Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference
- HTTPS and the Encryption of Web Browsing: Exploring the benefits and limitations of the protocol which provides basic security against hackers, identity theft, and other threats to privacy with Seth Schoen, EFF Senior Staff Technologist, and Peter Eckersley, EFF Technology Projects Director.
- Social Networking: Making the Human Rights Agenda Profitable: Exploring how defending human rights can actually strengthen a company's bottom line with Jillian York, EFF Director for International Freedom of Expression.
- Privacy — Is It Over?: What customers want from their tech companies - What does privacy mean today and what do users expect from their platforms? Panelists include Katitza Rodriguez, EFF International Rights Director.
It is an outcome-oriented event, centered on private roundtables and public sessions, that will bring information and communications technology (ICT) entrepreneurs, executives, and engineers together with policy analysts, human rights specialists and practitioners in the field. Whether you're operating in the US, or have sales, suppliers, downloads or infrastructure abroad, this conference is a must -- preparing you and your company for future global opportunities and challenges. You will experience two days of extraordinary keynotes, amazing panels and unparalleled networking!
The conference is hosted by Access and sponsored by Google, Facebook, Yahoo, Skype and Mozilla, amongst others, and held with partners from the civil society sector.