Apple's CEO Joins Stellar Line-Up for 2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners
In a press release sent out this afternoon, The European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli stated that he was pleased to announce that Apple's CEO will deliver the keynote speech at Debating Ethics: Dignity and Respect in Data Driven Life. The public session of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners will be held on Wednesday 24 October 2018. The full event takes place on 24 -25 October 2018 in the Hemicycle of the European Parliament, Brussels.
Giovanni Buttarelli: "We are delighted that Tim has agreed to speak at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. Tim has been a strong voice in the debate around privacy, as the leader of a company which has taken a clear privacy position, we look forward to hearing his perspective. He joins an already superb line up of keynote speakers and panelists who want to be part of a discussion about technology serving humankind."
The public session of the conference will kick-start a global conversation on right and wrong in the development and use of digital technology. Other contributors include the inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, leading philosopher Anita Allen, former chief justice of India Jagdish Singh, Pascale Fung, Director of the Centre for AI Research at HKUST, and computer philosophy writer Jaron Lanier.
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It will definitely be interesting to hear from many sides on issues relating to citizen privacy and the duty there is to support law enforcement around the globe to stay ahead of organized crime and terrorist groups.