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Privacy, Europe, Law. Choose two out of three? - December 12, 2013

It is our pleasure to host this distinguished lecture by Prof. Nikolaus Forgó, University of Hanover. The lecture will be followed by a reception. Please feel free to forward this invitation.

Date: December 12, 2013
Time: 16:30
Venue: Weicker Building -Room B001 Ground floor, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg

Abstract: This will be an introduction into principles of European privacy laws and its challenges. Caution: The speaker is a lawyer.

Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Forgó studied law in Vienna and Paris. Since 2000 he is a full Professor for Legal Informatics and IT-Law at the University of Hanover, since 2007 co-head of the Institute for Legal Informatics (www.iri.uni-hannover.de) since 2011 also member of the interdisciplinary reserch centre L3S (www.l3s.de). He has been working constantly on all ICT-related legal issues, with particular focus on privacy and data security, and is currently involved in more than 10 European FP7-research projects. He is regularily consulting public institutions such as the European Commission, the Austrian Parliament, the German Ethics Council and several national ministries on ICT-related issues.