2009 Call for Applications
The Living in Surveillance Societies (LiSS) COST Action invites applications for Short-Term Scientific Missions (STSMs).
Applications must be relevant to the LiSS Action and must adhere to COST rules for STSMs. The application procedure is set out in the ‘LiSS STSMs Process and the COST Vademecum.
For 2009, approved STSMs must start before 31 December 2009.
An International Conference on Infocommunications, 24-25 November 2009.
The Centre for Infocommunications Law of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences organized an international conference about competitiveness in infocommunications on 24-25 November 2009. The thematic module ‘Privacy in a digital society’ included presentations about ubiquitous computing, online communities, the fundamental right to IT-security, and, among others, ‘Habeas Personam? User-centric identity management – and what people think about it’.
More information can be found on the conference website.
A Typology of Solutions and the Use of Modern Information Technologies.
The Eotvos Karoly Policy Institute, Budapest, has recently published an edited volume under the title Privacy Protection and Minority Rights, including a study on Positive Discrimination and Data Protection: A Typology of Solutions and the Use of Modern Information Technologies.
The electronic version of the book can be downloaded from: http://www.ekint.org/ekint_files/File/kiadvanyok/privacy_minority.pdf
Brussels, Belgium, 29-30 January 2010.
The Third International Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP2010) Annual Conference entitled ‘An Element of Choice’ and organised by the Research Group on Law, Science, Technology and Society, Vrije University Brussels, will take place on 29-30 January 2010 in Brussels, Belgium.
Further information can be found on the conference website.
The Research Group on Law, Science, Technology & Society, Vrije University Brussels
has also organised the Data Protection Day on 28 January 2010. This will include a debate at the European Parliament.
Further information can be found on the Data Protection Day website.
- The Research Group on Law, Science, Technology and Society, Vrije University Brussels