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Big Data: Consolidating the EU Legal Framework in the Digital Economy

, 26 October 2020 – 27 October 2020

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The ever-growing accumulation of digital data raises legal challenges for private and public entities as regards data governance, access and reuse of these data. The conference will look at the EU legal framework and its loopholes, and offer a platform for discussion on how to adapt the framework to the European data economy.

Key topics

  • A European strategy for data
  • Ongoing EU proposals on public and private sector datasharing
  • Free flow of data and big data
  • Emerging issues of data ownership, interoperability, (re- )usability, access to data, and liability
  • Access to data of online platforms

Who should attend?

EU and national civil servants, lawyers specialised in intellectual property, IT and data protection, in house lawyers of entities collecting and selling data, data-based products and services and connected devices.
Fees in €:
EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups
Discount Voucher Code (see details below)
by 26 September 2020
after 26 September 2020
More details about the fees and discounts

Early registration discount
10 % by 26.09.2020

Discounts available

25 % - For young lawyers up to 30 years of age (important: the participant must provide a copy or details of his or her passport or identity card on registration); Full-time staff of universities or comparable academic institutions; Staff of charitable organisations or comparable institutions

25 % - Discount Voucher Code
If you have a discount voucher code, please click on the option above and enter the code in the Voucher Field when you register.

40% - For Staff of European Union institutions and agencies; Staff of ERA’s patrons: all EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden), United Kingdom, the German states, Scotland and the City of Trier.

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If you register for the face-to-face event and we are obliged to hold the event online-only, you will have the option either to switch to the online-only event (in which case we will reimburse you the difference) or to cancel your participation at no cost.


Conference Organisers


Live stream - 220SD65

This event will be streamed live on
26 and 27 October 2020
If you would like to register for the live stream please click here.

Conference venue L42
L42 - Rue de la Loi, 42
B-1040 Bruxelles
T +32 2 842 42 42 | info@l42.be



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