Zurich Conference

Data Mining and Human Rights in the Fight Against Terrorism

10 – 11 June 2010
Hotel UTO-KULM, Uetliberg
Zurich, Switzerland

10 June

Thematic Programme

Welcome & Introduction (Daniel Moeckli)

Panel 1 – “What is Data Mining?”

Stephen E. Fienberg, Carnegie Mellon University

Data Mining and Counter-Terrorism (PDF, 2196 KB)

Colleen McCue, SPADAC, Inc.

Panel 2 – “Fighting Terrorism – Law Enforcement & Intelligence Perspectives”

Sam Lincoln, ex-UK Military Intelligence Officer

Christopher Westphal, Visual Analytics, Inc.

Fighting Terrorism (PDF, 1432 KB)

Panel 3 – “Traditional Limits on Processing Personal Data: Data Protection”

Hanspeter Thür, Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner

Bénédicte Havelange, Office of the European Data Protection Supervisor

Herbert Burkert, University of St. Gallen

Panel 4 – “Data Mining and Human Rights: Conflicts and Solutions”

Gus Hosein, London School of Economics/ Privacy International

Ramon Barquin, Barquin International/ US Homeland Security Advisory Cmte.

Privacy, Data Mining and Human Rights (PDF, 1164 KB)

11 June

Wrapping Up

Developer Presentations

Christopher Westphal, Visual Analytics, Inc

Colleen McCue, SPADAC, Inc.

Emil Pływaczewski & Wojciech Filipkowski,
Polish Platform for Homeland Security

The Polish Platform for Homeland Security (PDF, 678 KB)

Carlos Gacimartín, XplicoAlerts