighat Dad

Digital Rights Foundation
Founder
avatar for Christel Dahlskjaer

Christel Dahlskjaer

Private Internet Access
CCO
avatar for Alberto Dainotti

Alberto Dainotti

CAIDA, University of California San Diego (UCSD)
Research Scientist
avatar for Rafik Dammak

Rafik Dammak

Non-commercial Stakeholder Group former Chair
avatar for Hannah Darnton

Hannah Darnton

BSR
Manager, Human Rights and Tech
avatar for Bishakha Datta

Bishakha Datta

Point of View
Executive Director
avatar for Avery Davis-Roberts

Avery Davis-Roberts

The Carter Center
Associate Director, Democracy Program
avatar for Philip Dawson

Philip Dawson

Element AI
Lead, Public Policy
AD

Antonela Debiasi

The Tor Project
UX Team Lead
avatar for Ameneh Dehshiri

Ameneh Dehshiri

Lawyer, PhD. International Human Rights law
avatar for Sylvie Delacroix

Sylvie Delacroix

U. of Birmingham and Alan Turing Institute
Professor in Law and Ethics
AD

Amalia Deloney

Media Democracy Fund
Program Director
avatar for Mina Dennert

Mina Dennert

The #iamhere network
Founder
avatar for Jessica Dheere

Jessica Dheere

SMEX
Founder/Executive Director
avatar for Pierre François Docquir

Pierre François Docquir

ARTICLE 19
Head of Media Freedom
JD

Jelena Dordevic

Feminist Self-Care Collective
Co-founder
avatar for Daniel Drewer

Daniel Drewer

Europol
Data Protection Officer
avatar for Khaled Ben Driss

Khaled Ben Driss

Wevioo
Owner - CTO
ND

Natasha Duarte

Center for Democracy & Technology
Policy Analyst
avatar for Hlengiwe Dube

Hlengiwe Dube

Centre for Human Rights
avatar for James Duncan

James Duncan

University of Toronto
Graduate Researcher
avatar for Sophie Dyer

Sophie Dyer

Independent
Researcher and designer
avatar for Jennifer Easterday

Jennifer Easterday

JustPeace Labs
Co-Founder & Executive Director
avatar for Bushra Ebadi

Bushra Ebadi

The Centre for International Governance Innovation
Global Security & Politics Research Associate
avatar for Scott Edwards

Scott Edwards

Amnesty International
Senior Adviser
avatar for Nwachukwu Egbunike

Nwachukwu Egbunike

Global Voices
Community Manager Sub-Saharan Africa
avatar for Sherine el-Taraboulsi-McCarthy

Sherine el-Taraboulsi-McCarthy

Overseas Development Institute
Research Fellow
avatar for Stephanie Elder

Stephanie Elder

Automattic, Inc. | WordPress.com
avatar for Mohamed ElGohary

Mohamed ElGohary

Global Voices
Lingua Manager
avatar for Mona Elswah

Mona Elswah

Oxford Internet Institute
Researcher
TE

Tim Engelhardt

OHCHR (UN Human Rights)
avatar for Michele Ernsting

Michele Ernsting

RNW Media
Director Programme Dev.
AF

asmaa falhi

Fund for global human rights
North africa program officer
avatar for Elizabeth Farries

Elizabeth Farries

International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO)
Information Rights Program Manager
TF

Tiago Fassoni

Hacklab Brazil
avatar for Rayen Ben Fathallah

Rayen Ben Fathallah

Bekalta Today
Citizen reporter
avatar for Jannat Fazal

Jannat Fazal

Digital Rights Foundation
Program Manager
avatar for Moataz El Fegiery

Moataz El Fegiery

Front Line Defenders
MENA Protection Coordinator
AF

Ayden Férdeline

Mozilla
Technology Policy Fellow
avatar for Henry Fernandez

Henry Fernandez

Center for American Progress
Senior Fellow
avatar for Omer Fisher

Omer Fisher

OSCE/ODIHR
Head, Human Rights Department
avatar for Jessica Fjeld

Jessica Fjeld

Berkman Klein Center
Assistant Director, Cyberlaw Clinic
avatar for Mercedes Fogarassy

Mercedes Fogarassy

RIWI Corp.
Portfolio Manager, Global Citizen Engagement
avatar for Michel Forst

Michel Forst

United Nations
Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders
SB

Sharon Bradford Franklin

New America's Open Technology Institute
Director of Surveillance & Cybersecurity Policy
avatar for Timo Franz

Timo Franz

Impact Open Source Software Trust
Trustee
avatar for Lindsay Freeman

Lindsay Freeman

Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley
Senior Legal Researcher / Project Manager
avatar for Katrin Fritsch

Katrin Fritsch

MOTIF Institute for Digital Culture
Co-Founder
avatar for Bruno Galizzi

Bruno Galizzi

Blueprint for Free Speech
Research and Assessment, Spain
MB

Mary Beth Gallagher

Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment
Executive Director
avatar for Lisa Garbe

Lisa Garbe

University of St.Gallen
Research associate
avatar for Mariel García-Montes

Mariel García-Montes

MIT Comparative Media Studies
Research Assistant
avatar for Dr Ludmila Georgieva

Dr Ludmila Georgieva

Google
Public Policy and Government Relations Manager, EU
avatar for Jan Gerlach

Jan Gerlach

Wikimedia Foundation
Senior Public Policy Manager
avatar for Arzu Geybullayeva

Arzu Geybullayeva

Freelance
Journalist
avatar for Hassen Gharbi

Hassen Gharbi

ENSI-University La Manouba
Assistant Professor
avatar for Saloua Ghazouani

Saloua Ghazouani

ARTICLE 19
Regional director Tunisia and MENA
avatar for Hafedh Ghribi

Hafedh Ghribi

FTDJ, Radio 6, National TV
Journalist and producer
avatar for Faten Ghriss

Faten Ghriss

InstaDeep / Young Tunisian Coders Academy
Software Engineer
avatar for Sandro Gianella

Sandro Gianella

Stripe
Public Policy EMEA
avatar for Suzie Gilbert

Suzie Gilbert

Free Ola Bini
avatar for Daniel Kahn Gillmor

Daniel Kahn Gillmor

ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project
Senior Staff Technologist
avatar for Grace Githaiga

Grace Githaiga

Kictanet
Director, Kenya
avatar for Nikki Gladstone

Nikki Gladstone

Access Now
RightsCon Program and Community Manager
avatar for Tonei Glavinic

Tonei Glavinic

Dangerous Speech Project
Director of Operations
RG

Rafael Goldzweig

Democracy Reporting International
Research Coordinator
avatar for Melanie Greenberg

Melanie Greenberg

Humanity United
Managing Director, Peacebuilding
RG

Robyn Greene

Facebook, Inc.
Privacy Policy Manager, Law Enforcement Access and Data Protection
avatar for Sam Gregory

Sam Gregory

WITNESS
Program Director
avatar for Hapee de Groot

Hapee de Groot

Greenhost
Rapid Response
avatar for Ndiaga Gueye

Ndiaga Gueye

Senegal ICT Users Association (ASUTIC)
President
avatar for Amal Guidara

Amal Guidara

GFI TUNISIE
Legal Counsel and compliance Officer
avatar for Alex Guy

Alex Guy

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Digital Officer
avatar for Arthur Gwagwa

Arthur Gwagwa

Strathmore University (CIPIT)
Senior Research Fellow
NG

Nat Gyenes

Meedan
Senior Program Manager
avatar for Saghar Hamidzade

Saghar Hamidzade

Hala Systems
avatar for Rebecca Hamilton

Rebecca Hamilton

American University, Washington College of Law
Assistant Professor of Law


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