• Peter J. Hustinx


    Mr. Hustinx (1945) has been European Data Protection Supervisor since January 2004 and was re-appointed by the European Parliament and the Council in January 2009 for a second term of five years.

    He has been closely involved in the development <read more>

    Viviane Reding

    Vice-President of the European Commission

    Viviane Reding (born 27 April 1951 in Esch-sur-Alzette) is a Luxembourg politician, currently serving as European Commissioner for Justice, Fundamental Rights and Citizenship. Before starting a professional career as a journalist for the leading newspaper in <read more>

  • Wojciech Rafał Wiewiórowski

    Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data (GIODO)

    The Diet appointed Wojciech Wiewiórowski the Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data, and on August 4th, 2010 he started his four-year term of office.

    Wojciech Wiewiórowski was born on June 13th 1971. <read more>

    Christine Runnegar

    Senior Policy Advisor at Internet Society

    Christine Runnegar is a Senior Policy Advisor at the Internet Society, based out of Geneva, Switzerland. Her current areas of interest include online privacy, identity and security. Christine contributes to the OECD’s work on privacy through the <read more>

  • Jeanne Pia Mifsud Bonnici


    Prof. Dr. Jeanne Pia Mifsud Bonnici is a Rosalind Franklin Fellow and holds the chair in European Technology Law and Human Rights at the Department of European and Economic Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. She holds two <read more>

  • Andreas Krisch

    President of European Digital Rights – EDRI

    Andreas Krisch graduated in information systems at the University of Vienna and the Vienna University of Technology. He is President of European Digital Rights (EDRi, www.edri.org) and of the Austrian Association for Internet Users <read more>

    Ginger McCall


    Director of EPIC’s Open Government Program and IPIOP Program

    Ginger McCall is Director of EPIC’s Open Government Program and IPIOP Program. Ms. McCall works on a variety of issues at EPIC, including consumer protection, open government requests, amicus curiae briefs, <read more>

  • Rainey Reitman

    Leader of the activism team at the EFF

    Rainey Reitman leads the activism team at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a nonprofit civil liberties law firm and advocacy center that focusses on technology issues. In that role, she writes about and orchestrates <read more>

    Johannes Caspar


    Hamburg Comissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information

    Professor Doctor Johannes Caspar was born in 1962 in Salzgitter, Germany. After his military service he started to study jurisprudence at the University of Göttingen where he received his doctor‘s degree in <read more>

  • Lara Ballard

    Special Advisor for Privacy and Technology in the Office of Communications and Information Policy

    Lara Ballard serves as the Special Advisor for Privacy and Technology in the Office of Communications and Information Policy at the U.S. Department of State.  She <read more>

    Ken Macdonald

    Assistant Commissioner – Scotland and Northern Ireland

    Dr Ken Macdonald was originally appointed Assistant Commissioner for Scotland at the UK Information Commissioner’s Office in Edinburgh in August 2005, after a period in local government and, prior to that, in higher <read more>

  • Kirsten Bock

    Head of European Privacy Seal EuroPriSe

    Kirsten Bock is head of the European Privacy Seal EuroPriSe and International Coordinator at the Data Protection Commissioner’s office in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, the Unabhaengiges Landeszentrum fuer Datenschutz, ULD (Independent Centre for Privacy Protection). She <read more>

    Max Schrems

    Chair of “europe-v-facebook.org”

    Max is the Chair of “europe-v-facebook.org”. europe-v-facebook.org is organized by a small group of about 10 Facebook users. The starting point was an article Max Schrems (Law Student, University of Vienna) wrote during his semester <read more>

  • Nevena Ruzic

    Representative of the Consultative Committee of Convention 108 – Secretary General Assistant – Serbia’s Commissioner

    Nevena Ruzic is the Secretary General Assistant at the Office of the Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection. Her work is both <read more>

    Sophie Kwasny

    Head of the Data Protection Unit of the Council of Europe

    Sophie Kwasny is the Head of the Data Protection Unit of the Council of Europe and is responsible for standard-setting (notably the current modernisation exercise of Convention 108) and <read more>

Accommodation & Venue

Online Privacy: Consenting to your Future conference will take place in Hilton Malta. The Hilton Malta hotel is situated in Portomaso waterfront development in the <read more>