The Future of Encryption in the European Union

livestreamOn Thursday, 19 November 2020 from 14:30 to 16:20 CET (13:30 – 15:20 UTC) the Internet Society will host a webinar ‘The Future of Encryption in the European Union‘. It will bring together leading EU policymakers, civil society, industry, and other relevant stakeholders to discuss latest developments as well as the future trends concerning encryption in the EU. The keynote speech will be delivered by Mr. Wojciech Wiewiórowski, European Data Protection Supervisor, followed by two panel discussions that will explore the conversation surrounding encryption and effective law enforcement (Panel 1), as well as the upcoming trends that would shape the future of encryption in Europe (Panel 2).


Wojciech Wiewiórowski, European Data Protection Supervisor

Panel I:
Sophie in’t Veld, MEP
Klaus Landefeld, Vice Chairman of the Management Board, Director Infrastructure & Network, eco – Association of the Internet Industry
Diego Naranjo, Head of Public Policy (Europe), EDRI
René Steiner, Policy Officer, Cybercrime Unit, DG HOME, European Commission
Moderator: Robin Wilton, Director, Internet Trust, Internet Society

Panel II:
Iverna McGowan, Director of Europe Office, Center for Democracy and Technology
Karen Melchior, MEP
Paul Nemitz, Principal Adviser at DG JUST, European Commission
Patrick Penninckx, Head of Information Society Department, Council of Europe
Jean-Christophe Le Toquin, Coordinator, Encryption Europe
Moderator: Constance Bommelaer de Leusse, Area Vice President-Institutional Relations, Internet Society




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