Privacy in the post-COVID era
What's it about?
Celebrate International Privacy Day
On April 26 2006, the Council of Europe established Data Protection Day, observed annually on January 28. The Council of Europe's data protection convention known as "Convention 108" was opened for signature. Data Protection Day is now observed all over the world and is known as Privacy Day outside of Europe.
COVID-19 has accelerated our adoption of digital technology in the workplace to a frenetic pace. But at the same time, efforts to establish a global regulatory framework to govern how those technologies are used remains a work in progress. For you, as an insights and analytics professional, this creates a whole array of opportunities but also specific challenges you need to prepare for.
What's in it for me?
Join a global discussion looking at understanding overcoming privacy issues in the post-covid era. We'll speak with privacy experts from around the world on the role of data protection and privacy and the emerging challenges and opportunities on every continent.
This must-attend event will give you a real-world tour to inform your data management and compliance programmes. Attend to learn about:
The major challenges data experts think are facing insights and analytics professionals
The regulatory trends emerging in every corner of the world from top data experts
The top concerns regulators and legislators are looking to police in the coming year
Mike CookeESOMAR Committee Member, Chair of the Legal Affairs Committee at ESOMAR
Mike has been a member of Esomar for many years and served on the Council for two terms before being elected Vice Chairman. He was also Vice Chairman of the UK's Market Research Society and served on their Council for three terms. He has written extensively about research and presented many paper winning a number of prestigious awards from both ESOMAR and the UK-based Market Research Society (MRS).
A graduate of the London School of Economics, he obtained his Masters in political behaviour from the University of Essex. Starting his career in MR at National Opinion Polls, after a couple of years in academia, he founded Numbers Market Research, which was subsequently acquired by NOP and after GfK in turn acquired NOP, he became Global Head of Access Panels.
He currently heads ESOMAR's Legal Affairs Committee which monitors all aspects of the global legal and regulatory frameworks that impact on the Market Research sector and actively lobbies regulators on behalf of the sector.
Jules PolonetskyCEO at Future of Privacy Forum
Jules Polonetsky is an American lawyer and internet privacy expert from Brooklyn, New York, who currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of the Future of Privacy Forum. Polonetsky is co-editor of the Cambridge Handbook on Consumer Privacy, with co-editors Omer Tene and Evan Selinger.
Claudio GennaroLegal and Public Affairs Manager at ESOMAR
Claudio joined ESOMAR as Senior Advocacy Programmes Coordinator. In this capacity he is responsible for coordinating our data protection and privacy advocacy efforts as well as coordinating our compliance support services known as ESOMAR Plus.
Claudio is a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/E) with a background in law, international relations and technology. Prior to joining ESOMAR, he also worked as a data privacy analyst at Tesla and compliance officer in several marketing agencies.
Finn RabenESOMAR Staff, Director General at ESOMAR
Finn Raben is a “third culture child” born in the Far East and who grew up in Europe and the Middle East. He went to university in the Netherlands and Ireland, is an Honours graduate in Languages, with Post-Graduate degrees in Business Administration & Marketing Management. He speaks four languages fluently.
He has spent most of his working career in Market Research, and prior to joining ESOMAR, had worked at Millward Brown IMS in Dublin, AC Nielsen, TNS and most recently at Synovate.
Finn is a passionate fan and advocate for the research community in all its forms - analytics, research, insight and consultancy - and works very closely with the ESOMAR Council to ensure ESOMAR is “fit for purpose” for both the current, and next, generation of researchers.
Finn is an ex Officio Director of MRII, the online educational institute partnered with the University of Georgia (USA); he serves as an external examiner at the International School of Management in Avans University (Breda, NL) and has recently been invited to join the advisory board for the Master’s of Marketing Research programme at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Carolina FairbanksData Protection Officer, Brazil at Ipsos
Carolina is a lawyer and currently serving as Data Protection Officer for Ipsos in Brazil. Carolina graduated in 2015 and completed a postgraduate in 2020. She sits in the Bar Association of São Paulo (OAB / SP).
She served for four years as legal counsel in a service provider company, focusing on contracts and data protection.
Carolina has International experience in Norway (completion of High School) and France (in Law at Rouen University). She also interned at the Brazilian Federal Public Prosecutor's Office and at law firms, where she developed activities related to research, drafting of reports and legal documents, follow-up of lawsuits and administrative procedures. Solid knowledge and experience in Civil Law.
Amy YeungESOMAR Committee Member, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer at Lotame
Amy leads all legal, compliance, and privacy functions at Lotame, and is instrumental in informing Lotame’s product roadmap. Amy is a recognized thought leader advising executive management and business leads on industry-disruptive technology, digital innovation, and data analytics initiatives in all company lifecycles at companies such as Comscore, Dataminr, and ZeniMax. Prior to these experiences, Amy was in private practice at WilmerHale and clerked with the Delaware Court of Chancery. Amy is Co-Chair of Communications of the Law Department Management Network of the Association of Corporate Counsel, appointed as a board member to Duke University Alumni Association, and recently completed her term as co-chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee of the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association. Amy holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Chicago.
Jonathan Karanja, Managing Director, FRONTIER CONSULTING, Kenya.
Jonathan has about 24 years’ experience in Market Research, starting off as an enumerator in 1997, to now managing a full-service pan-African market research firm. He leads a team that manages the data and insight needs of client across 28 African countries, across different sectors.
Jonathan has a Bachelor of degree in Building Economics and Management from the University of Nairobi. He is a member in the Marketing and Social Research Association (MSRA) in Kenya, Africa Market Research Association (AMRA) and Marketing Society of Kenya (MSK).
He is passionate about the outdoors, cycling and hiking.
Sandeep AroraPresident at Market Research Society India
Sandeep Arora is a digital-first Consumer Insights and Analytics business leader. As an ESOMAR Country Rep for India for 10+ years, ex-President of the Market Research Society of India and Global Head of Digital Experience at a leading tech firm Datamatics, he is highly familiar with the codes and ethics of the MR world globally. Sandeep also spearheaded the MRSI committee that advised the Government of India to formulate the upcoming Digital Personal Data Protection Law 2022 with a specific focus on the interests of the ‘Insights’ community.
He is very passionate about researching emerging engagement models towards promoting ‘Collaboration’ in the digital world.
Arundati DandapaniChief Editor & Intelligence Officer at Canadian Research Insights Council
Arundati Dandapani joined the Certified Analytics and Insights Professionals of Canada (CAIP Canada) as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Arundati joined the Canadian Research Insights Council as their Chief Editor and Intelligence Officer (CIO). Arundati brings over 15 years’ experience in research, publishing, and association management.
After starting her career in publishing, Arundati completed the Marketing Research & Business Intelligence Certificate program at Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology (a CRIC member). She then worked as a research consultant for a variety of clients, later shifting her focus to helping research agencies develop compelling content and grow visibility.
Most recently she worked for another industry association where her responsibilities included communications, membership, professional development, leadership and certification programs. Arundati is also the founder of Generation1.ca, a website dedicated to featuring the voices of Canada’s newest residents to help them showcase their expertise, connect with brands/industry and elevate their careers.
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