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CORE PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE

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Paul DE HERT

Paul De Hert is professor of law at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He is the Director of the research group on Fundamental Rights and Constitutionalism (FRC) and senior member of the research group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS). Paul De Hert is also associated-professor Law and Technology at the Tilburg Institute for Law and Technology (TILT).

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Rosamunde VAN BRAKEL

Rosamunde van Brakel is a researcher and PhD Candidate at the LSTS and CRiS research groups at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel who is finalising her doctoral dissertation in criminology which is titled: Taming the future? A rhizomatic analysis of preemptive surveillance of children and its consequences. In addition to this she is associate-member representative of the Surveillance Studies Network, director of Privacy Salon and managing director of the annual international conference Computers, Privacy and Data Protection. Main publications include Campbell, C. & R. van Brakel (2015) Privacy as a line of flight in societies of mass surveillance, Ethical Space: International Journal of Communication Ethics: Special Double Issue The Press, Intelligence and the Ethics Debate, 12(3/4): 39-46;, Boersma, K., van Brakel, R., Fonio, C. and P. Wagenaar (2014) Histories of State Surveillance in Europe and Beyond. London: Routledge, Van Brakel R. and P. De Hert (2011) Policing, surveillance and law in a pre-crime society: Understanding the consequences of technology based strategies. Journal of Police Studies, 20(3):163 - 192 and Martin A.K., Van Brakel R.E., Bernhard D.J. (2009) Understanding resistance to digital surveillance: Towards a multi-disciplinary, multi-actor framework. Surveillance and Society, 6(3): 213 - 232.

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Dara HALLINAN

Dara Hallinan studied law in England Germany and completed a Master in Human Rights and Democracy in Italy and Estonia. Since May 2011, he has been a researcher at Fraunhofer ISI. The focus of his work is the interaction between new technologies - particularly ICT and biotechnologies - and law. He is writing his PhD on 'Biobanks and Data Protection Law' at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in Belgium.

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Alessia TANAS

Alessia Tanas is an expert on the EU policy and regulatory framework for energy at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Alessia has eight years professional experience in the EU sector in Brussels. Before joining the CPDP team, she worked as EU Affairs Manager for the multinational company ENI where she mainly dealt with issues related to security of energy supply. Her academic interest focuses on the ethical aspects arising from energy use in Europe and the resulting implications on the EU agenda.

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Imge OZCAN

Imge Ozcan is a researcher and PhD candidate at the interdisciplinary Research Group on Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She has a background in Media and Cultural Studies and her current research focuses on self-tracking practices and the social and ethical implications of the engagement of wearable technologies in everyday life. Since 2014 she has been co-organizing the annual pre-CPDP civil society event Privacy Camp and in May 2016 she joined the core programme committee of CPDP.

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Lorenzo Dalla Corte

Lorenzo is a doctoral candidate at TU Delft's Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment and at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society.

His current research “the SPOW project“ focuses on the relationship between open data and data protection in the development of the smart city environment.

EXTENDED PROGRAMMING COMMITTEE

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Ronald LEENES

Prof.dr. Ronald Leenes is full professor in regulation by technology at at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), the Netherlands. His primary research interests are privacy and identity management, techno-regulation, applied data protection regulation, Big Data, conceptual analysis of privacy and data protection, and robotics and human enhancement. Currently his work focuses on accountability and transparency in Big Data and the Cloud. He was responsible for TILT's research in several EU projects, such as PRIME, PRIMELIFE, ENDORSE, Robolaw and A4Cloud and has contributed extensively to NoE FIDIS. Amongst his recent co-edited books are Computers, privacy and data protection: an element of choice (Springer, 2011), European Data Protection: in good health (Springer 2012), European Data Protection: Coming of Age (Springer 2013), Privacy and Identity Management for Life – 6th IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.7, 11.4, 11.6/PrimeLife International Summer School (Springer 2011), Privacy and Identity Management for Life - 7th IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.7, 11.4, 11.6 International Summer School, Revised Selected Papers (Springer 2012).

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Dennis HIRSCH

Dennis D. Hirsch is the Geraldine W. Howell Professor of Law at Capital University Law School where he teaches information privacy law, environmental law, administrative law, appellate litigation and property law. In 2010 he served as a Fulbright Senior Professor at the University of Amsterdam, Institute for Information Law (IViR), where he conducted research on Dutch data protection regulation and taught a course on Comparative Information Privacy Law. He is the faculty organizer of the University of Amsterdam’s IViR Summer Course on Privacy Law and Policy and teaches in that program each summer. Professor Hirsch is the author of numerous articles and a prize-winning textbook and has lectured nationally and internationally at universities, law schools, bar associations and conferences. His current research focuses on alternative forms of privacy governance including co-regulation and industry codes of conduct..

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Malavika JAYARAM

Malavika works broadly in the areas of privacy, identity, data protection and free expression. A Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, she is extending her focus on big data and e-governance projects in India – particularly the world’s largest biometric ID project – and the implications for identity, autonomy, choice and informational self-determination. Previously, Malavika spent eight years in London with the global law firm Allen & Overy and as Vice President and Technology Counsel at Citigroup. She was one of 10 Indian lawyers selected for The International Who's Who of Internet e-Commerce & Data Protection Lawyers directory for 2012 and 2013.

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Omer TENE

Omer Tene is Vice President of Research and Education at the International Association of Privacy Professionals. He is Managing Director of Tene & Associates and Deputy Dean of the College of Management School of Law, Rishon Le Zion, Israel (on a leave of absence). He is an Affiliate Scholar at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society; and a Senior Fellow at the Future of Privacy Forum.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

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Paul DE HERT

Paul De Hert is professor of law at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He is the Director of the research group on Fundamental Rights and Constitutionalism (FRC) and senior member of the research group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS). Paul De Hert is also associated-professor Law and Technology at the Tilburg Institute for Law and Technology (TILT).

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Serge GUTWIRTH

Serge Gutwirth is a professor of human rights, legal theory, comparative law and legal research at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.(VUB), where he studied law, criminology and also obtained a postgraduate degree in technology and science studies. Gutwirth founded and still chairs the VUB-research group Law Science Technology & Society (http://www.vub.ac.be/LSTS). He publishes widely in Dutch French and English. Amongst his recent co-edited publications are Safeguards in a world of ambient intelligence (Springer, 2008), Profiling the European citizen (Springer 2008), Reinventing data protection? (Springer 2009), Data protection in a profiled world (Springer, 2010) and Computers, privacy and data protection: an element of choice (Springer, 2011) and European Data Protection : in good health ? (2012). Currently, Serge Gutwirth is particularly interested both in technical legal issues raised by technology (particularly in the field of data protection and privacy) and in more generic issues related to the articulation of law, sciences, technologies and societies.

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Rocco BELLANOVA

Rocco is Senior Researcher at the Peace Research Institute Oslo and post-doc at the Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles. He has completed a PhD on the powers and politics of data protection, in particular in relation to the deployment of security technologies. Currently, his overall research interest is to investigate the implications and effects of ‘governing (through) data’ in the production of the social, so to ground a critical reading of data governmentality on an empirical study of practices of social control and knowledge generation.

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† Caspar BOWDEN

Caspar Bowden is an independent advocate for information privacy rights, and public understanding of privacy research in computer science. He is a specialist in EU Data Protection, European and US surveillance law, PET research, identity management, and information ethics. He is author of 2013 EU Parliament inquiry briefing on the US FISA law, and co-authored the 2012 Note on privacy and Cloud computing (which anticipated the infringements to EU data sovereignty disclosed by Edward Snowden). For nine years he was Chief Privacy Adviser for Microsoft for forty countries, and previously co-founded and was first director of the Foundation for Information Policy Research (www.fipr.org). He was an expert adviser for UK Parliamentary legislation, and co-organized six public conferences on encryption, data retention, and interception policy. He has previous careers in financial engineering and risk management, and software engineering (systems, 3D games, applied cryptography), including work with Goldman Sachs, Microsoft Consulting Services, Acorn, Research Machines, and IBM. He founded the Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies, is a fellow of the British Computer Society, and a member of the advisory bodies of several civil society associations.

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Willem DEBEUCKELAERE

Willem Debeuckelaere is law graduate of the University of Ghent, Belgium. He worked as a lawyer from 1977 till 1995. He was president of the “Human Rights League” from 1982 to 1989. He published on legal aid, constitutional and administrative law, privacy and data protection. He was head of the cabinet of the Belgian Minister of the Interior from 1995 till 1998. He was first nominated judge of the tribunal of first instance and subsequently, in 2002, counsellor of the Ghent Court of Appeal. He was Vice-President of the Belgian Commission for the Protection of Privacy from 2004 till March 2007. He has been President of this Commission since April 2007.

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Franziska BOEHM

Franziska Boehm is a law professor at the Leibniz-Institute for Information Infrastructure in Karlsruhe (FIZ) and the Karlsruhe Institute for Technologies (KIT). Before she was an assistant professor at the University of Münster (Germany). She mainly teaches IT-Law, IP-law, data protection and media law. She studied law in Germany and in France and holds a 'Licence en droit' (University of Nice, France), a Master in International Law (MJI, University of Giessen) and the German 'Staatsexamen'. After her studies, she completed her PhD at the University of Luxembourg in April 2011. The topic of her PhD relates to the EU-information sharing and data protection in the area of freedom, security and justice. It was published as a book by Springer in 2012. Her research interests currently relate to data protection, IP- and IT law.

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Claudia DIAZ

Claudia Diaz is a professor at the KU Leuven department of Electrical Engineering, within the research group COSIC (Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography). Her research is focused on the design and analysis of Privacy Enhancing Technologies, a field in which she has published several dozen scientific articles. She is currently co-chair of the Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS'16 and PETS'17) and co-editor in chief of the associated PoPETs journal.

She received her master degree in Telecommunications Engineering at the University of Vigo (Spain), and her Ph.D. in engineering at the KU Leuven. Her research is broadly focused on the topic of Privacy Enhancing Technologies, where she has more than twenty international peer-reviewed publications on topics including anonymous communications, anonymity metrics, steganographic file systems, and traffic analysis.

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Denis DUEZ

Prof. Denis Duez is lecturer in political science and European politics at the Institute for European Studies of the Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis (Brussels). After completing his PhD on border control and illegal immigration to the European Union (ULB, 2007), he was “European Studies Centre Visiting Fellow” at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford (2007-2008). His research focuses theories and practices of bordering with regard to the issue of legitimacy of the European integration process. It combines security studies, political theories and migration studies.

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Michael FRIEDEWALD

Michael Friedewald is senior researcher and head of the ICT research unit at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research. The focus of his work is on the social and economic impact of emerging technologies and their implications for policy making. He is co-ordinator of the FP7 projects 'Privacy and emerging fields of science and technology' (PRESCIENT), 'Supporting fundamentAl rights, PrIvacy and Ethics in surveillaNce Technologies' (SAPIENT) and 'The PRIvacy and Security MirrorS' (PRISMS).

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Marit HANSEN

Marit Hansen is Deputy Privacy & Information Commissioner of Land Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, and Deputy Chief of Unabhaengiges Landeszentrum fuer Datenschutz (ULD). Within ULD she is in charge of the 'Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PET)' Division and the 'Innovation Centre Privacy & Security'. Since her diploma in computer science in 1995 she has been working on security and privacy aspects especially concerning anonymity, pseudonymity, identity management, biometrics, multilateral security, and e-privacy from both the technical and the legal perspectives.

In several projects Marit Hansen and her team actively participate in technology design in order to support PET and give feedback on legislation. Currently she is participating in the European FP7 projects 'ABC4Trust - Attribute-based Credentials for Trust' (https://abc4trust.eu/), 'FutureID - Shaping the Future of Electronic Identity' (http://www.futureid.eu/) and 'TClouds - Trustworthy Clouds' (http://www.tclouds-project.eu/).

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Mireille HILDEBRANDT

Mireille Hildebrandt is a senior researcher at the Centre for Law Science Technology and Society Studies (LSTS) at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, she is Associate Professor of Jurisprudence at the Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam and Professor of Smart Environments, Data Protection and the Rule of Law at the Institute of Computer and Information Sciences (ICIS), Radboud University Nijmegen. After defending her PhD thesis in legal philosophy (highest distinction) on the nexus of criminal procedure, legal history, anthropology and the epistemology of legal norms, she was seconded to LSTS and started working on the implications of profiling technologies for democracy and the rule of law. She is co-editor of Criminal Law and Philosophy, of Identity in the Information Society (IDIS) and of the Dutch Journal on Legal Philosophy and Legal Theory (R&R), and a member of the editorial board of the New Criminal Law Review and of the International Journal of Law and Semiotics. Mireille Hildebrandt publishes widely on the nexus of philosophy of technology and of law, on the implications of profiling technologies, security policies and the criminal law. In 2008 she published Profiling the European Citizen. Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives, co-edited with Serge Gutwirth. In 2011 Routledge will publish ‘The Philosophy of Law meets the Philosophy of Technology. Autonomic Computing and Transformations of Human Agency’, which she co-edited with Antoinette Rouvroy.

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Gus HOSEIN

Gus Hosein is Privacy International's Deputy Director. He is also a Visiting Senior Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He advises a number of international organisations, companies, and civil society organisations. He is currently coordinating research projects on privacy and human rights in Asia, and on the challenges of securing medical information in developing countries and emergency situations. He has a B.Math from the University of Waterloo and a PhD from the University of London.

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Kristina IRION

Kristina Irion is a Marie Curie fellow at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) at the University of Amsterdam. She is Associate Professor (on research leave) at the School of Public Policy at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. Her research covers law, regulation and public policy in the field of electronic communications, online content and services as well as privacy and data protection. At present, she is implementing a research project that explores how cloud computing transforms the (legal) relationship between individuals and their personal records. She is intrigued by the combined effects of individual online transactions and commercial surveillance on society and information governance.

Kristina was key personnel of four collaborative European research projects on privacy, independent media regulatory bodies, and building functioning media institutions. She provided expertise to the European Commission, the Council of Europe, the OECD and ENISA as well as collaborating with the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). She is a member of the international advisory boards of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and Privacy Int’l.

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Els KINDT

Dr. Els Kindt, LL.M, is a senior legal researcher and board member of the Center for IT and IP Law at the KU Leuven, Belgium (see http://www.law.kuleuven.be/icri/en/about ). The main focus of her research is privacy and data protection and new technologies. Her interests include also ICT and IP law. She is currently investigating the legal issues raised by the IoT. She has a previous career as IT and data protection lawyer with an international law firm in Brussels. Since 2003, she has been and presently is involved as main legal adviser in several European research projects on topics such as biometric data processing and testing, EU border management, identity management and identity theft. She is lecturing European Data Protection law and Electronic Contracts Law at the KU Leuven in Brussels and is regularly invited for conferences and panels and as expert for the EU Commission and national authorities. She is an active member of the European Association for Biometrics (EAB) and remained also member of the Brussels bar. She is editorial board member of various legal journals and author of the book Privacy and Data Protection Issues of Biometric Applications, published by Springer in 2013.

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Bert-Jaap KOOPS

Prof.dr. Bert-Jaap Koops is Professor of Regulation & Technology at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), the Netherlands. His main research interests are law & technology, in particular criminal-law issues such as cybercrime, investigation powers and privacy, and DNA forensics. He is also interested in other topics of technology regulation, such as data protection, identity, digital constitutional rights, ‘code as law’, human enhancement, and regulation of bio- and nanotechnologies. From 2004-2009, he co-ordinated a VIDI research program on law, technology, and shifting power relations. He co-edited six books in English on ICT regulation, including Emerging Electronic Highways (1996), Starting Points for ICT Regulation (2006), Constitutional Rights and New Technologies (2008), and Dimensions of Technology Regulation (2010).

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Ronald LEENES

Prof.dr. Ronald Leenes is full professor in regulation by technology at at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), the Netherlands. His primary research interests are privacy and identity management, techno-regulation, applied data protection regulation, Big Data, conceptual analysis of privacy and data protection, and robotics and human enhancement. Currently his work focuses on accountability and transparency in Big Data and the Cloud. He was responsible for TILT's research in several EU projects, such as PRIME, PRIMELIFE, ENDORSE, Robolaw and A4Cloud and has contributed extensively to NoE FIDIS. Amongst his recent co-edited books are Computers, privacy and data protection: an element of choice (Springer, 2011), European Data Protection: in good health (Springer 2012), European Data Protection: Coming of Age (Springer 2013), Privacy and Identity Management for Life – 6th IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.7, 11.4, 11.6/PrimeLife International Summer School (Springer 2011), Privacy and Identity Management for Life - 7th IFIP WG 9.2, 9.6/11.7, 11.4, 11.6 International Summer School, Revised Selected Papers (Springer 2012).

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Daniel LE METAYER

Daniel Le Métayer is Research Director at Inria and coordinator of the Inria Project Lab CAPPRIS (“Collaborative Action for the Protection of Privacy Rights in the Information Society”). Daniel Le Métayer is also member of the commission of the French National Assembly on the rights and freedoms in the digital society. The general goal of CAPPRIS is to foster the collaboration between research groups involved in privacy in France and the interaction between the computer science, law and social sciences communities in this area. Daniel Le Métayer previously was the head of the LICIT ("Legal Issues in Communication and Information Technologies") group within Inria. From 2000 to 2006, He worked for Trusted Logic, a leading company in security and open middleware for embedded systems. Daniel Le Métayer’s main research interest is the interplay between technology and law especially with respect to privacy protection. He is the author of about 100 articles in high-level journals and he has been involved in various international projects on privacy, IT security, software design and analysis, testing, etc.

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Charles RAAB

Charles Raab is Professorial Fellow, University of Edinburgh; Director of the Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy (CRISP). Research: privacy, data protection, surveillance, security, democracy. Publications: (with C. Bennett), The Governance of Privacy (2003; 2006); (with B. Goold), Protecting Information Privacy (2011); (with Surveillance Studies Network), A Report on the Surveillance Society (2006); (with W. Webster et al, eds.), Video Surveillance. Specialist Adviser, House of Lords Constitution Committee for inquiry, Surveillance: Citizens and the State, HL Paper 18, Session 2008-09. Fellow, Academy of Social Sciences; Fellow, Royal Society of Arts.

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Marc ROTENBERG

Marc Rotenberg is Executive Director of the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and Adjunct Professor at the Georgetown University Law Center. He frequently testifies before the US Congress and the European Parliament on emerging privacy and civil liberties issues. He often litigates US privacy cases as a “friend of the court.” He has served on expert panels for the OECD, UNESCO, ITU, and the European Commission. He chairs the ABA Committee on Privacy and Information Protection. He is editor of many books, including “Litigation Under the Federal Open Government Laws” (EPIC 2010), “Privacy and Human Rights” (EPIC 2008), "The Privacy Law Sourcebook” (EPIC 2008), "Information Privacy Law" (Aspen 2006), and “Technology and Privacy: The New Landscape” (MIT Press 1997 with Phil Agre). He is a graduate of Harvard College and Stanford Law School. He is an ABA Fellow and the recipient of several awards, including the World Technology Award in Law. He was recently named to the ICANN ALAC.

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Antoinette ROUVROY

Antoinette ROUVROY is FNRS (National Fund for Scientific Research) research associate and researcher at the Information Technology and Law Research Centre (CRID) of the University of Namur, Belgium. She is particularly interested in the mechanisms of mutual production between sciences and technologies and cultural, political, economic and legal frameworks. Her doctoral research at the European University Institute of Florence (Human Genes and Neoliberal Governance: A Foucauldian Critique. Abingdon and New-York, Routledge-Cavendish, 2008), looked at the knowledge-power relations in the post-genomic era. Her current interdisciplinary research interests revolve around the ethical, legal and political challenges raised by the new information, communication and surveillance technologies (biometrics, RFIDs, ubiquitous computing, ambient intelligence, persuasive technologies,…) and their convergence.

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Ivan SZEKELY

Dr. Ivan Szekely, social informatist, is an internationally known expert in the multidisciplinary fields of data protection and freedom of information. A long-time independent researcher, consultant and university lecturer, as well as former chief counsellor of the Hungarian Parliamentary Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information, Szekely is at present senior research fellow of the Open Society Archives at Central European University, associate professor at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, and advisory board member of the Eotvos Karoly Policy Institute. His studies and publications, as well as his research interests are focused on information autonomy, openness and secrecy, privacy, identity, memory and forgetting, and archivistics.

LOGISTICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

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Karlien Haelterman

Karlien works as an Event Communicator at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. She has a lot of experience in organizing events at the VUB. Karlien previously worked in the financial business world and started as an educator. Karlien is a member of the CPDP organizational team since 2010.

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