Network of Excellence in Internet Science

TRIP 2012 Programme, Lausanne, Switzerland

Workshop on Internet Trust, Reputation, Identity and Privacy (TRIP 2012)
09.30 - 17.00, 4 December, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Please consider participating in a one-day workshop organised by EINS on the topics of Internet Trust, Reputation, Identity and Privacy. Co-located with the Social Informatics 2012 conference in Lausanne it will have a particular focus on multidisciplinary perspectives, bringing together university and industry researchers.


09.30  Coffee and registration

10.00  Welcome by Dr. Ian Brown

10.05  Keynote by Dr. Hamed Haddadi (Queen Mary University of London) - The Value of Privacy and Monetization of Information

10.35  Session 1 – Privacy (Chair: Dr. Heiko Niedermayer)

  • Samir Passi (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Science) - ‘Slide to Unlock?’ – Mobile Convergence and Collapsing Contexts
  • Rayman Preet Singh (University of Waterloo) – PEDE: A Cloud-Based Personal Execution and Data Hosting Environment
  • Yves-Alexandre de Montjoye (MIT Media Lab) – Protecting the Privacy of Personal Data through Change of Ownership

12.15  Lunch

13.15  Keynote by Dr. Bernie Hogan (Oxford Internet Institute) - Exhibiting Identity Online

13.45  Session 2 – Reputation (Chair: Prof. Sally Wyatt)

  • Dr. Laura Toogood (Digitalis Reputation) – Online Reputation Management: A Perspective from the Industry
  • Marco Bani (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna) – How to Build, Measure, and Use ‘Social Reputation’ to Foster a Better Democracy
  • Prof. Jacques Calmet (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology ) – Specifying Trust in Virtual Organizations 

15.15  Tea/coffee

15.30  Session 3 – Identity & Trust (Chair: Dr. Anne-Marie Oostveen)

  • Ninia Azzopardi (Oxford Brookes University) – An Exploratory Study on how Customers Feel Towards the EU Cookie Law, and if it Affects their Trust towards a Website
  • Karmen Guevara (University of Cambridge) – Identity and Trust, the Foundations for Privacy
  • Prof. Alessandro Mantelero (Politecnico di Torino) – Competitive Value of Data Protection: The Impact of Data Protection Regulation on Online Behaviour

17.00  Close and next steps



The registration fee for the Workshop on Internet Trust, Reputation, Identity and Privacy is 50 CHF (about 40 euro). You can register online at Information about travel and accommodation can also be found on the Social Informatics Conference website.

For any other queries contact the workshop coordinator, Dr Anne-Marie Oostveen at