Past events


Health Research: European Health Data Space challenges

On November 16th 2022, Magdalena is speaking at a seminar “Health Research: European Health Data Space challenges” organized by Chair of Privacy and Digital Transformation Microsoft-Universitat de València.

Universitat de València, Spain
9.30h - 14.30h

Beltug session: the legal aspects of vendor lifecycle management

For each phase in vendor lifecycle management, Edwin Jacobs and Stefan Camp highlight some legal points of interest, ranging from vendor selection, over KPIs, SLA, maintenance/support to exit and migration to another vendor.  

The event is organised by Beltug, the Belgian association of CIOs and digital technology leaders. For information and registration: read more

De Montil, Moortelstraat 8, 1790 Affligem

4th Conference on New Technologies Law - Current Problems and New Challenges

On November 8th 2022, Magdalena is participating in a panel about “Protection of personal data and privacy in modern technologies - upcoming changes, trends and challenges” at the 4th Conference on New Technologies Law - Current Problems and New Challenges. The event is held in Warsaw, in Polish.

Click here for more information and registration.

Hotel Intercontinental Warsaw, Poland
8:30h - 16:15h

How to effectively achieve compliance as small businesses in Kenya?

Liesa Boghaert zal tijdens het 4e Privacy Symposium Africa in Nairobi deelnemen aan een panelgesprek over de vraag hoe KMO’s in Kenya (en Afrika) op doeltreffende wijze kunnen voldoen aan het toepasselijke gegevensbeschermingsrecht. Liesa zal Europese inzichten en lessons-learnt bijbrengen voor zowel KMO’s als toezichthoudende autoriteiten.

Strathmore University, Nairobi
10:36 – 11:30 am EAT

IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI)

Magdalena Kogut-Czarkowska will be talking about GDPR compliance and governance models during a workshop on “Developing open, standard-based, interoperable Cancer Imaging Repositories in Europe: Issues, Experiences and Challenges” at IEEE-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical and Health Informatics (BHI).

Hotel Du Lac, Ioannina (Greece)

2022 Summer Academy for Global Privacy Law: Engineering Data Regulation(s) in an Age of Reform

The adoption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was the major piece in the EU data governance framework. In order to complete this framework EU policymakers have been busy drafting amendments to existing laws and proposing new legal measures to respond to the realities of data economy. 

During the 2022 Summer Academy for Global Privacy Law, reflection on the regulatory architecture of data governance in the EU, anticipating the adoption of these documents and their significant impact on compliance matters for businesses, will take place. 

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels
2.15 - 5.00 PM

2022 Privacy Symposium Conference: Legitimate Interest in Practice

The 2022 Privacy Symposium Conference is developed as a non-commercial event, which aims at promoting international dialogue, cooperation, and knowledge sharing on data protection, innovative technologies, and compliance. Any remaining fund from the event will be reinvested in the organizing of the following editions. The programme is focused on high-quality content and is intended to be objective and technology-neutral.

Geert Somers will be the Chair for the Legitimate Interest in Practice panel.

Aula Magna Ca' Dolfin, Ca' Foscari University (Venice)
16.30 - 17.30 PM

How do you set up a (cross-border) webshop?

What legal aspects should you consider before getting started? What are the main differences between a B2B and B2C webshop? Is a dual structure the way to go? What types of information obligations do you have towards your webshop visitors? Which contractual documents should you have in place? Differentiate between website T&C, privacy policy, cookie policy and T&C of sale.

Speakers: Edwin Jacobs and Niels Vandezande


NCOI Seminar: Developments in the regulation of crypto currencies

2021 was another eventful year for crypto currencies. The classic players such as Bitcoin reached new heights and everyone seemed to be looking for the new gold with so-called "meme-coins" such as Shiba Inu and the latest hype: non-fungible tokens (NFT).

Although the crypto market itself seems crazier than ever, legislators have been busy. Concrete proposals are pending to regulate this market, which could have far-reaching consequences. In this seminar, Niels Vandezande explains the current state of affairs and the upcoming changes in legislation.


VIII Polish Congress of Data Protection Law: “Data Transfers – What Has Changed Over the Last Year?”

During the VIII Polish Congress of Data Protection Law, Magdalena Kogut-Czarkowska will present “Data Transfers – What Has Changed Over the Last Year?”

This is an online event, taking place from 23 - 25 March. It will be held in Polish.

Click here for more information and registration.