I am writing to remind you about the 10th conference of the Disruption
Network Lab, scheduled on November 25+26 in Berlin that will be
investigating the consequences of leaking and whistleblowing from a
political, cultural and technological perspective.
This two-day event will present keynotes and panels to reflect on the
impact of speaking out. It will bring together computer scientists,
activists, privacy advocates, investigative journalists and researchers
who have been working actively on the topic of truth-telling, running
leak platforms and working for exposing misconducts and wrong doing, as
well as artists that have been creatively working with the concept of
truth, by questioning it in the online and offline realm through their
## Friday November 25 · 2016
17:00-18:30 – KEYNOTE
Grace North (Director of the Jeremy Hammond Defense Committee, and
Jeremy Hammond Campaign Manager, USA). Moderated by Andy Müller-Maguhn
(Courage Advisory board member, Wau Holland Stiftung board member, DE).
19:00-21:00 – PANEL
Simona Levi (activist, founder of Xnet, ES), Katharina Meyer (curator
and researcher, member of the Whistleblower-Netzwerk e.V, DE), Giovanni
Pellerano (CTO of GlobaLeaks, privacy and transparency activist at the
Hermes Center, IT). Moderated by Theresa Züger (researcher on civil
## Saturday November 26 · 2016
16:30-18:00 – KEYNOTE
Mustafa Al-Bassam (alias Tflow, former core member, LulzSec, UK).
Moderated by Gabriella Coleman (Wolfe Chair in Scientific and
Technological Literacy at McGill University, Quebec, CA).
18:20-18:30 – SHORT
Seattle Crime Cams: Video contribute by Dries Depoorter (digital artist,
18:30-20:30 – PANEL
Jack Werner (investigative journalist, SE), Hans Bernhard / UBERMORGEN
(artist, CH/USA/AT), Carmen Weisskopf and Domagoj Smoljo / !Mediengruppe
Bitnik (artists, CH/DE). Moderated by Tatiana Bazzichelli (Director of
the Disruption Network Lab, IT/DE).
Location: Studio 1, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Mariannenplatz 2, 10997
Berlin (5 Euro per day).
Event funded by: Der Regierende Bürgermeister von Berlin, Senatskanzlei,
Kulturelle Angelegenheiten / City Tax.
In cooperation with Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien.
In collaboration with: SPEKTRUM art_technology_community, Wau Holland
Stiftung, XNet, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and
Society. With the participation of the Free Chelsea Manning Initiative
Media partners: Exberliner, Furtherfield.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Tatiana Bazzichelli // Artistic Director
Twitter: @disruptberlin // @t_bazz
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