The Intersection of Digital Rights and Technology: Charting the Path Forward

Tuesday, May 21, 2024 10:30 AM PDT (UTC–07:00)
Private Event: Workshop (In Person)

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI), in partnership with the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society and the Banatao Institute, and UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, are co-hosting an in-person workshop on “The Intersection of Digital Rights and Technology: Charting the Path Forward.”

This event will take place Tuesday, May 21, 2024, from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM PDT in Berkeley, California.

In the dynamic and rapidly evolving digital landscape of today, it is not always clear how to best protect fundamental human rights and human agency. Fundamental human rights, such as freedom of thought, are top of mind for civil society, human rights organizations, advocates, academics and legal rights experts, but how do considerations around our digital rights and human autonomy fit into the design and implementation of technology today? What will this look like in the future with greater advances in artificial intelligence (AI)? How will these changes affect elections, democracy and the media? In collaboration with technology companies, policy practitioners, and with input from experts in social sciences, law, engineering and AI ethics, we seek to frame answers to these profound and largely unanswered questions.