Digital conference: Consumers and businesses in digital markets - An unequal relationship?

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Title Digital conference: Consumers and businesses in digital markets - An unequal relationship?
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Description You are invited to a webinar on October 15, (13.00-17.00 CET) arranged by the Swedish Consumer Agency, its Scientific Council, in partnership with Maastricht University.

The evolution of digital markets has changed the market conditions for consumers. Developments in digital platform markets, data driven marketing and digital design have created infinite opportunities for both consumers and businesses. However, consumers are faced with new challenges and are at greater risk of being influenced or even manipulated into actions and choices they would not have made otherwise. These challenges have led to a change in the relationship between consumers and businesses, in many cases to the disadvantage of the consumer.

During this webinar, consumer and business organisations, academic researchers and policy makers will discuss how digital markets and data driven marketing challenges consumer behaviour and how a more equal and balanced consumer-business relationship can be achieved.

The speakers and participants include the following:

Dr. Harry Brignull, User Experience Specialist and founder of
Hans Micklitz, Professor of Economic Law, Helsinki University
Natali Helberger, Professor of Information Law, University of Amsterdam
Anna Barker, Competition Expert, OECD
Andreas Maaloe Jespersen, Specialist, Danish Competition and Consumer Authority
Arunesh Mathur, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Princeton University
Carolina Brånby, Director Digital Policy, Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
Werner Stengg, Cabinet Expert for Digital Policy, European Commission
Antonina Bakardjieva Engelbrekt, Professor of European Law, Stockholm University
Poja Shams, Associate professor, Karlstad University Service Research Center
Sofia Stigmar, Lawyer, Swedish Trade Federation
Sinan Akdag, Digital expert, The Swedish Consumers' Association

2020 Oct 15

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2020 Oct 15

Digital conference: Consumers and businesses in digital markets - An unequal relationship?

Duration2020 Oct 152020 Oct 15
Location of eventSwedish Consumer Agency
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