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The Brussels Privacy Hub is organising the 1st European Data Protection Law Summer School, an innovative course on privacy and personal data protection law at the heart of Europe. Under the title ‘Getting to Grips with the GDPR‘, the programme will explore legal and institutional challenges in the European Union, and provide participants with in-depth examination of the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other EU data protection instruments – as well as global and, more specifically, transatlantic privacy issues.

Keynote speaker:

Paul Nemitz (EC)

Confirmed lecturers:

Bojana Bellamy (Hunton & Williams LLP)
Els de Busser (The Hague University)
Paul de Hert (Brussels Privacy Hub/VUB)
Walter van Holst (Vrijschrift)
Claire Gayrel (Université de Namur)
Gloria González Fuster (LSTS/VUB)
Hielke Hijmans (VUB/EDPS)
Mireille Hildebrandt (VUB/Radboud University, Nijmegen)
Christopher Kuner (Brussels Privacy Hub/VUB)
Vagelis Papakonstantinou (LSTS/VUB)
Florian Trauner (IES/VUB)
David Wright (Trilateral Research)
Thomas Zerdick (EC)

Dates: 4-8 July 2016.

Location: Institute for European Studies (IES) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels.

Who should apply? The summer school is aimed at legal practitioners, public and private sector data protection professionals, and early career academic researchers. Prior familiarity with the field is required.

Registration is now open. Please visit the Summer School website for further details, including deadline for Early Bird Registration.

The European Data Protection Law Summer School is organised by the Brussels Privacy Hub, under the direction of Christopher Kuner and Paul de Hert. Programme Co-ordination: Gloria González Fuster.

For further information, please contact Amy Weatherburn (amy.weatherburn AT vub.ac.be).


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