Information Law and Policy Annual Conference day 2

Video date

Friday, 19 November, 2021

Video speaker(s)

Dr Edina Harbinja Senior Lecturer in Media/Privacy law Aston University

Dr Mark Leiser Assistant Professor in Law and Digital Technologies Leiden Law School, Leiden University

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The Information Law & Policy Centre’s sixth Annual Conference 2021 will explore the impact of the global pandemic on society and the increased use of data-driven systems, particularly the implications of these changes for the rights and responsibilities of individuals and organisations.    

Interdisciplinary panels with leading experts from academia, government, and industry, will address the development and future of these measures for regulation, policymaking, and governance within the UK and internationally.

Panel 3: Countering Disinformation and Rebuilding Trust

  • Dr Edina Harbinja, Senior Lecturer in Media/Privacy law Aston University
  • Dr Mark Leiser, Assistant Professor in Law and Digital Technologies Leiden Law School, Leiden University
  • Dr Kim Barker, Open University Law School
  • Dr Claire Bessant, Associate Professor in Law Northumbria Law School, Northumbria University  

Discussant: Graham Smith Of Counsel, Bird & Bird

Chair: Bethany Shiner Lecturer in Law, Middlesex University London

Plenary Panel: Reflections and Insights

  • John Sheridan Digital Director, The National Archives
  • Silkie Carlo Director, Big Brother Watch
  • Fraser Sampson Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner
  • Anna Buchta Head of Policy & Consultation European Data Protection Supervisor
  • Hetan Shah Chief Executive, The British Academy

Chair: Dr Nóra Ní Loideain Director, Information Law & Policy Centre Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London

Closing Remarks

Professor Jo Fox, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research & Public Engagement) and Dean School of Advanced Studies, University of London

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