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ERA: Freedom AND Security - Killing the zero sum process #kill0sum


22 Nov 2018 to 23 Nov 2018


  The Hague



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Event Description

Key topics

  • The right to data protection and privacy
  • Effects of the General Data Protection Regulation and Directive 2016/618 on law enforcement
  • Government hacking, data retention, darknet investigations
  • Bridges between intelligence services and law enforcement agencies
  • Privacy of the future 

You will learn about…

  • ‘Data protection-by-design’ in a law enforcement context
  • Risks and opportunities of data usage in the private and public sectors
  • GDPR and its impact on law enforcement work
  • The current ransomware threat landscape
  • The take-down of Hansa
  • Solutions to regulate data retention on an EU level 

 Speakers and Chairs

Babak Akhgar, Sheffield Hallam University

Diana Alonso Blas, Eurojust

Philipp Amann, Europol

Nils Andersen-Röed, Dutch National Police

Victoria Baines, University of Oxford

Ralf Bendrath, European Parliament

Catherine De Bolle, Europol

Francesca Bosco, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute

Els De Busser, Leiden University

Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor

Joe Cannataci, University of Malta

Daniel Drewer, Europol

Paul C Dwyer, CEO Cyber Risk International

Ralph Echemendia, Seguru

Jan Ellermann, Europol

Stefano Fantin, Catholic University of Leuven

Rik Ferguson, Trend Micro

Marco Gercke, University of Cologne

Ben Hayes, Transnational Institute

Paul De Hert, Free University of Brussels

Mirko Manske, Bundeskriminalamt

Oldřich Martinů, Europol

Gregory Mounier, Europol

Mario Oetheimer, Fundamental Rights Agency

Olivier Onidi, European Commission

Francois Pellegrini, Chairman of Europol Cooperation Board

Cornelia Riehle, Academy of European Law

Nicholas Savage, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington

Max Schrems, None Of Your Business (tbc)

Sónia de Sousa Pereira, Europol

Jyn Schultze-Melling, Ernst & Young

Christof Tschohl, Head of Research Institute

Nicole van der Meulen, Europol

Wil van Gemert, Europol

Lodewijk van Zwieten, Dutch Public Prosecution Service

Gert Vermeulen, Ghent University; Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP)

Ilmari Viro, Finnish Police

Christian Wiese Svanberg, Danish Police

Steven Wilson, Europol

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    Language: English

    Organiser: ERA (Cornelia Riehle) in cooperation with Europol's Data Protection Experts Network (EDEN)

    Event number: 318DP110