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Digital Data Flows Masterclass: Blockchain Technology
Please join us for an FPF Masterclass on Blockchain Technology, to be held on Thursday October 29, 2020 from 15:00 - 17:00 PM CET (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET).

The use of blockchain technology, first developed for cryptocurrencies, is now expanding into many sectors, including supply chain management, online contracts, digital identity systems, and more. But how does the underlying technology work? And what are its implications for privacy and data protection regulation?

In this Masterclass, participants will learn the basics of blockchain technology, and explore the implications for privacy and data protection. No technical background is needed.


Part 1: Technical Basics - 15:00 PM CET
- What is a "blockchain"?
- The different types of blockchain ledgers
- Real world use cases: cryptocurrencies, blockchain as a platform, and smart contracts

Q&A and Break

Part 2: Privacy and Data Protection - 16:00 PM CET
- Roles and responsibilities of blockchain participants
- Complying with data subject rights 
- Aspects of Privacy by Design

Q&A and Discussion

We are pleased to be joined by guest instructors:

- Jake van der Laan, Chief Information Officer and Director of Information Technology and Regulatory Informatics at the New Brunswick Financial and Consumer Services Commission (FCNB)

- Dr. Matthias Artzt, Senior Legal Counsel, Deutsche Bank AG Frankfurt.  

An interactive discussion and Q&A will be led by Brenda Leong, Senior Counsel, Future of Privacy Forum and Dr. Rob van Eijk, FPF’s Managing Director for Europe.

Oct 29, 2020 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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