Freedom not Fear 2017: contribute your session!

Contribute your session to Freedom not Fear 2017!
Freedom not Fear 2017 in Brussels starts on Friday, 6 October. It’s time to plan your journey and to announce your session(s). The first workshops are already in the schedule:
Data retention in EU via ePrivacy? – What are Estonia, Bulgaria & Austria up to?
What could be a joint EU-wide campaign in 2018?
Bodycam use by police
Bulk interception European intelligence services
CryptoKids: creating teaching materials for kids
Offline tracking: WLAN, face recognition & co.
Mobility under surveillance? (travel restrictions, toll systems etc.)
Rhetorics of (governmental) surveillance – How do we convince people that freedom is better?
Commercialisation: Health and Care in the Digital Single Market
Talking about the Big Brother Awards in Europe

Announce your session in the Freedom not Fear wiki or email us: contact@freedomnotfear.org:
(Note: the schedule is work in progress.)

Freedom not Fear 2017
6–9 October 2017 (Friday–Monday)
Mundo B, Rue d’Edimbourg 26, BXL
https://www.freedomnotfear.org
email us: contact@freedomnotfear.org

Register for travel allowances
Freedom not Fear 2017 is self-organised and free, and you do not have to register to take part. But, thanks to MEPs you can apply for travel allowances. We will inform you as soon as registration for is travel allowances open.

Freedom not Fear 2017 is a BarCamp and conference for civil rights activists from all across Europe. Representatives from non-governmental organisations meet in Brussels for four days to work for freedom in the digitised world. We plan action and we take action against increasing surveillance and other attacks on civil rights. We want to live in freedom, not in fear. Join us!

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Freedom not Fear 2017: 6–9 October, Brussels

Freedom not Fear is an annual meeting for civil rights activists from all across Europe. Representatives from non-governmental organisations meet in Brussels for four days to work for freedom in the digitised world. We plan action and we take action against increasing surveillance and other attacks on civil rights. We want to live in freedom, not in fear. Join us!

Everybody is welcome to take part, help organise and support Freedom not Fear 2017!

Freedom not Fear 2017
6–9 October 2017 (Friday–Monday)
Mundo B, Rue d’Edimbourg 26, BXL (see on OpenStreetMap)
Video: impressions from Freedom not Fear 2013
Read our demands
contact [at] freedomnotfear [dot] org

Join us and help us organise!
We’d be happy to have your helping hand to organise Freedom not Fear 2017 in Brussels! If you are active on civil rights issues (or you want to get active) we warmly invite you to join us to help us grow and work together. Last year there were about 60 attendees from about 15 different countries and over the last years, Freedom not Fear has constantly grown larger.

1. Join our e-mailing list: akv-international [at] listen.akvorrat [dot] org.
2. Spread the word and tell everybody about Freedom not Fear 2017.
3. Hold a session, give a talk, a workshop or any other input.
4. Arrange a meeting with your Member of Parliament (details below).
5. We are looking for an organiser for a mass accomodation where Freedom not Fear participants can stay. (It would be helpful if this person speaks French.) More information: contact [at] freedomnotfear [dot] org

Arrange a meeting with your Member of Parliament
On Monday, 9th October we will meet Members of the European Parliament to discuss current topics of data protection, surveillance, net neutrality and many more. If you want to arrange a meeting with an MEP, you should write an e-mail, wait a few days and if you don’t get any answer, call them directly. Use our prepared letter.

 

More information:
Join us and help us organise!
contact [at] freedomnotfear [dot] org

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