European Data Protection Supervisor
The Supervisor and Assistant Supervisor participate in a wide range of conferences and meetings. They are also invited to contribute editorials to newspapers, magazines and journals. You can find their speeches and articles, as well as our speaking engagements policy, in this section.
The European Data Protection Supervisor and ENISA organize a conference in Brussels on the 4th of April 2019 in personal data breach notification.
The conference aims to address the aspect of assessing the risk of personal data breaches under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - (EU) 2016/679 and the Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 for the processing of personal data by EU Institutions and bodies.
In light of the upcoming European Parliament elections, and numerous other national elections scheduled for 2019, the EDPS is facilitating a conversation between data protection authorities, electoral regulators, audio-visual regulators, media & platforms in the fight against online manipulation of personal data in elections.
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The EDPS and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) are co-organising the 7th edition of the Data Protection Workshop within International Organisations, which will take place on 12–13 July at the UNHCR Global Service Centre in Copenhagen.
This workshop, initiated by the EDPS in 2005, aims at bringing together international organisations to:
The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) will be hosting the 40th edition of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) in Brussels from 22-26 October 2018. Together with our co-hosts the Bulgarian Commission for Personal Data Protection (CPDP), we aim to have an inclusive, cross-disciplinary and interactive conference Debating Ethics: Dignity and Respect in Data Driven Life.
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The EDPS-Civil society summit is an annual meeting between EDPS and civil society organisations organized to discuss the state of data protection and privacy in the EU.
The 2018 edition will focus on two main issues:
- challenges related to GDPR implementation related to individual and collective redress
- monitoring of illegal content online: notice and action procedures.
The summit is a part of the Privacy Camp 2018.
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The EDPS and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are co-organising the 6th edition of the Data Protection Workshop within International Organizations, which will take place on 11–12 May at the IOM in Geneva.
This workshop, initiated by the EDPS over ten years ago, aims at bringing together International Organisations to:
As part of this year's prestigious Computers, Privacy & Data Protection (CPDP) conference, the EDPS is hosting a panel discussion on Ethics in the Digital Era. Good data protection law and effective enforcement are necessary in our digital society. However, the exponential possibilities of digital technologies have challenged the principles of both data protection and privacy rights and have highlighted their limitations. Compliance with the law and data protection principles is important but it’s also important to explore what goes beyond them.