Conference Speaker Wojciech Wiewiórowski

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Job title Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor
Organisation EDPS

Wojciech Wiewiórowski graduated from the University of Gdańsk as Doctor in constitutional law. After graduation he was editor and then publisher in legal publishing houses. Lecturer at Gdańsk College of Administration 2002-2008. Head of Legal IT Department at the University of Gdańsk 2003-2010.

Since 2006 he has been working for public administration. He was among others adviser in the field of e-government and information society for the Minister of Interior and Administration, the Director of the Informatisation Department at the same Ministry. Represented Poland in committee on Interoperability Solutions for European Public Administrations (the ISA Committee) assisting the European Commission. Member of the Archives Council to the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage. He is a member of the Polish Association for European Law.

In 2010 he was elected by Polish Parliament for the post of the Inspector General for the Protection of Personal Data (Polish Data Protection Commissioner) which he served by November 2014 being re-elected for the second term in 2014. He was Vice Chairman of the Working Party Art. 29 since February till November 2014.

Since December 2014 he has been appointed as Assistant Supervisor by a joint decision of the European Parliament and the Council.

His scientific interests include first of all Polish and European IT law, processing and security of information, legal information retrieval systems, informatisation of public administration, electronic signature and application of semantic web and legal ontologies in legal information processing.