How can digitalization mitigate current challenges of humanity? (Listen from Zurich)

Wednesday, 12. December 2018
17:30 - 21:00
Langstrasse 200, 8005 Zurich

Join us at L200, Langstrasse 200 in Zurich, attending remotely the fourth event in the Values of Internet Technologies (VIT) workshop series which will focus on the opportunities digitalization offers to mitigate current challenges of humanity.

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17:30 Welcome & Snacks

18:00 Introduction

18:10 Protect their data: Teaching and conceiving simple
privacy-enhancing tools for the general public
15m (Marie Gutbub – Nextcloud & Infosec Trainer)

18:30 Enough: A community to digitally empower journalists
15m (Veronika Nad – Blueprint for Free Speech)

18:50 Breakout Session I: Digitalization and Free Speech
20m (Moderators: Imai Jen-La Plante and Hernâni Marques)

19:10 Satellite Imagery and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
15m (Katherine Anderson – OHCHR)

19:30 Dematerialisation of Consumer Markets and Human Rights
15m (Andrea Hemsted– ICT Consultant)

19:50 Breakout Session II: Digitalization and SDGs
20m (Moderators: Richard Hill and Imai Jen-La Plante)

20:10 Networking Cocktail

21:00 Farewell


Registration for this event is closed.