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REDA 2015
Regulation and Enforcement in the Digital Era: Challenges of data protection, copyright law, e-commerce and consumer law

Thursday, 5 November 2015
16.30 – 17.00: Registration
17.00 – 17.20: Welcome Speeches
Dr Christos Kassimeris, Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, European University of Cyprus
Dr Nikitas Hatzimichael, Chair of the Law Department of the University of Cyprus
Mr Panos Papadopoulos, Enterprise and Partners Group Manager, Microsoft Cyprus
session I: The reform of Personal Data PROTECTION: what perspectives?
Chair: Mrs Irene Loizidou – Nikolaidou, Commissioner for Personal Data Protection
17.20 – 17.40: Dr Lee Bygrave, Professor, Department of Private Law, Faculty of Law, University of Oslo, Reform of the EU data protection framework: where does it stand and where is it heading?
17.40 – 18.00: Mrs Maria Michaelidou, Data Protection Unit, Council of Europe, Modernising Data Protection Convention 108: A Safe Basis for a Global Privacy Treaty
18.00 – 18.20: Dr Constantinos Kombos, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, University of Cyprus, Data Retention in Cyprus: Going beyond the Call of Duty
18.20 – 18.40: Mr Jochen Engelhardt, Legal Director for Microsoft Central and Eastern Europe, Trustworthy Cloud Computing

18.40 – 19.00: Discussion
COFFEE BREAK (19.00 – 19.20)
Chair: Mrs Lena Demetriadou - Andreou, President of the District Court of Nicosia
19.20 – 19.40: Dr Christiana Markou, Lecturer, School of Law, European University Cyprus, Unfair commercial practices in the app world
19.40 – 20.00: Dr Thalia Prastitou, Lecturer, School of Law European University Cyprus, European contract law in a digital market era: Rebirth of an EU consumer contract law proposal?
20.00 – 20.20: Dr Evripidis Rizos, Lecturer, School of Law, European University Cyprus: Payment with bitcoins: The consumer’s right to withdraw
20.20 – 20.40: Discussion

Friday, 6 November 2015
Chair: Mr Achilleas Demetriades, Lawyer
10.30 – 10.50: Dr Tatiana Synodinou, Associate Professor, Department of Law, University of Cyprus, Copyright law in the EU Digital Single Market
10.50 – 11.10: Dr Stephanie Carre, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Strasbourg, Copyright law and new technologies in CJEU’s case law
11.10 – 11.30: Dr Orit Fischman Afori, Professor, Vice Dean College of Management Academic Studies Law School, Israel, Proportionality -- A New Mega Standard in European Copyright Law
11.30 – 11.50: Discussion
COFFEE BREAK (11.50 – 12.10)

SESSION IV – Towards a more secure e-commerce
Chair: Mr Andreas Paschalides, Judge of the Supreme Court of Cyprus (Retired)
12.10 – 12.30: Mr Tamir Afori, Adv., senior partner at Gilat, Bareket & Co, the Reinhold Cohn Group, Israel, Enforcement of Copyright over the Internet, Current Developments from Israeli Courts
12.30 – 12.50: Dr Philippe Jougleux, Associate Professor, School of Law, European University Cyprus, The role of the internet intermediaries in assuring a more secure e-commerce in Europe
12.50 – 13.10: Dr Nikitas Hatzimichael, Associate Professor, Department of Law, University Cyprus, Cross border enforcement in cyberspace
13.10 - 13.20: Discussion
LUNCH BREAK (13.20 – 15.00)
SESSION V: Developments and new initiatives in media law
Chair: Mrs Marina Papadopoulou, District Judge
15.00 – 15.20: Dr Achilleas Emilianides, Professor, Department of Law, University of Nicosia, The regulation of TV rights in the EU: reflections on the SKY case
15.20 – 15.40: Dr Ioannis Iglezakis, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Hate and xenophobic speech on the Internet
15.40 – 16.00: Dr Costas Stratilatis, Assistant Professor, Department of Law, University of Nicosia, The Journalist's privilege and the new media
16.00 – 16.20: Discussion 

COFFEE BREAK (16.20 – 16.30)

Microsoft WORKSHOP: Practical aspects and new challendes of information technology

16.30 – 17.00: Mrs Vanessa Antoniadou, Academic Program Manager, Microsoft Cyprus, Modern Workplace: Better Together – Today’s Dynamic Teams

17.00: Conclusion


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