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Espacios de datos en la Unión Europea: Sinergias entre protección de datos y espacios de datos, los retos de la UE y las experiencias españolas

Data Spaces in EU: Synergies between data protection and data spaces, EU challenges and the experiences of Spain

Nota de prensa/  Press release   

La Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD) y la Agencia de la Unión Europea para la Ciberseguridad (ENISA) organizan el evento “DATA SPACES IN EU: Synergies between data protection and data spaces, EU challenges and experiences of Spain”, que abordará las Iniciativas Europeas de Espacios de Datos desde la perspectiva de la privacidad.

La jornada reunirá a expertos, industria, mundo académico y administración pública para explorar los retos y oportunidades en la estrategia de datos de la Unión Europea. Crearemos un ambiente propicio para tener la oportunidad de compartir experiencias y conocimientos, arrojando luz sobre las sinergias entre la protección de datos y los espacios de datos, con un enfoque particular tanto en la UE como en las experiencias de España.

En la conferencia se pretende debatir y abordar los siguientes aspectos:

  • los retos y oportunidades de la aplicación de las disposiciones del RGPD en los Espacios de Datos de la UE
  • las lecciones aprendidas y las buenas prácticas de las iniciativas existentes en materia de espacios de datos a escala de la UE
  • la interacción entre la legislación y las políticas de la Unión en materia de compartición de datos
  • la ingeniería de la protección de datos desde el diseño en los espacios de datos.

Las personas que asistan al evento presencialmente también tendrán la oportunidad de participar en un taller donde se podrán intercambiar puntos de vista y debatir sobre aspectos incipientes de protección de datos en los espacios de datos.


The Spanish Data Protection Authority (AEPD) and the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) are organizing the event ‘DATA SPACES IN EU: Synergies between data protection and data spaces, EU challenges and experiences of Spain’ where discussions on the European Data Spaces Initiatives will be addressed.

The conference will bring together experts, industry, academia and public administration to explore the challenges and opportunities in the European Union's data strategy. We will create an atmosphere conducive to have the opportunity to share experiences and knowledge, shedding light on the synergies between data protection and data spaces, with a particular focus both on the EU and Spain's experiences.

The conference aims to discuss and address:

  • the challenges and opportunities of implementing GDPR provisions in EU Data Spaces
  • lessons learnt and good practices from existing Data Spaces initiatives at EU level
  • the interplay between Union law and policies on data sharing
  • engineering data protection by design in Data Spaces.

Physical participants will also have the opportunity to participate in a workshop where they will be able to exchange views and debate on emerging data protection aspects of Data Spaces.

Día/ Date:2 de octubre de 2023/ October 2nd, 2023
Idioma/ Language:Inglés/ English
Horario/ Time:Desde las 09:30 hasta las 18:00. Streaming disponible hasta las 14:45 mediante inscripción previa / From 09:30 to 18:00. Streaming only available until 14:45 under preliminary registration
Grabación del evento/  Recording of the event: Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 
Informe de conclusiones del evento/  Event’s conclusions reportEstará disponible próximamente. / It will be available soon



TimeTopic, format, people involved
08:45 – 09:30Registration and coffee
09:30 – 09:45 Streaming

Opening talks

Two seats:

  • Mar España Martí (AEPD)
  • Prokopios Drogkaris (ENISA)
09:45 – 10:15 Streaming

Why do we speak about GDPR in Data Spaces?

Two seats:

  • Luis de Salvador Carrasco, Head of Technological Innovation Division, AEPD
  • Luis Velasco, Head of Technology and Privacy Unit, EDPS
10:15 – 11:00 Streaming

European Data Spaces Initiatives

Moderator: Xabier Lareo, Head of Sector EDPS 

3 speakers:

  • Owe Langfeldt, Policy officer, DG SANTE – EC. Presentation
  • Carlos Parra Calderón, Head of Computational Health Informatics Group, Institute of Biomedicine of Seville. Presentation
  • Jan Penfrat, Senior Policy Advisor, European Digital Rights
11:00 – 11:30Coffe break please! networking
11:30 – 12:15 Streaming

Interplay GDPR-DGA-DA-DMA-DSA-EHDS-AIA in Data Spaces

Moderator: Anna Lytra, Deputy DPO, EDPB

3 speakers:

  • Marit Hansen, Head of ULD, Data Protection Commissioner Schleswig-Holstein
  • Ricard Martínez Martínez, Department of Constitutional Law, Universitat de València
  • Regina Becker, Quality, Regulatory, Impact, Security and Privacy, Luxembourg National Data Service 
12:15 – 13:00 Streaming

Data Spaces at a national level through Europe

Moderator: Alberto Palomo, Chief of the Spanish Data Office, Secretary of State of Digitalisation and Artificial Intelligence


3 speakers:

  • Eimear Farrell, Scientific expert, EU data spaces and data governance, Digital Economy Unit, EC Joint Research Centre
  • Rocío Báguena Rodríguez, Head of Transport Technology and Studies Division, Spanish Ministry of Transport
  • Maite Ambrós, Deputy Director General of Innovation and Digitalisation, Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fishing and Food
13:00 – 14:00Lunch time to networking
14:00 – 14:45 Streaming

Data Protection by design and by default techniques in Data Spaces

Moderator: Prokopios Drogkaris (ENISA)

3 speakers:

  • Isabel Barberá, Rhite
  • Marie Charlotte Roques Bonnet, Data protection legal advisor. Presentation
  • Irene Kamara, Tilburg Law School. Presentation
 14:45 – 16:15

Workshop: It’s time to share experiences, to raise open questions, to think and to get new ideas

The audience will choose participating in one of the eight working tables.

  1. Actors, Stakeholders and Roles
    Moderated by: Ricard Martínez Martínez (UV) & Jesus Rubí Navarrete (AEPD)
  2. Risk management and DPIA
    Moderated by: Isabel Barberá (Rhite) & Rafael Pastor Vargas (UNED)
  3. Data Subjects Rights
    Moderated by: Marie Charlotte Roques Bonnet & Javier Gomez Prieto (ENISA)
  4. Transparency and Accountability
    Moderated by: Javier Huerta Bravo (Cullen International) & Andrés Calvo Medina (AEPD)
  5. Data Protection Officer
    Moderated by: Anna Lytra (EDPB) & Carlos Saiz (ISMS Forum)
  6. Enforcement and Supervisory Authorities
    Moderated by: Enrique Factor Santoveña (AEPD) & Manuel González Seco (CTPD)
  7. Technologies for data sharing
    Moderated by: Christina Michelakaki (FPF) & Miguel Peñalba Moldes (AEPD)
  8. Data Breaches and security measures
    Moderated by: Olga Rierola Forcada (APDCAT) & Irene Kamara (Tilburg Law School)

The chairpersons will make a short introduction about the topic and will lead audience to participate and debate.

16:15 – 16:45We definitely need a coffee break
16:45 – 17:30

Workshop Conclusions – Plenary Discussion

Moderator: Joaquín Perez Catalán (AEPD), Head of International Relations Division, AEPD

17:30 – 18:00


Two seats:

  • Mar España Martí (AEPD)
  • Prokopios Drogkaris (ENISA)

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