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  • Rashik Parmar MBE FBCS
  • Adam Leon-Smith CITP FBCS
  • Casey Calista


  • Welcome and CEO update
  • Panel discussion
  • Q&A


As governments across the western world consider how far to go when it comes to restricting TikTok, we bring together a panel of experts to unpick the arguments and answer your questions.

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About the speakers

Rashik Parmar MBE FBCS is Group CEO of BCS where he is responsible for realising the BCS mission to make IT good for society. Previously he was the IBM Fellow and Vice President responsible for creating and driving IBM’s European technical strategy

Adam Leon-Smith CITP FBCS is Chair of BCS Fellows Technical Advisory Group (F-TAG) and a senior technologist and CTO of Neuro and Dragonfly

Casey Calista is a global strategist in both UK and international policy based at Hill+Knowlton in London. She is an advisor to government departments, industry and not-for-profits including DSIT, Spotify, Etsy, Coalition for App Fairness and Glitch

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Webinar: Should TikTok be banned?
Date and time
Wednesday 12 April, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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