Day 1: October 16th, 2024

13:00 – 14:00 – Registration Opening & Coffee Break

14:00 – 15:30 – Opening Plenary – Session 1 – Plenary 1 “Update on regulations”

CNIL : AI Act + Biomedical Research Reference Methodologies EDPB : Updated anonymization guidance OTHER EU Authority 

  • In France, CNIL has carried out a public consultation to improve its Reference Methodologies on biomedical research. It has also put in place a team dedicated to the use of Artificial Intelligence, a technology now widely used in healthcare and medical research.
  • At the EU level, the European Data Protection Board is working on new anonymisation and pseudonymisation guidelines
  • Several national authorities are working on updating their regulatory framework to prepare the implementation of the European Health Data Space

15:30 – 16:00 – Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30 – Workshops Sessions

16:00 – 17:30 Session 2 – Panel Discussion 1 – International Data Transfers

16:00 – 17:30 Session 3 – Workshop 1 – Tutorial : Certifications and codes of conduct

This workshop aims to highlight:

the practical implications of assessments for compliance with the GDPR and more specific related to privacy and transparency within the different areas of digital health.
existing assessment and certification frameworks with focus on AI and Telemedicine
feasible and criteria relevant for the DPO in order to harmonise the European assessment frameworks

16:00 – 17:30 Session 4 – Workshop 2 – Training & Education

This panel discussion will discuss the need for specific training and education for DPO and Privacy Officers working in healthcare and biomedical research:

  • What kind of education is needed for DPO and Privacy Officers involved in the processing of personal health data?
  • Should health data specific certification frameworks be developed?
  • How could an European training program for Health Data Protection look like?
18:00 – 19:00 – Networking Cocktail
19:30 – 22:00 – Sponsored dinner