CfA CNIL-Inria Privacy Protection Award

June 15, 2017

The second edition of the CNIL-Inria Privacy Protection Award has been launched in May. It will reward a scientific paper on privacy and personal data protection published in 2015-2016. The award is intended to raise awareness and promote research on privacy and data protection. The first award was granted on 25 January 2017, during the 10th edition of the international conference Computer Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) in Brussels by Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, President of CNIL , and François Sillion, Deputy Vice President of Science at Inria, to Michael Backes, Manuel Barbosa, Dario Fiore and Raphael M. Reischuk for their paper: “ADSNARK: Nearly Practical and Privacy-Preserving Proofs on Authenticated Data”.

Submitted papers should describe a fundamental research result, a technical innovation, a didactic presentation of the state of the art, or an interdisciplinary approach. Possible topics include (without limitation):

  •     Privacy by design
  •     Algorithm transparency
  •     Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs)
  •     Anonymisation
  •     Privacy risk analysis
  •     Control on personal data
  •     Accountability


All relevant information, including the rules and submission procedure is available at :

The deadline for submission is 1 September 2017 and the award will be delivered during CPDP in January 2018.

Award Jury :

  •    Emiliano De Cristofaro, University College, London
  •      Josep Domingo-Ferrer, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, UNESCO Chair in Data Privacy
  •      Simone Fischer-Hübner, Karlstad University
  •     Sébastien Gambs, Université du Québec à Montréal
  •      Krishna Gummadi, Max Planck Institute
  •      Jaap-Henk Hoepman, Radboud University Nijmegen
  •      Yves-Alexandre De Montjoie, Imperial College, London
  •      Daniel Le Métayer, Inria
  •      Gwendal Le Grand, CNIL
  •      Claude Castelluccia, Inria
  •      Matthieu Grall (CNIL)