ORGCon 19 Scotland

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Join us for a day of discussions, debates and action. Hear some of the world’s leading experts on data and democracy, free expression and digital privacy.

ORGCon is hosted by the Open Rights Group. We challenge the government’s mass surveillance programme, protect free expression online, and push for better digital privacy protections.

In collaboration with SICSA Cyber Nexus (Scottish Informatics and Computer Science Alliance) programme, ORGCon Scotland will hear from the following speakers:

Jim Killock, the Executive Director of the Open Rights Group
Patrick Harvie MSP, Co-leader of the Scottish Green Party.
Aggelos Kaiyyas, University of Edinburgh
Lesley Allen, Strategic Lead Digital Identity Scotland
Robert Clubb, Improvement Service)
Heather Burns, COADEC fellow, data privacy expert
Basil Manoussas, Napier University forensics expert
Tatora Mukushi, Scottish Human Rights Commission
Clare Connelly, Faculty of Advocates
Liz Aston, Scottish Institute for Policing Research
Daniel Winterstein, CEO of Good Loop
Michael Veale, Lecturer in Digital Rights and Regulation at University College London
Maria Wolters, Senior Reader in Design Informatics, University of Edinburgh
Catherline Lai, Senior Researcher, Institute for Language and Computation, University of Edinburgh
Walid Magdy, Lecturer, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.
Pascal Crowe, Data and Democracy Project Officer at ORG
Kami Vaneia, Lecturer in Cybersecurty and Privacy, University of Edinburgh's School of Informatics

View the full agenda here:

With a mixture of thought provoking panels and activity-based sessions you are guaranteed to come away with new skills and new perspectives.

Check out this video from ORGCon held in London in July this year to get an idea of what to expect:

Tickets are free and available here:

See you there!

School of Informatics, The University of Edinburgh
10 Crichton Street