YPDP Call for Applications

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Dear Young Professional in Digital Policy,

Do you have an idea for a great YPDP initiative and would you like to take the lead and make it happen? Then join the YPDP Team!

We are looking for some additional help to realise our (and your!) 2016 plans.

Please send a short project idea, related to European tech policy, that you would like to organise for the YPDP network to info@ypdp.org.

The closing date for ideas submission is May 25, 2016.

We look forward to hearing from you,

Team YPDP
Christian Borggren// Sabina Ciofu// Christian Wagner

Register now: YPDP Games Night, 17 February

Dear YPDPs,

You are invited to join our upcoming YPDP Games Night on Wednesday, 17 February, 18h30.

What better way to socialise and network than playing together with some of the coolest games? By the way, we were also told that the games are a great workout.

Drinks and snacks will be provided.

The Games Night will take place at our friends from Microsoft.

This event is open to all registered YPDPs.  Please register by email now.

This event is supported by Microsoft.

Best regards,

The YPDP Team

YPDP Breakfast Roundtable on U.S. Surveillance Reform

YPDP and the U.S. Mission to the EU hosted a breakfast roundtable discussion on U.S. surveillance reform with Alex Joel (Civil Liberties Protection Officer, U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence) on 28th January at the U.S. Mission to the EU.

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Mr Joel’s explained how his office ensures that the protection of privacy and civil liberties is appropriately incorporated in the U.S. Intelligence Community. Participants had a lot of questions and we had a lively discussion which also discussed the how many European Member States are enacting new surveillance laws in response to the threat from terrorism.

#techxmasreadings – Crowd-sourcing reading suggestions for the Christmas time

Hi YPDP’s,
Just before the holiday season is about to start and people are traveling home from Brussels, YPDP’er @lenard_ko from Allied For Startups has kicked of an initiative to crowdsource some reading suggestions for tech-policy enthusiasts in the EU using this open document (Follow #techxmasreadings on twitter).

In case you are still looking for some interesting readings over Christmas, have a look at the list. If you have some additions in mind, then go ahead and suggest your ideas to the open-list.
Happy holidays!