From Strategy to Practice – Data Intermediaries in the EU

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Zohar Efroni


Session Room 5


08:45 - 10:15 UTC+0 | Friday 11 Dec






Presenters: Malte Beyer Katzenberger – EU Commission, Dr. Arianna Rossi,  – SnT, University of Luxembourg, Prof. Max von Grafenstein – University of the Arts (UdK), Berlin, Marco Mellia – Researcher at Politecnico di Torino (PIMCity Main research), Nikolaos Laoutaris – Research Professor at IMDEA Networks Institute in Madrid

Session host: Zohar Efroni

Goal: Highlight key elements of MyData Operators and aspects of the EU Data Strategy for making such models realistic. To investigate the alignment of the EU Data Strategy with theoretical models and spur a discourse about the necessary steps for creating legal, technological and market conditions to support the emergence of data intermediaries in practice.

Description: The session focuses on current challenges to making trusted data intermediaries a reality in terms of scalability, functionality and adoption. Two short introductory statements by the co-hosts are followed by three presentations, all of which illuminate various aspects of trusted intermediaries and PIMS: (1) highlight the standardization challenges of implementable consent tools (legal/governance perspective), (2) zoom in on practical and technical challenges exemplified by the PIMcity Project, and (3) touch upon user interface perspectives and legal design solution approaches.