Summer Academy For Global Privacy Law 2023
From Data Access to Data Transformations: How to Govern Data in the Age of Analytics and AI
About the Academy
19-23 June 2023
Subjects covered will include:
- Personal data & Algorithmic Processing
- Third Party Data Access
- Comparative Perspectives
- Data Access from Third Countries & Data Transfers
- Data Transformations & PETs
The Brussels Privacy Hub is proud to announce its 2023 Summer Academy for Global Privacy Law, after 7 years of successful editions.
Summer Academy Organisers:
Professor Sophie Stalla-Bourdillon, Scientific Coordinator
Barbara da Rosa Lazarotto, Managing Coordinator
Professor Gianclaudio Malgieri, Co-Director Brussels Privacy Hub
The Brussels Privacy Hub would like to acknowledge the collaboration and assistance of the following organisations:
Prof. dr. Ronald Leenes
Professor in Regulation by Technology at Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society
Associate Professor of Competition Law at Tilburg University. She is affiliated to the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) and the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC)
Legal adviser and a member of the project co-Design Team of CULTUREPÉDIA
Senior Technology Policy Advisor – Garante per la Protezione dei dati personali – (Italian Data Protection Authority)
Mireille Hildebrandt, FBA
Research Professor on ‘Interfacing Law and Technology’ at Vrije Universiteit Brussels, co-Director of the Research Group on Law Science Technology and Society studies (LSTS) at the Faculty of Law and Criminology
Senior Lecturer in computer science and engineering and Immuta Research
Professor of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussel; Principal Legal Engineer, Immuta
Head of the Digital Economy Policy (DEP) Division of the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) at the OECD
The Brussels Privacy Hub Summer Academy for Global Privacy Law 2023 will focus on the topic “From Data Access to Data Transformations: How to Govern Data in the Age of Analytics and AI?”.Each day of the Academy will focus on a topic and will deliver a keynote session, lectures, and a workshop, which will give participants the opportunity to apply their knowledge through practical exercises. On top of this, exciting side and networking events with other researchers and civil society will complement the Summer Academy.
DAY 1 – Personal Data and Algorithmic Processing
The first day will focus on the interplay between data protection and algorithmic processing, covering the following topics:
- Data protection, data subjects’ rights and AI
- The interplay between GDPR and AI Act
- Data reuse and risk assessment
DAY 2 – Third-party Data Access
The second day will focus on third-party data access. This will be looked from different perspectives and will dive into the implications of new relevant EU Regulations:
- Data Act and IoT data access
- Access to platform data
- EU Data Spaces
DAY 3 – Comparative Perspectives on Data re-use and sharing
The third day will have a look at how different legal system around the world address the topic of data reuse and sharing, comparing these different approaches.
- Global perspective (e.g., Convention 108+)
- European perspective (e.g., GDPR)
- North American perspectives (e.g., CCPA, PIPEDA)
- Asian perspectives (e.g., DSL, PIPL, DPDP)
DAY 4 – Data Access from third countries and data transfers
The fourth day will focus on the topic of international data transfers. The lectures will look into recent regulations to understand how this works and its complexities.
- Data transfers and the use of data by law enforcement
- International data transfers regulations and risk-based approach
DAY 5 – Data Transformations and PETs
The fifth and final day of the Summer Academy will provide an overview of Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs), their application and use cases, the expectations and their possible inconsistencies.
The Summer Academy will take place from 19-23 June 2023.
The participation at the Summer Academy will take place in a hybrid format.
Online participants will be able to watch lectures and interact via Teams.
The in-person participants will be welcomed in the U-Residence, located at the VUB Main Campus in Brussels. More information on how to reach the venue and a campus map (look for building U) are available on the VUB website.
The Summer Academy is aimed at legal practitioners, data protection professionals – including compliance officers, data protection officers, chief privacy officers – civil society representatives and activists, early-career researchers, and all those working in the privacy, data protection and data governance space, at the interface between law and technology.
Prerequisite for participating in the Summer Academy: Familiarity with EU data protection law.
How to register?
Registration is open via Jotform, accessible here. Registration is open until 15 May.
• Professionals – €1.250 (early bird: €1.050)
• Ph.D Students – €1.050 (early bird: €825)
• Students – €850 (early bird: €600)
Early bird applies until 31 March 2023
More information on cancellation will be provided at a later date on this page. To receive information on the Summer Academy, be sure to follow Brussels Privacy Hub on LinkedIn or Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter below..
Brussels Privacy Hub announces three registration fee waivers for the Summer Academy for Global Privacy Law 2023 for Ukrainian applicants.
Waivers do not include accommodation or transportation support. Applicants may choose to join either in-person or online. Ukrainian applicants will be subject to a separate registration procedure.
Prior familiarity with the data protection law is required. Selection will be concluded by the Brussels Privacy Hub team on an objective basis.
Ukrainian applicants shall apply by selecting the Ukrainian Scholarship option in the registration form.
Applicants will be contacted by the Brussels Privacy Hub team and will be asked to submit proof of their Ukrainian citizenship or (prior) residency, a short cover letter (max 350 words) explaining their background and another short statement (450 words) about why they are in need of the waivers.
Criteria that will be applied by the Brussels Privacy Hub will aim to choose:
• Applicants who are Ukrainian citizens,
• Applicants who have been relocated from Ukraine as of 2022, or, who are still
residing in Ukraine.
Priority will be given to younger candidates (Ph.D. researchers, PostDoc researchers,
servers and will be deleted upon authentication of the citizenship.
Brussels Privacy Hub is more than happy to support Ukrainian colleagues in such a hard time.
Date: 16 February 2023
This Privacy Notice describes how we collect and use your personal data in the context of the Brussels Privacy Hub Summer Academy programme.
Identity of the controller
The Vrije Universiteit Brussel is responsible for the processing of your personal data as described in this Privacy Notice. You can reach us at email@example.com.
The information we collect and process
We collect the following information:
- Your name
- Your contact details
- Your participant category (student or professional)
- Your affiliation
- Your biography and motivation letter
- Your IP-address
- Your dietary preference
How we collect your information
We collect the information you submit in the registration form on JotForm and the information you submit to us via mail or social media.
Why do we collect your information
We collect your information to provide services in relation to our Summer Academy for Global Privacy Law (article 6(1)(b) GDPR).
- Your name and contact details are collected to enable communication and provide personalized items such as name tags during the event.
- Your participant category is collected to invoice according to the differentiated participation fees.
- Your affiliation is collected to better adapt the content of the Summer Academy to the different participants.
- Your dietary preference is collected to be able to offer lunch in accordance with the participants wishes during the Summer Academy.
- Your biography and motivation letter is collected to be able to select participants.
We may also use personal data in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.
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Retention and deletion of your information
The data will be stored for the period of organization and activity of the Summer Academy and for a maximum of 6 months. After this period, all personal data related to your participation will be deleted.
You have the right to:
– To access your personal data and obtain all the information on the processing as mentioned in Article 15 Regulation 679/2016, hereinafter GDPR, (origin, purpose, lawful grounds, details about the data controller, recipients, duration, other data subjects’ rights, etc.).
– You also have the right to rectify your personal data, update, delete or request limitation of processing. The content and exercise of these rights is regulated by Articles 15-18 of the GDPR. Finally, the data subject has the right to revoke the consent for the processing of his/her personal data. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent given before the revocation.
– You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Supervisor if he or she believes that the processing of his or her personal data is in breach of the GDPR, pursuant to and in accordance with Article 77 of that Regulation.
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