Presentations

Upcoming Presentations

Past Presentations

  • “The BROAD and EPHR projects”.  Workshop: “Informing and sensitizing young European citizens on the protection of their personal data” (LDH, AEDH, EDRi, IuRe, Pangea) (Barcelona, Spain – Feb. 27, 2010).
  • “Privacy and Digital Rights Management Systems.  How to protect the privacy of DRM system users while protecting copyright holders’ interests?”  Third European Privacy Open Space Conference (Vienna, Austria – October 26-27, 2009).
  • Summer course of continuing legal education: “Data Protection & Privacy around the World”.  Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de los Andes (Bogota, Colombia – June 17-July 7, 2008).
  • Seminar of continuing legal education on human rights and new information and communication technologies : “Privacidad, Protección de Datos Personales, Habeas Data y Libertad de Expresión”.  (Programa “Profesionales de Aplicación”: “Derecho de Internet & Tecnologías de la Información y Comunicación (TIC’s)”, Grupo de Estudios en Internet, Comercio Electrónico Telecomunicaciones & Informática (GECTI), Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de los Andes (Bogota, Colombia – April 23 & 29, 2008).
  • “Retos actuales de la protección de la privacidad en Internet”, IV Jornadas GECTI de actualización en Internet, comercio electrónico, telecomunicaciones e informática.  Universidad de los Andes (Bogota, Colombia – November 23, 2007).
  • “Nuevas Tecnologías y Protección de la Privacidad : Desarrollos Recientes, Temas Cruciales y Retos”, 7th Congreso Andino de Derecho Informático.  Universidad Santiago de Cali (Cali, Colombia – September 21, 2007).
  • “Derecho a la Intimidad y Protección de Datos”, Keynote speaker at the international forum: “Privacidad y Derechos Humanos”.  Colegio de Abogados de Lima (Lima Bar) (Lima, Peru – November 27, 2006).
  • Presentation at the workshop on “Monitor de Privacidad y Acceso a la Información” about “Privacy & Human Rights 2005 – Desarrollos Internacionales en el Tema del Derecho a la Intimidad y de la Protección de los Datos”.  UNESCO – Alfa-Redi (Lima, Peru – November 11, 2006).
  • Presentation at a workshop on extraterritorial laws related to privacy and the protection of personal information.  Canadian Legal Conference.  Law Commission of Canada & Canadian Bar Association (St John’s, Newfoundland (Canada) – August 15, 2006).
  • Presentation at a panel on radio frequency identification technologies.  Conference on “Data Protection and Security, and the Harmonization of Privacy Laws: A Transnational Discussion”.  International Association of Young Lawyers & American Bar Association, Section of International Law (Washington, DC, USA – May 6, 2006).
  • Presentation of a report on international privacy at a workshop on the regulation of the Internet in Kuwait and consultation on Internet and privacy law for the Government of Kuwait.  Committee for the Study and Regulation of Internet Use and Electronic Publishing, Ministry of Communications of the State of Kuwait (Kuwait City, Kuwait – March 25-28, 2006).
  • “Privacy in the Post-WSIS Implementation Debate”, Conference: “Where to Go from Tunis? Implementation of and Follow-up to the World Summit on the Information Society and the Role of Civil Society in this Process”.  World Federation of United Nations Associations Task Force on WSIS & The Danish Network on WSIS. (Copenhagen, Denmark – February 22, 2006).
  • Presentation at a congressional staff briefing: “Constitutional Pitfalls of the Cyber Crime Treaty”.  American Civil Liberties Union & Free Congress Foundation (Washington, DC, USA – January 22, 2006).
  • Moderator and presenter of a panel introducing the English and Spanish editions of Privacy and Human Rights 2005 and discussing the importance of the right to privacy in the development of the Information Society. Event organized in conjunction with the 2nd World Summit on the Information Society by the Electronic Privacy Information Center & Citizens’ Summit on the Information Society (Tunis, Tunisia – November 18, 2005).
  • Presentation of the Privacy and Human Report 2005 and panel on “Medidas de seguridad: Los datos especialmente protegidos”.  Red Iberoamericana de Protección de Datos, IV Encuentro Iberoamericano de Protección de Datos; LV Legislatura del Estado de México-Instituto de Transparencia y Acceso a la Información Pública del Estado de México (Mexico City, Mexico – November 2-4, 2005).
  • Keynote speaker for a presentation launching the 2005 edition of Privacy and Human Rights and presentation at a panel on transborder data flows.  Public Voice Symposium: “Privacy and Data Protection in Latin America Analysis and Perspectives” and Electronic Privacy Information Center, Grupo de Estudios en Internet, Comercio Electrónico, Telecomunicaciones e Informática (GECTI) de la Facultad de Derecho de la Universidad de los Andes, and CPSR-Perú.  Universidad de los Andes (Bogota, Colombia – October 20-21, 2005).
  • Presentation at a panel on data retention at the NGO Pre-Event to the Data Protection Commissioners Conference 2005: “Strategies for International Privacy Protection – Issues, Actors, and Future cooperation” (Montreux, Switzerland – September 13, 2005).
  • “Privacy Challenges for Tomorrow”.  Conference: “Evolving Systems”.  TTI/Vanguard (Miami, Florida, United States – July 12-13, 2005).
  • Keynote speaker for seminars on: “Comment rechercher des fonds?” (How to Seek Funding?) and “Développements internationaux récents en droit de la vie privée” (International Developments in Privacy Law).  Workshop and symposium: “Link Research on Information and Communication Technologies to Development”.  Azur Développement (Brazzaville, Republic of Congo – May 16-17, 2005).
  • Meeting between government and consumer groups representatives.  7th meeting of the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (Washington, DC, United States – April 16-19, 2005).
  • Panel 1: “Intelligent Video Surveillance;” panel 2: “Seizing Bits: Computer and Data Seizure Across Borders”.  Computers, Freedom and Privacy 2005 (Seattle, Washington State, United States – April 12-15, 2005).
  • Presentation at a panel on radio frequency identification technology: “The Importance of Privacy”.  RFID Journal Live Conference (Chicago, Illinois, United States – April 10-12, 2005).
  • Presentation about new developments in privacy in 2004-2005 at the 37th meeting of the International Working Group on Data Protection in Telecommunications (Madeira, Portugal – March 31-April 1, 2005).
  • Presentation at a workshop on “Ubiquitous Society Vision Forum – RFID – A Technology-Neutral Approach to Privacy”.  Global Business Dialogue on Electronic Commerce (Washington, DC, United States – March 3, 2005).
  • Presentation at the panel: “When Everyday Objects Become Interactive – Radio Frequency IDs”.  Fall Forum 2004 of the National Conference of State Legislators (Savannah, Georgia, United States – December 7-10, 2004).
  • Keynote speaker for a lecture on “International Developments in Privacy Law”.  Isaac Pitblado Lectures: “Privacy – Another Snail in the Ginger Beer”.  The Law Society of Manitoba, The Manitoba Bar Association and the University of Manitoba Faculty of Law (Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada – November 19-20, 2004).
  • Presentation at a panel on “Challenges for the Ubiquitous Society – Consumer Privacy & RFID” at the Future of the Information Society Forum: “Towards an Ambient, Ubiquitous, Knowledge-Based Economy”.  Global Business Dialogue on Electronic Commerce (Chicago, Illinois, United States – October 8, 2004).
  • Participation to a Public Workshop on Traffic Data Retention.  European Commission, DG Information Society & DG Justice and Home Affairs (Brussels, Belgium – September 21, 2004).
  • Presentation launching the 2004 edition of the Privacy and Human Rights report at the panel on “Survey of 2004 Privacy Law and Development”.  Public Voice Symposium: “Privacy in a New Era: Challenges, Opportunities, Partnerships”.  Event held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the International Conference on Privacy and Data Protection Commissioners.  Electronic Privacy Information Center, European Digital Rights & Privacy International (Wroclaw, Poland – September 13, 2004).
  • Presentation at a panel on “Transatlantic In-Security: Information, Privacy, and the Challenge of Security”.  The American Consortium on EU Studies (ACES), American University (Washington, DC, United States – August 17, 2004).
  • Presentation at the panel: “Privacy and Liberty” at the 14th Annual Symposium on Privacy and Identity of DePaul University College of Law (Chicago, Illinois, United States – March 13, 2004).
  • Presentation at a panel on “Cross-Border Cooperation on Enforcement Matters.”  Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Symposium on “Data Privacy Implementation Mechanisms: Developing The APEC Privacy Framework” (Santiago, Chile – February 23-24, 2004).
  • Presentation on airline passenger data at a panel of government and consumer groups representatives.  6th Meeting of the Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (Brussels, Belgium – February 1-4, 2004).
  • Presentation: “Observing Surveillance in Washington, DC: The Creation of a New Panopticon”.  “CCTV and Social Control: The Politics and Practice of video surveillance – European and Global Perspectives.”  Sheffield University, Centre for Criminological Research (Sheffield, United Kingdom – January 8-9, 2004).
  • Presentation: “The Surveillance of Travelers: Privacy and Security Issues” at a debate with Dr. Lance Hoffman and Paul Rosenzweig.  Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Intern Seminar Series: “Are You Being Watched? – Security versus Privacy”.  The National Academies (Washington, DC, United States – November 21, 2003).
  • Presentation at a panel on “Video Surveillance and Civil Liberties Issues.  In the Aftermath of September 11: Defending Civil Liberties in the Nation’s Capital”.  University of the District of Columbia – David A. Clarke School of Law (Washington, DC, United States – November 21, 2003).
  • Lecture on the EU-US negotiations about the disclosure of European passenger records to US customs authorities.  State Department, Foreign Service Institute (Washington, DC, United States – October 1, 2003).
  • Presentation: launch of the 2003 edition of the Privacy and Human Rights report at the 3rd session of the Preparatory Committee for the World Summit on the Information Society (PrepCom-3).  The Human Rights Caucus of the World Summit on the Information Society (Geneva, Switzerland – September 19, 2003).
  • Keynote speaker at a panel on “A Safe and Open Society”.  25th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (Sydney, Australia – September 10-12, 2003).
  • 3 presentations at the International law and policy conference: “Surveillance and Privacy 2003: Terrorists and Watchdogs”.  Presentation 1: “National Security and Privacy Protection: Global Tensions” at a panel on “State surveillance after September 11: Asia-Pacific examples and Reactions,” session on “New Moves in Communications Surveillance: Telecommunications and Internet;” presentation 2 at a session on “The APEC Privacy Principles: Are Regional Governments Abandoning High Standards?; presentation 3 at a panel on “What Use Are Privacy Commissioners?: A Critical Reassessment after 30 Years,” session on “Looking ahead: How Do We Make Privacy Laws Work?”  Baker & McKenzie Cyberspace Law and Policy Centre and the University of New South Wales Law Faculty (Sydney, Australia – September 8-9, 2003).
  • Presentation on the Observing Surveillance Project during the exhibition: “Illegal Art: Freedom of Expression in the Corporate Age”.  Provisions Library Resource Center for Activism and Arts (Washington, DC, United States – May 29, 2003).
  • “Data Retention and Privacy”, Conference: “Cyber Tools On-Line Search for Evidence – Collecting and Producing Electronic Evidence in Cybercrime Cases (Legal and Technical aspects. Admissibility of e-evidence. Personal Data Protection).  Centre de Recherche Informatique et Droit, Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (Namur, Belgium – May 8-9, 2003).
  • “The Threats of New Governmental Profiling Systems for Civil Liberties”.  Public forum: “Civil Liberties in America After September 11”.  A symposium and Montgomery County public forum to address concerns about threats to civil liberties in the U.S. in the aftermath of September 11.  Montgomery County Bill of Rights Coalition (Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States – April 27, 2003).
  • Presentation at a panel on “Data Retention in Europe and America” and moot court performance about “Beyond LICRA v. Yahoo Free Speech In A World Without Borders”.  Computers, Freedom and Privacy 2003 (New York, New York, United States – April 1-4, 2003).
  • “La surveillance aux États-Unis” (Surveillance in the United States) at the Public Forum: “Les Citoyens sous surveillance” (Citizens under Surveillance).  Collectif sur la surveillance électronique du Canada (Canada’s Coalition on Electronic Surveillance) (Montréal, Québec, Canada – March 10, 2003).
  • Presentation at a panel on “Surveillance and Censorship: Civil Liberties Implications of New Laws on Cyber-Crime and Terrorism”.  The Public Voice in Internet Policy Making.  Electronic Privacy Information Center, INET 2002, Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility and Georgia Tech IP3 (Arlington, Virginia, USA – June 22, 2002).