Privacy is Power – It’s time to claim it back!

Thursday 12th November 2020 1:00pm to 2:00pm Add to my calendar
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We’re delighted to welcome Carissa Véliz, author of the newly published book “Privacy is Power”, who will engage us in a discussion on why and how you should take back control of your data. Carissa makes a compelling case for the revolutionary goal of reclaiming privacy from the grip of a destructive data economy. However, is that even possible? Vivienne Artz, Chief Privacy Officer at Refinitiv, Nathalie Laneret, Director of Privacy Policy at the Centre for Information Policy Leadership and Emma Butler, Data Protection Officer at Yoti, will share their thoughts.

During the event we will engage with you to discuss three burning questions:

  1. Should personal data be able to be bought and sold?
  2. Should we think about data as a toxic asset? And, if so, what do we do with it?
  3. How does personal data interact with power?

Join us for this highly topical event!


12:50 Virtual lobby will open

13:00 Open by Vivienne Artz, Carissa Veliz to present

13:20 Panel discussion

13:40 Q&A

14:00 Close

Carissa Véliz is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at the Institute for Ethics in AI and Hertford College at the University of Oxford. She works on privacy, technology, moral and political philosophy, and public policy. Véliz has published articles in the Guardian, The New York Times, New Statesman, and the Independent. Her academic work has been published in The Harvard Business Review, Nature Electronics, Nature Energy, and The American Journal of Bioethics, among other journals. She is the author of Privacy Is Power (Bantam Press) and the editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Digital Ethics.

Vivienne Artz is President & CEO of Women in Banking & Finance and is also the Chief Privacy Officer at Refinitiv. Vivienne chairs the International Regulatory Strategy Group Data Working Group, is on TheCityUK EU Technical Advisory Group, and is the Treasurer on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). Vivienne is also on the Business and Law Advisory Board of St Mary’s University in the UK and is on the Founding Editorial Board for the Journal of AI and Ethics. Vivienne was recognised in the 2019 PrivSec200 list of privacy and security professionals across Europe.

Nathalie Laneret is the Director of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) in Brussels. CIPL is a global think tank working with industry leaders, regulatory authorities and policymakers to develop global solutions and best practices for privacy and the responsible use of data to enable the modern information age. Nathalie is admitted to the Paris and NY Bars. She sits on the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Privacy Bar Section Advisory Board and is a member of the task force of the Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers in Europe (CISPE) Code of Conduct. She teaches privacy courses at several Universities and regularly speaks at conferences in Europe on privacy and security matters.

Emma Butler is the DPO for Yoti, a digital identity platform. Before joining Yoti in 2016 she spent four years in the Privacy team at RELX Group, also acting as the UK DPO for the LexisNexis Legal and LexisNexis Risk businesses. Before joining the private sector Emma spent seven years leading the international policy team at the ICO where her role included working with other regulators and the Article 29 Working Party (now EDPB). Emma has a degree in French, Italian and linguistics, an LLM in Information Rights Law and Practice, an ISEB data protection certificate, CIPP/E and CIPP/M and is also an IAPP Fellow in Information Privacy.

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