Forum "the consequences of the judgment in Schrems case"

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The Belgian Authority is organizing a forum on the consequences of the "Schrems" judgment on 18 December 2015.
Conference Room, Chamber of Representatives, Brussels

Please note that this is a preliminary program.

13.30u - 13.50u

Mr. Willem Debeuckelaere, President of the DPA

13.50u - 14.40u

The "Schrems" judgment: context and impact
Moderator: Mrs. Isabelle Vereecken, Legal advisor, DPA
- Mrs. Anna Buchta, Head of Litigation and Institutional Policy, European Data Protection Supervisor
- Mr. Damien Moreau, Jurist, Federal Public Service Justice
- Mrs. Isabelle Vereecken, Legal advisor, DPA

14.40u - 16.00u

Law in the EU and the US: impossible coexistence?
Moderator: Mr. Christopher Kuner, Professor, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB
- Mr. Aaron Burstein, Senior Advisor, Federal Trade l’Autorité de protection des données (FTC)
- Mr. Peter Swire, Huang Prof. of Law and Ethics, Georgia Institute of Technology
- Mr. Paul Nemitz, Director DG Justice & Consumers, European l’Autorité de protection des données

16.00u - 16.20u

Coffee break

16.20u - 17.45u

Issues faced by enterprises and possible solutions
Moderator: Mr. Patrick Van Eecke, Partner, law firm DLA Piper
Mrs. Nathalie Ragheno, Eerste Adviseur, Federation of Enterprises in Belgium (FEB)
- Mr. Jan D'Hont, Partner, Law firm Alston & Bird
- Mr. Tanguy Van Overstraeten, Partner, Law firm Linklaters
- Mr. Wim Nauwelaerts, Partner, Law firm Hunton & Williams


Mr. Stefan Verschuere, Vice-president of the DPA

Practical arrangements

When ? 18 December 2015, from 13:30 to 18:00.

Where ? Conference Room, Chamber of Representatives, Rue de Louvain 21 at 1000 Brussels

How to register ? You can register through the form available on the website of the Authority until Monday 14 December 2015. The registration fee amounts to 100 € per participant. Attention : the number of registration is limited. 

The discussions will be held in English, Dutch or French. No simultaneous translation will be provided