Upcoming Events

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, 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: 4 June, 2017)