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16th Annual Data Protection Compliance Conference


Up to 12 CPD Hours awarded12th & 13th October 2017 - London, UK 


The Data Protection Practical Compliance Conference is London's largest annual 2-day data protection event.


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This year, the conference is dedicated to explaining the practical implications of the new General Data Protection Regulation, and to help organisations prepare for its requirements. The Regulation, which represents the largest shakeup in data privacy law for over 20 years, will come into force across Europe on 25th May 2018.

This Conference provides plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion, as well as networking with other Information and Compliance professionals and advisers. Delegates attend a 3-course sit-down lunch on both days, as well as a wine and canapés reception at the end of the first day.


 Keynote Speaker


Steve Wood




Steve Wood, Deputy Commissioner (Policy)
Information Commissioner's Office



Conference Programme



Day 1 - Speakers Presentations

(Thursday, 12th October 2017)


The first day features expert speakers on the latest challenges facing data protection professionals. There are plenty of opportunities to ask questions and to network with other delegates in the data protection field.


View full details on the Speakers Presentations page




Rosemary Jay



 Conference Chair:

 Rosemary Jay - Hunton & Williams



Keynote Address: ICO

Steve Wood - Deputy Commissioner (Policy), Information Commissioner's Office


What Will Happen to the UK DPA after May 2018?

Rosemary Jay - Partner, Hunton & Williams


Privacy Shield and Data Exports in the Trump Era

Eduardo Ustaran - Partner, Hogan Lovells


Consent, Innovative Permissions and Legitimate Interests

Robert Bond, Partner - Bristows


The What, When and How of Pseudonymisation

Dyann Heward-Mills - Partner, Baker McKenzie


Profiling, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence – Halting the Rise of the Machines?

Estelle Dehon - Barrister, Cornerstone Barristers


Expert Panel on Preparing for the GDPR


Alan Martin Daniel Gibson Ellis Parry Robert Clifford Susan Bingham
Alan Martin,
Information Compliance Officer, University of Kent
Daniel Gibson,
Compliance Officer, Triumph Motorcycles
Ellis Parry,
Global Lead Data Privacy, BP

Robert Clifford,
Head of Data Centre,
Home Office

Susan Bingham,
Data Protection Counsel, Bloomberg



View full details on the Speakers Presentations page


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Wine and canapes reception sponsored by Hunton & Williams



Day 2 - The Workshops

(Friday, 13th October 2017)

On the second day, delegates can choose two Workshops that explore topics in-depth. The Workshops give delegates the opportunity to work through real-life scenarios.


View full details on the Workshops page




A. Preparing for Compulsory Breach Notifications    

(This session is now FULL)


B. Data Protection Impact Assessments – New Requirements and Methodology

(This session is now FULL)


C.  Personal Data – Preparing Organisations for the New Definition

(This session is now FULL)

D.  Updated Rights and Their Implications for Organisations

(This session is now FULL)


E.  Compulsory Documentation – What must be in place before May 2018?

(This session is now FULL)


F.  Creating a GDPR Compliance Programme

(This session is now FULL)


G.  The New Role of DPOs

(This session is now FULL)


H.  Handling Outsourcing and Data Processing Arrangements in the New Era

(This session is now FULL)



View full details on the Workshops page





Sponsorship opportunties available 

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Conference Venue


Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
45 Prescott Street

E1 8GP

Telephone: +44 (0)207 959 5000
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PDP Conference Hall



CPD Points

Up to 12 CPD hours can be awarded at this conference. The Speakers' Presentations Day awards 6 CPD hours and each Workshop awards 3 hours CPD.



Fees for the Conference



Whole Conference (Speakers' Presentations Day plus two Workshops)
£ 1,095 plus VAT
Speakers' Presentations Day plus one Workshop
£ 945 plus VAT
Speakers' Presentations Day only
£ 795 plus VAT
Two Workshops only
£ 745 plus VAT
One Workshop only
£ 545 plus VAT




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Simon Hall

“The updates on existing subjects were particularly useful.”
David Pickersgill
Johnson & Johnson

“The networking opportunities were very good. Very useful. Will attend again.”
John Pendleton
Old Mutual

“Very informative and well executed conference”
Claire Robson
Kent & Medway NHS Trust

“The hotel facilities were excellent”
Andrew Dyke
Operation Mobilisation

“This is a ‘must attend’ conference for anyone working in data protection compliance due to the quality of the information presented”
Stephanie Allen
Shop Direct Group

“Very enjoyable day! Well worth attendance. Very good speakers.”
Sarah Rudge

“Great conference with diverse topics”
Sara Ewen

“The presentations were excellent and thought provoking”
Catherine Bowen-Walker
Close Brothers

“A very well put together and well run conference”
Helen Worthington
Jerrold Holdings

“This conference cannot be improved. Excellent!”
Caroline Mair
Registers of Scotland

“A very useful and well organised conference”
Alistair Browne
British Council

“Very useful, practical and thought provoking”
Ben Moreland

“The mix of speakers meant that a lot of ground was covered effectively.”
Karen Russell
British Arab Commercial Bank

“As usual the Conference was very well organised”
Paul Byrne
British Airways

Greg Steel

“The conference content was excellent and thought provoking”
Kim Walker
Royal Air Force

“Venue and conference organisation was once again excellent”
Chris Roddie
Carillion plc

“I found all the presentations very useful. The discussion panel was excellent... thoroughly enjoyed this conference and would not hesitate on coming back”
Scott McFarlane
National Trust for Scotland

“Overall, an excellent, informative and useful day. Well worth attending"”
Colin Cluney
Department of Finance and Personnel

“All fantastic”
Leslie Waghorn
Virgin Media

“Another excellent year - very current and topical"
Stuart Gittings
Eli Lilly and Co.

“A very useful conference, a good broad range of speakers that were able to give practical advice"
David Mayers
Lisburn City Council

“All topics very relevant – most particularly the bits about social networking and security breaches.”
Jackie Evans
South Wales Fire & Rescue

“Once again a great conference, which gives me plenty to think about and implement!”
Kevin Giles
Glasgow Housing Association

“Very useful conference”
Alan White
Pitney Bowes

“Excellent. A well run event.”
David Higginson
ING Direct

“Great venue, superbly organised, very professional.”
Julie Barclay
Gambro Lundia

“Another excellent conference.”
Lynn Young
British Library

“Excellent venue, delegate packs and catering. Very focussed, practical and relevant.”
Albert Chan
Greater London Authority