Guest lecture Wojciech Wiewiórowski, European Data Protection Supervisor
- Monday 16 January 2023
Kamerlingh Onnes Building
2311 ES Leiden
- A1.44 / Lorentzzaal
The European Data Protection Supervisor, Wojciech Wiewiórowski, will visit Leiden Law School to give a lecture about the latest developments in the European data protection legislation. This guest lecture is primarily organised for the students of Advanced LLM in Law and Digital Technologies. However, it is also open to the other students and the academic staff of Leiden Law School.
The European Data Protection Supervisor is the independent data protection authority of the European Union. Its primary mission is (1) to ensure European institutions and bodies respect the right to privacy and data protection when they process the personal information of individuals; and (2) to advise the institutions on all matters relating to the processing of personal data. Mr Wojciech Wiewiórowski was appointed as EDPS on 5 December 2019, for five years.
Before his appointment, he served as Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor from 2014 to 2019 and as Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data at the Polish Data Protection Authority, a position he had held since 2010. He was also Vice-Chair of the Working Party Article 29 Group.
Participation is free of charge and open to all, but registration is required.