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Justice in Big Data: when theory meets practice

The CEU Campus
Thursday, November 30, 2017, 3:00 pm – Friday, December 1, 2017, 6:00 pm

The Legal Studies Department of Central European University invites you to a 2-days conference where members of academia, practitioners and policy-makers coming from all over the world will gather to discuss the legal, social and regulatory aspects of big data. The conference is supported by OPL Attorneys and CMS, as well as, Arsboni and IPeers Research Group.

The conference is part of a larger project, JustData, which seeks to offer an organized framework to discuss the implications of the big data revolution. Besides Legal Studies, the project also includes the Center for Network Science, the School of Public Policy, the Department of Economics and Business, the Department of Mathematics and Its Applications, the Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the Dean of Students Office.

The event is livestreamed, can be reached via:


November 30, Thursday

15.00-15.30 Registration

15.30-16.45 Opening Remarks – CEU organizers; Keynote Speakers: Jules Polonetsky, Dr. Szabó Endre Győző

16.45-18.30 Panel 1 and Q&A session

19.00-20.00 Dinner


December 1, Friday

9.00-9.45 Registration & Coffee

9.45-12.15 Panel 2 and Q&A session

12.15-13.15 Lunch

13.15-15.45 Panel 3 and Q&A session

15.45-16.15 Coffee break

16.15-17.00 Closing remarks – Keynote Speaker: Jules Polonetsky

17.00-18.00 Farewell Wine & Cheese


This event requires prior registration and includes access to the conference, coffee breaks, lunch and dinner. You can register on the conference’s website. The detailed agenda, topics for discussion and list of speakers can be checked on the website.