CLA 2022 edition

Bocconi University – Milan, 28-30 June 2022

The Consumer Leadership Academy (CLA) is a free of charge immersive course designed to stimulate informed discussion from all sides of the major policy debates shaping the future of consumerism, with a particular focus on digital transformation and sustainability. The CLA brings together policy and thought leaders from around Europe for a series of lectures, seminars and panel sessions led by experts and grounded in academic research.


28-30 June 2022

Module 1 | Tue, June 28
// Consumers in the Digital Age: a close look at future challenges

  • 01
    Morning Session | 9:30-12:30
    Consumer protection in the Digital Age: legal and economic issues

    – Catalina Goanta (Utrecht University)
    – Antonio Manganelli (LUMSA University)
  • 02
    Afternoon Session | 14:30-17:30
    The Digital Services Act Package and its impact on consumer protection

    – Oreste Pollicino (Bocconi University)
    – Giuseppe Abbamonte (Director for Media Policy, DG CNECT, European Commission)

Module 2 | Wed, June 29
// Protecting Consumer Rights

  • 01
    Morning Session | 9:30-12:30
    The new directive on representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers

    – Ariel Flavian (Partner, Herzog Fox & Neeman – Haifa University)
    – Alberto De Franceschi (University of Ferrara)
    – Paolo Martinello (Fondazione Altroconsumo)
  • 02
    Afternoon Session | 14:30-17:30
    Consumers in the digital and green transitions: Sustainability and the right to repair

    – Dirk Staudenmayer (Head of Unit “Contract Law” DG JUST, European Commission)
    – Javier Ramírez Iglesias (IE Law School – Hp Inc.)
    – Vilma Kaza (Google, Sustainability and Climate Policy Manager)

Module 3 | Thu, June 30
// Privacy Preservation: economic and legal implications

  • 01
    Morning Session | 9:30-12:30
    Privacy-preserving technologies and the future of the web

    – Giorgio Resta (Roma Tre University)
    – Gianluca Salviotti (DEVO Lab – SDA Bocconi – School of Management)
  • 02
    Afternoon Session | 13:30-16:00
    The value of data: economic and legal perspectives

    – Luca Bolognini (Istituto Italiano per la Privacy e la Valorizzazione dei Dati)
    – Andrea Katalin Toth (Directorate for Data, DG CNECT, European Commission)
  • 03
    2nd edition handover event
    With next hosting program partner School


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