Launch of Research Chair on Data Protection On The Ground
On 13 December 2018, the new VUB Chair on “Data Protection On The Ground” will be launched. The new chair promotes the investigation into actual practices of data privacy in organizations and the dissemination of best practices. The focus of its research is on developments in four sectors: smart cities, health, media, and banking.
If you wish to attend, please register at http://www.vub.ac.be/en/events/2018/launch-chair-on-data-protection-on-the-ground.
About the Chair
This new Chair will be coordinated within the research group imec-SMIT, with Jo Pierson as the Chair holder and Ine van Zeeland as PhD researcher. The Chair will closely collaborate with the VUB research group LSTS (Law, Science Technology & Society) and with Mr. Willem Debeuckelaere (president of the Belgian Data Protection Authority). The Chair was established in partnership with BNP Paribas Fortis.
For more information, please visit www.dataprotectionontheground.be.
Date13 Dec 2018 — 13 Dec 2018
Atelier des Tanneurs
Rue des Tanneurs 58-62, 1000 Brussels
09:00Speech by VUB rector Caroline Pauwels
09:30Speech by Willem Debeuckelaere, president of the Belgian Data Protection Authority
10:15Speech by chair holder Prof. Jo Pierson
11:15Panel debate on data protection practices with representatives of the media sector, medical sector, financial sector, and banking sector
12:00Speech by Philippe De Backer, State Secretary for Privacy
12:15Speech by Prof. Georges Ataya, Academic Director Executive Programs, Solvay Business School
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