Distinguished Lecture on Big Data Law and Policy

November 21, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This event is the Program on Data and Governance’s signature annual Distinguished Lecture on Big Data Law and Policy, presented by the Program on Data & Governance and co-sponsored by the Department of Economics and the Decision Sciences Collaborative

Who Benefits from the Data Economy
Thursday, November 21st, 2019 | 4:00-5:30 pm with reception to follow
The Ideation Zone at Pomerene Hall (Rm. 320)
1760 Neil Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Parking is available at the 12th Avenue Garage.
Advance registration required. RSVP requested by November 14th.


About the Event

In the big data economy, consumer data often unlocks free or discounted services. But, at what cost?  Join us for this TED style session to explore consumer awareness of such trade-offs against the backdrop of who benefits from our current data economy.

Featured speaker | Dr. Alessandro Acquisti, is the Director of the Privacy Economics Experiments (PeeX) Lab and a Professor of Information Technology and Public Policy at the Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University. His varied accomplishments span being an Andrew Carnegie Fellow, a member of the Board of Regents of the National Library of Medicine, a recipient of the PET Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies, and having his TEDGlobal talk, What will a future without secrets look like? viewed 1.4 million times in 27 languages. 

Guest moderator | Dr. Kirsten Martin, is the Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Strategic Management & Public Policy at George Washington University. She is the Research and Business Ethics editor for the Journal of Business Ethics, a member of the Future of Privacy Forum’s Advisory Board and the Census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee, and a fellow at the Business Roundtable Institute for Corporate Ethics. Her varied accomplishments also include the TEDx talk, Why companies should respect our privacy, being elected to the Society for Business Ethics (SBE) Board of Directors, and multiple NSF awards at the cross-section of privacy, technology, and ethics.