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4th İstanbul Privacy Symposium

4th İstanbul Privacy Symposium

Doctoral Consortium on AI & Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era

Our First Doctoral Consortium launched as a part of Annual NoC Event on Data Protection & Privacy

Date: December 3, 2021

Time: 16.30-18.45 (TR Time/GMT+3)

Virtual Event   



16.30 – 16.35

Welcome and Opening Remarks 

16.35 – 16.45

Opening Keynote Speech

  • “How is AI shaping the future of medical imaging?” -  Çiğdem Gündüz Demir, Koç University - KUIS AI

16.45 – 17.30

AI & Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era - AI & Mental Health/Health

  • Speakers: 
  • Regulatory challenges of medical devices’ cybersecurity in the EU - Erik Kamenjasevic, KU Leuven CiTiP
  • Post-COVID society: Can the right to data protection and privacy survive? - Maja Nisevic, KU Leuven CiTiP
  • The Proposed AI Act: What is new for healthcare? - Taner Kuru, Tilburg University
  • Between access (to services) and exclusion: does the datafied child have a choice?  - Eren Sözüer, İstanbul University 
  • "The Doctor Will See You Now? Mental Health, Justice, and Artificial Intelligence" Benedetta Catanzariti, AIES, Edinburgh University
17.30 – 17.35

Q&A (10 mins)

17.35 – 18.25 AI & Privacy in the Post-COVID-19 Era - AI & Social Good 


  • “Computer Says No!”: The Impact of Automation on the Discretionary Power of Public Officers, Doaa Abu Elyounes, Harvard University
  • The Politics of Algorithmic Privacy - Jayshree Sarathy, Harvard University 
  • A Search for Transparency: Study Assessing the Policies of Top-Ranked Kids and Teens Websites Ephraim Luwemba, Nottingham University & 5Rights Foundation
  • Protecting Privacy in Ethical (Smart?) Cities - Ayça Atabey, BILGI IT Law Institute, Edinburgh University &  Zeynep Ülkü Kahveci, İstanbul Bilgi University, İstanbul University

18.25 – 18.35 

Q&A (10 mins) 

18.35 – 18.45

Closing Remarks

  • Leyla Keser Berber & Mehmet Bedii Kaya, İstanbul Bilgi University, Law Faculty, IT Law Institute


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