#PrivacyCamp21: Closing session

The closing session will have PrivacyCamp21’s Content Committee offer their remarks of what lays ahead of us in 2021. Read below who they are.

As the last action of the day, we will also try to take a crowd screenshot for those who want to turn their cams on. (this might crash the whole platform but hey – at least we end with a banG! … and a group pic)

Andreea Belu is a digital rights activist, as part of (and beyond) her day job at European Digital Rights – the network of 44 human rights organisations working . With an academic background in business, politics and philosophy from Copenhagen Business School, she dedicates her days to making topics of digital rights chewable for the public at large and mobilising people across Europe. She currently focuses on EDRi’s campaigns on biometric mass surveillance and platform power. Andreea has been part of the the organisation of Privacy Camp for the past 3 years.

Rocco Bellanova is a Visiting Professor at the Université Saint-Louis – Bruxelles (USL-B) and a Research Associate at the University of Amsterdam. His work sits at the intersection of politics, law, and science and technology studies. He studies how digital data become pivotal elements in the governing of societies. His research focuses on European security practices and the role of data protection therein. He is member of the Scientific Committee of the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) conferences, and co-organizer of the annual Privacy Camp.

Prof. Dr. Gloria González Fuster is a Research Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB)’s Faculty of Law and Criminology. Co-Director of the Law, Science, Technology and Society (LSTS) Research Group, and member of the Brussels Privacy Hub (BPH), she investigates legal issues related to privacy, personal data protection and security, teaches ‘Privacy and Data Protection Law’, and coordinates the ‘Bruxelles: La ville et le droit’ course. She also teaches ‘Data Policies in the European Union’ at the Data Law option of the Master of Laws in International and European Law (PILC) of VUB’s Institute for European Studies (IES), and lectures on EU fundamental rights for PILC’s course ‘International and European Protection of Human Rights’. Additionally, she lectures on data protection law at the LL.M. in European and Transnational Law of Intellectual Property and Information Technology of Georg-August-Universität Göttingen. She has an academic background in Law, Communication Sciences and Modern Languages and Literatures.