Date(s) - 16/06/2021 - 18/06/2021
This year again, the Academy of European Law (ERA) Trier together with the Institute of European Media Law (EMR), organise the “Annual Conference on European Media Law”. The event will take place from 16-18 June 2021. The conference aims to keep media law practitioners up-to-date by providing an overview of the latest policy developments, legislative initiatives and case law in this field.
This years’ key topics are:
• Update on the implementation of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive
• Update on the implementation of the DSM Copyright Directive
• The media sector in times of Covid-19
• Media freedom and pluralism: the action plan on European democracy
• e-Privacy, data transfers and their impact on online advertising
• Current developments with regard to the Digital Services Act and the Digital Market Act
• Latest jurisprudence of the CJEU and ECtHR relevant for the media sector
We are happy to announce already confirmed speakers:
Robert Spano, President of the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg
Mark D. Cole, Professor, University of Luxembourg; Director for Academic Affairs, Institute of European Media Law (EMR), Saarbrücken
Sari Depreeuw, Partner, Daldewolf, Brussels
Florence Hartmann-Vareilles, Head of Section, European Business Law, ERA, Trier
Agapi Patsa, Legal Counsel, EU Affairs, Google, Brussels
Grégoire Polad, Director General, Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT), Brussels
Eleonora Rosati, Associate Professor in Intellectual Property Law, University of Stockholm; Of Counsel, Bird & Bird, Italy
You can find a preliminary programme already here: Annual Conference of European Media Law 2021_preliminary programme
The programme will be updated constantly. Registration is already possible via the ERA website.
Due to the current pandemic restrictions, the conference will unfortunately not be able to be held in Brussels as usual this year, as it was in 2020. However, we will still ensure interactivity! The online conference will be hosted on ERA’s own online platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-level speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in this high-quality online conference.