The Future of Data Protection: Great Expectations Technology, Law and Privacy

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Date: April 4-5, 2013
Place: İstanbul Bilgi University, santralistanbul Campus (April 4, 2013) / Bahçeşehir University-Beşiktaş Campus (April 5, 2013)

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Simultaneous interpretation will be available.


DAY I : April 4, 2013 / İSTANBUL BİLGİ UNIVERSITY, santralistanbul Campus

14.30-15.30 Registration

15.30-16.00 Opening Remarks

Elif Küzeci (On behalf of the Organization Comittee), Bahçesehir University Law Faculty
Yüksel Hız, Ministry of Justice, Head of General Directorate of Law
Turgut Ayhan Beydogan, Information and Communications Technologies Authority, Vice President

16.00-18.00 Data Protection Reforms In Europe: Winds of Change

Chair: Yücel Saygın, Sabancı University, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Hielke Hijman, Head of Unit at European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)
Christopher Kuner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Brussels
Mike Yeh, Assistant General Counsel, Microso? , Redmond Washington
Osvaldo des Saldias, Humboldt University, Institute for Internet & Society, Berlin
Nilgün Basalp, Istanbul Bilgi University Faculty of Law

18.00-18.30 Discussion

DAY II: April 5, 2013 / BAHÇEŞEHİR UNIVERSITY, Beşiktaş Campus

08.45-09.00 Opening Remarks

09.00-10.15 Recent Developments in Data Protection and their Refl ection to Turkey

Chair: Yüksel Hız, Ministry of Justice, Head of General Directorate of Law
Mustafa Taskın, Ministry of Justice, General Directorate of Law, Division Head
Elif Küzeci, Bahcesehir University, Faculty of Law
Nilgun Basalp, Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Law
Christopher Kuner, Senior of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Brussels

10.15-10.30 Coffee Break

10.30-12.00 Data Protection in Telecom Industry: What’s the break-even point of data mining and privacy ?

Chair: Christopher Kuner, Senior Of Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Brussels
Fatih Özgür Akpınar, Head of Consumer Rights Unit, Information and Communications Technologies Authority (Pending)
Innocenzo Genna, Genna Cabinet, Founder and Partner
Ann J. LaFrance, Squire Sanders, Partner
Omer Tene, Rishon Le Zion, College of Management School of Law

12.00-14.00 Lunch Break

14.00-15.30 International Companies and Data Protection

Chair: Dr. Alexander Duisberg, Bird & Bird Joint Head of International IT Group (Facilitated by BTS & Partners)

Jean Gonié, Microso?, Director of Privacy Policy, Europe Middle East and Africa
Daniel Pradelles, HP, EMEA Privacy O? cer
Melina Violari, Facebook, Policy and Privacy Manager- EMEA
Florian ? oma, Siemens, Chief Data Protection O? cer

15.30-15.45 Coffee Break

15.45-17.15 Privacy By Design in ? the Clouds: Reaching High

Chair: Gökhan Gökçe, Partner, YükselKarkınKüçük Law Firm
Nico van Eijk, Director of the Institute for Information Law (IViR, University of Amsterdam)
Joss Wright, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University
Prodromos Tsiavos, Avgerinos & Partners Law Firm
Burak Özdagıstanlı, YükselKarkınKüçük Law Firm

17.15-18.00 Closing Remarks