On 10 December 2012, the Felix Meritis Foundation Amsterdam will organise a workhop on Privacy in Cyberspace that will be kicked off by a lecture by Mireille Hildebrandt. Venue: Keizersgracht 324 Amsterdam, Shaffyzaal. Beginning: 19H30. Entrance fee: 5 or 7,5 EUR.
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LSTS research associate Marc Martens gave a guest lecture on the regulatory aspects of Biotechnology in the seminar “Business Aspects of Biotechnology” on November 8th 2012 at the VUB. His presentation can be found here.
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Novática, the journal of Spain’s Asociación de Técnicos de Informática (ATI), has recently published two papers by LSTS researchers. Issue 218 includes a contribution titled “El secreto se impone a la ubicación: Estableciendo la gravedad de las injerencias en la privacidad que plantean las tecnologías de vigilancia“, by Mathias Vermeulen, while issue 217 contains the article “La protección de datos en Europa y la persistente huella de la privacidad“, by Gloria González Fuster and Rocco Bellanova (both in Spanish).
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The 2013 Multidisciplinary Privacy Research Award, to be presented at the annual Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) Conference held in Brussels at the end of January, will be given to the authors of the best paper that describes new ideas in privacy and data protection in a multidisciplinary setting. Eligible papers should address both societal and technical aspects of a problem and outline novel approaches to privacy and data protection. Submissions are due before 18 November 2012. More information: here (pdf).
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The programme of the final Conference of the PRESCIENT project on “Privacy and Emerging Technologies”, to take place in Berlin on 27 and 28 November 2012, has been made available. You can check it here. And you can also download the book of abstracts (pdf).
The Belgian Copyright Association is organizing a Study day on “Recent decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union in copyright matters” to take place on 16 November 2012 at Fondation Universitaire/Universitaire Stichting in Brussels.
For invitation, program and registration form, please click Journée d’etude – Studiedag 16 11 2012.