About this online course
In February 2020, the Commission issued the communication ‘A European Strategy for Data’. The communication revealed the Commission’s intention to realise a single European data space, described as ‘a genuine single market for data, open to data from across the world’. According to the Commission, a number of conditions need to be fulfilled for a European data space to be established: personal and non-personal data must freely flow within the EU; compliance with EU law must be guaranteed; the conditions for access to and reuse of data must be clear; and an appropriate data governance mechanism must be in place.
The course will address where we stand in the implementation of the data strategy. Notably, it will focus on the areas where the Commission has been active the most, i.e. the establishment of a data governance framework and the building of sectoral data spaces.
In this online course, participants will learn about the implications of the European strategy for data for the EU and for their own organisations. A wide variety of organisations could be affected by the ongoing initiatives. These include market players, which could benefit from the large availability of high-quality data from the whole internal market, and public bodies, both when data holders and when tasked with policing compliance with the data governance rules (if and when implemented).
What will you learn?
Are you working in/for an organisation whose activity or business development depends upon the availability of large quantities of high-quality data? Or in a public administration? Would you like to know about the implications of the European strategy for data for the EU and for your own organisation within it?
Thanks to this online course you will learn about:
- The relevant EU law framework for data reuse/sharing/pooling;
- The data contracts currently used in the market for granting reuse of/sharing/pooling data;
- The ongoing initiatives to change the regulatory framework for data reuse/sharing/pooling, especially as regards the following three aspects of data governance: reuse of data held by the national public administrations, data intermediation and data altruism;
- The status of the initiatives to set up sectoral data spaces in the areas of agriculture and manufacture.
The online course will be delivered by means of live streaming during two consecutive days via Zoom.
The webinar sessions will be conducted by experts providing a presentation on key topics. All sessions will be followed by Q&A periods allowing for the exchange of ideas, and discussion periods where participants will have the opportunity to share professional experiences.
Read Martina Anzini’s briefing: ‘The Artificial Intelligence Act Proposal and its Implications for Member States‘
How will it help you?
By the end of the course, you will:
- Have a clear understanding of the economic and legal challenges entailed by data reuse, sharing and pooling;
- Be aware of the relevant EU law framework and the key political objectives of the Commission in this area;
- Learn about the initiatives already launched by the Commission, especially the Data Governance Act proposal;
- Understand the significant implications that the proposed data governance framework could have for your organisation, whether you are working for a market player or within a national public administration.
- Professionals working in/for organisations that rely on data for their business or development;
- Civil servants;
- Officials in the national authorities, which may be tasked to police compliance with the Data Governance Act if adopted;
- Professionals working in the data intermediation business;
- Legal professionals dealing with data contracts;
- Translators who need to acquaint themselves with the legal terminology used in this sector.
For this online course we make use of Zoom
Ms Stéphanie Gemnig Comodi
Tel: +352 426 230 301
EIPA member fee
EIPA offers a discount to all civil servants working for one of EIPA’s supporting countries, and civil servants working for an EU institution, body or agency.
Who are the supporting countries?
Civil servants coming from the following EIPA supporting countries are entitled to get the reduced fee: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden.
For all other participants, the regular fee applies.
Early bird discount
Book up until 27 July 2021 to get a 20% early bird discount.
Please note that the early bird discount will be applied at a later stage, when you receive the final invoice. The early bird discount is not cumulative with other discounts or promo codes, except for the EIPA member fee.
Confirmation of registration will be forwarded to participants on receipt of the completed online registration form.
Prior payment is a condition for participation.
For administrative reasons you will be charged € 50 for cancellations received within 7 days before the activity begins. There is no charge for qualified substitute participants.
EIPA reserves the right to cancel the activity up to 1 week before the starting date. In that case, registration fees received will be fully reimbursed.
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|09.00||Registration of participants|
|09.15||Welcome and introduction to the webinar
Martina Anzini, Digital Market Expert at EIPA Luxembourg
|09.30||Data reuse, sharing and pooling: its importance for innovation in the EU
|10.30||Q & A session|
|11.00||Data contracts (data sharing, data licensing)
Alexander Duisberg, Partner at Bird & Bird LLP
|12.00||Q & A session|
|13.15||Regulatory treatment of data in the EU: non-personal data
|14.45||The EU data governance framework
|15.45||Q & A session|
|16.00||Interim conclusions of the first day|
|16.15||End of the first day|
|09.00||The EU data governance framework: a recap
|10.00||Q & A session|
|10.30||Agricultural data space
|11.30||Q & A session|
|12.45||Manufacturing data space
Matthias Kuom, DG CNECT A.4
|13.45||Q & A session|
|14.15||Personal data protection within the evolving data governance framework
Florina Pop, Data Protection Expert at EIPA Maastricht
|15.30||Conclusions and end of the seminar|