20 September from 12:00 to 14:00
The new European Data Protection Board - How does it function, what are the challenges?
The GDPR created a new independant european body called the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). What is it? How is it working? What are the challenges it faces after 1 year of existence? We will...
26 September from 12:00 to 14:00
Law, Slow Science, Technology and Society - L(S)STS Gathering with Laura Drechsler on Against Method?
For more information on L(S)STS gatherings, see here .
27 September from 13:30 to 16:40
The CREA Final Conference - 2019: Conflict Resolution with Equitative Algorithms
The CREA project partners are pleased to announce, the CREA Final International Conference 2019 is scheduled to take place at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) on 27th September 2019. Universitá...
4 October from 12:45 to 15:00
Meet the Author Series: The Internet and the Global Reach of EU Law (Prof Christopher Kuner)
In this debate, the author of a book chapter entitled “The Internet and the Global Reach of EU Law, written by Prof Christopher Kuner of the VUB, examines the influence that EU law has over the...
7 October from 12:00 to 14:00
WRG: Chiara Angiolini - Title tbd
WRG held by Chiara Angiolini , LSTS Visiting Scholar .
9 October from 12:00 to 14:00
AI governance: theoretical and practical implications of EU “regulation” on AI
In April 2019, the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) published a first set of Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI. These will now be piloted by public...
17 October from 12:00 to 14:00
Support training activities on the data protection reform (STAR) - conference
This event will introduce and discuss the final results of the STAR project (co-funded by the European Union (EU) under its Rights, Equality and Citizenship programme (2014-2020) which supports...
22 October from 16:30 to 18:00
ICDPPC Side event: Final event of the 'Support training activities on the data protection reform' (STAR) Project
This event will introduce and discuss the final results of the STAR project (co-funded by the European Union (EU) under its Rights, Equality and Citizenship programme (2014-2020)) which supports...
23 October from 10:00 to 12:00
Gender, Technology & Law Series: A topology of terms with Olga Gkotsopoulou
The 2nd session of the Gender, Technology & Law series, co-organised by LSTS and FRC, under the title: “Gender, Technology & Law: A topology of terms”, will take place on 23 October 2019 at...
12 November from 12:00 to 14:00
"Specifying the GDPR: Member States perspectives"series - France
‘One continent, one law’ is a motto that has been connected to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to emphasize its key role for overcoming the fragmentation of the European Union (EU) data...
LSTS organises and supports a wide range of events. Regular events taking place at VUB include the Law, (Slow) Science, Technology and Society (L(S)STS) Research Gatherings, and sessions of the Weekly Research Gatherings (WRG) of the Metajuridica Department. LSTS is also involved in the organisation of major annual conferences and gatherings, such as the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) International Conference, and the Privacy Camp.
In addition, many other events are organised by the Brussels Privacy Hub (BPH), the d.pia.lab, and the Privacy Salon. The BPH notably supports the BPH Privacy & Data Protection Doctoral Seminars, and the Meet the Author Series.
LSTS is also routinely involved in the organisation of events linked to the research projects to which it participates.
25 February from 10:30 to 12:30
The Trouble with Article 25 (and How to Fix It): The Future of Data Protection by Design and Default
Article 25 requires data controllers to utilize technical and organizational measures that by design and default implement the principles of data protection. This paper explores the meaning of...
18 March from 12:00 to 14:00
METAJURIDICA Reading Group - "Le Juste" (I and II)
METAJURIDICA Reading Group - "Le Juste" (I and II), Paul Ricoeur. Session focusing on technology and chaired by Guido Gorgoni (University of Padova) (12:00 - 14:00, Room 4C306)
21 March from 12:00 to 14:00
Law, Slow Science, Technology and Society - L(S)STS Gathering
For more information on this series, click here .
27 March from 12:00 to 14:30
Brussels Privacy Hub - Meet the Author Series: Data Protection Directive for Police and Criminal Justice Authorities (Juraj Sajfert and Teresa Quintel)
Debate with the authors of a paper entitled “Data Protection Directive 2016/680 (EU for Police and Criminal Justice Authorities”, written by and Juraj Sajfert of DG Justice of the European Commission...
1 April from 12:00 to 13:15
WRG: Jessica Hekking - Internal research support mechanisms for the social and human sciences at VUB
2 April from 11:00 to 12:00
Brussels Privacy Hub Doctoral seminar with Elisa Spiller on "Data protection and risks to the rights: Some insights from the constitutional law perspective"
For more information on the Brussels Privacy Hub doctoral seminars, see here .
4 April from 12:30 to 13:30
Brussels Privacy Hub - Doctoral Seminar with Alessia Tanas on "Common Grounds. An ecological and legal approach to land-commons"
For more information on the Brussels Privacy Hub doctoral seminars, see here .
25 April from 12:00 to 14:15
Law Enforcement Data Access Series: "Right and e-evidence: a defendant's perspective on privacy and data protection"
The investigation and prosecution of crime is increasingly dependent on data. Data that is often privately processed and stored by service providers in server infrastructures the location of which...
2 May from 12:00 to 14:00
Law, Slow Science, Technology and Society - L(S)STS Gathering animated by Serge Gutwirth (12h-14h, Room 4B302)
For more information, see here .
14 May from 8:30 to 17:30
Brussels Privacy Hub and LSTS Workshop - Exploring the Privacy and Data Protection connection : International Workshop on the Legal Notions of Privacy and Data Protection in EU Law in a Rapidly Changing World
For already almost 20 years, the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union (EU) has distinguished the rights to privacy and data protection as two fundamental rights – one established by...
20 May from 14:00 to 16:30
Workshop "Adjudicating personal data protection in the European Union: what to expect from impact assessments?"
The d.pia.lab (Brussels Laboratory for Data Protection and Privacy Impact Assessments) organises a workshop on 20 May 2019, 14:00-16:30 pm in Brussels, to map and analyse possible legal questions...
23 May from 12:00 to 14:00
Law, Slow Science, Technology and Society - L(S)STS Gathering: CAVEAT at the L(S)STS
Caveat is a collective research project reflecting and acting on the ecology of artistic practice. Convened in 2017 by the Brussels-based artists’ initiative Jubilee, the project title alludes to the...
24 May from 9:00 to 19:00
GDPR Salon 2019 - Meet the Belgian DPA
On 24th May, the GDPR Salon will host a session on "Meet the DPA". The GDPR Salon 2019 will start with a plenary track in the morning. In the afternoon, we will continue in 2 rooms. Room 1 will have...
3 June from 12:30 to 13:30
Brussels Privacy Hub - Doctoral seminar with Timothy Kariotis (Visiting Scholar) on "Information Continuity in the Digital Age: Co-Developing the Socio-Technical Design Requirements for Integrated Electronic Health Records to Uphold Contextual Privacy"
For more information on the Brussels Privacy Hub Doctoral Seminars , see here . For more information on the Brussels Privacy Hub Visiting Scholar Timothy Kariotis , see here .
5 June from 9:00 to 17:00
Workshop on Ethical and Legal Issues of Data Protection in ICT Research (PANELFIT Project)
This Workshop, organized within EU H2020 ‘PANELFIT’ project , will address the issue of personal data processing in the research field under both the legal and the ethical perspective. Large amounts...
13 June from 12:30 to 13:30
Brussels Privacy Hub - Doctoral seminar with Gianclaudio Malgieri - Unfair Imbalance and vulnerability in the algorithmic environment: Fairness-by-design and the effects-based approach
For more information on the Brussels Privacy Hub Doctoral Seminars, see here .
14 June from 9:00 to 17:00
'Rights as methodology?' Joint Workshop LSTS/Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies (CIM, University of Warwick)
17 June from 12:30 to 14:00
WRG: Gianmarco Gori - "Subjects, objects and rules. When Law meets Data" (12:30 - 14:00, Room 4C306)
Gianmarco Gori is the current LSTS visiting scholar .
18 June from 12:30 to 13:30
Brussels Privacy Hub - Doctoral seminar with Jonas Botta on "The University of the Future - Privacy Challenges and Discrimination Risks"
For more information on the Brussels Privacy Hub doctoral seminar series, see here. For more information on the Brussels Privacy Hub Visiting Scholar Jonas Botta , see here .
19 June from 9:00 to 19:00
Value-driven EU cybersecurity: Which security? Whose values?
Value-driven Cybersecurity: Which Security? Whose Values? 19 June 2019 Brussels Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 5, Lisbon Room The CANVAS Consortium – Constructing an Alliance for Value-driven...
24 June from 17:30 to 20:30
The (In)Alienable Data Subject: The seductions of data ownership, control and trade in data protection law
This roundtable will explore critical questions surrounding personal ‘data ownership’ and data subject rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) . The panelists will address issues...
25 June from 12:00 to 14:30
Meet the Author Series: The Right to Erasure: Safeguard for Informational Self Determination in a Digital Society? (Dr. Jef Ausloos)
Debate with the author of a doctorate thesis entitled “ The Right to Erasure: Safeguard for Informational Self Determination in a Digital Society? ”, written by Dr Jef Ausloos of the KU Leuven and...
26 June from 17:00 to 19:15
Towards a comprehensive method for impact assessment of no-gate crossing technologies at European borders: First workshop of the PERSONA project
The purpose of this workshop is to present and gather feedback on the preliminary results of the EU funded research project PERSONA . PERSONA’s main goal is to design and establish a unified and...
27 June from 12:00 to 14:30
The Connected DPO: Networks, Professional Associations and Beyond
Data Protection Officers (DPOs) are an essential feature of the current data protection landscape. They have a multitude of tasks and responsibilities, duties and challenges. Luckily, they are not...
From 24 June at 9:00 to 28 June at 17:00
Brussels Privacy Hub - European Data Protection Law Summer School : Advancing (with) EU data protection
The Brussels Privacy Hub (BPH)’s European Data Protection Law Summer School is the only Summer School fully devoted to European data protection law and policy taking place in Brussels, gathering each...
1 July from 12:30 to 14:00
WRG: Brussels Privacy Hub Visiting Scholar Professor Jungnyum Lee (Soongsil University, Korea) on "Criminal legislative models for the regulation of fake news on the internet: What is important?"
WRG seminar held by Professor Jungnyum Lee , Brussels Privacy Hub Visiting Scholar.
18 July from 12:00 to 14:00
L(S)STS Gathering: Great classics
For more information on L(S)STS gatherings, please check here .