Trabalho na Era Digital: que Direito?

5 a 7 de Maio 2021


Arlindo Oliveira

Arlindo Oliveira nasceu em Angola e viveu em Moçambique, Portugal, Suíça e Califórnia. Licenciou-se em Engenharia Electrotécnica e de Computadores pelo Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) e doutorou-se na mesma área pela Universidade da Califórnia em Berkeley, com uma bolsa Fulbright. Foi investigador do CERN, do Electronics Research Laboratory da UC Berkeley e dos Berkeley Cadence Laboratories. É professor distinto do IST, presidente do INESC, administrador não executivo da Caixa Geral de Depósitos e investigador do INESC-ID. Publicou três livros, traduzidos em diversas línguas, e mais de 150 artigos científicos em revistas e conferências internacionais da especialidade, nas áreas dos algoritmos, aprendizagem automática, bioinformática e arquitectura de computadores. Foi administrador de diversas empresas e instituições, assim como presidente do INESC-ID e da Associação Portuguesa para a Inteligência Artificial. É membro da Academia da Engenharia e membro senior do IEEE. Foi presidente do Instituto Superior Técnico entre 2012 e 2019. Recebeu diversos prémios e distinções, entre os quais o prémio Universidade Técnica de Lisboa / Santander por excelência na investigação, em 2009.  

Bernd Waas

Bernd Waas is mainly active in the field of European, international and comparative labour law. He initiated the formation of the European Labour Law Network (ELLN) which is busy, among other things, with bringing about a Restatement of Labour Law in Europe. In the years 2008-2016 he was coordinator of the labour law experts network providing advisory services to the Directorate General (DG) for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission. Since 2016, he has been the coordinator of the European centre of expertise in the field of labour law, employment and labour market policies (ECE) on behalf of the Directorate General (DG) for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion of the European Commission. He is a member of the ILO´s Committee of Experts on the Application of Conventions and Recommendations (CEACR). Moreover, he is Chairman of the German Section of the International Society for the Law of Labour and Social Security (ISLSSL) and a Member of the ISLLS-Executive Committee. He is also a Member of the Advisory Committee of the Labour Law Research Network (LLRN).

Felicia Rosioru

Felicia Roșioru is Associate Professor of Labour Law and EU Employment Law at the Faculty of Law, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She has been a Visiting Professor at Institut d’études du travail de Lyon, Université Lumière Lyon 2.  Felicia Rosioru specializes in Romanian, European and comparative labour law. Member of the COGENS, INLACRIS and NUTRA projects, her research focuses on the concept of subordination, the status of intermediate categories, such as the economically dependent workers and the status and the collective rights of platform workers. Her most relevant publications include Dreptul individual al muncii (2017), The changing concept of subordination (Gy. Kiss (ed.), 2013); Legal Acknowledgement of the Category of Economically Dependent Workers (European Labour Law Journal, 2014); Dependența juridică și economică a salariatului (RRDP, 2019); Collective Bargaining in Romania: the Aftermath of an Earthquake? (S. Laulom (ed.), Bulletin of Comparative of Comparative Labour Relations series, 2017); The Status of Platform Workers in Romania (Comparative Labour Law & Policy Journal, 2020).

Frank Hendrickx

Prof. Dr. Frank Hendrickx obtained his law degree (1992) as well as a baccalaureate in philosophy at the University of Leuven (Belgium). In 1997, he obtained an LL.M. from the London School of Economics (United Kingdom). He obtained his doctorate degree at the University of Leuven in 1999. Between 1994 and 2000 he worked as an attorney at the Antwerp and Brussels Bar. He is full professor of labour law at the Law Faculty of the University of Leuven (Belgium). He has been a visiting scholar at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (2008) and has held a part-time Chair in European labour law at Tilburg University (The Netherlands) between 2001 and 2018.

Frank Hendrickx specializes in Belgian, European and comparative labour law, employment privacy law and sports law. He is General Editor of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws, Editor of the International Encyclopaedia of Labour Law and Industrial Relatoins, Editor of the Bulletin of Comparative Labour Relations and Editor-in-chief of the European Labour Law Journal. He was President of the Belgian Association for Labour and Social Security Law in the period 2016-2018 and is Board Member of the Belgian Association for Labour Relations. He has published numerous articles and books and regularly advises national and international governmental institutions as well as private organisations in the areas of labour law and sports law.

Guillermo L. Barrios Baudor

Catedrático de Derecho del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid)

Gerente de la Asociación Española de Derecho del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social

Magistrado (suplente) del Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Navarra.

Jean-Michel Servais

Jean-Michel Servais, Doctor in Law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Liège (Belgium). He was awarded doctor honoris causa from the University Attila József (Szeged, Hungary).

He is a former Director of the International Labour Office (ILO). He joined the Organization in Geneva on an external competition in 1972. He was in particular Deputy Regional Director at the ILO Office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok (Thailand), Director of Operations at the ILO Office for Arab States in Beirut (Lebanon), research Coordinator at the ILO International Institute for Labour Studies and Special Advisor to the Director-General before leaving the Organization in 2005. He has a fluent command of English, French (mother tongue) and Spanish, and a passive knowledge of Catalan, Dutch, Italian and Portuguese.

He was elected Secretary-General (1988-2001) and later Honorary President of the International Society for Labour Law and Social Security. He has been Visiting Professor at the Faculties of Law of the Universities of Liege (1993-2015) and Gerona (2005 till now) and an associate member of COMPTRASEC (Centre of comparative labour and social security law, University Montesquieu, Bordeaux). He is member of various academic associations and of the scientific committee of several reviews. He has given courses and lectures in many universities and other institutions in various European and non-European countries. He participates at present in the project of the Collège de France “Vers un Ius commune universalisable?”.

 He is the author of numerous books and articles in the field of international, European and comparative labour law and industrial relations. They have been published in French, English, Spanish, Bulgarian, German, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian and Greek. They include:

– International Labour Law (The Hague), Kluwer, 6th revised ed., 2020; French edition: Droit international du travail (Brussels), Larcier, 2015; Spanish edition, by Heliasta, Buenos Aires, 2011.

International Social Security Law, 3rd ed., The Hague, Kluwer, 2020.

Droit social de l’Union européenne (Brussels), 3rded. , Bruylant, 2017.

– «The International Labour Organization», in R. Blanpain (ed.): International Encyclopaedia of Laws (The Hague), Kluwer (third edition), 2011.

Droits en synergie sur le travail. Eléments de droits international et comparé du travail (Brussels), Bruylant, 1997. Portuguese translation: Elementos de Direito Internacional e Comparado do Trabalho (São Paulo), LTr, 2001.

“Beyond Literal Translation: The Role of Culture in Understanding European Industrial Relations”, E-Journal of International and Comparative Labour Studies, vol. 9 (2), May-June 2020, pp. 1-36.


Jeremias Adams-Prassl

Jeremias Adams-Prassl is Professor of Law at Magdalen College, and Deputy Director of the Institute of European and Comparative Law in the University of Oxford. He studied law at Oxford, Paris, and Harvard Law School, and is particularly interested in the future of work and innovation. Jeremias is the author of numerous articles and books, including most recently Humans as a Service: the Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy (OUP) and The Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Member States (ed, with M Bobek), and regularly consults on these questions for private and public sector organisations as well as the social partners. His work has been recognised by numerous prizes for teaching, research, and public impact, including the Modern Law Review’s Wedderburn Prize, a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award, and the 2019 St Petersburg Prize. From April 2021, he will lead a five-year research project on Algorithms at Work, funded by the European Research Council and a 2020 Leverhulme Prize.


Jesús Cruz Villalón

Most relevant publications: Labour Law Summary (2016), Outsourcing and Industrial
Relations Effects, editorial Grijley, Lima (Perú) 2009, The Commented Workers’
Statute (2003), Work Tasks Modifications (1983), Workers Representatives in the
Company and the Group (1992), Labour Arbitration after the Legislative Reform,
Outsourcing and Industrial Relations (1995), Institutions of Labour Procedural Law
(1995) and Readings in the Labour Reform Process (1991).
President of the National Consultative Commission of Collective Agreements
Director of the Labour Affairs Industrial Relations and Social Welfare Andalusia
Expert Advisor of the Andalusia Council of Labour Relations
Referee of the Interconfederal Mediation and Arbitration Service SIMA and the
Extrajudicial Collective Labour Disputes Resolution SERCLA.
Member of: Group of the Ministry of Justice responsible for wording the provisions of
the Labour Procedure Law (1990), Experts Committee on the Reform of Title II of the
Workers’ Statute (1994), Experts Committee on Social Dialogue (2005), Experts
Committee of the report “A Statute for the Promotion and the Tuition of Self-Employed
Workers” (2005) and Experts Committee appointed by the Autonomous Government of
Andalusia to write the White Book on Employment Quality (2005).
Publisher of the report: “More and Better Employment in a New Socioeconomic
Framework: For Effective Labour Safety and Flexible Work Arrangements”.
He holds the San Raimundo of Peñafort Cross of Honour.
Proficiency in Italian, French and English for research purposes
Dean of the Law Faculty of the University of Cadiz (1998-2002)
Expert Advisor of the Economic and Social Council of Spain (2005-2009; 2011-2013)
President of the Labour Law and Social Security Spanish Association (2012-2017)
Vice president of the Labour Law and Social Security Spanish Association (2008-2012)
Director of the Labour Law and Social Security Department Seville University (2010-
University evaluator of academic research projects and university degrees within the
national evaluating commission (ANECA), national agency of research projects
(ANEP) and the Italian Ministry of Research and Universities (MIUR)
Technical assistant to diverse Central and South American (Guatemala, Honduras, El
Salvador, Panamá) in the framework of the project Eurosocial of the European Union
organized within the Fundación Internacional y para Iberoamérica de Administración y
Políticas Públicas (FIIAPP) s Jurídicas.

Joana Vasconcelos

Professora Associada da Escola de Lisboa da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Católica Portuguesa, onde se licenciou e obteve os graus de mestre e de doutor. Nela leciona Direito do Trabalho e Direito Processual do Trabalho, nos cursos de licenciatura e de mestrado. Foi Consultora do Centro Jurídico da Presidência do Conselho de Ministros e integrou a equipa que elaborou o Anteprojeto de Código do Trabalho. Colabora regularmente com outras Faculdades de Direito e Instituições nacionais, em Cursos de Pós-Graduação e de Formação Avançada em Direito do Trabalho e Direito Processual do Trabalho e intervém, também regularmente, em colóquios, congressos e conferências nas mesmas áreas. Colabora, como consultora jurídica, com a Miranda & Associados – Sociedade de Advogados. É autora de várias monografias e de numerosos artigos publicados sobre matérias de Direito do Trabalho e de Direito Processual do Trabalho. 

José Eduardo de Resende Chaves Júnior

Presidente da União ibero-americana de Juízes, Desembargador aposentado do Tribunal Federal do Trabalho de Minas Gerais (Brasil). Doutor em Direitos Fundamentais, Professor convidado do Programa de pós-graduação (mestrado e doutorado) da Faculdade de Direito da UFMG-Brasil e do Instituto de Educação Continuada da Pontifícia Universidade Católica de Minas Gerais-Brasil.  Diretor do Instituto IDEIA – Direito e Inteligência Artificial. Dezenas de publicações na área de Direito do Trabalho e Direito Digital. Palestrante convidado em 8 países.

José Luis Goñi Sein

Catedrático de Derecho del Trabajo

Universidad Pública de Navarra

Doctor en Derecho por la Universidad de Salamanca con premio extraordinario.

Catedrático de Derecho del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social de la Universidad Pública de Navarra.

Ha sido Letrado del Tribunal Constitucional.

Actualmente, es Consejero del Consejo de Navarra, máximo órgano consultivo de la Comunidad Foral de Navarra.

Es autor de múltiples publicaciones sobre temas de Derechos fundamentales de los trabajadores, protección de datos, códigos de conducta, Whistleblowing, y seguridad y salud laboral.

Ha desempeñado distintos cargos académicos: Secretario General de la Universidad Pública de Navarra, Director del Departamento de Derecho Privado de la UPNA y Decano  de la Facultad de Ciencias Jurídicas de la UPNA

Jouberto de Quadros Pessoa Cavalcante


Professor Doutor da Faculdade de Direito da Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. Doutor em Direito do Trabalho pela Faculdade de Direito da Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Mestre em Direito Político e Econômico pela Universidade Presbiteriana Mackenzie. Mestre em Integração da América Latina pela USP/PROLAM. Membro da Academia Paulista de Letras Jurídicas.

Leszek Mitrus


Professor at the Chair of Labour Law and Social Policy at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków (Poland). National expert of the European Labour Law Network. From September 2016 to March 2018 a member of the Commission for Codification of Labour Law in Poland. Author of about 120 publications on Polish, European and international labour law and social security law. Among these publications are books on free movement of workers, EU directives on employment contract and influence of European labour law on Polish legal system. Co – author of commentaries to the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union, the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and the Polish Labour Code.

Manfred Weiss

Born 1940. 1974 – 2008 full professor for labour law and civil law (first at the University of Hamburg and since 1977 at the Goethe University in Frankfurt). Professor emeritus since 2008. Visiting Professor in many universities all over the world. 2000 – 2003 President of ILERA. 1998 – 2002 Deputy President of German Lawyers’ Association (DJT). For many years Consultant to the ILO 1980 and to the Commission of the EU. Technical Assistance to many countries (including. Honorary Doctorates: Budapest (2005), Lima (2006), Bordeaux (2011), Northwest University (NWU) / South Africa (2015). Award of the Labour Law Research Network (LLRN) for outstanding contribution to labour law (2015). Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science (WAAS)

Maria do Rosário Palma Ramalho

Maria do Rosário Palma Ramalho (rosarioramalho@fd.ulisboa.pt), doutorada e agregada em Direito pela Universidade de Lisboa, é Professora Catedrática da Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa, onde rege as disciplinas de Direito do Trabalho na licenciatura, no mestrado e no doutoramento.

Presidente da APODIT – Associação Portuguesa de Direito do Trabalho desde 2013, é também o membro português da Rede de Peritos Juristas em matéria de Igualdade e Não Discriminação da Comissão Europeia.

É autora de várias monografias e de dezenas de artigos, publicados em língua portuguesa e noutras línguas, nas áreas do Direito do Trabalho, Segurança Social, Função Pública e Igualdade (incluindo um Tratado de Direito do Trabalho, com 4 volumes).

Desenvolve actividade como jurisconsulto na área laboral e é árbitro-presidente do CES – Conselho Económico e Social.

Liderou ou participou em vários projectos científicos internacionais na área laboral e da igualdade, incluindo para a Comissão Europeia, para o Parlamento Europeu e para a Organização Internacional do Trabalho e é conferencista convidada em Seminários e outros eventos científicos em Portugal e no estrangeiro.    

María Luz Rodríguez Fernández

  • PhD in Law from the University of Valladolid (1999): Summa Cum Laude.
  • Research Grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Science (1988-1991).
  • Lecturer at the Universities of Valladolid (1992-1997), Carlos III in Madrid (1998-1999) and Castilla-La Mancha (2000- ).
  • Research placements at the Universities of Cambridge (UK), Bologna (Italy), Penn State (USA) and at the European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research (Vienna), the European Trade Union Institute (Brussels) and the Research Department of the International Labour Organisation (Geneva).
  • I have published 10 books, 23 chapters in collective books, 45 articles in specialist journals and edited 5 collective works. The publishers of my books occupy the first rankings in the Scholarly Publishers Indicators and my articles have appeared in journals ranked Q1 and Q2.
  • I have participated in 9 state-funded R&D+i projects, acting as PI for two of them, and in 18 R&D+I contracts with particular relevance to enterprises and administrations, acting as PI for 16 of them.
  • I have made 170 contributions at national and international congresses, workshops and seminars.
  • I am an evaluator for the European Research Council and for the CNEAI in Spain, an expert in Decent Work and Economic Development for the Fundación COTEC and in Work and Technology for the European Agency Eurofound. I am also a member of the Scientific and Editorial boards of the journals IUSLabor and Diversitates (Brazil), an external consultant for the offices of the International Labour Organization in Chile, Argentina and Paraguay, a member of the Advisory Boards of the Center for Economic Policy and Political Economy and the Foro Humanismo Tecnológico at ESADE and of the Digital Future Society (Mobile World Congress).

Mia Rönnmar 

Professor Mia Rönnmar specializes in Swedish, comparative and EU labour law and employment relations. She is President of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA), and will organize the 19th ILERA World Congress in Lund, Sweden on 21-24 June 2021 (www.ileraworldcongress2021.se). Rönnmar has conducted expert work for international organizations, and for national governments, authorities and social partners. She is the former Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations as well as member of editorial boards of several journals in the fields of labour law and employment relations. Her current research is centred on collective bargaining, employment protection and elder law. She is the coordinator of the Norma Research Programme at the Faculty of Law at Lund University, a research center affiliated with the Labour Law Research Network (LLRN).

Susanne Burri

Susanne Burri was associate professor at the Utrecht University School of Law in the Netherlands. She is now guest researcher at this University and works freelance since she retired in July 2020. She is an expert in European, Dutch and International equality law and has published widely on the topic for about 27 years in English, French and Dutch. Her research focuses on a-typical work (in particular part-time work), work-life balance issues and the adjustment of working time and working hours. She is currently the senior gender equality expert of the European Commission’s European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination and has coordinated the gender stream of this network from 2007 to 2015. She has authored and co-authored many of the network’s publications.

She has delivered a variety of bachelor and masters courses at the Utrecht School of Law on equality, non-discrimination and women’s rights in EU, international and Dutch law. She has given key-note lectures on invitation in many countries. She has participated in diverse projects on gender in education at universities (for example in Guatemala, Columbia and Mali). She was visiting professor at the Montesquieu University in Bordeaux, the University of Leeds, RMIT in Melbourne and the University of Sydney. She has carried out many legal research projects not only for the European Commission, but also for example for the Council of Europe, the FEMM-Committee of the European Parliament, the ILO and the Dutch Equality Body.

Valerio De Stefano


Valerio De Stefano is the BOF-ZAP Professor of Labour Law at the Institute for Labour Law of the University of Leuven. His research focuses on Artificial Intelligence, People Analytics and the workplace and platform-based work in the gig-economy. In 2011, he was awarded a PhD in Law of Business and Commerce from Bocconi University (Milan). From 2014 to 2017, he was an officer of the International Labour Organization. He recently edited a special issue on AI at work for the Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal. He has been consultant for the ILO, several EU institutions, and national governments. He is the co-editor of the Dispatches section of the Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal and a member of the OECD Network of Experts on AI (ONE AI).