Big Data: Consolidating the EU Legal Framework in the Digital Economy

Date: 26 October 2020

Time: 13:00

Duration: 1,5 days

Location: Online Conference

Cost: € 650,00 / € 585,00 (Registration by 26 September)

Organiser: ERA - Academy of European Law

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The ever-growing accumulation of digital data raises legal challenges for private and public entities as regards data governance, access and reuse of these data. The conference will look at the EU legal framework and its loopholes, and offer a platform for discussion on how to adapt the framework to the European data economy.

Key topics:

  • A European strategy for data;
  • Ongoing EU proposals on public and private sector data-sharing;
  • Free flow of data and big data;
  • Emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re- )usability, access to data, and liability;
  • Access to data of online platforms.

Who should attend?

EU and national civil servants, lawyers specialised in intellectual property, IT and data protection, in house lawyers of entities collecting and selling data, data-based products and services and connected devices.

Interactive online conference:

The online conference will be hosted on ERA’s own online platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-level speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in this high-quality online conference.

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