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Your Guide to BKC at RightsCon 2020

Your Guide to BKC at RightsCon 2020

Online Panels and Discussions Led by the Berkman Klein Community

Join virtual discussions and panels featuring members of the Berkman Klein community at RightsCon Online, held July 27-31 2020.

Check out the list of BKC participants below, or visit the RightsCon Schedule to learn more.

Monday, July 27

Mujerxs Unidas Jamás Serán Vencidas: Intersectional Feminism in the Age of AI
Joana Varon, Sasha Costanza-Chock, Mutale Nkonde | 12:30 - 1:30 PM EDT | Session 9698 | More

Tuesday, July 28

Re-centering the voice and expertise of frontline activists in transnational advocacy networks
Leonard Cortana, Afsaneh Rigot, Julie Owono, Padmashree Gehl Sampath  | 9:15-10:15 AM EDT | Session 8121

From devices to bodies: a tale on DNA data collection
Joana Varon | 12:45 - 1:45 PM EDT | Session 9610 | More

Fireside chat: Brad Smith, President of Microsoft
Chinmayi Arun, facilitator | 2:00 PM EDT

Data colonization: lesson from the pandemic in Latin America
Paola Ricaurte | 4:30-5:30 PM EDT | Session 9337

Wednesday, July 29

Fireside Chat with Rashad Robinson, President, Color of Change
Mutale Nkonde, moderator | 10-11AM EDT 

Ownership or rights? What’s the path to achieving true agency over data?
Elizabeth Renieris | 11:15 – 12:15PM EDT | Session 9166 | More

Nobody’s Watching the Watchers: Designing Oversight for Online Censorship
Susan Benesch | 4:15PM EDT | Session 8060

From toys to schools to digital IDs: Pushing for better data governance and accountability for children's data
Emma Day | 4:15 - 5:15PM EDT | Session 8681

Behrouz Boochani: writing “No Friend But the Mountains” from Manus prison on WhatsApp
Afsaneh Rigot | 7:30PM EDT | Session 9689

Thursday, July 30

Deep Fakes solutions for who? Decentering us politicians, recentering the rest of the world
Joana Varon | 7:45 - 8:45AM EDT | Session 8065

The Christchurch Call Advisory Network: Civil Society Engaging Around Terrorist and Violent Extremist Content
Susan Benesch | 3:00PM EDT | Session 8700

Friday, July 31

Digital health certificates: are they immune from violating the rights of users at risk?
Elizabeth Renieris | 7:15 - 8:15AM EDT | Session 11466

Human rights based model of intermediary liability: how do we get there?
Malavika Jayaram | 10:00AM EDT | Session 9065

Bridging the Gap: Computational Approaches for Tackling Online Abuse from a Global Human Rights Perspective
Maria Rodriguez  | 1:45-2:45 PM EDT


WeClock: a self-tracking app to fight wage theft and foster worker wellbeing (Tech Demo)
Nathan Freitas and Jonnie Penn | Pre-recorded, watch any time | Tech Demo 8799