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On Monday 10 February Lonneke van der Velden, of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), will give a presentation in the context of VUB’s Law & Criminology Talks. Titled “Forensic devices for activism: on how activists use mobile device tracking for the production of public proof“, the presentation will describe the various ways in which a mobile phone application turns a problem, that of mobile device tracking, into a method for the production of public proof. Lonneke van der Velden is a PhD candidate at the Digital Methods Initiative (DMI) at the UvA. The event will take place between 12h00 and 14h00. More information here (pdf).

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The MovingLife consultation workshop will be organised on Wednesday the 18th of January 2012 from 10:00-16:00 at the European Commission, Avenue de Beaulieu, Brussels, Building 25, Room 0/S9.

The workshop will take place in the context of the FP7 project MovingLife, which focuses on delivering roadmaps for research, implementation practice and policy support to establish a wide use of mobile eHealth solutions. At this full-day workshop we aim to cover issues of user acceptance, safety, ethics, spectrum allocation, economics and policy frameworks. The participants will be a mix of experts from health care organizations, politics, academia, business and patients organizations from across Europe.

The workshop will be organized by the Research Group on Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB).

If you are interested in the workshop, please send an e-mail to ahabbig@vub.ac.be.