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Roundtable: fundamental digital rights – do we need a separate charter?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Keynote & Discussion
german language

Based on the initiative demanding a European Union Charter of Digital Rights, this year’s roundtable focuses on the very necessity of such a proposal. For such a complex issue, an interdisciplinary examination is essential.

Professor, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
fmr. Chief Executive Officer, NZZ Media Group, Zürich
Attorney-at-Law, IT-Law, Kanzlei Auer, Berlin
Professor of Internet Politics, Freie Universität Berlin
Head, Austrian Data Protection Authority, Vienna
President, quintessenz - Verein zur Wiederherstellung der Bürgerrechte im Informationszeitalter, Vienna
Senior Partner, LGP - LANSKY, GANZGER & Partner Attorneys-at-Law GmbH, Vienna
Future Law; Founder and Managing Director, Seinfeld Professionals, Vienna

Dr. Alex 'Sandy' PENTLAND

Professor, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Lecturer and Research Scientist, Stanford University, Stanford; SRI - Stanford Research Institute, Menlo Park, CA Professor, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Academic Head, MIT Media Lab, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA MIT Media Lab Entrepreneurship Program Director, MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA Co-Lead, Big Data, Privacy, Development, World Economic Forum, Cologny
1981-1986
since 1986
1995-2000
since 2000
2007-2015

Array Veit V. DENGLER

fmr. Chief Executive Officer, NZZ Media Group, Zürich

Reporter & Researcher, TIME-LIFE News Service, Vienna & New York Assistant Brand Manager, Paper Products, Procter & Gamble, Vienna Associate Principal, McKinsey & Company, Paris, Los Angeles, Vienna Vice President for Marketing Strategy, Planning and Customer Insights, T-Mobile International, London Sales Director, then General Manager ; Central and Eastern Europe, Dell Inc., Bratislava Senior Vice President, International, Groupon, Schaffhausen Chief Executive Office, NZZ-Mediengruppe, Zurich
1987-1990
1993-1994
1997-2003
2003-2005
2005-2012
2012
2013-2017

Dr. Astrid AUER-REINSDORFF

Attorney-at-Law, IT-Law, Kanzlei Auer, Berlin

Studies and Intern, Regensburg; Maastricht; Luxembourg; Brussels Bookseller approved by the Chamber of Commerce Lawyer, Berlin Lawoffice AUER, IT- and Business Law, Berlin Head of the IT-Law Section, German Bar Association Certified Lawyer in IT Laws German Lawyer registered in Lisbon Member, Board of the German Bar Association Vicepresident, Board of the German Bar Association
1989-1996
since 1996
since 1997
since 2002
since 2005
since 2006
since 2008
since 2009
2011-2015

Dr. Jeanette HOFMANN

Professor of Internet Politics, Freie Universität Berlin

Member, Project Group "Kulturraum Internet", Research Unit "Organization and Technology", WZB - Berlin Social Science Center, Berlin Fellow and Program Leader, Internet Governance, Research Units "Innovation und Organisation" & "New Forms of Governance", WZB - Berlin Social Science Center, Berlin Interim professor for Politics and Communication, Department of Political Science, University of Duisburg-Essen Member, Collaborative Research Center 597 "Transformations of the State", Subproject "Regulation and Legitimation on the Internet", University of Bremen Researcher, Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation, LSE - London School of Economics and Political Science, London Expert member, Parliamentary Enquiry Commission Internet and Digital Society, German Bundestag, Berlin Member, Research Unit "Cultural Sources of Newness", WZB - Berlin Social Science Center, Berlin Director, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin Head of the Project Group "The Internet Policy Field" WZB - Berlin Social Science Center, Berlin Honorary Professor of Internet Politics, Central Institute of Further Education, Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin
1995-1999
2000-2007
2003-2004
2003-2006
2007-2010
2010-2013
2010-2013
since 2012
since 2013
since 2014

Mag. Dr. Andrea JELINEK

Head, Austrian Data Protection Authority, Vienna

Legal Advisor, General Secretary, Austrian Rector's Conference, Vienna Head of Unit, Foreign and Asylum law, human rights, Department of Law, Austrian Federal Ministry for the Interior, Vienna Head, Police in the 3rd district, Vienna Head, Foreign Police, Vienna Head, Police in the 3rd district, Vienna
1991-1992
1993-2003
2003-2010
2010-2011
2011-2013

Mag. Georg Markus KAINZ

President, quintessenz - Verein zur Wiederherstellung der Bürgerrechte im Informationszeitalter, Vienna

Gaststudium Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore MD Studium Betriebs- und Wirtschaftsinformatik Universität Wien Verlagsvolontariat, Nordwest-Zeitung, Oldenburg Anzeigenleiter, Märkischen Allgemeinen Zeitung, Potsdam Projektleiter Anzeigensystem, Südkurier, Konstanz Projektleiter Tagesspiegel online, Der Tagesspiegel online, Berlin Editorial Director, T-Online International, Darmstadt Geschäftsführer; Chefredakteur, T-Online Österreich, Wien Geschäftsführender Gesellschafter, Sportreport net5 GmbH Vorstand, Quintessenz - Verein zur Wiederherstellung der Bürgerrechte im Informationszeitalter, Wien
1981-1982
1982-1990
1990-1991
1991-1992
1992-1995
1995-1997
1997-2000
2000-2001
seit 2001
seit 2006

Dr. Gabriel LANSKY

Senior Partner, LGP - LANSKY, GANZGER & Partner Attorneys-at-Law GmbH, Vienna

University Assistant, Institute for Roman Law and Ancient History of Law, University of Vienna Bar Examination, Vienna Partner, Rudolf Müller & Partner Attorneys-at-Law, Vienna Established his own law firm, Vienna Member, Brussels Bar Association Merger with Law firm Dr. Elisabeth Steiner Merger with Law firm Dr. Gerald Ganzger
1976-1979
1985
1985-1990
1991
1997
2001
2002

Mag. Sophie MARTINETZ

Future Law; Founder and Managing Director, Seinfeld Professionals, Vienna

Graduation from law, University of Vienna Executive Production Assistant, diverse film productions In-House Lawyer, Bertelsmann/ Fremantle Media, Berlin; London Media Finance, Barclays Corporate Banking, London Head of Global Referal Unit, Barclays Corporate Banking, London Head of Corporate Business Services, Bawag PSK, Vienna Founder; Managing Director, Seinfeld Professionals, Vienna
2000
2000-2002
2002-2004
2004-2007
2007-2008
2008-2011
since 2012

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