3rd COLS (UPES) International Conference, 2017

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College of Legal Studies, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun is going to organize the 3rd COLS (UPES) International Conference, 2017

Date: 1st & 2nd September, 2017
Venue: College of Legal Studies, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun

Theme:
This edition of the conference is focused on “The Road ahead in Data Protection: National and International Perspectives”.

Proposed themes and sub-themes:

  • Theme 1 – Data Privacy
    • General Data Protection Regulation and possible ramifications in India
    • Data Privacy and its Constitutional Safeguards
    • Commercial Value of User Behavioral Data
    • Data Privacy and e-Governance
    • Data Privacy in Banking and Financial Services in India (e-Banking)
    • Data Privacy in backdrop of the Aadhar Mandate
    • Data Privacy and National Security
  • Theme 2 – Data Protection: Non-IP perspectives
    • Data security obligation
    • Data Protection and Tort Law
    • Data Protection and Contractual aspects
    • Data Protection and scope of Criminal Laws
    • Information Technology (Reasonable security practices and procedures and sensitive personal data or information) Rules, 2011
  • Theme 3 – Data Protection: IP perspectives
    • Challenges thrown up by new technology
    • Data as Intellectual Property
    • Data Protection: Sui generis approaches
    • Data Protection and Trade Secrets
    • The Right to be forgotten

These are suggestive sub-themes; papers on any other topic related to the conference theme are also invited. Participants are encouraged to contribute keeping in perspective the legal and technical challenges that everyday technological advancements are posing.

Submission Guidelines:

Abstract:

  • All Abstracts must be submitted by filling up the registration form available at https://goo.gl/t3SsPI
  • The Abstracts will be reviewed by our committee and only the selected participants will be allowed to submit the full paper.
  • The Abstract shall not be more than 300 words.
  • Include up to 6 keywords or phrases.

Full Paper:

  • All submitted papers will be peer reviewed. The mode of submitting the final paper will be informed to the selected participants via e-mail.
  • The full paper shall be in English only.
  • The preferred length of the paper is 4000 words (including footnotes) with maximum going up to 6000 words.
  • Page size should be A4, in a single column format with 2.5 cm margin on both sides and single line spacing.
  • Pages should be numbered on the top right hand side. Do not mention page numbers in your text as these may change.
  • Figures and tables should be placed as close to their reference point in the text as possible. All figures and tables must be numbered, have titles and must be referenced from within the text.
  • Follow a uniform style of citation throughout the paper.
  • Participants are required to submit the full paper in the MS Word format and no other.
  • Selected papers would be published in “UPES Journal of Law and Technology”.

REGISTRATION FEES:

  • Paper presentation:
    • Indian Delegates: INR 3000
    • Foreign Delegates: US $50
    • Paper presentation (UPES Students): INR 1000
  • Attendees: INR 500/-

All payments are inclusive of 15% service tax.

Important Dates:

Last Date for Abstract Submission: 1st July, 2017
Confirmation of Abstract: 15th July, 2017
Registration Open: 16th July – 15th August, 2017
Date for paper submission: 20th July – 20th August, 2017
Date of Conference: 1st & 2nd September, 2017

Contact:
Ms. Akanksha Singh
Faculty, College of Legal Studies, UPES
Phone: +91-9720420161

Mr. Shubham Srivastava
Faculty, College of Legal Studies, UPES
Phone: +91-9450818495

 

September 01 2017

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