Overlaps and Gaps in EU Data Protection Law

April 29, 2022
Friday April 29, 2022
9:00 – 13:00 (CET)

Conference in the context of the South EU Google Data Governance Chair

Next April 29th will take place the Conference «Overlaps and Gaps in EU Data Protection Law», organized in the context of the «South EU Google Data Governance Chair», which gathers some of the most prestigious universities in Southern Europe, namely Universidad CEU San Pablo (Madrid, Spain), Università RomaTre (Italy), National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (Greece) and NOVA School of Law, chosen by Google to represent Portugal.

The Chair aims to study the ethical and legal limits of technologies that treat personal data, as well as to create debate on the main challenges that the relation between technological innovation and privacy poses in today’s society, with a perspective of the future.


Participation in the conference is free of charge, but it requires prior registration.
In case you wish to participate, please send an email to:


Opening session

9:00 - 9:30
Jorge Morais Carvalho, NOVA School of Law
José Luís Piñar Mañas, South EU Google Data Governance Chair

The GDPR and the DGA: filling in the blanks or hindering each other?

09:30 - 11:00
Nuno Sousa e Silva, Universidade Católica do Porto
Miguel Recio, Universidad CEU San Pablo, CMS Albiñana & Suárez de Lezo
Magda Cocco, Vieira de Almeida e Associados
Carlos Romero, Permanent Representation of Spain to the EU

The interplay between authorities to ensure Data Governance

11:15 - 12:45
Francisco Pereira Coutinho, NOVA School of Law
João Ferreira Pinto, DPO and former Permanent Representation of Portugal to the EU
Luís Neto Galvão, SRS
Miguel Moura e Silva, AdC and Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de Lisboa

Closing remarks

12:45 - 13:00
Graça Canto Moniz, NOVA School of Law and Lusofona University

The South EU Google Data Governance Chair focuses on scientific reflection and research in the academic field on Data Governance in the context of European countries. The Chair analyzes the challenges of Law and Data Governance in areas such as Big Data, Data Driven Innovation, Artificial Intelligence and International Flows of Personal Data.