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THE INTERNET OF BODIES
11TH EDITION • 24 25 26 JANUARY 2018

CPDP2018 offered 85 panel sessions with 420 international speakers from academia, public and private sectors and civil society. CPDP2018 received 1110 registrations in total! The conference was attended by over 1000 attendees from 55 countries and over 70% of the attendees coming from outside of Belgium. Besides the general programme, CPDP2018 also offered several side events such as open debates, workshops, PechaKucha performances, and art exhibitions.

Our conference website was visited 13.646 times (up from 11.125), by 7.430 unique visitors who read a stunning 47.707 pages (up from 33.427). Our busiest day was Wednesday 27 January, when we had 1.563 visitors exactly (a new all-time record +36%). Thank you for all that attention! Youtube: for those of you who missed them, we have uploaded videos of many panels to our youtube channel

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THE AGE OF INTELLIGENT MACHINES
10TH EDITION • 25 26 27 JANUARY 2017

A huge thanks to our partners, sponsors, participants and everyone that helped make our 10th edition a memorable one. CPDP2017 received 1024 registrations! The three-day conference offered participants 78 panels and, workshops and special sessions with 383 speakers from academia, public and private sectors and civil society.

Our conference website was visited 15.266 times (+12%), by 7937 unique visitors (+7%) who read a stunning 55981 pages (+17%) in january. Our busiest day was Wednesday 25 January, when we had 1563 sessions - in fact we counted already 9 days with more than 750 visits! Youtube: for those of you who missed them, we have uploaded videos of many panels to our youtube channel

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Buy the book Leenes, R., Van Brakel, R., Gutwirth, S. And P. De Hert,  Data Protection and Privacy: The Age of Intelligent Machines, Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2017.

INVISIBILITIES & INFRASTRUCTURES
9TH EDITION • 27 28 29 JANUARY 2016

CPDP2016 received 929 registrations! The 3 day conference offered participants 80 panels and, workshops and special sessions with 343 speakers from academia, public and private sectors and civil society, from 44 different countries.

Our conference website was visited 13.646 times (up from 11.125), by 7.430 unique visitors who read a stunning 47.707 pages (up from 33.427). Our busiest day was Wednesday 27 January, when we had 1.563 visitors exactly (a new all-time record +36%). Moreover we dominated (briefly) on Twitter: we reached #2 trending spot in Belgium and #31 trending spot in the US on Wednesday. Thank you for all that attention! Youtube: for those of you who missed them, we have uploaded videos of many panels to our youtube channel

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Buy the book Leenes R., Van Brakel R., Gutwirth, S., and P. De Hert, Computers, Privacy and Data Protection: Invisibilities & Infrastructures. Dordrecht: Springer, 2017

DATA PROTECTION ON THE MOVE
8TH EDITION • 21 22 23 JANUARY 2015

The 8th edition of the international conference Computers, Privacy and Data Protection 2015 was a great success! It was a memorable edition and we would like to thank everyone who came and contributed to this edition. CPDP2015 received over a 1000 registrations! The 3 day conference offered participants 70 panels and, workshops and special sessions with 415 speakers from academia, public and private sectors and civil society.

Our conference website was visited 12345 times (+11%), by 6793 unique visitors (+5%) who read a stunning 46481 pages (+38%) last month (compared to last year). Our busiest day was Wednesday 21 January, when we counted 1353 sessions - again a 18% increase over last year's busiest day! Not only do our speakers come from 43 countries, also our site gets visitors from 136 different countries, making CPDP truly global! Youtube: for those of you who missed them, we have uploaded videos of many panels to our youtube channel

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Buy the book Gutwirth, S., Leenes R. and P. De Hert, Data Protection on the Move. Dordrecht: Springer, 2016

REFORMING DATA PROTECTION: THE GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE
7TH EDITION • 22 23 24 JANUARY 2014

CPDP2014 welcomed 841 guests to the conference. Over 500 more people came to the free public events organized during the conference evenings. These events were also well attended by the regular conference participants who appreciated these more relaxed side events. The 3 day conference offered participants 60 panels and, workshops and special sessions with 343 speakers from academia, public and private sectors and civil society.

Our conference website was visited 11.125 times (+15%), by +10% unique visitors who read a stunning 33.427 pages (+34%) from 1 January till today. Our busiest day was Tuesday 21 January, when we had 1147 visitors exactly (a new record +20%) - in fact we counted already 12 days with more than 500 visitors! (figures of 28th January 2014) These figures and the output of the conference make us feel that we are responding to the mission of CPDP: “creating a platform animated by privacy stakeholders”. Youtube: for those of you who missed them, we have uploaded videos of many panels to our youtube channel

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Buy the book Gutwirth, S., Leenes, R. and P. De Hert, Reforming European Data Protection Law, Dordrecht: Springer, 2015

RELOADING DATA PROTECTION
6TH EDITION • 23 24 25 JANUARY 2013

CPDP2013 welcomed 650 guests to the conference. Over 1200 more people came to the free public events organized during the conference evenings. These events were also well attended by the regular conference participants who appreciated these more relaxed side events. The 3 day conference offered participants 46 panels and workshops and special sessions with 237 speakers from academia, public and private sectors and civil society. New institutions, groups and partners made themselves indispensable in helping setting up panels (the Human Technology Lab from TU Berlin, IVIR from Amsterdam University, and many others). Both the Council of Europe and the Polish Permanent Representation to the European Union provided their collaboration.

Our conference website reached 6793 unique visitors (+15%) with 11.040 visits to consult 27.645 pages (+19%) for January alone. Our busiest day was Tuesday 22 January, when we had 954 visitors exactly (a new record; with peaks of 100 visits/ hour) - in fact all week long we recorded between 600 and 954 visits daily! These figures and the output of the conference make us feel that we are responding to the mission of CPDP: “creating a platform animated by privacy stakeholders”. Youtube: for those of you who missed them, we have uploaded videos of many panels to our youtube channel

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Buy the book Gutwirth, S., Leenes, R. and P. De Hert, Reloading Data Protection, Dordrecht: Springer, 2014

COMING OF AGE
5TH EDITION • 25 26 27 JANUARY 2012

CPDP2012 welcomed 692 persons at the conference. Another 500 people were reached at the free public events organized during the conference evenings. These events were also well attended by the regular conference participants who appreciated these more relaxed side events. The 3 days conference offered participants 25 panels and several workshops and special sessions with 237 speakers from the academia, the public and private sectors, and the civil society. New institutions, groups and partners turned to us to help setting up panels (the Human Technology Lab from TU Berlin, IVIR from Amsterdam University, and many others). Both the Council of Europe and the Polish Permanent Representation to the European Union provided their collaboration.

Our conference website reached 5698 unique visitors with 9198 visits to consult 22381 pages. Our busiest day was Tuesday 24 January, when we had 750 visitors exactly (50% more than on our last year’s busiest day) and on Monday 24 January 2011 when we had 501 visitors.

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Buy the book Gutwirth, S., Leenes, R., De Hert, P. and Y. Poullet, European Data Protection: Coming of Age Dordrecht: Springer, 2012

AN ELEMENT OF CHOICE
3RD EDITION • 29 & 30 JANUARY 2010

185 participants on the 29th of January 2010158 participants on the 30th of January 2010

Our website registered about 2765 visitors between December 2009 and January 2010 and increased to 2899 visitors in February 2010 Very positive feedback from participants with an average score of 4/5

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Buy the book Gutwirth, S., Poullet, Y., De Hert, P. and R. Leenes eds. Computers, Privacy and Data Protection: an Element of Choice. Dordrecht: Springer, 2011

DATA PROTECTION IN A PROFILED WORLD?
2ND EDITION • 16 & 17 JANUARY 2009

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Buy the book Gutwirth, S., Poullet, Y., and P. De Hert, eds. Data Protection in a Profiled World. Dordrecht: Springer, 2010