Opening address by the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Karel De Gucht.-
I. Fundamental concepts.
1. European Data Protection's constitutional project. Its problematic recognition in Strasbourg and Luxembourg; Paul De Hert & Serge Gutwirth.
2. The right to informational self-determination and the value of self-development. Reassessing the importance of privacy for democracy; Antoinette Rouvroy & Yves Poullet.
3. Data Protection as Fundamental Right; Stefano Rodotá.
4. Consent in Data Protection Law: Privacy, Fair Processing, and Confidentiality; Roger Brownsword.
5. The Concepts of Identity and Identifiablity: Legal and Technical Deadlocks for Protecting Human Beings in the Information Society?; Jean-Marc Dinant.-
II. The actors.
6. Role of trade associations. Data protection as negotiable issue; Jan Berkvens.
7. The Role of Data Protection Authorities; Peter Hustinx.
8. The role of citizens. What can Dutch, Flemish and English students teach us about privacy?; Ronald Leenes & Isabelle Oomen.-
9. Consent, Proportionality and Collective Power; Lee A. Bygrave & Dag Wiese Schartum.
10. Is a Global Data Protection Regulatory Model Possible?; Cécile de Terwangne.
11. Technical Standards as Data Protection Regulation; Jane K. Winn.
12. Privacy Actors, Performances, and the Future of Privacy Protection; Charles Raab and Bert-Jaap Koops.
13. First Pillar and Third Pillar: Need for a common approach on data protection?; Diana Alonso Blas.-
IV. Specific Issues.
14. Who is profiling who? Invisible visibility; Mireille Hildebrandt.
15. Challenges in Privacy Advocacy; Gus Hosein.
16. Developing an Adequate Legal Framework for International Data Transfers; Christopher Kuner.
17. Towards a common European approach to data protection: a critical analysis of data protection perspectives of theCouncil of Europe and the European Union; Sjaak Nouwt.
18. Freedom of Information versus Privacy: Friends or Foes?; Ivan Szekely.
19. Privacy Protection on the Internet: Risk Management and Networked Normativity; Pierre Trudel.
Conclusions: Towards a new generation of data protection legislations?; Herbert Burkert.
Identifies and addresses new challenges for data protection
Addresses recommendations to private and public policy makers in the context of the EU Data Protection Directive
Brings together a high number of leading experts in the field of data protection from both sides of the Atlantic
Opens new paths for conceptualizing and further constructing data protection, both in terms of its fundamental values and in the area of problems it encounters
Provides a unique look at privacy and liberty and the way these fundamental values are protected and enforced in their interaction with the developing capacities of information and communication technologies