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Online Voices for All - Panelist Bios

Online Voices for All - Panelist Bios

The ability to access the Internet and freely express one’s opinions is a core principal of Internet freedom. Unfortunately, there is a large online gender gap, limiting access to the Internet for many women and other marginalized groups. Once online, the ability of women and others such as LGBT and certain ethnic groups to…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Building a Safer Web - Panelist Bios

Building a Safer Web - Panelist Bios

Browsing the web is the most common way that people use the Internet. Repressive governments—and others who are threatened by an empowered citizenry—exploit vulnerabilities in browsers and in web services in order to censor speech and to compromise the computers of activists, journalists, and politically-minded citizens. A…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Internet Governance for Techies - Panelist Bios

Internet Governance for Techies - Panelist Bios

A diverse set of activities and institutions are responsible for the Internet that we enjoy today. Their responsibilities range from creating technical standards for interoperability and other capabilities, to developing norms and regulations at the international level. Decisions made at every level can impact…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Next Generation Anti-Censorship Tools - Panelist Bios

Next Generation Anti-Censorship - Panelist Bios

Anti-censorship tools have become increasingly popular and, as a result, are being overwhelmed by demand. Online bottlenecks slow the tools and often make them inaccessible. At the same time, the technologies of internet repression, monitoring and control continue to advance and spread as the tools that oppressive…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Future of Advocacy - Panelist Bios

Future of Advoacy - Panelist Bios

A global, open, and free internet continues to be threatened. Nations such as China, Russia, Vietnam, Iran, and Syria are well known to have imposed stringent controls and limitations on internet use within their borders. These countries and others joined together at the World Conference on International Telecommunications in an…

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Added by techATstate on February 28, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Ignite Sessions - Speaker Bios

Ignite Session - Speaker Bios



During our Ignite Session, we will be offering the audience exposure to four exciting new Internet freedom technologies, programs, and research. These will be presented in a series of ignite sessions, which are highly engaging 5 minute presentations with 20 slides set to…

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Added by techATstate on February 28, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Plenary Panel on Technology of Freedom, Technology of Repression - Panelist Bios

Plenary Panel on Technology of Freedom, Technology of Repression - Speaker Bios

The US commitment to Internet Freedom is a commitment to basic human rights. In the past few years, actions have matched policy as monitoring and responding to threats to Internet Freedom has become part of the daily work of US diplomats and…

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Keynote Address - Speaker Bio

Keynote Address - Speaker Bio…

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Welcoming Address - Speakers Bios

Welcoming Address - Speaker Bios

Gregory Maggs - George Washington University Law…

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Master of Ceremonies Introduction

Master of Ceremonies Introduction 

Sarah Labowitz (Master of Ceremonies) Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, …

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Added by techATstate on February 28, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Registration Open for Tech@State: Internet Freedom

Register for free for Tech@State: Internet Freedom on March 8-9. See the agenda below for more details.

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Added by techATstate on February 19, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

Tech@State: Internet Freedom - Agenda

Day One: Friday, March 8, 2013

 

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Registration - (…

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Added by techATstate on February 19, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments

The Next Tech@State

Our next Tech@State will focus on Internet Freedom by examining techniques and methods that can be used to enhance and expand Internet Freedom. Scheduled for March 8, 2013 at George Washington University's Jack Morton Auditorium, Tech@State on Internet Freedom will be an open forum where practitioners and foreign policy experts can meet to discuss techniques for advancing new technologies and their related processes that will enhance Internet Freedom where it is…

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Added by techATstate on January 8, 2013 at 1:52pm — 2 Comments

Closing Keynote - Speaker Bio and Photo

Closing Keynote



Andrew Rasiej - Personal Democracy…

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Added by techATstate on November 27, 2012 at 8:58pm — No Comments

Welcoming Remarks - Panelist Bios & Photos

Welcoming Remarks

 

Suzanne Philion - …

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Added by techATstate on November 26, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Workshop: Listening to the Crowd - Panelist Bios & Photos

Listening to the Crowd

Anahi Ayala Iacucci - Internews

Anahi Ayala…

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Added by techATstate on October 31, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Social Media to Engage Voters - Panelist Bios & Photos

Social Media to Engage Voters

 

Ali Manouchehri (Moderator) - MetroStar Systems

Ali is a serial + social…

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Added by techATstate on October 31, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Elections Gone Mobile - Opportunities and Challenges in Using Mobile Tech in Elections - Panelist Bios & Photos

Elections Gone Mobile - Opportunities and Challenges in Using Mobile Tech in Elections

 

Katrin Verclas (Moderator) - National…

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Added by techATstate on October 31, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How Did It Go? Telling the Story of an Election with Data and Maps - Panelist Bios & Photos

How Did It Go? Telling the Story of an Election with Data and Maps

 

Chris Spence (Moderator) - National Democratic…

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Added by techATstate on October 31, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Open Data for Afghan Elections - Panelist Bios & Photos

Open Data for Afghan Elections

 

Andy Campbell - Asabiyya Consultants

Andy Campbell is a senior partner at…

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Added by techATstate on October 31, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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