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eLaw Summer School on 'Regulating AI and data in the age of EU digital reforms' - 24-28 June, Leiden (Registration open)

maandag 24 juni 2024 - vrijdag 28 juni 2024
Old Observatory
Sterrenwachtlaan 11
2311 GW Leiden


Programme Director: 

  • Dr Gianclaudio Malgieri, Associate Professor of Law & Technology, Leiden University and Co-director of the Brussels Privacy Hub

 Confirmed lecturers: 

  • Professor Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius, Professor of Law, Radboud University
  • Anna Buchta, European Data Protection Supervisor
  • Anne-Jel Hoelen, Dutch Authority Consumers & Market
  • Dr Ignacio Cofone, Associate Professor, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
  • Dr Gavin Robinson, Assistant Professor of Law, Leiden University
  • Professor Gera van Duijvenvoorde, Professor of Law, Leiden University
  • Dr Rob van Eijk, Managing Director for Europe of Future of Privacy Forum
  • Marc van der Ham, National Office of Dutch Public Prosecution Service
  • Sven Stevenson, Director of the Coordination of Algorithmic Oversight (DCA) of the Dutch Data Protection Authority (AP).

We are delighted to announce the launch of the eLaw Summer School on the theme of 'Regulating AI and Data in the Age of EU Digital Reforms'. This summer school will take place from Monday 24 June to Friday 28 June 2024 at Leiden University. It is a unique educational opportunity for individuals who already have a background in law and digital technologies (including graduates, PhD researchers, Data Protection Officers (DPOs), professionals and members of institutions). 

Duration and structure: The five-day programme will be packed with insightful sessions each morning and engaging workshop activities in the afternoon.

Speakers: Each day will feature two eminent speakers in the morning from the academia, institutions and the businessworld , offering a rich diversity of perspectives on the topics at hand.

Interactive workshops: The afternoon sessions will be dedicated to hands-on workshop activities, allowing participants to apply their knowledge in practical scenarios and engage in meaningful discussions.

Limited enrolment: There is space for up to 45 participants, including 15 slots for online participants. This ensures focused learning environment.

Programme topics

The eLaw Summer School will cover a range of critical topics at the forefront of EU digital reforms, including: 

  • An in-depth look at the GDPR six years after its approval, exploring the many silent reforms that have taken place, in connection with DMA, DGA, DSA, DA, AIA.
  • Comprehensive analysis of the AI Act, discussing its details, rules, opportunities and challenges both in the commercial field and in criminal law and the law enforcement sector.
  • Examination of the interaction between AI regulation, the Data Protection framework and privacy case law.
  • An overview of platform regulation across various EU rules, from the Digital Services Act (DSA) to the consumer protection acquis.
  • Discussion on the Fundamental Rights Impact Assessment in the context of different legislations (GDPR, AI Act, DSA) and digital vulnerability.

Who should attend?

This programme is tailored to individuals who already have a solid foundation in law and digital technologies and want to enhance their understanding of the current and emerging regulatory frameworks within the EU. It is an excellent opportunity for professionals interested in staying at the forefront of digital law and policy.

Join us

Don't miss this opportunity to enhance your understanding of EU digital reforms, network with fellow professionals and learn from leading experts in the field. Secure your spot on Leiden University's eLaw Summer School to play your part in shaping the future of digital regulation.

More information and registration

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