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#124 :: Design after GDPR – The New Age of Privacy
On May 25th the EU General Data Protection Regulation, known as GDPR, will kick in. If you are not concerned, you either have it all sorted out (and if so, we salute you and might invite you on stage!) or you haven't been paying attention. But worry not! We are here to help. Through our work as designers, we increasingly see the potential of using data to tailor the service to our users. This offers us fantastic opportunities to deliver the best user experience. However, it also makes us a complete nightmare when it comes to data protection, and the new European regulation (plus, you know, ethics) is finally forcing us to look at the potential consequences of what we make. For the June event, we will try together to understand how GDPR will affect our work, and how to embrace it. It's a great opportunity to pay closer attention to what we produce and to help our users become more aware of what they sign up for. Meet our speakers: Zoë Harris, UX copywriter at Schibsted, will tell us how to talk to users about privacy, making them active participants in the conversation. Sonja Sarah Porter. Designer at BEKK, will bring in her experience on implementing GDPR at NSB, going in depth on what's the designer's role in this whole ordeal. Zoë has more than sixteen years' experience in technology-based communications, and has focused her career on helping people of different backgrounds understand each other. From communicating about human rights legislation in the public sector, to technical writing and marketing in the information technology sector, to consulting on language consistency, native nuance, tone of voice, narrative design and content strategy, she has most recently focused on user-facing communications in the data privacy area. Sonja is an American designer at BEKK Consulting with a background in interaction and service design. She is currently working with NSB to fulfill their privacy and data security promise to their passengers, and improve the digital experience of traveling with NSB.


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