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2019 Conference: Compendium of Notes

Interested to learn more about the 2019 Science, Technology, and Human Rights Conference, or to catch up on a session you missed? Click below to read the summary notes prepared by Science and Human Rights Coalition rapporteurs. Many thanks to Dr. Gabriel Velez of Marquette University for editing and organizing this compendium.


Compendium of Notes

AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition
Science, Technology and Human Rights Conference 2019

October 23-25, 2019
Washington, D.C.


Session Name

Closing the Gap: How Can Scientists Better Support Communities Impacted by Mining?

Evaluating and Expanding the American Psychological Association’s Human Rights Engagement

Finding Today's Slaves: Statistics in the Fight Against Modern Slavery

The Scientific-Human Rights Nexus in Latin America: Cross-discipline Action to Improve the Legacy of Mining and Oil & Gas Projects

Monitoring Human Rights in Conflict: The Use of Drones is Still a Chimera

Science and Human Rights Policy Advocacy Workshop: Working with Congress: Leveraging Your Experience to Impact Policymakers

Advancing Science in a Global Context: Scientific Engagement at the United Nations

Preventing Harm to Migrant Children in Detention: A Case Study of Collaboration Between Health Whistleblowers, Professional Associations, & Public Interest Organizations

Realizing the Right to Science: Progress and Next Steps

Predicting the Location of Hidden Graves in Mexico Using Machine Learning Models

A Multiperspective Look at Artificial Intelligence for Human Rights Causes

Supporting At-Risk and Refugee Scholars in our Research Institutions and Communities

Using Scientific Tools to Counter Illegal Land Acquisition from Local and Indigenous Communities

Transformative Undergraduate Experiential Learning and Advocacy at the Intersection of Science and Human Rights