Maximilian von Grafenstein, Prof. Dr.

Prof. Dr. Maximilian von Grafenstein LL.M. is Professor for “Digital Self-Determination” at the Berlin Career College of the University of the Arts in Berlin (UdK), part of the Einstein Center Digital Future (ECDF). He is also co-head of the research program “Data, Actors, Infrastructures: Governance of Data-Driven Innovation and Cybersecurity” at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG). Max’ research focuses on the regulation of data-driven innovation focusing on “Data Protection and Security by Design”.

For the past four years, Max led the HIIG Startup Law Clinic, where he assisted over 100 startup entrepreneurs in solving legal issues related to their product and business model innovations. His first own startup, MAUERSCHAU, was founded by Max in 2013, which provides location-based access to cultural content via a mobile augmented reality app. His new startup INNOVATION AND LAW specializes in privacy and security-by-design solutions as well as data protection certificates and behavioral guidelines. Since September 2019, Max is also Vice President of the Academic Board of the European Association of Data Protection Professionals (EADPP).

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Position

Associated Researcher, Co-Head of Research Programme

Contact

max.grafenstein@hiig.de

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Lectures and presentations

The General Data Protection Regulation: From Compliance to Competitive Advantage
European Association for Data Protection Professionals (EADPP) Conference (Session: The General Data Protection Regulation: From Compliance to Competitive Advantage). European Association for Data Protection Professionals (EADPP). Mauritslaan 49, 6129 EL Urmond, The Netherlands, Urmond, Netherland: 14.11.2019 Further information

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#tobediscussed – Digitale Selbstbestimmung in der Mediengesellschaft. ECDF, Medieninnovationszentrum Babelsberg (MIZ). Robert Koch Forum, Berlin, Deutschland: 20.06.2019 Further information

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Data-Driven Economy Challenges and Opportunities.
Data Governance and Smart Cities (Session: Regulation and Governance). Intereconomics / IW (German Economic Institute). Hamburgische Landesvertretung, Berlin, Deutschland: 17.06.2019 Further information

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Smart City Governance: Citizens, Privacy and Services
CPDP 2018 Computer, Privacy and Data Protection Conference (Session: Smart City Governance: Citizens, Privacy and Services). Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy. Area 42 Petit, Brussels, Belgium: 30.01.2019 Further information

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Nudging: Regulierung durch Big Data und Verhaltenswissenschaften
Gutachterfachtagung: Big Data: intelligente Datenanalyse für die Datenökonomie. ABIDA-Projekt. Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF), Berlin, Germany: 17.10.2018 Further information

Maximilian von Grafenstein, Jörg Pohle

Taking ownership of wearables’ data by applying the approach of data protection by design
E-Stitches Berlin #3: Taking Ownership of Your Wearable’s Data. KOBA. KOBA, Berlin, Germany: 11.10.2018 Further information

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The ‘state of the art’ of privacy- and security-by-design (measures).
MyData 2017. University of Helsinki. Tallinn University, Tallinn, Latvia: 30.08.2018

Maximilian Von Grafenstein, Christina Douka

Challenges and Strategies for Certifying Data Anonymisation for Data Sharing
IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2017. IAPP. Conference Center, Brussels, Belgium: 08.11.2017

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Gemeinsame oder getrennte Infrastruktur
Zukunft gestalten! (Session: Aggregatoren und Plattformen). Unesco Kommission e.V.. Neue Nationalbibliothek, Berlin, Germany: 19.10.2017

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Legitimate Interest and Compatible Purpose Vs. Consent
Bitkom Privacy Konferenz 2017. Bitkom. Kalkscheune, Berlin, Germany: 19.09.2017

Maximilian von Grafenstein, Michael Kamps

Die Auswirkungen des Zweckbindungsprinzips auf Innovationsprozesse in Startups
Herbstakademie (Session: Data Protection Law). Deutsche Stiftung für Recht und Informatik. Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany: 15.09.2017

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EU General Data Protection Regulation
National Congress for Personal Health. Şişli Hamidiye Etfal Eah Konferans Salonu. Şişli Hamidiye, Istanbul, Turkey: 03.06.2017

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Big Data, Big Business?
Annual Conference LESI2017: IP Revolution? Scenarios for the future. Licensing Executives Society. Novotel Tour Eiffel, Paris, France: 24.04.2017

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The Interplay between Data Protection Principles and Data-Driven Innovation
EuroDIG 2016. Brussels Meeting Center, Brussels, Belgium: 09.06.2016

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IoT & Privacy
Startup Camp Berlin. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany: 08.04.2016

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Big Data and data protection: A search for regulation exemplified on the principle of purpose limitation
Amsterdam Privacy Conference 2015. Amsterdam Platform for Privacy Research (APPR). Oudemanhuispoort, Amsterdam, Netherlands: 24.10.2015

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MAUERSCHAU: A Mobile Virtual Museum - Postmodern Storytelling through Digital Media
EVA Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (Session: Parallel session: Papers - Museum). The Chartered Institute for IT. The Davidson Building, London, United Kingdom: 09.07.2015

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MAUERSCHAU - Das Mobile Virtuelle Museum
MAI Tagung - Museums and the internet (Session: BLOCK II: Den Außenraum erschließen). LVR-Fachbereich Kultur, LVR- Archivberatungs- und Fortbildungszentrum. DASA Arbeitswelt Ausstellung / Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin (BAuA), Dortmund, Germany: 11.05.2015

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Data Protection between Innovation and the Rule of Law
Magical Startups. Magical Startups. W Hotel, Santiago de Chile, Chile: 14.01.2015

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Exploring Service Delivery by Startup Law Clinics
iLINC Conference (Session: Break out session). Queen's University, Amsterdam, Netherland: 01.11.2014

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Startups - der „rechtliche“ Weg in die Selbständigkeit
Career Center - Humboldt Innovations Zentrum. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany: 07.01.2014

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Big Data - Verantwortlichkeiten für Wahrscheinlichkeitsresultate
Leadership in Digitaler Kommunikation. Electronic Business School. Electronic Business School, Berlin, Germany: 25.11.2013

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Verkehrsdaten: (Echtzeit-)Verkehrsinformationen vs. Totalüberwachung
Future Mobility Camp Berlin 2013. EUREF Campus TU Berlin. EUREF Campus, Berlin, Germany: 26.10.2013

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Panels

GDPR Data Protection Icons and Transparency: Where do we stand?
CPDP 2020 Computer, Privacy and Data Protection Conference. Einstein Centre Digital Future. Petite Halle, Brussels, Belgium: 22.01.2020 Further information

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Panel Wirtschaftsinformatik im Spannungsfeld der Datenschutzgrundverordnung
14. Internationale Tagung Wirtschaftsinformatik. Universität Siegen. Eintrachtssaal Siegerhalle, Siegen, Deutschland: 25.02.2019 Further information

Max von Grafenstein, Kai Hackbarth, Legner, Peter Mertens, Ayten Öksüz, Markus Weber

Certification for GDPR-compliant Anonymity: Real Anonymisation or just another Risk Assessment?
CPDP2018 Computer, Privacy and Data Protection Conference. AirCloak. La Cave, Brussels, Belgium: 30.01.2019 Further information

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Designkurs: Nudging and Persuasive Design
Designdiskurs: Nudging and Persuasive Design. IDZ Internationales Design Zentrum Berlin, Berlin, Germany: 20.09.2018 Further information

Peter Post (Geschäftsführer der Kreativagentur Scholz & Volkmer), Prof. Dr. Max von Grafenstein (HIIG), Dr. Mira Fischer (Verhaltensökonomin)

In der Zukunft angekommen. Abschlussdiskussion der DIN/KITS-Konferenz
KITS-Konferenz - Das strategiepolitische Forum der Koordinierungsstelle IT-Sicherheit im DIN. KITS, Berlin, Germany: 02.07.2015

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Moderation of workshops and panels

Launch of the new board game: Admins and Hackers
CPDP 2020 Computer, Privacy and Data Protection Conference. Area42, Brussel, Belgium: 23.01.2020 Further information

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Exploring the "Design" in "Privacy" by design
CPDP2018 Computer, Privacy and Data Protection. Les Halles de Schaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium: 24.01.2018

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Legal Hackathon "Wearables": Fashion Tech and Privacy-by-Design
re:publica 2017. Station, Berlin, Germany: 10.05.2017

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Legal Hackathon: „Building Standards of Privacy- and Security-by-Design for the IoT"
AoIR Conference 2016 „Internet Rules!“.. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany: 05.10.2016

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Pay per Pixel - Current Challenges for Audio-Visual Media: (Legal) Conditions and New Business Models
Early Stage Researcher Colloquium. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany: 09.10.2014

Henrike Maier, Lies van Roessel, Urs Kind, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Dr., Anett Göritz

Organisation of events

3. Workshop zur Zertifizierung "Prüfprogramme für Auftragsverarbeiter"
13.01.2020. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany (National)

Maximilian von Grafenstein, Jörg Pohle

Workshop session
Workshop# 182: Data Governance for Smarter City Mobility at Internet Governance Forum 2019. From 28.11.2019 to 28.11.2019. Estrel Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Alina Wernick, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Li-hsien Chang, Natalie Kreindlina, Christopher Olk (International) Further information

Li-hsien Chang, Natalie Kreindlina, Alina Wernick, Maximilian von Grafenstein

Data Governance: Between Concepts and Case Studies
02.07.2019. Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany (International)

Natalie Kreindlina, Alina Wernick, Christopher Olk, Maximilian von Grafenstein

"Data Protection as a Service – Zertifikate für Webhoster"
20.05.2019. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany (National)

Kevin Klug, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Jörg Pohle, Nuri Khadem

Who holds a stake in Smart City Data?
From 15.04.2019 to 15.04.2019. Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany (International)

Alina Wernick, Christopher Olk, Maximilian von Grafenstein

Expert workshop for „EXPLOIDS“: Host Intrusion Detection and the State of the Art of Data Protection and Security by Design
01.04.2019. Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany (National)

Björn Scheuermann, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Jörg Pohle

Data Protection by Design in Smart Cities
05.11.2018. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany (International)

Kevin Klug, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Jörg Pohle, Nuri Khadem

Methodische Fragen zu Prüfprogrammen im Sinne der Artikel 42 und 43 DSGVO (mit ECDF)
29.10.2018. Deutsche Akkreditierungsstelle DAkkS, Berlin, Germany (National)

Julian Hölzel, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Jörg Pohle, Nuri Khadem

Nudging and Digital Platforms
with attending Vip: Maximilian Mayer. 10.01.2018. Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft, Berlin, Germany (International)

Florian Irgmaier, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Jörg Pohle

Game Jam – Unveil the privacy threat
From 07.10.2017 to 08.10.2017. Humboldt Institut for Internet and Society, sirius minds, Berlin, Germany (International)

Katharina Beitz, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Thomas Schildhauer, Larissa Wunderlich

Startups Research with an Interdisciplinary Touch
iLINC Conference. 18.05.2015. betahaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany. Co-Organised by: Humboldt Carré (International)

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Datenschutz zwischen Innovationsoffenheit und Rechtssicherheit
06.03.2015. Google Launchpad, München / Berlin, Germany (National)

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Moot Court on Format Dispute Resolution „Survivor!“ vs. „Celebrity“
07.07.2014. Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg, Ludwigsburg, Germany (National)

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Startup Clinics Talks about how to onboard talents with KPMG
27.05.2014. Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Berlin, Germany (International)

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Veröffentlichungsrechte im Netz
12.05.2014. Electronic Media School, Babelsberg, Germany (National)

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Fachgespräch zur EU-Datenschutzreform mit dem BMI
27.01.2014. Walter-Hallstein-Institut für Europäisches Verfassungsrecht, Berlin, Germany (National)

Emma Peters, Maximilian von Grafenstein, Jörg Pohle, Rüdiger Schwarz, Osvaldo Saldías, Ingolf Pernice

Nominations

Academic Board of the European Association of Data Protection Professionals.

Vice President

Annual Privacy Forum Lisbon 2020.

Member of the Program Committee

PLSC Europe 2020 - European Privacy Law Scholars Conference in Tilburg.

Member of the Programm Committee

Media appearances

Datenschutz verständlich machen Symbole wie im Straßenverkehr sollen Bürger aufklären (02.05.2019). Berliner Zeitung
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Über den Tellerrand schauen: 10 Jahre Einstein-Stiftung (02.12.2019). Berliner Morgenpost
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Interview: Berlin's Take on a High-Tech ‘Smart City’ Could Be Different (19.09.2019). Citylab
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Spiele lehren Sicherheit (20.09.2017). Unternehmen heute
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Wir brauchen eine Lösung für den Alltag (05.09.2015). Beriner Zeitung