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Breakout Session

Ethical Technology Use in the COVID Era

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The topic of human rights and technology use has been growing in importance over the years, but new use cases for contact tracing and workplace monitoring during COVID-19 present significant new questions about how to balance health and safety with privacy and human rights standards. How do we use technology ethically, and what are the reasonable lines to draw between public health benefits and human rights violations? Join us to learn lessons from companies that are developing and deploying these technologies and now non-tech companies should be engaged in the conversation.

Scheduled Speakers

Additional speakers to be announced.

Katie Shay

Head, Business and Human Rights

Cisco


Alexandria Walden

Global Head, Human Rights

Google


Steve Crown

Vice President and Deputy General Counsel

Microsoft Corporation


Hannah Darnton

Associate Director

BSR (Moderator)



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Convening Sponsor

Verizon

Platinum Sponsor

We Mean Business

Gold Sponsor

Target

Silver Sponsors

EQT
Flex Ltd.
The Walt Disney Company

Supporting Sponsors

AB InBev
Atlassian
Cisco
The Coca-Cola Company
Google, Inc.
Microsoft Corporation
Qualcomm

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