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  • Prof. Cobbenhagenlaan 221, Montesquieu Building, room M 716

    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 40 commentary

Kamara, I., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Commentary on the EU General Data Protection Regulation . Kuner, C., Bygrave, L. A. & Docksey, C. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxford University Press, Vol. 1. 40

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

Article 41 commentary

Kamara, I., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Commentary on the EU General Data Protection Regulation. Kuner, C., Bygrave, L. A. & Docksey, C. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxford University Press, Vol. 1. 41

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

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

Data Protection Certification Mechanisms: Study on Articles 42 and 43 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679

Kamara, I., Leenes, R., Lachaud, E., Stuurman, C., Van Lieshout, M. & Bodea, G., 2019, (Accepted/In press) 1 ed. Brussels: European Commission - DG Justice & Consumers. 200 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Activities 2016 2019

Annual Privacy Forum 2019

Irene Kamara (Programme Committee Member)
2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conferenceScientific

TILTing perspectives conference paper reviewer

Irene Kamara (Other)
2019

Activity: Other activity typesOtherScientific

Computers, Privacy, and Data Protection Conference: Data Protection and Democracy

Irene Kamara (Chair)
1 Feb 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conferenceScientific

European Data Protection Law Review (Journal)

I. Kamara (Reviewer)
May 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

Article 29 Working Party - Workshop on certification & accreditation

I. Kamara (Contributor)
16 Jan 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course etc.Professional

Projects 2016 2019

Press / Media

Interview to Homo Digitalis

Irene Kamara

11/03/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other

PhD in the spotlight: Irene Kamara

Irene Kamara

8/03/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Other

Prizes / Recognition

Erasmus+ grant

Irene Kamara (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Other marks of recognition