The Reform of the e-privacy Directive: How to get it right?

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016 15:00



This conference is hosted by Greens/EFA MEPs Jan Philipp Albrecht, Max Andersson, Eva Joly, Judith Sargentini


Panel I: Scope, Relation to the General Data Protection Regulation

Moderator: Jan Philipp Albrecht MEP, Greens/EFA, rapporteur for the General Data Protection Regulation


  • Rosa Barcelo, European Commission, DG Connect
  • Cornelia Kutterer, Microsoft
  • Mikko Niva, Vodaphone
  • Dr. Kristina Irion, University of Amsterdam
  • Joe McNamee, European Digital Rights

Panel II: Big Data, Tracking, Cookies, Notification Fatigue

Moderator: Max Andersson MEP, Greens/EFA, co-coordinator, Internet Core Group


  • Dr. Gwendal Le Grand, French Data Protection Authority CNIL
  • Dr. Linnet Taylor, University of Amsterdam
  • Finn Myrstad, Norwegian Consumer Council
  • Dr. Frederik Borgesius, University of Amsterdam

Panel III: Security, Confidentiality, Privacy by Design

Moderator: Judith Sargentini MEP, Greens/EFA, coordinator for the Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home affairs (LIBE) (tbc)


  • Jim Killock, Open Rights Group
  • Gary Davis, Apple (invited)
  • Dr. Claus Ulmer, Deutsche Telekom
  • Achim Klabunde, EDPS

Lessons Learned and Outlook

  • Jan Philipp Albrecht MEP, Greens/EFA
  • Max Andersson MEP, Greens/EFA
  • Judith Sargentini MEP, Greens/EFA (tbc)

The Greens/European Free Alliance