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10-11 October 2012, Annual Privacy Forum 2012, Limassol, Cyprus

Annual Privacy Forum (APF) 2012

The European Commission proposed in January 2012 a reform of EU's data protection rules to strengthen online privacy rights. Privacy is a fundamental need and a basic right. However, often it seems that the utility of electronic communication devices comes with the cost of privacy. In addition to these an active research community in privacy enhancing technologies, presented solution that show that we can have privacy and the benefits of electronic communication.

In light of the above, the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT), the European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) and the Department of Computer Science of theUniversity of Cyprus are organizing a two day event with the objective to provide a forum to academia, industry and policy makers in the field. PROGRAMME

The event encourages dialog with panel discussions and provides room for exchange of ideas in between the sessions. Participate to the discussions during APF days, but also by being involved online on our community channels.

The Annual Privacy Forum is an official event of the Cypriot EU-Presidency.

Forum days: 10th and 11th of October

Venue: Mediterranean Beach Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus