RightsCon Silicon Valley
Monday, March 3, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 6:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
Access is excited to bring the third installment of back to Silicon Valley, where human rights experts, investors, corporate leaders, engineers, activists, and government representatives from around the world work to advance pragmatic solutions to human rights challenges by concentrating on the possibilities within the technology sector.
From submit proposals for talks, workshops, and more. By bringing diverse stakeholders together, will build partnerships and promote action among participants, strengthen the entire tech sector to face emerging threats, and cultivate opportunities for future action.at Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, we will feature thought leaders, highlight emerging voices, host strategy and implementation sessions, and provide opportunities to showcase new initiatives. And once again, we’ll organize unique off-the-record roundtables that allows representatives of the private sector to meet face-to-face with government actors, civil society, activists, and academics. This year also marks the first year Access is opening up conference programming to the experts: our participants. Attendees are encouraged to
The conference will kick off on Monday March 3rd with interactive programming and a fascinating array of satellite events. Tuesday and Wednesday will see the conference enter full swing. Plan for attendance for all three days.
Interested in trading your time for attendance? RightsCon is in need of volunteers to help pull off the coolest conference of 2014. See more information here, including information on live blogging and general volunteering roles. Fill out this form if you are interested in general volunteering, and send any inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org
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Access defends and extends the digital rights of users at risk around the world. By combining innovative policy, user engagement, and direct technical support, we fight for open and secure communictions for all.
Access is an international human rights organization premised on the belief that political participation and the realization of human rights in the 21st century in increasingly dependent on access to the internet and other forms of technology. Founded in the wake of the 2009 Iranian post-election crackdown, Access teams with digital activists and civil society groups internationally to build their technical capacity and to help them advocate globally for their digital rights, Access provides thought leadership and practical policy recommendations in the broader field of internet freedom, and based on that expertise mobilizies its global movement of citizens to campaign for an open internet accessible to all.