Addressing Continuing Challenges to Freedom of Expression and Privacy
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
(Registration begins at 8:00 a.m.)
Hogan Lovells US LLP
Litigation Conference Center/Concourse level
555 Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
|Basem Fathy, Egyptian Pro-Democracy Leader
Mr. Fathy has dedicated his life to promoting political freedom in Egypt. Braving multiple detentions by the Mubarak regime, he co-founded the April 6 Youth Movement, a group of activists who used Facebook and SMS texting to organize protests in 2008. Those protests became a precursor to the uprising this year. He is the recipient of the 2011 Human Rights Award from Human Rights First.
|Dan Baer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
Dr. Baer was appointed to his current position at the United States Department of State in 2009, and his portfolio includes the Office of East Asian Pacific Affairs, the Office of African Affairs, the Office of Multilateral and Global Affairs, and the Internet Freedom Office.
|Dave Thomas, Practice Area Leader of the Communications Group at Hogan Lovells
Mr. Thomas has more than 20 years of experience as counsel to the nation’s top ICT companies. He is experienced in a wide range of regulatory, litigation, and transactional matters with particular emphasis on deployment of communications infrastructure.
Moderated by Meg Roggensack, Senior Advisor on Business and Human Rights, Human Rights First
Please RSVP today to by sending an email with your name and affiliation to Kathryn Plummer at PlummerK@humanrightsfirst.org or by calling (202) 370-3305. We hope to see you there.