The Project On Government Oversight, a nonpartisan watchdog that works to hold the government accountable and protect constitutional rights and principles, is proud to host the following event in conjunction with the American Association for the Advancement of Science:
An array of experts on privacy, technology, civil rights, and civil liberties will examine the impact of emerging aerial surveillance systems. We'll discuss the growing power of aerial surveillance, how we should view it in light of other emerging surveillance technologies and evolving legal standards, how it threatens civil rights and civil liberties, and potential policy responses. This event will examine both drones and manned aerial surveillance systems like the Persistent Surveillance program in Baltimore.
Coffee and breakfast pastries will be provided. The event is fully open to the public and members of the press.
- Identifying and Tracking with Aerial Surveillance, featuring Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Matthew Feeney, Jeramie Scott
- Power and Capabilities of Aerial Surveillance, featuring Jay Stanley
- Aerial Surveillance and First Amendment Activities, featuring Freddy Martinez, Neema Singh Guliani, Sarah St. Vincent, and Kevin Rector
- Policy Ideas for Aerial Surveillance, featuring Harley Geiger, Billy Easley, Kami Chavis
Time: March 7, 8:40 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
American Association for the Advancement of Science
1200 New York Ave NW
(main entrance at corner of 12th St and H St; event will be on the 2nd floor, accessible by staircase in the main foyer or by elevator)
Click here to RSVP.
Full Speaker List (additional speakers to be added):
- Rachel Levinson-Waldman, Senior Counsel, Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice
- Matthew Feeney, Director, Project on Emerging Technologies, Cato Institute
- Jeramie Scott, Director, Domestic Surveillance Project, Electronic Privacy Information Center
- Freddy Martinez, Director, Lucy Parsons Labs
- Neema Singh Guliani, Senior Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union
- Sarah St. Vincent, Researcher/Advocate, US Program, Human Rights Watch
- Kevin Rector, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun
- Harley Geiger, Director of Public Policy, Rapid7 (speaking in personal capacity)
- Jay Stanley, Senior Policy Analyst with the Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, ACLU
- Kami Chavis, Professor of Law and Director of the Criminal Justice Program, Wake Forest University
- Billy Easley, Senior Policy Analyst, Americans for Prosperity