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Amsterdam hosted the third international conference on privacy protection – Amsterdam Privacy Conference (APC 2018)

Mikhail Zhuravlev, the junior researcher of the International Laboratory for Information Technology and Intellectual Property, took part in the conference. The key topics of this year were the issues of countering market dominance through monopolization of data ownership, discrimination through the use of artificial intelligence and Big Data processing technologies.

Amsterdam hosted the third international conference on privacy protection – Amsterdam Privacy Conference (APC 2018)

From 5 to 8 October 2018 for the third time Amsterdam held an International Conference on the Protection Of Privacy - Amsterdam Privacy Conference. The junior researcher of the International Laboratory for Information Technology and Intellectual Property law Mikhail Zhuravlev took part in the conference.

The conference is interdisciplinary in nature, it involves not only lawyers but also philosophers, sociologists, economists, representatives of technical sciences. The program of the conference included plenary sessions with leading academics and panel sessions devoted to certain aspects of privacy protection in the context of information technology development.

The key topics of this year were the issues of countering market dominance through monopolization of data ownership, discrimination through the use of artificial intelligence and Big Data processing technologies. Much attention was paid to the implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force on May 25, 2018.

Panel sessions were devoted to the fundamental issues of digital society and surveillance era; inequality and discrimination in the digital world; the value of privacy and its role in the digital society; the issues of smart health and smart cities, etc. The researcher of our laboratory Mikhail Zhuravlev took an active part in the session devoted to development of smart health care and smart cities, he shared the theses of his PhD research on the legal aspects of information security in telemedicine, as well as the experience of participation in the project "Legal aspects of Smart city".

Read more about the conference APC 2018: https://apc2018.com/