RightsCon 2023

The 12th edition of RightsCon will take place in Costa Rica and online, from Monday, 5 June to Friday 8 June, 2023.

Thousand of people will be participating in the world’s leading summit on digital rights in the human age. Several Internet Society and Internet Society Foundation staff, together with the representatives from chapters, will be attending, or have organized, the following sessions:

Tuesday, 6 June

9:15 – 10:15pm UTC
Showcasing the Internet Society NetLoss Calculator: measuring the economic impact of Internet shutdowns
Hanna Kreitem, Internet Society
Amreesh Phokeer, Internet Society
Anirudh Tagat, Internet Society

4:15 – 5:15pm UTC
Are we still doing this? Exam-related Internet shutdowns in MENA and beyond
Hanna Kreitem, Internet Society

Wednesday, 7 June

10:45 – 11:45am UTC
Humanity and crises: the role of ICTs in sustainable disaster management
Internet Society Ghana Chapter

4:00 – 4:45pm UTC
Encryption Ideology: A Conversation with CEOs
Global Encryption Coalition Steering Committee

5:30 – 6:30pm UTC
The Internet at risk: the global Internet must survive in a fragmented world
Paula Bernardi, Internet Society

Thursday, 8 June

6:45 – 7:45pm UTC
Charging the Internet in Asia and Europe? Since when (and why) has it been “free”?
Neeti Biyani, Internet Society

6:45 – 7:45pm UTC
Leave no one behind: Internet access beyond barriers
Remy Hellstern, Internet Society Foundation

Don’t forget to visit us at the joint Internet Society, Global Encryption Coalition (GEC) and Internet Society Costa Rica Chapter booth in the Community Village.

Date and Time

Monday 05 June 2023 –

Thursday 08 June 2023


Costa Rica and Online