SURVEILLE’s Second Annual Forum for Decision Makers
Monday 23 September 2013 « Perception and effectiveness of surveillance technologies »
Venue: West Midlands European Centre, 22‐28 Avenue D’Auderghem, 1040 Brussels (100m from Schuman Metro Station) Registration is needed in advance at For any query, please contact Ms Céline Cocq (

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Programme 9:00 Arrival: West Midlands European Center, 22-28 avenue d’Auderghem, Brussels 9:15 Opening of the meeting (Prof. Anne Weyembergh, IEE-ULB) Project status report 9:30 State of play (Prof. Martin Scheinin, EUI and former UN Special Rapporteur on the protection of human rights while countering terrorism) 9:45 – 11:15: Assessing effectiveness and efficiency of surveillance technologies Chair: Dr. Claudia Diaz (KU Leuven) 9:45 – 10:30 Speakers: Prof. Tom Sorell (University of Warwick), Mr. Ralf Eck (Fraunhofer), Dr. Coen van Gulijk (TU Delft) Ø Comments by Mr. David Ryder (Airports Council International Europe) 10:45 Q & A Discussion 11:15 Coffee break


11:30 – 13:00: Perception of surveillance technologies Chair: Mr Kevin Macnish (University of Leeds) 11:30 – 12:15 Speakers: Dr. Katerina Hadjimatheou (UoW) and Dr. Elisa Orru (University of Freiburg). Ø Comments by Prof. Sabine Roeser (TU Delft) 12:40 Q & A Discussion 13:00 Buffet lunch 14 :00 – 17 :00 debates: The future of European data retention and data transfers for law enforcement and intelligence purposes after PRISM 14:00 – 14:45 Session 1: State of play: the NSA revelations Chair: Mathias Vermeulen (EUI) Ø Dr. Ian Brown (Associate Director, Oxford University Cyber Security Centre) Ø Christiane Höhn (Adviser to the EU Counterterrorism Coordinator) Ø Mr. Ahmed Ghappour (University of Texas) 14:45 Q&A Discussion 15:15 Break

15:45 – 16:30 Session 2: Legal responses to the NSA-revelations Chair: Prof. Martin Scheinin (EUI) Ø Mr. Christian D'Cunha (DG Home Affairs, European Commission) Ø Dr. Christopher Kuner (Senior Counsel, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati) Ø Prof. Cees Flinterman (United Nations Human Rights Committee) 16:30 Q&A Discussion

17:00 Close of session (Prof. Anne Weyembergh, IEE-ULB) and coffee



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