CNPD’s Open Data Protection Laboratory

DaproLab for the public research sector: DPIA and identification of (co-) data controllers and processors

Please note that the session planned for 30 March 2020 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

The CNPD is organizing a DaProLab session (CNPD Open Data Protection Laboratory) for the public research sector in Luxembourg.

The following topics will be discussed during the session:

  1. Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA) in the context of scientific research: CNPD list 35.4 and art. 63-65 of the Act of 1 August 2018;
  2. Identification of (co-) data controllers and processors in the context of scientific research.

What is a DaProLab?

  • The goal of a DaProLab is to help participants to adopt an attitude of accountability;
  •  It is a workshop for exchanging ideas, interpretations, points of view on a specific subject between data protection professionals;
  • During a DaProLab session, a subject defined in advance is discussed;
  • In the context of their accountability, participants share their decisions, positions, points of view and ideas in order to obtain feedback on their choices;
  • It is also an opportunity to exchange knowledge, experiences and best practices.

Practical Information

Please note that the session planned for 30 March 2020 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled.

  • Date: Monday, March 30, 2020
  • Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Location: CNPD - 1, avenue du Rock’n’Roll L-4361 Esch-sur-Alzette (Ground floor conference room)
  • Language: FR, EN

Conditions for registration

(See DaProLab v.1.1 charter – only available in French)

Target sector: « Public research » in Luxembourg

Target audience: Professional data protection actors (internal or external DPOs), or any other person directly involved in setting up or monitoring data protection, working in the public research area.

There are only limited seats available to facilitate exchanges between participants.

Acceptance procedure for participants:

In order to allow for a diversification of the participations, the CNPD collects registrations in a first step and then selects in a second step, if necessary, the panel of participants.

The CNPD reserves the right to select the participants according to the target audience and the DaProLab charter. Commercial approaches and general consultancy will be automatically discarded.

The following topics will be covered during this session:

  • Sharing of work on the subjects of the session by the “National GDPR Working Group for Research”;
  • Exchanges, discussion on the subjects

To request participation in this session, please send an email to "", mentioning your suitability for the target audience.

Confirmation of participation will be sent within a maximum of 10 days after the opening of registration (see the DaProLab charter for more information)

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