Launch of 4th edition of CNIL-INRIA Privacy Award

29 May 2019

The fourth edition of the CNIL-INRIA "Privacy Protection" Award starts on 29 May 2019. It will reward a scientific paper on privacy and personal data protection published between January 2017 and June 2019.

Who is concerned by the price?

The award is intended to promote research and to raise awareness among citizens and decision-makers on privacy and data protection issues.

Submitted papers must concern work conducted at least in part in a research centre located inside the European Union and must aim at improving the protection of personal data and privacy.

The article must be written in French or English and describe a fundamental research result, a technical innovation, a didactic presentation of the state of the art, or an interdisciplinary approach. It should be possible to convey the substance of the contribution of the article in terms accessible to non-experts.

Possible topics include (without limitation):

  • Privacy by design;
  • Algorithm transparency;
  • Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs);
  • Anonymisation;
  • Privacy risk analysis;
  • Control on personal data;
  • Accountability;
  • Technical challenges and solutions to implement the GDPR.

How can I participate ?

Applications files should be submitted before September 6th 2019 midnight on the Easychair system. The rules of contest are available here.

To get more information about the award please use the following email address: prix.cnil-inria@cnil.fr.

On 30 January 2019, during the 12th edition of the international conference Computer Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) in Brussels, CNIL and Inria awarded Pierre Laperdrix, Walter Rudametkin et Benoit Baudry for their paper :  Beauty and the Beast: Diverting modern web browsers to build unique browser fingerprints.