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Science and Academic Freedom in the Digital Age
with Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner
10 October 2012
5:30 p.m.
Reception to follow
American Association for the Advancement of Science
1200 New York Avenue, N.W.
Entrance at 12th and H Streets
Washington, D.C. 20005
The movement to protect Internet freedom - the exercise of human rights online - has important implications for the work of scientists and engineers. What are the opportunities for collaboration, and how can developments in Internet policy influence broader science and human rights issues? Join us for a discussion with Assistant Secretary of State Michael Posner, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, the US government's lead human rights official, about the overlapping interests that connect science, technology and human rights.