TechATState

Technology Empowering U.S. Diplomacy and Development

Day One: Friday, March 8, 2013

 

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Registration - (Jack Morton Auditorium)

8:45 – 9:15 AM

Master of Ceremonies Introduction - (Jack Morton Auditorium)

Sarah Labowitz (@SarahLabo), Policy Advisor, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and LaborU.S. Department of State

Welcoming Address

Gregory Maggs (@gwlaw), Interim Dean, George Washington University Law School

Michael Posner (@State_DRL), Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and LaborU.S. Department of State

9:15 – 10:15 AM

Keynote Address - (Jack Morton Auditorium)

Andrew McLaughlin (@McAndrew), Former U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer (2009 - 2011)

10:15 – 10:45 AM

Break

10:45 – 11:50 AM

Plenary Panel: Technology of Freedom, Technology of Repression - (Jack Morton Auditorium)

MODERATOR:

Dawn Nunziato (@gwlaw), Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School

PANELISTS:

Lucas Dixon (@iislucas), Engineering Lead, Google

Robert Guerra (@netfreedom), Senior Advisor, The Citizen Lab

Rebecca MacKinnon (@rmack), Senior Fellow, New America Foundation

Dlshad Othman (@dlshadothman), Internet Systems Engineer, Internews Europe

Discussions/Questions & Answers

12:00  – 12:30 PM

Ignite Session - (Jack Morton Auditorium)

Fieke Jansen (@FiekeJ): “Digital Defender Partnership,” Hivos

Danilo Bakovic (@FreedomHouseDC): “State of Internet Freedom,” Freedom House

Adam Fisk (@adamfisk): “Lantern: Internet Freedom by Design,” Lantern

Thomas Gideon (@cmdln)“Local Virtual Assembly - The Implications of Mesh-Networking in Restricted Environments,”Open Technology InitiativeNew America Foundation

Discussions/Questions & Answers

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Lunch  - (Jack Morton Auditorium)

1:30 – 2:45 PM

Breakout Session One

Panel Discussion One: Future of Advocacy - (Jack Morton Auditorium)

Panel Discussion Two: Next Generation Anti-Censorship Tools (GW Law, Lerner Hall, Room 301)

Panel Discussion Three: Internet Governance for Techies (GW Law, Lerner Hall, Room 302)

Panel Discussion Four: Building a Safer Web (GW Law, Stockton Hall, Room 301)

2:45 – 3:15 PM

Break

3:15 – 4:30 PM

Breakout Session Two

Panel Discussion One: Online Voices for All (Jack Morton Auditorium)

Panel Discussion Two: Export Controls (GW Law, Lerner Hall, Room 301)

Panel Discussion Three: Mobile Security (GW Law, Lerner Hall, Room 302)

Panel Discussion Four: Support of Publishers (GW Law, Stockton Hall, Room 301)

4:30 – 4:45 PM

Break

4:45 – 5:00 PM

Closing Keynote Address - (Jack Morton Auditorium)

Danny Weitzner (@djweitzner), Director & Co-FounderMIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Informa...

 

5:00 - 7:00 PM            Reception – (Jack Morton Auditorium – Upper Level Art Exhibit Space)

Day Two – Unconference, Saturday, March 9, 2013

 

George Washington University Law School

2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

 

9:00 AM

Doors Open – Light Breakfast - (George Washington University Law School)

9:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Morning Session

12:30 – 1:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 – 4:00 PM

Afternoon Session

4:00 PM

Unconference Ends

 

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