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Friday, June 14 • 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Voter Beware! Lessons from the ground

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This roundtable discussion will build on the themes and ideas explored in the Landmark Session “Voter Beware: Micro-targeting in Political Elections and Campaigns.” Lessons learned from Myanmar, Poland, Taiwan, South Africa and elsewhere will be shared as we take a dive into the real-world implications of micro-targeting in different political and human rights contexts.

Moderators
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Sarah Johnson

Associate Director, The Carter Center
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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 →

Speakers
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Billion Lee

Cofacts
Fact-checking, fight against disinformation.
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Varoon Bashyakarla

Data Scientist, Tactical Tech
Varoon Bashyakarla is a data scientist at the Tactical Technology Collective, a Berlin-based NGO that works globally at the intersection of civil society and technology. For the past two years, he has been studying how personal data is becoming a political asset, influencing elections... Read More →
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Michael Baldassaro

Digital Threats Project Lead, Carter Center
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Katarzyna Szymielewicz

Cofounder and president, Panoptykon Foundation
Lawyer, activist, performer. Still believing that reclaiming control and power over data is possible. Fighting this battle for last 10 years.
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Hsiang-Sheng (Johnson) Liang

Participant, g0v.tw
I am...- A web developer that works at an Internet company as a day job.- An open-sourced civic tech supporter, participated & founded several projects that facilitates civic participation of democracy.- Going to present Cofacts, the voluntary project I have founded in mid 2016Cofacts... Read More →
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Beatriz Busaniche

President of the Vía Libre Foundation, Argentina.Master in Intellectual Property. Professor at the University of Buenos Aires and FLACSO Argentina.She is a professor of Human Rights and Intellectual Property in FLACSO and of Right to Culture in the Faculty of Economic Sciences of... Read More →


Friday June 14, 2019 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Oya 3 (Laico)

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