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Summary

The Annual European Data Protection and Privacy Conference will return to Brussels on 20 March. Gathering over 200 cross-sector delegates and attracting an impressive line-up of top-level speakers every year, this event has become the must-attend annual data protection and privacy conference held in Brussels.

 

2018 was a pivotal year for data protection and privacy in both the EU and globally. The 9th European Data Protection and Privacy Conference will explore how the power of data can truly be harnessed through trust and responsible use, in order to deliver economic growth and societal benefits. It will also debate how an international system based on shared principles and ethics might be developed – all in the context of increasing technological innovation, on-going regulatory discussions in the EU around digital evidence and ePrivacy, and other global political developments that either distract from or give focus to such developments.

Speakers include

Vĕra Jourová

Vĕra Jourová

Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality

European Commission

Mariya Gabriel

Mariya Gabriel

Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society

European Commission

Yeong Zee Kin

Yeong Zee Kin

Deputy Commissioner

Personal Data Protection Commission, Singapore

Andrea Jelinek

Andrea Jelinek

Chair

European Data Protection Board

Peter Davidson

Peter Davidson

General Counsel

US Department of Commerce

Mercy Wanjau

Mercy Wanjau

Chair of the Taskforce on Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Kenya

Tetsuo Narukawa

Tetsuo Narukawa

Commissioner for International Cooperation

Personal Information Protection Commission, Japan

Giovanni Buttarelli

Giovanni Buttarelli

European Data Protection Supervisor

Birgit Sippel

Birgit Sippel

Member

European Parliament

Mathias Cellarius

Mathias Cellarius

Global Data Protection Officer, Head of Data Protection & Privacy

SAP Global Security

Linda Thielova

Linda Thielova

Data Privacy Counsel

OneTrust

Despina Spanou

Despina Spanou

Director Digital Society Trust & Cybersecurity DG CONNECT

European Commission

Jan Ellermann

Jan Ellermann

Senior Specialist Data Protection Function

Europol

Catherine Mayer

Catherine Mayer

Executive Director

Datum Future

Mika Lauhde

Mika Lauhde

Vice President, Cyber Security & Privacy Affairs

Huawei Technologies

 More information

 

Sessions at the event will discuss:

  • Global Data Privacy – Where next for Data Privacy Worldwide?
  • Public interest, consumer empowerment and responsibility in a data-driven society
  • Fighting 'Fake News': Safeguarding our democracies from personal data misuse
  • Digital Evidence: Facilitating law enforcement, protecting privacy
  • e-Privacy - Supporting a level playing field for all market players in the digital ecosystem?

 

Interested in becoming involved?

 

                 

 To find out more about speaking and sponsorship opportunities at this event, please contact Anne-Lise Simon on anne-lise.simon@forum-europe.com / +44 (0) 2920 783 023.

Logistics

When

Wednesday 20 March, 2019
09.00 to 17.00

CET

 

Where

Thon Hotel EU

Rue de la Loi 75
1040 Bruxelles
Belgium

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Downloads

Sponsorship brochure

 

 

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