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    5037 DE Tilburg

    Netherlands

20152020
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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

Current courses

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Education/Academic qualification

Democritus University of Thrace

LTMS, home of Tilt and Tilec

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 2020

Four GDPR certification myths dispelled: Contribution to IAPP Privacy Advisor

Kamara, I., 28 Jan 2020, 1 p. IAPP.

Research output: Other contribution

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

Activities 2016 2020

Regulating Transitions in Technology and Law - BILETA 2020

Irene Kamara (Programme Committee Member)
7 Apr 20208 Apr 2020

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conferenceScientific

Certifying accountability

Irene Kamara (Speaker)
6 Dec 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkScientific

ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency

Irene Kamara (Programme Committee Member)
Oct 2019 → …

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conferenceScientific

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

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

I. Kamara (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Other marks of recognition

Formal commendation

Irene Kamara (Recipient), 11 Oct 2019

Prize: Other marks of recognition