Symposium - The EU data protection reform. Privacy & consumer protection

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Co-organised with EINS Network of Excellence in Internet Science

The EU data protection reform
Privacy & consumer protection

October 7, 2014. 3-6 pm,
Politecnico di Torino
Salone d'Onore del Castello del Valentino
The symposium is free and open to the public
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The symposium focuses on the ongoing reform of the EU data protection framework.

The symposium is introduced by a keynote speech given by Prof. Lee A. Bygrave (University of Oslo), Director of the Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law, regarded as one of the leading European academics in the field of data protection law.
A panel discussion follows on the different issues related to privacy and consumer protection. The panel brings together representatives from ICT companies and the Italian Data Protection Authority.

Opening symposium
Marco Gilli (Rector, Politecnico di Torino)
Marcella Sarale (Vice Head, Department of Management and Production Engineering)

Forum Chair
Alessandro Mantelero (Politecnico di Torino, Department of Management and Production Engineering | Director of Privacy, Nexa Center for Internet & Society)

Forum keynote speech
Lee A. Bygrave (University of Oslo | Director, Norwegian Research Center for Computers and Law)

Panel session

Vanna Palumbo (Head, International and Community Matters Department, Italian Data Protection Authority)
[SLIDES] Sibilla Ricciardi (General Counsel, Microsoft Italia)
Laura Bononcini (Head of Policy, Italy at Facebook)
[SLIDES] Valentina Frediani (Assinform)

Question and Answer Session

This symposium is organized in cooperation with the Department of Management and Production Engineering.

The keynote speech will be given in English, the panel session will take place in Italian and the Q&A in Italian and English.

Pictures from the Symposium