Organising team

Organising team

 

The Amsterdam Privacy Conference 2018 is organised by researchers working at the University of Amsterdam or people formerly working at the University of Amsterdam. Each of the 10 conference themes has its own coordinator or group of coordinators. The conference as a whole is overseen by the Organising Committee.

(1) The Digital Society and Surveillance

Edo Roos Lindgreen (1965) has been appointed professor of Data Science in Auditing at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). He combines his position as professor with his role as partner at KPMG.

 

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(2) Data commodification and

business opportunities

Jeffrey Bholasing graduated in both Information Technology and Law. By combining the in depth knowledge from both fields, Jeffrey has built up an international profile in the field of data protection and data governance. In addition, Jeffrey currently pursues a Phd on the subject of Privacy and big data

 

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Sander Klous is professor in Big Data Ecosystems at the Univeristy of Amsterdam. Hehas over 15 years of experience in large scale distributed computing, real-time systems and data processing technologies. He has been responsible for designing, implementing and managing a range of distributed computing services.

 

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(3) Smart healthcare, homes and cities

 

Marjolein Lanzing is a PhD student at the Department of Philosophy and Ethics at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Her research ‘The Transparent Self: Identity and Relationships in a Digital Age’  will contain a normative interpretation of the changing norms of privacy.

 

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Sarah Eskens is a legal scholar interested in the right to receive information and privacy and data protection rights, in relation to news media and electronic surveillance. She is a PhD candidate at the Institute for Information Law (Instituut voor Informatierecht - IViR), University of Amsterdam.

 

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(4) The regulation of the information society

(5) Personalized Communication

and Behavioural Engineering

Natali Helberger is professor in Information Law at the Institute for Information Law. She studied Law at the Freie Universität Berlin. She received her doctarate from the University of Amsterdam. Her thesis, Controlling Access to Content: Regulating Conditional Access in Digital Broadcasting (2005).

 

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Jo Pierson is Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Communication Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. He is also Senior Researcher and staff member at the research centre iMinds-SMIT (Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunication) since 1996.

 

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(6) Privacy and Democracy

 

Researcher at the department of Media studies, University Of Amsterdam. He is an expert in archival legislation, archival appraisal and early modern German archival systems.

 

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Tjeerd Schiphof is a resarcher at Faculty of Humanities, University of Amsterdam. His reearch interesters are in the field of archival sciences.

 

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(7) Value of Privacy

 

Marijn Sax is a PhD candidate at the Institute for Information Law. He has a background in Political Science (BSc.) and Philosophy (BA., MA., both cum laude) and is mainly interested in questions concerning ethics, privacy and technology.

 

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(8) Discrimination, inequality and immigration

 

Frederik Zuiderveen Borgeisus is a researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR) of the University of Amsterdam. His research interests include profiling, privacy, data protection law, freedom of expression, and discrimination.

 

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(9) Responsibility and control

 

Aviva de Groot is a Phd candidate atTilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), Tilburg University. She is passionate about human rights and technology and specialize in the fields of privacy, data protection and robotics.

 

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Ine van Zeeland is a researcher at Studies in Media, Innovation and Technology, Free Univerity of Brussels. Her fascination for privacy was sparked by the self-censorship people display on the internet.

 

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(10) Privacy enhancing technologies and encryption

Yuri Demchenko is a Senior Researcher at the System and Network Engineering Research Group University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam Main research areas: Big Data Architecture, Big Data Security, Cloud and Intercloud Architecture, AAA architecture, Security and Trust in dynamically provisioned services.

 

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Employed as technical security consultant at Secura B.V. (formerly known as Madison Gurkha). Guest researcher at University of Amsterdam. MSc in OS3 System & Network Engineering (2005-2006) and PhD in data anonymity (2007-2011) from University of Amsterdam.

 

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Thomas Poell is assistant professor of New Media and Digital Culture at the Department of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. He studied political science at the University of Amsterdam (NL) and The New School for Social Research (US).Currently, his research is focused on social media and the transformation of public communication in different parts of the world.

 

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Young Scholars Award

I am a Professor of Law at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB) and a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Information Law (IViR), University of Amsterdam. I work on the intersection of fundamental rights protection (data privacy, freedom of expression, non-discrimination) and the governance of platforms and internet-based services.

 

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Chris Jay Hoofnagle holds dual appointments as adjunct professor in the School of Law and the School of Information (where he is resident). He is the author of Federal Trade Commission Privacy Law and Policy (Cambridge University Press) and an elected member of the American Law Institute. At Berkeley, Hoofnagle has taught computer crime law, internet law, information privacy law, and seminars on the FTC and on education technology.

 

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Organizing Committee

Nico van Eijk is Professor of Media and Telecommunications Law and Director of the Institute for Information Law (IViR, Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam). He studied Law at the University of Tilburg and received his doctorate on government interference with broadcasting from the University of Amsterdam.

 

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Edo Roos Lindgreen (1965) has been appointed professor of Data Science in Auditing at the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). He combines his position as professor with his role as partner at KPMG.

 

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Bart van der Sloot specializes in the area of Privacy and Big Data. He also publishes regularly on the liability of Internet Intermediaries, data protection and internet regulation. He works at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society of the University of Tilburg, Netherlands.

 

Bart is the general coordinator of the Amsterdam Privacy Conference.

 

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Beate Roessler is professor of ethics at the University of Amsterdam and chair of the Capacity group of Philosophy and Public Affairs. Her research fields include theories of freedom and autonomy, theories of privacy, justice and equality, ethics and the good life, and feminist theories.

 

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