Announcing: CCDBR’s Fall Conference–No Place to Hide: The Rise of the Surveillance State and Its Threat to the Bill of Rights
Posted on September 13, 2013
NO PLACE TO HIDE: THE RISE OF THE SURVEILLANCE STATE AND ITS THREAT TO THE BILL OF RIGHTS
19 OCTOBER 2013, 1:30 – 4:30 PM, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL
375 E. Chicago Ave., Room 140 RB
ADMISSION FREE, DONATIONS REQUESTED
KADE CROCKFORD, Massachusetts ACLU: intersection among federal, state and local surveillance operations, including Fusion Centers
THOMAS DRAKE, NSA whistleblower (Skype connection)
MIKE GERMAN, Former special agent of the FBI, now with ACLU national office, Washington, D.C.: traditional and high-tech surveillance practices
KEVIN GOSZTOLA, Firedoglake.com blogger (covered Chelsea Manning trial) and contributor to Nation magazine: surveillance whistleblowers and the threat to journalistic freedom, and recent NSA revelations
RESTORE THE FOURTH, national movement to protect privacy: organizing to resist surveillance excesses
ADAM SCHWARTZ, Illinois ACLU: visual/camera surveillance in Chicago
AMIE STEPANOVICH, Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), Washington, D.C.: drone surveillance and related issues
Parking garage at 321 E. Erie St. has made 15 discounted spaces available for us at $5 price, far below the normal charge. Please notify Bob Clarke if you want one of these spaces. Those not reserved will be handed out on first-come, first-served basis at the conference.
Additional participants and topics may be announced later. Conference will be live-streamed.
For updates and other details, contact Bob Clarke, firstname.lastname@example.org, 773.281.5164