Watch the replay for AFDS 2022

AFDS 2022 was a hybrid event with speakers from Meta, Opera, Google and many more.

Thank you to everyone who took part in making AFDS the industry event for ad-filtering and the possible future of web monetization.

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Next year's Ad-Filtering Dev Summit

When?

October 2023

Where?

to be announced

Replay AFDS Day 1

Replay AFDS Day 2

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Global State of Ad-Filtering Report

Check out our latest ad-filtering report featuring industry trends, challenges, opportunities and a future outlook backed up by research and contributions from industry experts.

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Speakers

Ben Savage Software Engineer, Meta
Simeon Vincent Developer Relations Engineer, Google
Arjan van Leeuwen Product Engineering Lead, Opera
Arvind Narayanan Professor, Princeton University
Gertrud Kolb, Chief Technology and Product Officer, eyeo
Dr. Humera Noor Minhas Director of Engineering, eyeo
Rob Wu Browser Engineer, Mozilla Firefox & Webextensions
Franziska Rösner Associate Professor, University of Washington
Andrey Meshkov CTO and Co-Founder, Adguard
Udbhav Tiwari Senior Manager Global Public Policy , Mozilla
Parinitha Hirehal AI Product Manager, eyeo
Aurélien Mähl Senior Public Policy Manager, DuckDuckGo
Rotem Dar VP of Innovation, eyeo
Laura De Boel Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Ingo Rübe Founder, KILT Protocol
Eric Meyer Developer Advocate, Igalia
Terry Taouss President, Acceptable Ads Committee
Byungwoo Lee Software Engineer, Igalia
Cornelius Witt Group Data Protection Officer, eyeo
Felipe Erias Morandeira Software Engineer, Igalia
Peter Lowe Principal Security Researcher, DNSFilter
Anton Lazarev Engineer, Brave
Mohamed Morsy Product Manager, eyeo
Athanasios Andreou Researcher, Algorithmic Transparency Institute
Hieu Van Le PhD Candidate, University of California, Irvine
Abdul Haddi Amjad PhD Candidate, Virginia Tech University
Umar Iqbal Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Washington
Victor Le Pochat PhD Candidate, KU Leuven
Shaoor Munir PhD Candidate, UC Davis

Schedule

Day 1

Time Slot Speaker Topic
10:00 - 10:25 CET Gertrud Kolb
CTPO, eyeo
Taking out the trash
10:25 - 10:30 CET Kathrin Jennewein
PR Manager, eyeo
Ad-Filtering Report Study Release
10:35 - 11:00 CET Arjan van Leeuwen
Product Engineering Lead, Opera
You broke the internet. When Content Filtering breaks a site and why it matters
11:05 - 11:45 CET Andrey Meshkov
CTO and Co-Founder, AdGuard
How bad is Manifest V3 exactly?
11:45 - 12:00 CET Break
12:00 - 12:25 CET Anton Lazarev
Engineer, Brave
Content Blocking Collaboration in a Manifest V3 World
12.30 - 12:55 CET Felipe Erias Morandeira
Software Engineer, Igalia
More control over static filter rules
13:00 - 13:25 CET Hieu Van Le
PhD Candidate, University of California, Irvine
AutoFR: Automated Filter Rule Generation for Adblocking
13:30 - 14:30 CET Lunch
14:30 - 14:55 CET Simeon Vincent
Developer Relations Engineer, Google
Devlin Cronin
Tech Lead Extensions Platform, Google
David Li
Product Manager Extensions Platform, Google
Alexandre Blondin
Lead Product Manager Extensions, Google
Zach Warneke
Software Engineer Chrome Web Store, Google
Notes from Chrome
15:00 - 15:25 CET Mohamed Morsy
Product Manager, eyeo
Feature Innovation through partner collaboration
15:25 - 15:45 CET Break
15:45 - 16:25 CET Dr. Humera Noor Minhas
Director of Engineering, eyeo
Parinitha Hirehal
AI Product Manager, eyeo
ML-powered Anti-tracking: Track me if you can!
16:30 - 17:10 CET Athanasios Andreou
Researcher, Algorithmic Transparency Institute
Victor Le Pochat
imec-DistriNet, PhD Candidate, KU Leuven
An Audit of Facebook’s Political Ad Policy Enforcement
17:10 - 17:30 CET Break
17:30 - 17:40 CET Abdul Haddi Amjad
PhD Candidate, Virginia Tech University
What's the next era of content blockers?
17:45 - 18:10 CET Franziska Rösner
Associate Professor, University of Washington
Shedding Light on Problematic Content in Online Ads
18:15 - 18:40 CET Umar Iqbal
Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Washington
Breaking Advertising and Tracking Request Chains

Day 2

Time Slot Speaker Topic
10:00 - 10:25 CET Rotem Dar
VP of Innovation, eyeo
Sustainable Privacy: Navigating between User Rights and the Web Economy
10:30 - 10:55 CET Ben Savage
Software Engineer, Meta
Building the internet we all want: Accurate ads measurement with no tracking
11:00 - 11:10 CET Laura De Boel
Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Intro into new regulations
11:10 - 12:00 CET Laura De Boel
Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Cornelius Witt
Group Data Protection Officer, eyeo
Udbhav Tiwari
Senior Manager Global Public Policy, Mozilla
Aurelien Maehl
Senior Public Policy Manager, DuckDuckGo
Panel: How new regulations are shaking up adtech
12:00 - 13:00 CET Lunch
13:00 - 13:25 CET Ingo Rübe
Founder, KILT Protocol
Web3: Regaining Control of Your Data
13:30 - 13:55 CET Peter Lowe
Principal Security Researcher, DNSFilter
The irony of blocking popular trackers
People want privacy, but at what cost
14:00 - 15:10 CET Break
15:15 - 15:40 CET Shaoor Munir
PhD Candidate, UC Davis
COOKIEGRAPH: Measuring and Countering First Party Tracking Cookies
15:45 - 16:25 CET Byungwoo Lee
Software Engineer, Igalia
Eric Meyer
Developer Advocate, Igalia
CSS Selector ':has()'
16:30 - 17:00 CET Break
17:00 - 17:25 CET Arvind Narayanan
Professor, Princeton University
Keynote:
Beyond ad filtering: five ideas for user empowerment through the browser
17:30 - 18:10 CET Simeon Vincent
Developer Relations Engineer, Google
Devlin Cronin
Tech Lead Extensions Platform, Google
David Li
Product Manager Extensions Platform, Google
Alexandre Blondin
Lead Product Manager Extensions, Google
Zach Warneke
Software Engineer Chrome Web Store, Google
Rob Wu
Browser Engineer, Mozilla Firefox, Webextensions
Browser Talk & Q&A
18:15 - 18:40 CET Terry Taouss
President, Acceptable Ads Committee
Final words

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