Digital Data Flows Masterclass

Digital Data Flows Masterclass: Emerging Technologies


Digital Data Flows Masterclass is a year-long educational program designed for regulators, policymakers, and staff seeking to better understand the data-driven technologies at the forefront of data protection law & policy. The program features experts on machine learning, biometrics, connected cars, facial recognition, online advertising, encryption, and other emerging technologies.


This year long program consists of eight planned sessions in 2018-19


  • Session 1: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - 25 October 2018 - side event to ICDPPC (Brussels) (remote participation available)
  • Session 2: Location Data: GPS, Wi-Fi, and Spatial Analytics - 27 November 2018 - Brussels event (remote participation available)
  • Session 3: De-Identification, Differential Privacy, and Homomorphic Encryption - 30 January 2019, 14.00 - 15.30, Area 42, Room B, Rue des Palais 46, 1030 Brussels - CPDP Side Event, Brussels (remote participation available)
  • Session 4: Mobile Apps: Operating Systems, Software Development Kits (SDKs), and User Controls - March 2019 - Virtual (remote only)
  • Session 5: Transportation and Mobility: Video Analytics, Sensors, and Connected Infrastructure - April 2019 - Virtual (remote only)
  • Session 6: Biometric Data: Facial Recognition, Voice, and Digital Fingerprints - June 2019 - Virtual (remote only)
  • Session 7: Tracking in Physical Spaces: Retail Technologies, Smart Homes, and the “Internet of Things” - July 2019 - Virtual (remote only)
  • Session 8: De-Identification: Multi-party Computing, Differential Privacy, and Homomorphic Encryption - September 2019 - Virtual (remote only)


All sessions are free and will support remote participation. For in-person events, priority registration will be given to government staff.


Digital Data Flows Masterclass Archive


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