2023 Conference Programme



 Conference Sessions

As at 2 February 2023. Further sessions, speakers and full programme to follow.

Session Title Speakers

How Ireland’s Data Protection Commission conducts inquiries and investigations and takes decisions

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  • Seán Hurley, Decisions and Corrective Powers, Legal Unit, Data Protection Commission, Ireland
EU-US Data Privacy Framework and its implementation; Government Access to Personal Data Held by Private Sector Entities
  • Hannah Mayer, Senior Counsel, Office of Privacy and Civil Liberties, Department of Justice, USA
Facebook Cambridge Analytica: What's changed?
How data portability empowers users when re-using personal data across digital services and platforms
How Mexico’s regulatory framework facilitates Data Free Flow with Trust Worldwide
  • Luis Ricardo Sánchez Hernández, General Director of Regulations and Consultations, National Institute of Transparency, Access to Information, and Personal Data Protection, Mexico
Privacy in the gaming industry
GDPR and its impact on new data protection laws in Asia: Adaption or Adoption
From blocker to builder: Bridging the gap between a low and high maturity organisation
AI and privacy risks in the financial sector: Consequences for companies and directors
  • Susan Bennett, Principal, Sibenco Legal & Advisory, & Founder, InfoGovANZ, Australia
  • Dr Zofia Bednarz, Lecturer, University of Sydney Law School, Australia

Taming PETs

Data Innovation in Financial Services: Privacy Challenges and Mitigations
Dealing with de minimis compensation claims
GDPR: How much should you logically spend on GDPR compliance
  • Dai Davis, Solicitor, Percy Crow Davis & Co, UK
Privacy in times of world recession: Should we think differently?
  • Haim Ravia, Partner, Chair of the Cyber, Privacy & Copyright Group, Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz, Israel
Data protection at the sharp end: What is it like challenging regulatory decisions?
  • Richard Cumbley, TMT Partner, Global Head of TMT/IP, Linklaters, UK
  • Plus company speakers
AI in the Metaverse: The challenges with Generative AI and other problems of the future
Who is looking after your dating data?
The Age Appropriate Design Code Crosses the Pond: Keeping Pace with Kids’ Data Regulation
UK’s plans for the regulation of AI

Protecting minority privacy in diversity reporting

  • Ardi Kolah, Doctorate Researcher, Queen's University Belfast, UK
  • Matthew Bellringer, Director, Meangbit, &  Director, People Developing People, UK
Developments in the Middle East
The Evolution of the Data Lawyer: Navigating the swirl of regulation in practice
Who’s watching us on the street? How Clear Channel balances privacy and commercial objectives
  • Jane Hunt, Senior Privacy Counsel, Clear Channel International, UK
  • Andy Stevens, Chief Data Officer, Clear Channel International, UK

Debate at the Cambridge Union Society

A new conference feature this year is a formal debate at the historic Cambridge Union Society where the Debating Chamber is modelled on the House of Commons in Westminster. Once the motion is announced, conference participants will be invited, in advance, to join the debate.


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