2024 Conference Programme

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Italy first in the EU to try to regulate AI

How the law is tackling online invasion of women’s privacy

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  • Michelle Ramsden, Senior Counsel, Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties, Department of Justice, USA
  • Claudia Berg, General Counsel, Information Commissioner’s Office, UK
  • Anna Buchta, Head, Policy & Consultation Unit, European Data Protection Supervisor

Chair: Rebecca Cousin, Partner, Slaughter and May, UK

Cross-regulatory cooperation: Collaborating at the intersections

  • Philippe Dufresne, Commissioner, Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada
  • Senior regulators from the UK’s ICO and Germany’s Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI)

A Tale of Two Courts: Lessons in Data Protection from Strasbourg and Luxembourg

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  • Anna Buchta, Head, Policy & Consultation Unit, European Data Protection Supervisor

The Evolution of Privacy in the Age of the Digital Package – Building Out Your Compliance Programme

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Clearview wins appeal against £7.5m ICO fine, but AI firms are not in the clear
When a processor becomes a controller

Chair: Mark Keddie, Chief Privacy Officer, SITA, Switzerland

What to do about AI regulation – Cutting to the chase
  • Giles Pratt, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, UK
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Applying privacy law principles to diversity goals
How will the new Digital Information & Data Protection Bill affect the research community? Will it enable or weaken the protections for scientific research?
Surveillance and privacy at major public events: Balancing effective and proportionate uses of emerging technologies

Use of AI in Digital Health: Privacy Challenges and Mitigations

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Chair: Danielle van der MerweCounsel, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity, Latham & Watkins, UK

The Art of Clarity: Practical Insights into Crafting Transparent Privacy Notices, DSAR Responses, and AI Explanations
  • Laura Brodahl, Senior Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Belgium
  • Adriana Collins, Senior Counsel, International Privacy, Paramount, UK
  • Arnd De Weirdt, International Privacy Counsel & DPO EMEA, Randstad SourceRight, Belgium
  • Catarina Silva, Head of Europe Data Protection Office - Senior Managing Counsel, Mastercard, Netherlands

Synthetic Data as a Privacy-Enhancing Technology for Online Marketing

Chair: Valerie Taylor, Consultant, Privacy Laws & Business

Digital Sovereignty: Should European Policy Favour European Clouds?

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  • Christopher Millard, Professor of Privacy and Information Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • Dr Ian Walden, Professor of Information and Communications Law, Professor of Information and Communications Law, Queen Mary, University of London, UK

Chair: Dr Nora Ni Loideain, Director and Senior Lecturer in Law, Information Law & Policy Centre, School of Advanced Study, University of London, UK

The Evolution of Website Compliance – from Cookies to Event Tracking

Bridging the EU / UK data protection divide

Chair: Tim Hickman, Partner, White & Case, UK

Regulators tackle children’s issues from different angles
  • Brent Homan, Commissioner, Office of the Data Protection Authority, Guernsey
  • Paul Lavery, Partner, McCann Fitzgerald, Ireland
Certification
  • Linda Thielová, Head of Privacy Centre of Excellence, DPO, OneTrust, UK
  • Sophie Nerbonne, Director responsible for economic co-regulation, CNIL, France

Chair: Colin Bennett, Professor, University of Victoria, Canada

The data protection implications of AI and similar technologies on healthcare in the EU and US
  • Kate Colleary, Director, Pembroke Privacy, Ireland
  • Sue Foster, Data Privacy Director, Global Clinical Solutions, AstraZeneca, UK
  • Rocco Panetta, Managing Partner, Panetta Associates, Italy

Chair: Peter McLaughlin, Partner, Rimon, USA

Efforts to Improve GDPR Cross-border Consistency

Chair: Rosa Barcelo, Privacy & Cybersecurity Partner, McDermott Will & Emery, Belgium

How to 'bake in' Data Protection and empower Privacy by Design
Operationalising privacy alongside complex technology development - A real world view
  • Hellen Beveridge, Snr Manager - Data Responsibility + Privacy Delivery, Cognizant, UK
Optimising Data Monetisation Strategies Through the Use of PETs

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