IRISS Joint Final Event – Event Update

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The Joint Final Event of the EU-projects IRISS, RESPECT and SURVEILLE projects will take place on October 29-30, 2014 at the DIAMANT Brussels Conference & Business Centre in Brussels.

The event will feature discussion panels and communicate research results of the three projects to stakeholders: European decision-makers, law enforcement professionals, local authorities, technologies developers, the media and the general public.

Helen Nissenbaum (New York University) will deliver a keynote address on Surveillance and Democracy. The discussion panels will focus on: TECHNOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF SURVEILLANCE (Surveillance technologies in society, use of Technologies), THE LEGAL ASPECTS OF SURVEILLANCE (Reconciling human rights protection and security, Data retention and fundamental rights, Targeted use of surveillance technologies to control individuals considered as dangerous, the role of Law Enforcement Agencies in Surveillance), THE SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF SURVEILLANCE (Surveillance, Resilience and Democracy, Intersection of Surveillance with Citizen’s Rights and Citizens attitudes towards surveillance).

The agenda for the event is available on the JFE website: http://www.jointfinalevent2014.eu/agenda/

A limited number of places are still available. To express your interest in attending the event and request an invitation, please contact the events team by email.

Contact: Jonathan Andrew

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