Vrije Universiteit Brussel LSTS (BE) & Tilburg University TILT (NL)
Paul De Hert is professor of law at the Faculty of Law and Criminology of Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He is the Director of the research group on Fundamental Rights and Constitutionalism (FRC) and senior member of the research group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS). Paul De Hert is also associated-professor Law and Technology at the Tilburg Institute for Law and Technology (TILT).
Achim Klabunde is the Advisor on Technology and Data Protection to the European Data Protection Supervisor. He provides the supervisor with expertise on the impact of existing and emerging technologies on the fundamental rights of individuals. Achim graduated from Bonn University in computer science. His experience covers software projects in the private sector as well as technology policy and regulation in the public sector. Achim acts as one of the co-chairs of the Working Group on AI, Ethics and Data protection of the Global Privacy Assembly, the organisation composed of data protection and privacy commissioners worldwide.
Bianca is about to start her PhD with the LSTS and Fundamental Rights Centre at the VUB where she will research the impact of migration and border control technologies on the fundamental rights of migrants. Previously, Bianca was a data protection officer and senior programmes coordinator at ESOMAR in Amsterdam, and held research roles with the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and with Gender Concerns International, a women’s rights NGO in the Hague.
Marijn Bril is a Rotterdam-based media designer, researcher, and curator. With an interest in digital culture in all its complexity and foolishness, she explores topics ranging from networked images, technological mediation, to digital metaphors. She reflects upon these predominantly through writing, video, and curation. Marijn graduated from Design Academy Eindhoven in the department Media & Culture and studied Media Studies at Maastricht University. Her work has been presented at Dutch Design Week, the Wrong Biennale, 60 Seconds Festival, PloktaTV, and her writing published at Institute of Network Cultures. For CIVA Festival she recently curated the online programme ‘When I Look Through My Browser Window I Can Feel the Fresh Air’, reflecting on increasingly digitally mediated nature.