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Implementation aspects of a sustainable future data protection framework

Nowadays electronic communication networks and digital services are an essential part of an increasing number of everyday commodities. In the era of automated profiling and electronic surveillance, citizens face a serious threat against their right to privacy and informational self-determination, especially when using the internet and mobile services. The lack of transparency regarding the functionality and interconnection of such services increases the risk of uncontrollable processing of personal data. In this regard, the upcoming Data Protection Regulation will be a useful instrument to protect the privacy of individuals. However, for its successful implementation, this new framework needs to be enforced by proper technologies and encompassed with sustainable business models along with mechanisms to promote privacy awareness and help users to understand the value of their data.

In the light of the upcoming data protection regulation and the European digital agenda, DG CONNECT, ENISA and, Goethe University Frankfurt is organizing APF 2016.

APF 2016 will be held 7 & 8 September at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The event encourages dialog with panel discussions and provides room for exchange of ideas in between scientific sessions. Participate to the discussions during APF days, but also by being involved online on our community channels!
Submission is closed and reviews have started. Accepted papers will have the opportunity to be published in the conference proceedings, which will appear in Springer’s LNCS series.  

Speakers and Team

Thomas Kremer
Deutsche Telekom AG
Mikko Hypponen
Marit Hansen
Unabhängiges Landeszentrum für Datenschutz

Why you cannot miss APF'16

5 reasons you may want to consider...
  • Learn from the professionals in the field
  • Get involved in a high level debate
  • Discover the trends for the future
  • Network with key players in privacy and NIS
  • Travel to APF2016
Important dates

Submission of full papers: April 10 March 31 March 15, 2016 23:59 AoE

Notification to authors: May 10, 2016

Camera-ready copies:  June 15, 2016

Early registration: July 24, 2016

General registration: September 7, 2016

APF 2016 taking place on: September 7-8, 2016