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PART I: Conference Program

Venue: University of Passau, IT-Zentrum (ITZ), Innstr. 43, 94032 Passau, Germany

Sep 20 2021

13:00-13:20: Introduction
Moritz Hennemann, Director, Research Centre for Law and Digitalisation, University of Passau
Ulrich Bartosch, President, University of Passau

Session 1: Fundamentals

13:20-13:50: Data and Data Strategies in the 21st Century 
Urs Gasser, Director, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University 

13:50-14:20: From Principles to Practice
Julia Gundlach, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Berlin

14:20-14:45: Discussion Round

14.45-15:00: Coffee Break

Session 2: The Policy Perspective

15:00-16:00: EU and German Data Strategies - Aspiration and Reality
Franziska Weindauer, Department Digital Policy, Federal Chancellery, Berlin

Winfried Veil, Minister’s Office, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community, Berlin

16:00-16.30: U.S. Data Strategy
Nik Guggenberger, Executive Director, Information Society Project, Yale Law School 

16.30-16:45: Coffee Break

16:45-17:15: African Data Strategies
Sena Afua Dei-Tutu, University of Ghana

17:15-17:45: China’s Data Strategy
Zhenbin Zuo, University of Cambridge

17:45-18:15: Discussion Round

20:00: Speakers’ Dinner

Sep 21 2021

Session 3: The Law & Economics Perspective

09:00-09:45: The (Different) Level Playing Fields Worldwide
Anna Zeiter, Chief Privacy Officer, eBay Inc., Bern

09:45-10:30: Regulatory Strategies and Competition
Boris Paal, University of Leipzig

10:30-10:50: Global Data Economics: Principles, Strategies and Policies
Daniel Schnurr, University of Passau

10:50-11:15: Discussion Round

11.15-11:30: Coffee Break

11:30-12:15: ‘Data Colonialism’?
Anna K. Bernzen, University of Bonn

Session 4: The Way Forward

12:15-13:00: A Global Data Strategy?
Thomas Streinz, Executive Director, Guarini Global Law & Tech, New York University

Final Discussion and Closing Remarks

13:15: Thomas Riehm, Director, Institute for Law of the Digital Society, University of Passau

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