BRUSSELS PRIVACY HUB
INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC PRIVACY RESEARCH CENTRE IN THE HEART OF EUROPE
BRUSSELS PRIVACY HUB
INTERNATIONAL academic privacy research centre in the HEART of Europe
October 2016 • Christopher Kuner & Mireille Hildebrandt give presentations at closed session of 38th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, Marrakesh
On 17 October 2016 Hub Co-Director Prof. Christopher Kuner and Professor Mireille Hildebrandt presented at closed panel sessions of the 38th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Marrakesh, Morocco. Christopher Kuner was a speaker in the closed session on Encryption and Mireille Hildebrandt spoke at the closed session on AI and Robotics. The program of the closed session is available here.
October 2016 • Hub Co-Director Christopher Kuner speaks at Trinity College Dublin
On 6 October, Hub Co-Director Prof. Christopher Kuner gave a speech at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland entitled “Reality and illusion in EU data transfer regulation post Schrems”. The speech was part of the ADAPT Public Lectures in Ethics and Privacy organised by Trinity College. Further information can be found here.
September 2016 • Hub Co-Director speaks at DPA Conference in Lisbon
On 20 September, Hub Co-Director Dr. Christopher Kuner gave a presentation at a conference on the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that was organised by the Portuguese DPA and held in the Portuguese Senate in Lisbon. The programme for the conference is available here.
September 2016 • Did you miss our EU Korea seminar? Recording is now available
In July 2016, BPH co-hosted a seminar with the Seoul National University Center for Law and Economics. The programme included a welcome address from His Excellency the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Kingdom of Belgium and the European Union and interventions from Professor Christopher Kuner (Co-director of Brussels Privacy Hub), Professor Haksoo Ko (Professor of Law, Seoul National University School of Law), Professor Paul de Hert (Co-director of Brussels Privacy Hub) and Mr. Sang Joo Lee (SVP for Global Privacy Office, Samsung. To hear more about synergies between EU and Korean data protection regimes the recording of the seminar is now available.
September 2016 • Hub Member appointed a member of the Hellenic Greek Data Protection Authority
Vagelis Papakonstantinou, BPH Training Coordinator, has been appointed a Member (alternate) of the Hellenic Data Protection Authority (HDPA). HDPA is headed by its President (a supreme court judge) and a Commission composed of altogether ten Members (four alternates). The President and members of the Authority are appointed for a period of four years and their term of office may be renewed only once.
For previous BPH news, please see the News Archive.
27 October 2016 • GDPR Workshop Series: What is to be done with the ePrivacy Directive? Brussels, Belgium More information
8 November 2016 • Identifiability: Policy and Practical Solutions for Anonymization and Pseudonymization, Brussels, Belgium More information
1-2 December 2016• Training Seminar: Implementing the GDPR - Practical Challenges, Brussels, Belgium More information
9 December 2016• GDPR Workshop Series: Scientific research and Data Protection, Brussels, Belgium More information
Dr. Christopher Kuner
Brussels Privacy Hub
Law Science Technology & Society (LSTS)
Building B, room 4B315
Vrije Universiteit Brussel