RightsCon Toronto will take place from Wednesday, May 16 to Friday, May 18, 2018, at the Beanfield Centre at Exhibition Place, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Access Now is thrilled to bring the global RightsCon community to Canada’s largest city for RightsCon Toronto. Not only is Toronto a dynamic tech hub, it’s also one of the world’s most diverse cities. RightsCon is a platform that values respect for diversity and inclusion, with human rights as its foundation.
This is our seventh RightsCon, with projections of 2,000+ active participants. You can learn more about our past events here. This year's program will explore pressing issues including innovation policy in Canada, free expression and protection of global journalism, gender diversity and digital inclusion, encryption and cybersecurity, and many other topics relevant to keeping the internet free, open, and secure worldwide.