Impact program

Mind Your Data – Privacy and Legal Matters in E-Health

Date: Time: 12:00 Location: Museum Volkenkunde te Leiden

The Health & Well-being group of the VSNU program Digital Society invites you to the first Digital Society Health & Well-being conference ‘Mind your data: Privacy and legal matters in e-health’ at Museum Volkenkunde Leiden on September 26th 2019.
The Digital Society is a research program initiated by the VSNU in which the 14 Dutch universities work together on the digital future of the Netherlands. One of the themes within the Digital Society is Health & Well-being. Within this theme, we focus on the development, evaluation and implementation of integrated and personalized digital healthcare solutions. At the same time, we consider the societal challenges that digitalization poses.

One of the societal challenges concerns privacy issues and legal frameworks that must be taken into account in the successful development of e-health applications. In other words: Privacy and legal matters in e-health are extremely important! The Health & Well-being group of the VSNU research program Digital Society is therefore organizing the ‘Mind Your Data’ conference in Leiden on 26 September 2019. During this conference, privacy issues in e-health will be discussed from a practical, ethical, technical and philosophical point of view. Young scientists and companies also have the opportunity to show their e-health intervention at the e-health forum. Among others, Marie-José Bonthuis, privacy and IT lawyer, and Professor Edward Watkins, professor of experimental and applied clinical psychology at the University of Exeter, will speak at this conference. The conference is aimed at researchers, healthcare professionals and e-health developers. Entrance is free of charge, but registration is required.

On behalf of Tilburg University, prof. dr. Margriet Sitskoorn is involved as program leader on the theme Health & Well-Being. She is supported by program coordinator dr. Anouk Vermeij (Department of Cognitive Neuropsychology). If you have any questions, please contact Anouk Vermeij (a.vermeij_1@tilburguniversity.edu).