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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 737

    5037 DE Tilburg

    Netherlands

20152019
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Personal profile

Research interests

Irene is a PhD researcher at TILT and affiliate researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (LSTS). Irene follows a joint doctorate track supported by the Tilburg University and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Her PhD topic examines the interplay between standardisation and the regulation of the right to protection of personal data.

Prior to joining academia, Irene had been working as an attorney at law before the Court of Appeal in Athens. She also did traineeships at the European Data Protection Supervisor and the European Standardisation Organisations CEN and CENELEC. In 2016, she collaborated with the European Commission as external expert evaluator of H2020 proposals on societal security. 

Irene is selected as a member of the ENISA Experts List for assisting in the implementation of the Annual ENISA Work Programme. In 2015, Irene received a best paper award and a young author recognition certificate from the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the United Nations Agency for standardisation.

Teaching

  • Master Thesis supervision, TILT
  • Guest lectures at JADS Master's program Data Science and Entrepreneurship (IP & Privacy course)
  • Teaching Assistant: Privacy and Data Protection course (620040) at LL.M. Law & Technology 2016-2017

Education/Academic qualification

Democritus University of Thrace

Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)

University of Piraeus

External positions

Unknown (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA))

1 Mar 201731 Oct 2017

Affiliated researcher, Vrije Universiteit Brussel – LSTS

Keywords

  • Ict
  • Liability Law
  • Self Regulation
  • Data Protection
  • Standardisation
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Privacy
  • Techno-Regulation
  • Cyber Security

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Research Output 2015 2019

Article 42 commentary

Kamara, I. & de Hert, P. 2019 (Accepted/In press) European general data protection regulation : A commentary. Spiecker gen. Döhmann, I., Papakonstantinou, V., Hornung, G. & de Hert, P. (eds.). 1 ed. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Vol. 1, (Kooperationswerke Beck - Hart - Nomos)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Article 43 commentary

Kamara, I. & de Hert, P. 2019 (Accepted/In press) European general data protection regulation: A commentary. Spiecker gen. Döhmann, I., Papakonstantinou, V., Hornung, G. & de Hert, P. (eds.). 1 ed. Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, Vol. 1, 43. (Kooperationswerke Beck - Hart - Nomos)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Certification and the new general data protection regulation

Kamara, I. May 2018

Research output: Non-textual formWeb publication/siteOther research output

Open Access

Data protection by design and by default: Framing guiding principles into legal obligations in the GDPR

Jasmontaite, L., Kamara, I., Zanfir Fortuna, G. & Leucci, S. Jun 2018 In : European Data Protection Law Review. 4, 2, p. 168-189 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Data protection certification in the EU: Possibilities, actors and building blocks in a reformed landscape

Kamara, I. & de Hert, P. 2018 Privacy and data protection seals . Rodrigues, R. & Papakonstantinou, V. (eds.). TMC Asser Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Activities 2016 2018

Tips from a H2020 evaluator

Kamara, I. (Speaker)
15 Mar 2018

Activity: Oral presentationScientific

Toelichting op het werk van een evaluator en het schrijven van een goed voorstel

Kamara, I. (Speaker)
27 Mar 2018

Activity: Oral presentationProfessional

Privacy Law Scholars Conference Europe

Kamara, I. (Contributor)
27 Jan 2018

Activity: Participation in conferenceScientific

European Data Protection Law Review (Journal)

Kamara, I. (Reviewer)
May 2018

Activity: Editorial activityScientific

Prizes / Recognition

Best paper prize (3rd place)

Irene Kamara (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Erasmus+ grant

Irene Kamara (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Other distinction

Young Author Recognition Award

Irene Kamara (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)