Speaker Schedule – ASD 2022

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Doors open at 10 am and Hackathon Starts:

11:00 AM-11:25 Brewster Kahle and Jamie Joyce

Brewster Kahle (Founder, Internet Archive)  (in person)
“Introducing Democracy’s Library”

11:25 AM-11:40 Mek

Michael “Mek” Karpeles (Open Library) (remotely)

11:40 AM-11:50 Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning (Author, DJ, and Activist) (remotely)

11:50 AM-12:10 SecureDrop Team

The Freedom of the Press Foundation’s SecureDrop Team
Kevin O’Gorman (giving this year’s “State of the Drop”)

12:10-12:45 Noah from Bad Apple and Priveasy

Noah from Priveasy
“Introducing Bad Apple and Retrofit Privacy”

12:45pm-1 pm Atlas of Surveillance – Beryl Lipton (remotely)

Beryl Lipton (Investigative Researcher, EFF) (remotely)
Introduction to the Atlas of Surveillance (Hackathon project)

1pm-2pm LUNCH

2:00 PM-2:25 Cindy Cohn (EFF)

Cindy Cohn (Executive Director, EFF) (in person)
“Coders Rights 2022 – Update on the Legal Issues”

2:25 PM-2:50 Alexis (EFF) (REMOTE)

Alexis Hancock (Director of Engineering, Certbot, EFF) (remotely)“HTTPS Everywhere project (a project Aaron worked on) and the future of encryption on the Internet”

2:50 PM-3:15 Molly de Blanc (EFF)

Molly de Blanc (EFF) (remotely)
My (Extended) Body, My Choice

3:15 PM-3:40 Kaylea Champion (remotely)

Kaylea Champion (remotely)
The Value of Anonymity: Evidence from Wikipedia

3:40 PM-4:15 Mark Graham

Mark Graham (Director, Wayback Machine) (in person)
“Archives in a time of war. Illuminating signals in the noise”

4:15 PM-4:30 Tracey Jaquith (IA)

Tracey Jaquith (Founding Coder, Internet Archive) (in person)
“Blogs & Websites from Markdown & JS; Content first, Decentralizable, Archivable”

4:30 PM-4:55 Tracy Rosenberg

Tracy Rosenberg (ASDPSP, Oakland Privacy) (in person)
What Are Out of State Abortion-Seekers (and Other Medical Care) Up Against?
…And What Can We Do To Help Them

4:55 PM-5:20 Mark Seiden (Internet Archive) (in person) “Predators” – How to tell someone had an abortion from data flows

5:20-5:45 Liz Henry

Liz Henry (DIFxTech) (in person)
Introducing DTF: Disability Technology Foundation

5:20 PM-5:45 Danny O’Brien

Danny O’Brien (in person)

Danny will be funny and charming as always ^_^

PARTY AT 6PM (till 11 or when people have left, might end at 10 :)




11 AM-12 PM Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow (Author and Activist) (remotely)
“Giving Exploited Artists More Copyright Is Like Giving Bullied Schoolkids More Lunch Money”

12 noon-12:30 Kat Walsh and Lisa Rein

Kat Walsh (General Counsel, Creative Commons) and
Lisa Rein (Co-founder, Creative Commons & Aaron Swartz Day)
“The Past and Future of Creative Commons”

12:30-1 pm Aaron Swartz Day Institute

All about the new “Aaron Swartz Institute” in Brazil (remotely)

1pm-2pm LUNCH

2-2:25 Grant Smith Ellis (in person)

Grant Smith Ellis (Chairperson of the Board, MassCann – Legal Intern at the Parabola Center (in person)
“Cannabis and social equity; weaponizing the Overton Window to beat agents of corporate regulatory capture at their own game”

2:25-2:50 Mai (Distributed Press/COMPOST)

Mai Sutton (Co-founder, COMPOST Magazine) (remotely)

Details coming soon!

2:50-3:15 Quinn Wilton (in person)

Quinn Wilton (in person)
Postmodern Systems

3:15-4:05 Ryan Sternlicht (remotely)

“The Next Layer of Reality: (Motion)- Physical Movement with a non physical body”

4:05-4:15 Ian Linkletter (remotely)

Ian Linkletter (remotely)
“Standing Tall Against Academic Surveillance”

4:15-4:40 Ben Goering (remotely)

Ben Goering (remotely)
RSS -> twitter.com -> ActivityPub: Locking the [social] Web Open”

4:40-5pm Madison Vialapando (remotely)

Details coming soon!

5pm-5:10 Charles E. Lehner (Member of the W3C DID Working Group) (remotely)
“Intro to W3C VCs and DIDs”

Details coming soon!

5:10-5:20 Peter Kaufman (MIT Open Learning) (in person)

“Opening the Doors”

5:30pm ~ Vahid Razavi

“Women, Life, Freedom, Digital rights, Press Freedom under the Islamic Republic”


November 12-13 2022 at the Internet Archive