Draft Agenda

Thursday, 22 October 2020


Morning Session

10.00 - 10.15

Welcome Address

Nikolaus Forgó (Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law)
10.15 - 11.45

Keynote Addresses

Michèle Finck (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)
Frank Pallas (TU Berlin)
further speaker to be confirmed
11.45 - 12.00 Mid-Morning Coffee Break
12.00 - 13.00

Morning Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers

Moderated by Nikolaus Forgó (Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law) with:
Michèle Finck (Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition), Frank Pallas (TU Berlin)
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch Break



Afternoon Tandem Junior-Senior Sessions

For the Tandem Junior-Senior Sessions, three papers on the topic of "Legal Aspects of Anonymisation and Pseudonymisation of Data" by junior scholars have been selected. The autors will first present their paper in the session, followed by feedback from the senior scholar and an open discussion. Learn more …

14.00 - 14.45

"Disentangling Encryption from the Personalization Debate: a Modest Reflection on the “Relativist Approach” Underpinning the Identifiability Criterion"

With Michael Veale (UCL) and Pier Giorgio Chiara (University of Luxembourg)
14.45 - 15.30

"Proper Management of Health Data in the Fight Against the Pandemic: a Global Overview of Pseudonymisation in Contact Tracing Apps"

With Mahsa Shabani (Ghent University) and Marialuciana Di Santi (LUISS Guido Carli)
15.30 - 15.45 Mid-Afternoon Coffee Break
15.45 - 16.30

"Anonymization of Group Data Under the GDPR Regime, Blessing in Disguise?"

With Nadezhda Purtova (Tilburg Law School) and Yannick Vogel (University of Bologna)
16.30 - 17.15

Afternoon Panel Discussion

Moderated by Cecilia Magnusson Sjöberg (The Swedish Law and Informatics Research Institute) with:
Mahsa Shabani (Ghent University), Michael Veale (UCL) and Nadezhda Purtova (Tilburg Law School)

17.15 - 17.30

Closing Remarks

Andrea Jelinek (Head of the Austrian Data Protection Authority)