05 Nov 2015

Cloud implications for the EU Digital Single Market

From 14:30 till 14:30
Room A+B

Dijver, Bruges campus
Dijver 11
8000 Bruges

Dijver, Bruges campus

On Thursday 5 November, the department of European Economic Studies in partnership with Microsoft organized a Lecture on  "Cloud implications for the EU Digital Single Market", taught by Dr. Ian WALDEN, Professor of Information and Communications Law and head of the Institute of Computer and Communications Law in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London.


Prof. Walden has been involved in law reform projects for the World Bank, European Commission, Council of Europe, Commonwealth, UNCTAD, ITU, UNECE and the EBRD, as well as numerous individual states. He was awarded a Council of Europe Human Rights Fellowship (1987-88); was a seconded national expert to the European Commission DG-Industry (1995-96); Board Member and Trustee of the Internet Watch Foundation (2004-09); on the Executive Board of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (2010-12); the Press Complaints Commission (2009-14), and a member of the RUSI Independent Surveillance Review (2014-15). Currently, he leads Queen Mary’s qLegal initiative and is a principal investigator on the Cloud Legal Project.


Main speaking points:

  • European cloud;
  • Free flow of data;
  • Government use of cloud computing;
  • Cloud security;
  • Telecom reforms;
  • What are the promises of Cloud computing.

Please contact Dr Roxana NEDELESCU further information.

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