Conference addresses relationship between human rights and technology

The event aims to foster a critical analysis of the relationship between human rights and technology, exploring the challenges and opportunities of the digital age.
Law
08 April 2024
Conference addresses relationship between human rights and technology

Fundação Getulio Vargas’ Rio de Janeiro Law School is holding a conference called “Embedding Human Rights in Digital Design Conference and Call for Abstracts”on April 15, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., in FGV’s main building in Rio de Janeiro. The event aims to foster a critical analysis of the relationship between human rights and technology, exploring the challenges and opportunities of the digital age.

The meeting will also discuss how to design digital systems that respect and promote user’s fundamental rights, while examining the risks of algorithmic discrimination, mass surveillance and other forms of human rights violations in cyberspace.

The conference speakers will include Lilian Edwards, a professor of law at the University of Newcastle; and Fernanda Bruno, a professor at Rio de Janeiro Federal University and the coordinator of the same university’s MediaLab. The moderators will be Luca Belli, a professor at the FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School and the coordinator of the Fundação Getulio Vargas Center for Technology and Society (FGV CTS); Yasmin Curzi, a professor and coordinator of the FGV Rio de Janeiro Law School Diversity and Inclusion Program; and Richard Mackenzie-Gray Scott, a post doctoral researcher at the University of Oxford.

Venue:
FGV’s main building
190 Praia de Botafogo, 12th-floor auditorium, Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro

To take part, please sign up here.

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