“20 Talks” is a series of insightful discussions with 20 experts and influential personalities across diverse domains, looking into the profound implications of privacy and data protection within their specific spheres. In these talks, we will delve into the privacy domain, seeking to foster a deeper understanding of interplays between technology, policy, and other areas. By discussing the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, we want to highlight the pivotal role that data protection plays in our society.
The series of talks is scheduled for release throughout 2024.
Daniel J. Solove

Daniel J. Solove

Professor of Intellectual Property and Technology Law, George Washington University Law School
With the vast amount of data collected and the powerful data analytics at disposal, we are on the path to a privacy dystopia.
Koen Lenaerts

Koen Lenaerts

President of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Just as the law serves the people, digital technologies must serve the people
Towela Niyrenda Jere

Towela Nyirenda Jere

Head of Infrastructure, Digitalisation and Energy Division at the African Union Development Agency
Whatever is the privacy I want in the offline world, should be the same in the online world
Amandeep Singh Gill

Amandeep Singh Gill

UN Secretary General's Envoy on Technology
Privacy is a fundamental dimension of human dignity and freedom. It is about human agency in terms of how we process life without being subject to prejudice, hostility or coercion.
Eva Galperin

Eva Galperin

Director of Cybersecurity at the Electronic Frontier Foundation
Everything has the potential to be better in the future. I am happy to see increased use of end-to-end encryption in the past 20 years and I'd like to see this continue in the next 20 years
blue dark background with a light blue circle on the left and a portrait on the right of Caroline Sinders

Caroline Sinders

Machine-learning-design researcher and artist
If we are going to make better products for people, regulation is a part of that. And this is a part of the design process then. It becomes a necessary part of creating tech innovation.
Ayleen Charlotte

Ayleen Charlotte

Leading voice on the Netflix show "The Tinder Swindler"
I was a prey to the fraudsters because I shared my day-to-day life on social media, that made me a prey to criminals.
Paul Ash

Paul Ash

Chief Executive of the Christchurch Call Foundation
The Christchurch attacks were the most shocking manifestation of an abuse of privacy.
Nataša Pirc Musar

Nataša Pirc Musar

President of the Republic of Slovenia
Data minimisation is a key point that every single person needs to be aware of. Be curious, ask questions. Why data is needed for data controllers?