Strengthening Data Protection Standards in Europe: Towards a Harmonised European Digital Market

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Strengthening Data Protection Standards in Europe: Towards a Harmonised European Digital Market

Thursday 18th June 2015
Thon Hotel Brussels City Centre


09:15 Registration and Morning Refreshments
10:00 Chair’s Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:10 Reforming the Data Protection Legal Framework
Modernising the Data Protection Rules – Progress and Challenges
Reducing Red-Tape: Discussing the ‘One-Stop-Shop’ Principle
Implementing Privacy Policies on the Cloud
Recommendation for Future Action
10:40 First Round of Discussions
11:10 Morning Coffee Break
11:30 Big Data and Privacy: Ensuring Innovation and Growth in Europe’s Digital Economy
Understanding the Potential of Big Data in Creating Growth and Jobs: Increasing Public Private Partnerships
Legitimate Purposes for Data Processing and Profiling: The Role of Informed Consent
Past and Ongoing Initiatives – Lessons Learned and Recommendations
12:00 Second Round of Discussions
12:30 Networking Lunch
13:30 Enhancing Trust, Restoring Consumer Control over Personal Data
Privacy and Data Protection on Social Networks
Users’ Control of their Data – Privacy by Design or by Default
Business Innovations, Products and Solutions Inspired by Privacy
Sharing Innovators’ Best Practice and Challenges
14:00 Third Round of Discussions
14:30 Afternoon Coffee Break
14:50 Balancing Privacy and Security: Current Challenges
Passenger Name Record (PNR) Proposal and its Implications in Privacy Rights
Tracking Illegal Pursuits on the Deep Web
Increasing Cooperation between Data Protection Authorities
Conclusions and Recommendations
15:20 Fourth Round of Discussions
15:50 Chair’s Summary and Closing Remarks
16:00 Networking Reception and Refreshments
16:30 Symposium Close

  • Please note that the programme and speakers are subject to change without notice **

Who Should Attend?

Data Protection Authorities
Police Authorities
Project Managers
Executive Directors
IP Law Experts
Media Experts
Internet and E-Commerce Experts
Book and Newspaper Publishers
European Telecom Operators
National Governmental Organisations
Legal Advisers
Local and Regional Government Departments and Bodies
Regulatory Bodies
Citizens Advice
Third Sector Practitioners
Private Sectors Employers
Public Sector Employers
Campaigning Organisations
International Organisations
Academics, Researchers and Analysts


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