Data School


Disrupting Technologies of Trust: Ethical and Regulatory Challenges of the Platform Economy

Date: Wednesday 12 December 2018
Time: 15.15 – 17.00
Location: Eetkamer, Drift 27, University Library City Centre, Utrecht


This UGlobe Dialogue on technological innovation will address the complex interaction of trust, regulation, and data technology, in the context of the platform economy, such as Airbnb, Uber and ‘reputational technologies’.

What are the central concerns regarding ‘trust’ sustaining platform economies, and what principles should guide the ongoing development?

Programme and Speakers

15.15-15.30 Introduction

Mirko Tobias Schäfer (Associate Professor, Data School, Utrecht University)

15.30-16.15 Speakers

José van Dijck (Distinguished University Professor Utrecht University)

Paul Nemitz (Principal Advisor in the Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers of the European Commission)

Anna Gerbrandy (Professor Competition Law, School of Law, Utrecht University)

16.15-17.00 Panel Discussion

Moderated by Joel Anderson (Associate Professor, Ethics School, Utrecht University)

17.00-18.30 Reception

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