Data Protection Conference

Central London / Virtual  





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John Edwards
UK Information Commissioner
Information Commissioner's Office


This year, we celebrate the twenty-first anniversary of the Data Protection Compliance Conference, London's largest annual 2-day data protection event. The focus of the conference examines the continuing challenges facing those professionals working within the data protection arena.


This year's Conference will host a line-up of Expert Speakers LIVE from Central London.



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"As always the quality of the PDP conference was excellent and it is the one conference I make sure not to miss every year"




Conference Agenda



Day 1 - Speakers Presentations (In-Person & Virtual)

(Thursday, 6th October 2022) 



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Keynote Address:


John Edwards

UK Information Commissioner,

Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)



Bridget Treacy


Conference Chair

Bridget Treacy


Glen Hymers

New Data Protection Law in the UK - What the Changes Mean for Your Organisation

Glen Hymers
Head of Data Privacy, UK Cabinet Office


Vicki Bowles

Monitoring Employee Health post-Covid

Vicki Bowles
Barrister, VWV


Peter Given

Personal Data Breach Management and Response: Where Are We Now?

Peter Given
Partner, EY Law


Jon Baines

The Cookie Monster: are Banners the Solution or Part of the Problem?

Jon Baines
Senior Data Protection Specialist,
Mishcon de Reya LLP


Ellis Parry

Transparency Notices and the WhatsApp Decision - Back to the Future?

Ellis Parry
Privacy Consultant


Eduardo Ustaran

EU Digital Strategy - What You Really Need to Know

Eduardo Ustaran
Partner, Hogan Lovells


Gita Shivarattan

Data Protection Due Diligence in the Digital Economy

Gita Shivarattan
Partner & Head of Data Protection, EY



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WorkshopsDay 2 - Workshops (In-person)

(Friday, 7th October 2022)


On the second day, delegates choose two interactive workshops (from a choice of six). Each workshop is highly interactive as delegates engage with one another in small groups, working through practical case-studies and discussing each of the topics in-depth. 




Morning   (choose one from the following): 


Sharing Personal Data With Confidence

John Fitzsimons - Barrister, Cornerstone Barristers

 John Fitzsimons


Direct Marketing Masterclass

Peter Given - Associate Partner, EY Law

 Peter Given


International Transfers Post-Brexit and Post-Schrems – Where We Are Now

James Clark - Senior Associate, DLA Piper

 James Clark


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  Afternoon (choose one from the following):  



Cyber Incident Response - Getting it Right When it Goes Wrong

Philip Tansley - Partner, Osborne Clarke

 Phil Tansley


Reasonable and Lawful Monitoring at Work in the 21st Century

Liz Fitzsimons - Partner. Eversheds

 Liz Fitzsimons


Implementing a Records Management Programme to Support Data Protection Compliance

John Wilson - Records Management Consultant

 John Wilson


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 Attendance Options 


Day 1

Speakers Presentations


(Central London)


Places still available for Virtual Attendance on Day 1


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in-person attendance 


Presentations are live-streamed for delegates via a dedicated events platform. As well as experiencing each of the presentations LIVE, delegates can ask questions and chat with other virtual delegates

 virtual attendance

Day 2



(Central London)


On the second day, delegates choose two workshops (from a choice of six). Each workshop is highly interactive as delegates engage with one another in small groups, working through practical case-studies and discussing each of the topics in-depth. 

in-person workshops







Conference Fees

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