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May 24, 2012

Time Session
8:30 - 9 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
9 - 10 a.m. Plenary III Research Lightning Round


Guy Berger, Mapping Digital Media Around the World

Jeffrey Ghannam, Digital Media After the Arab Spring

Katrin Verclas, Mobile Monitor

Nadim Kobeissi, Securing Private Networks with Cryptocat

Lucas Dixon, DDOS Protection

Sarah Kendzior, The Impact of Social Media in Azerbaijan

Claudio Ruiz, Freedom of Expression in Chile

Christopher Fabian, uReport: UNICEF Innovations

Nicklas Lunblad, Internet Freedom as Economics Issue

Zeynep Tufekci

10 - 11 a.m. Morning Break Research Displays
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Workshop II Choice of workshops:
  • New Frontiers in Citizen Journalism
  • Economics of Internet Freedom
  • Mobile Security Survival Guide: What Every Activist and Rights Defender Needs to Know About Communicating More Safely
  • Video for Change: How To Create, Share and Use Video for Impact and Attention
  • Social Media: Strategies & tools for advocacy campaigns
  • Shielding the Messenger: Protecting platforms for free expression
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 - 3 p.m. Plenary IV Debate 3: In a world where nearly nine out of ten Internet users are not American, what is the responsibility of United States institutions in promoting internet freedom?


Sunil Abraham - Centre for Internet and Society

Cynthia Wong - Center for Democracy and Technology

Mohamed El Dahshan - writer, journalist

Dunja Mijatović - OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media

Judy Woodruff (Moderator) - Senior Correspondent, PBS Newshour

3 - 4 p.m. Closing Session