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January 2020

CANCELLED: Talk with Jan-Henrik Passoth cancelled

January 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+1

Talk today with Jan-Henrik Passoth cancelled

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Sabrina Kirrane: SPECIAL project achievements and directions for future research

January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm UTC+1
WU Vienna, D2.1.103, Welthandelsplatz 1
Vienna, 1020 Austria
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The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) calls for technical and organizational measures to support its implementation. Towards this end, the SPECIAL H2020 project (https://www.specialprivacy.eu/) aims to provide a set of tools that can be used by data controllers and processors to automatically check if personal data processing and sharing complies with the obligations set forth in the GDPR. In this talk we will provide a high-level overview of the SPECIAL project achievements, present challenges encountered along the way, and…

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March 2020

Lab Annual Meeting 2020

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm UTC+1
WU Vienna D2.2.094, Welthandelsplatz 1
Vienna, 1020 Austria

As there are many changes happening in the Lab, we’ve decided to the annual meeting a little earlier this year to make sure all of the members are informed about what is going and are able to shape the future of the lab. The next Lab annual meeting will take place Monday 9 March 2020 at 13:00 at WU Wien, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien in room D2.2.094.   

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The Austrian Roadmap for Personal Data in Digital Economy | MyDataAustriaMeetup#6

March 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+1
Executive Academy, Vienna University of Business, Welthandelsplatz 1 1
Vienna, 1020 Austria
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Since last year, MyData Austria has been developing a "Human-centric Roadmap for Digital Economy" in collaboration with the Sustainable Computing Lab, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien), the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) and OwnYourData. This "European/Austrian Perspective" on "Personal Data on the Internet" has been constructed as part of our FFG/BMVIT funded project EXPEDiTE (expedite-project.eu). The roadmap is based on extensive literature reviews, expert interviews, focus group studies, and surveys. Before finalising the roadmap, we'd like…

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CANCELLED: Florian Saurwein & Charlotte Spencer-Smith: Automated trouble: The role of algorithmic selection in the emergence of harms on social media

March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm UTC+1
WU Vienna D2.2.094, Welthandelsplatz 1
Vienna, 1020 Austria

Algorithms have taken a central role in the automation of an increasing range of tasks in economy and society and their workings are keenly felt in everyday life on social media platforms. Algorithms filter and rank content on feeds and in search results, enforce content moderation rules, advertising policies and community standards, and enable personalized and targeted advertising. However, they also play a role in promoting a range of online harms to the individual, society and democracy, including the amplification…

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CANCELLED: Richard Novak: Awareness of Big Data Issues

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm UTC+1
WU Vienna D2.2.094, Welthandelsplatz 1
Vienna, 1020 Austria

Big Data is a relatively new term that has so far not been viewed through the lens of applied ethics. My focus in this paper is on the awareness of the conflicts arising between Big Data phenomenon and its issues and the relevant ethical principles. Firstly, I start with the research of other authors and an overview of ethics and the Digital Divide that are generally accepted. Secondly, I continue with the description of data sources and Big Data use…

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CANCELLED: Joint Workshop: New Challenges in Law and Technology

March 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm UTC+1

This joint workshop on New Challenges in Law and Technology between the Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law at the University of Vienna and the Privacy and Sustainable Computing Lab at WU Wien. The workshop will take place on 25 March 2020 from 15:00 to 17:30 at WU. The purpose of the workshop is to exchange ideas between both research groups and discuss potential future research projects. Presentation topics tbc

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April 2020

CANCELLED: Miriam Kullmann: Data-driven discrimination in the world of work

April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm UTC+1
WU Vienna, D2.1.103, Welthandelsplatz 1
Vienna, 1020 Austria
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June 2020

CANCELLED: Jan-Hendrik Passoth: Recoding Public Value. Infrastructure, Platforms and Digital Sovereignty in and for Europe

June 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm UTC+1
WU Vienna, D2.1.103, Welthandelsplatz 1
Vienna, 1020 Austria
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POSTPONED: Workshop on Sustainable Mobility and Digital Maps

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 5:30 pm UTC+1

This workshop has been postponed until December 2020. We will get back to you with a new date as soon as we have one.

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