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Online Privacy: A Human-Centred Approach

Pathways to Privacy Research Symposium 2017 hosted by BEAR in partnership with the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC)


#P2P2017 Event Program

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  • Event Synopsis: The symposium aims to highlight the privacy challenges that online consumers face every day while online. It will feature recent research funded by the OPC’s Contributions Program and examine the key factors—cognitive, contextual, and social—that underlie consumers’ decisions to share their personal information online. It will also explore how programs and policies of governments and businesses can better incorporate these human factors into their design. By bringing together academics, regulators, industry and consumer groups, the symposium will be a forum for creative exchange of ideas on how to address consumer privacy challenges in the online world.

Speakers & their Organizations


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Research Presentations:

Discussant Comments:

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Panel Discussion:

Point-Counterpoint Workshop:

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This event has been funded by the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC); the views expressed at this event are those of the participants and do not necessarily reflect those of the OPC.