The Brussels Privacy Hub is proud to announce the 3rd European Data Protection Law Summer School, which will take place between 25 - 29 June 2018. Building on the success of the first two years, and under the title ‘Putting the GDPR into Practice & in Context’, the 3rd European Data Protection Law Summer School will equip participants to adequately tackle the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and prepare them for the many challenges ahead. This practical dimension will be combined with a more general exploration of the evolving global and European privacy landscape, with a particular emphasis on transatlantic issues, and current policy debates.
The Brussels Privacy Hub’s European Data Protection Law Summer School has a marked multi-stakeholder character, and stimulates networking opportunities allowing participants to engage with the principal EU data protection institutions and actors in Brussels. Teaching staff will consist of leading academics in EU data protection law, public and private legal practitioners and representatives of key EU institutions such as the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS).
Participants in the European Data Protection Law Summer School will:
Full details of the summer school programme and faculty will be available in due course.
Date: 25-29 June 2017
Location: Institute for European Studies (IES) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Pleinlaan 5, B-1050, Brussels.
Target audience: The summer school is aimed at legal practitioners, public and private sector data protection professionals - including compliance officers, data protection officers, data policy officers - civil society professionals, early career academic researchers and others who work in the areas of privacy and data protection law. Prior familiarity with the field is required.
Certificate: Participants will receive a certificate of attendance indicating that they have attended the full programme.
IAPP Accreditation: The summer school has been approved by the IAPP. A maximum of 12 CPEs are available for IAPP certified attendees.
Registration: Registration will be available shortly.
NB: The number of places is limited to 35 places.
Registration information can be found below. The deadlines for registration are as follows:
Early bird registration: 30 March 2018
Standard registration: 1 June 2018
The registration fee does not include accommodation. Information about accommodation is provided below:
The VUB U-residence provides accommodation on the VUB Campus: http://www.u-residence.be/en/register
Other accommodation is available in Brussels:
Summer school organisers:
Brussels Privacy Hub, Law Science and Technology,
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
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