Upcoming Events

December 18-21Internet Governance Forum, Geneva, Switzerland

March 5-9 – Internet Freedom Festival, Valencia, Spain




December 2-3Global Voices Summit, Colombo, Sri Lanka

November 27-29 – UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland

November 14 – Ethical Corporation Responsible Business Summit West, San Francisco, United States

November 5-7Techonomy, Half Moon Bay, California, United States

October 27-29Mozfest, London, UK

September 26-27 – “Transatlantic Digital Agenda: Bridging the Gap,” invitation-only workshop convened by Aspen Institute Germany, the Atlantic Council and the Internet Economy Foundation, Brussels, Belgium

September 25PRI In Person (Principles for Responsible Investment), Berlin, Germany

September 15 – The Future of Speech Online, Washington DC

September 11-12 – International Civic Forum, Washington DC

August 31-September 1 – MyData, Helsinki, Finland

July 23 – Galway International Arts Festival, Talk: The Power Company, Galway, Ireland

June 25-28 Aspen Ideas Festival, Reimagining the Internet, Aspen, Colorado, USA

June 6-7 EuroDIG, Tallinn, Estonia

May 30 Congress on the Digital Rights of Citizens, panel on Freedom of Expression and Privacy (video) Madrid, Spain

May 23 Data Sprint on Digital Rights in the Telecom Sector, Berlin, Germany

May 22 – The State of Digital Rights and Freedoms in Serbia, SHARE Foundation, Belgrade.

May 17-18 – Stockholm Internet Forum, Stockholm, Sweden (video)

May 11 – Brave New World: How the Internet Affects Societies, Internet Society at Chatham House, London, UK (video)

May 8-10 – Re:publica, Berlin, Germany (video)

April 5 – Oxford Internet Institute lecture, Oxford, UK (video)

April 3 –A global onslaught on existing speech norms and institutions” Oxford Law Faculty, Oxford, UK

March 29-31 – RightsCon, Brussels, Belgium

March 23 –   2017 Corporate Accountability Index launch, Washington, DC (video)

March 13South by Southwest, Austin TX

March 6-9 – Internet Freedom Festival, Valencia, Spain



December 6-8 – Three panel discussions at Internet Governance Forum, Guadalajara, Mexico

November 16-19 – Panel discussion at Data Transparency Lab, New York, NY

November 14-16Internet and Jurisdiction Conference, Paris, France

November 6 – Presentation at The Peoples’ Internet project launch, Copenhagen, Denmark

October 17-19Keynote speech and two panel discussions at the Freedom Online Conference, San José Costa Rica

October 4  – Hackademia: Activism, Scholarship, and the Internet workshop, Berlin, Germany

September 14-15 – Gave closing remarks at Gaining a Digital Edge: Freedom of Expression event, Vienna, Austria

September 9 –  Panel discussion at Internet Freedom Conference, at the Council of Europe, Strasbourg, France

August 31 – September 2 –  Two presentations at MyData, Helsinki, Finland

July 19-20 – Panel discussion at Privacy, Personality, and Flows of Information Conference, New York, NY

June 9-10   European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG), Brussels, Belgium

June 6-8   Citizen Lab Summer Institute, Toronto, Canada

May 3  –  Panel discussion at World Press Freedom Day, Helsinki, Finland

May 2  –  Lightning Talk at the social media conference Re:publica, Berlin, Germany

April 5  –   Columbia University free expression workshop, New York, NY

March 30 – April 1  –  Workshops and presentations at RightsCon 2016, San Francisco, CA

March 17-18  –  Keynote lecture and panel at UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

March 16 – Conference organized by Article 19 in Mexico City, Mexico

March 14 – Panel discussion at South By Southwest Interactive, Austin, TX

March 1-6 Presentation and workshop at the 2016 Internet Freedom Festival, Valencia, Spain

January 26-29 PrivacyCamp and the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) conference, Brussels, Belgium



December 2 – Panel on RDR at the Privacy, Security, and Freedom of Expression – Learning Day hosted jointly by the Global Network Initiative and the Center for Internet and Society, 9:30-4:30am, Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, CA.

November 25 Stiftung Neue Verantwortung 6-7:30pm, Berlin, Germany.

November 19 London School of Economics 6:30-8pm, London, UK.

November 16 – Two events at the 4th Annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • 3:00pm – Balancing rights and State demands: taking stock of the challenges and exploring opportunities to secure rights online (panel, see PDF schedule with list of speakers here.)
  • 6:15pm – Ranking Digital Rights launch event (followed by a cocktail reception sponsored by Aspiration Tech and Access Now)

November 11 Workshop: Benchmarking ICT Companies on Digital Rights,  Internet Governance Forum, João Pessoa, Brazil

November  9 –  Half-day brainstorming workshop for research and advocacy,  Internet Governance Forum, João Pessoa, Brazil.

November 5 DC launch event, Georgetown University, Washington DC.

November 4Panel: Understanding Risks Associated with Digital Rights, SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing, Colorado Springs, CO.

November 3 Launch event at 10am U.S. Eastern time, New York City

(Last updated: 10 November, 2017)