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Consumers International Summit 2019

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The connected future is here. Imagine the possibilities. #GetIoTSmart

Consumers International in partnership with the Consumer Directorate-General of Portugal, with the support of Portuguese Ministry of Economy, will host its first global digital consumer summit, bringing together consumer experts from around the world with the global digital industry.

The Internet Society values our partnership with Consumers International, and our shared focus on creating a safer, more trusted Internet for everyone. We are proud to join as lead partner for the summit, and we will work together on a wide range of initiatives to increase consumer trust online.

The summit will be held in Portugal and will run from the 30 April 2019 for two days, preceded by side events the day before (29 April 2019) and a member exclusive day of learning and sharing and Consumers International general assembly the day after (2 May 2019). The summit’s theme is ‘Digital Hive‘.

The summit will convene a uniquely broad group of contributors including consumer organisations from around the globe and representatives from business, civil society and governments, bringing together unique perspectives on the digital world, its possibilities and potential pitfalls.

Do your devices know more about the Internet than you do? Time to get smart and #SecureIt!

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Time

Monday 29 April 2019 –

Thursday 02 May 2019

Location

Estoril Congress Center

Av. Amaral, 2765-192
Estoril, Portugal

Speakers

Andrew Sullivan

President and Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Sullivan joined the Internet Society as President and Chief Executive Officer in September 2018. He has worked on Internet infrastructure and standards since 2001. In 2012 he joined Dyn… Read more

Frédéric Donck

Regional Vice President - Europe

Frédéric Donck serves as the Regional Vice-President, Europe of the Internet Society. Frederic’s main responsibility is to work with policy- and decision-makers, civil society, the private sector, the technical community… Read more

Jeff Wilbur

Senior Director, Online Trust

Jeff Wilbur joins the Internet Society as, Technical Director, Online Trust Alliance. He is responsible for integrating, developing, and extending the OTA initiative within the Internet Society’s overall mission and… Read more

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