Course “DPO- Data Protection Officer” – Prof. Pollicino 

19-21 October 2022

DigitalMediaLaws is pleased to announce that registration period is now open for the course ‘DPO - Data Protection Officer’ of which Prof. Avv. Oreste Pollicino is director, together with Prof. Paola Cillo.
The course takes place over three days and is organised within the School of Management (SDA) Bocconi. It is dedicated to professionals with at least ten years of experience from the legal area, the world of data protection consulting and cybersecurity.
The program is open to those who wish to deepen their understanding of the role that the legislation entrusts to this figure within the companies in which they operate.

State of Privacy 2022

23 September 2022

Prof. Avv. Oreste Pollicino will participate on 23 September 2022 in the “State of Privacy 2022”, an event organised by the Italia Data Protection Authority to celebrate its first 25 years of activity. The Professor, who will join the session as a Member of the Management Board European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), will sit at the table dedicated to Human Rights, where the main challenges for the near future will be outlined. The debate will be led by Avv. Alessandra Pierucci, Chair of the Commission on Convention 108, and will also be attended by Prof. Joe Cannataci, University of Malta, Prof. Giovanna De Minico, University Federico II of Naples, Mr. Bruno Gencarelli, Deputy to the Director and Head of Unit at the European Commission, Avv. Jan Kleijssen, Council of Europe, Ms. Estelle Massé, Access Now, and Pres. Fabrizio Petri, MAECI.

Conference “Transdisciplinary Dialogue and the Jurist’s Identity”

20 September 2022, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Prof. Giusella Finocchiaro will take part in the Conference “Transdisciplinary Dialogue and the Jurist’s Identity” organised by the University of Milan. The conference aims to investigate the concept of “permeability” between the legal system and different scientific areas. The Professor will join the first session of the day’s programme and together with Prof. Francesco Delfini, Professor of Private Law at the University of Milan, will discuss the topic of “Contract Law, Information Technology and Financial Market Economics: the necessary osmosis”.

ICON-S Italy Conference, ‘The Future of the State’

16-17 September 2022

Prof. Giusella Finocchiaro will speak at the Annual Conference of ICON-S Italia, the Italian section of the International Society of Public Law, which this year is being organised at the Alma Mater, University of Bologna. The title of the Conference is “The Future of the State” and the Professor will give a speech on the topic of “Digital Sovereignty” during the 1st Plenary Session of the event, which will be chaired by Prof. Avv. Paola Severino, LUISS University. Prof. Finocchiaro will be joined by the jurist and academic Prof. Sabino Cassese, Pres. Gian Carlo Blangiardo, ISTAT, and Prof. Andrea Morrone, Alma Mater, who will give the concluding plenary greetings.

IACL’s Junior Scholars Forum

12 September 2022, 4:00 – 6:00 PM

Prof. Avv. Oreste Pollicino will take part in the Junior Scholars Forum organised by IACL, The International Association of Constitutional Law, an event whose purpose is to allow young researchers from various parts of the world to present their research.
The Professor will join the panel “Expanding the Boundaries of Rights” and participate in the discussion, moderated by Prof. Pablo Riberi, University of Cordoba, as a commentator together with Prof. Mariana Mota Prado, University of Toronto.

ELI Annual Conference and Meetings

5-8 September 2022

Prof. Giusella Finocchiaro will participate in the Annual Conference organized by the European Law Institute (ELI) to be hosted by the Charles III University in Madrid from 5 to 8 September 2022. Prof. Finocchiaro will join the panel of the fourth day themed “Guiding Principles and Model Rules on Algorithmic Contracts”, coordinated by Prof. Teresa Rodríguez de las Heras Ballell, Charles III University of Madrid, and in which Prof. Christoph Busch, University of Osnabrück and Yale University, Maria Peltoniemi LL.M., Policy Officer of the European Commission, and Prof. Christian Twigg-Flesner, University of Warwick, will also give speeches.