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Prof. Peggy VALCKE

 

Prof. Dr. Peggy Valcke is a leading European expert on media and communications law. She is a full time research professor at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, teaches media law at the H.U.Brussel, is visiting professor at the University of Tilburg and lectures in the Florence School of Regulation (European University Institute). She is the current director of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & ICT (ICRI), a research centre at the Faculty of Law of K.U.Leuven, specialized in legal aspects of the information society and one of the founding partners of the Interdisciplinary Institute for BroadBand Technology (IBBT). In 2006, she was visiting professor at Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, and lecturer in the Oxford/Annenberg Summer School. She is a member of the General Chamber in the Flemish Media Regulator and of the Belgian Competition Council.

She is a frequently invited speaker at conferences and expert workshops and has published widely in international journals (in English, French, German and Dutch) on a broad range of topics related to electronic communications law, media law and competition law. Besides being the editor of the International Encyclopedia of Media Law, she is also a member of the editorial board of several journals including The Journal of Media Law; Computer, Law and Security Review; Journal of Information Policy; and e-Competitions."

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Maria-Theresia-College; Augustinusvleugel

Sint-Michielsstraat 6, box 3443

3000 Leuven

Belgium

Tel: +32 16 32 54 70

E-mail: peggy.valcke[@]law.kuleuven.be

Personal website: www.law.kuleuven.be/icri

 

 

Dr Eva LIEVENS

 

Eva Lievens is an Assistant Professor of Law & Technology at the Law Faculty of Ghent University and a member of the Human Rights Centre. From 2003 until 2015, she was a member of the KU Leuven Centre for IT and IP Law (CiTiP, previously the Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & ICT).

Eva obtained her law degree at the University of Ghent in 2002 and a Masters degree in Transnational Communications and Global Media at Goldsmiths College, London in 2003. She defended her PhD in law titled “Regulatory instruments for content regulation in digital media - A prospective study on the protection of minors against harmful content” in June 2009. A recurrent focus in her research relates to protection of minors in digital media, human / children's rights and alternative regulatory instruments, such as self- and co-regulation. She is the associate editor for the International Encyclopaedia of Laws - Media Law (edited by Prof. Peggy Valcke) and is a member of the editorial committee of Auteurs & Media (Larcier). She is also a contributor for Belgium for the European Audiovisual Observatory IRIS newsletter. 

Eva is a member of the the Flemish Regulator for the Media, the Strategic Advisory Committee for Media (“SARC Sectorrraad Media”), and the Belgian Film Evaluation Committee ("Commissie Filmkeuring"). Eva was the director of the Postgraduate Studies in ICT & Media Law programme from 2010 until 2012 and the programme coordinator of the Master in IP & ICT Law at KU Leuven Campus Brussels from 2012 until 2015. In that programme, she still teaches the course Public Government & Cybercrime Law. At Ghent University, Eva teaches Media Law and Copyright Law to students in Communication Sciences.

Ghent University
Department of Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law

Voldersstraat 5
B-9000 Gent - BELGIUM

[t] +32 9 264 69 33    
[e] e.lievens@ugent.be
[w] http://www.ugent.be/re/en/contact/@@people?ugentid=802001555369  

 

 

 

 

Ms Valerie VERDOODT

 

Valerie Verdoodt (°1989) obtained her Master of Laws (cum laude) in 2012 from the K.U.Leuven. In 2010 she was an Erasmus exchange student at Queen Mary University of London, focusing on competition law. In 2013 she completed the Advanced Master in Intellectual Property Rights & ICT at H.U. Brussels/K.U. Leuven. Prior to joining CiTiP in March 2014, Valerie completed a traineeship at the Data Protection Unit of the European Commission's DG Justice, working on the reform of the General Data Protection Regulation and on the development of a code of conduct for cloud computing service providers. 

At CiTiP, Valerie is a doctoral researcher focusing on the topics of social media (literacy), privacy, data protection, user empowerment and the protection of minors. Since 2014, she has been involved in several European and Belgian research projects (i.e. EMSOC, SPION, ACDC, PREEMPTIVE). At the moment, she is working on the AdLit Project, which studies minors' advertising literacy in a new media environment, funded by IWT (Belgian agency for innovation by science and technology). Her PhD is entitled “Children’s rights and advertising literacy in the digital era: Towards an empowering regulatory framework for commercial communication“ and will examine the role of children’s rights in regulating new advertising techniques.

ICRI The Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & ICT
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Sint-Michielstraat 6
B- 3000 Leuven

T +32 (0) 16 377741
E valerie.verdoodt@law.kuleuven.be

 

 

Ms Ingrid LAMBRECHT

 

Ingrid Lambrecht (°1991) obtained her Master of Laws in 2015 from the University of Leuven, with a focus on economic and private law. In 2016 she completed the Advanced Master in Intellectual Property Rights & ICT at the University of Leuven (Campus Brussels), cum laude

At the moment, Ingrid is working on the AdLit Project, which studies minors' advertising literacy in a new media environment and is funded by IWT (Belgian agency for innovation by science and technology). This project focuses Ingrid's research at CiTiP on topics such as social media (literacy), privacy, data protection, user empowerment and the protection of minors.

ICRI The Interdisciplinary Centre for Law & ICT
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Sint-Michielstraat 6
B- 3000 Leuven

T +32 (0) 16 377741
E ingrid.lambrecht@kuleuven.be

 

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