PI.lab Conference 2022

Responsible data use

Offices of the Dutch Data Protection Authority 
Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens

Bezuidenhoutseweg 30,

Den Haag, The Netherlands

Thursday 21 April 2022

13:00 - 18:00

We are fully booked. The registration is closed.



13:00 – 13:30 Coffee


13:30 – 13:40 Welcome words, Prof. Bart Jacobs, iHub, Radboud University


13:40 – 13:55 Keynote by Monique Verdier, deputy chair and board member of the Dutch Data Protection Authority


13:55 – 15:15 Panel discussion: should behavioural advertising be banned?


  Behavioural advertising involves monitoring people’s online behaviour, and using the collected information to show people individually targeted advertisements. The past decade there has been much discussion about how the practice should be regulated. Recently, some have called for a ban on ‘surveillance advertising’. This panel explores whether behavioural advertising should be prohibited.     

Panel members:                                                                                

  • Hielke Hijmans, Director at Belgian Data Protection Authority, President of Litigation Chamber
  • Lotje Beek, policy advisor at Bits of Freedom
  • Nicole Wolters Ruckert, attorney, head of Data protection & privacy, Allen & Overy, Amsterdam    
  • Diana Janssen, director of the Data-Driven Marketing Association (DDMA)

Moderator: Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius 


15:15 – 15:45 Coffee


15:45 – 17:00 Two workshops, parallel tracks


Visitors must choose one of the tracks.


  Track I - Artificial intelligence and the risk of discrimination

Artificial intelligence (AI) can help our societies in many ways. But when AI is used to make decisions about people, it can also lead to unfair effects. This workshop explores what policymakers could do to protect privacy and fairness in the context of AI. 


Panel members:

  • Monique Steijns, researcher at the Netherlands Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR)
  • Tamilla Abdul-Aliyeva, Senior Policy Advisor Tech & Human Rights, Amnesty International NL
  • Mykola Pechenizkiy, Professor data mining, Eindhoven University of Technology
  • Quirine Eijkman, Deputy President at the National Human Rights Institute of the Netherlands

Moderator: Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

  Track II - Privacy enhancing technologies and medical research

Privacy enhancing technologies enable cross-organizational data analysis without compromising privacy, for better early detection and personalized treatments. To what extend are these technologies already adopted for medical research applications? Will the use of privacy enhancing technologies be a requirement for medical research in the near future?

Panel members:

  • Jaap-Henk Hoepman, Associate Professor Computer Science, iHub, Radboud University
  • Jildau Bouwman, Senior Scientist and Programme Leader Digital Health Technologies, TNO 
  • Nynke Brouwer, lawyer at Dirkzwager, specialisation in cybersecurity and privacy law.

  • Cecile Schut, director System monitoring, security and technology, Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens

Moderator: Alex Sangers, researcher at TNO 

17:00 – 18:00 Drinks



The conference is closed for registration. Please remember to take identification with you when visiting the AP.