Symposium on Big Data and Data Governance 2016

Date: October 14 – 15, 2016
Venue: Academic Conference Room, 11/F, Cheng Yu Tung Tower, The University of Hong Kong
For registration and more information, please visit: www.lawtech.hk/bigdata2016

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Day 1, Oct 14, 2016     

Keynote Dialogue

Chair: Dr. Marcelo Thompson, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong

Speakers:

  • Ms. Malavika Jayaram, Digital Asia Hub and Berkman Center for Internet & Society at the University of Harvard
  • Professor Wolfgang Schulz, Director of the Hans-Bredow-Institut, The University of Hamburg
  • Mr. Stephen Wong, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data
  • Mr. Toshiki Yano, Head of Privacy and Security, Public Policy Strategy & Operations in Google APAC
  • Mr. Kelvin Kwok, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong
  • Mr. Dick Rinkema, Senior Director, Competition Law, Microsoft (China) Co., Ltd

 

Panel I:   Data Ownership, Data Access and Power Structure

Chair: Professor Zhao Yun, Professor, Head of Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong

  • Professor Wolfgang Schulz, Director of the Hans-Bredow-Institut, The University of Hamburg, The Relationships between Data and a Person – Broken Concepts and Perspectives
  • Professor John Bacon-Shone, Director, Social Sciences Research Centre, The University of Hong Kong, Managing Research Data – Ownership, Openness and Data Protection
  • Mr. Tobias Mast, Doctoral Researcher, Hans-Bredow-Institut, The University of Hamburg, Paradigm shift in Germany: From Secrecy Principle to Free Information Access
  • Dr. Lokman Tsui, Assistant Professor, School of Journalism and Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Right to access our Own Information? The Case of Hong Kong Telecommunication Companies and Internet Service Providers

 

Pane II: Consent and Code

Chair: Dr. Haochen Sun, Associate Professor, Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong

  • Mr. Kevin Dankert, Doctoral Researcher, Hans-Bredow-Institut, University of Hamburg, Code and the Power of Defaults
  • Professor Anne Cheung, Professor, Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong, Making Sense and Non-Sense of Consent in the Big Data Era

 

Day 2, Oct 15, 2016     

Panel I: Algorithmic Decision Making

Chair: Dr. Wilson Lu, Associate Professor, Department of Real Estate and Construction, The University of Hong Kong

  • Mr. Philip Kwok, Associate, Dechert LLP, Using Technologies to Resolve Disputes in Mainland China – An Alternative Justice for the People?
  • Mr. Felix Krupar, Doctoral Researcher, Hans-Bredow-Institut, The University of Hamburg, Freedom of Expression for Computers – Algorithms from a Constitutional Perspective
  • Dr. Henry Chang, Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong, Algorithmic Transparency
  • Mr. Markus Oermann, Doctoral Researcher, Hans-Bredow-Institut, The University of Hamburg, Governance of Algorithmed Public Spheres: Normative Structures of Automatically Curated Communication

 

Panel II: Encryption and Surveillance

Chair: Professor Wolfgang Schulz, Director of the Hans-Bredow-Institut, The University of Hamburg

  • Dr. Allen Au, Assistant Professor, Department of Computing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Next Generation Cryptography: Protecting Security and Privacy of Outsourced Data
  • Mr. Michael Jackson, Associate Professor, Department of Law, The University of Hong Kong, Communications Surveillance in HK for Law Enforcement Purposes : Is the Law Fit for Purpose?
  • Mr. Jannik Domroes, Doctoral Researcher, Hans-Bredow-Institut, The University of Hamburg, Potential Significance of the Blockchain Model in Society
  • Dr. Clement Yongxi Chen, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong, Subject Access Right: A Viable Defence against Big Dataveillance in China?

 

Young Scholars Forum

Chair: Dr. Clement Yongxi Chen, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong

 

Final_poster.(revised)pdf

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