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CPDP 2017 Launch Event: Patterns, Profiling and PNR: The new PNR Directive and its implications

dinsdag, 24 januari, 2017 - 18:00 to dinsdag, 24 januari, 2017 - 20:00
Grande Salle, Belgium Permanent Representative to the EU
Rue de la Loi 61–63, 1000 Brussels
Brussels Privacy Hub
The Brussels Privacy Hub and Privacy Salon are pleased to announce the 2017 Edition of CPDP Launch Event: “Patterns, profiling and PNR: The new PNR directive and its implications”

On 21 April 2016 the EU adopted a Directive on the use of passenger name record (PNR) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime. The Directive aims to regulate the transfer and processing of international air passengers' PNR data by Member States. The debate will address the concerns with regards to the implementation of this Directive - including the consequent suggestion by the Belgian Minister of Internal Affairs to also collect PNR data of train passengers - and the general implications of the Directive for data protection and fundamental rights.

We are delighted to welcome distinguished speakers, including special guest speaker Ms Sophie in t Veld (MEP),to the debate, which will be moderated by Mr Willem De Beuckelaere (Belgian Privacy Commissioner). More speakers will be confirmed soon. The panel discussion will be followed by a Q&A session, giving participants an opportunity to engage with discussants. 

Date and Time: 24 January 2017, 18:00 – 20:00

Venue: Grande Salle, Belgium Permanent Representative to the EU, Rue de la Loi 61–63, 1000 Brussels

Time: 18:00 Keynote panel discussion followed by Q&A, 19:30 Drinks reception

Registration: Registration is now closed as the event is now fully booked.

The event is supported by Privacy Camp and kindly hosted by the Permanent Representation of Belgium to the EU.

Please note that the event will be recorded and a photographer will be present.