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Data Protection Conference

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John Edwards
UK Information Commissioner
Information Commissioner's Office


In October 2022, we celebrated the twenty-first anniversary of the Data Protection Compliance Conference, London's largest annual 2-day data protection event. The focus of the conference examined the continuing challenges facing professionals working within the data protection arena.



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Conference Speakers Presentations - Topics






Keynote Address:


John Edwards

UK Information Commissioner,

Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)





Bridget Treacy


Conference Chair

Bridget Treacy

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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

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The UK government has outlined plans for several changes to UK data protection law. In this session, the Head of Data Privacy at the UK Government Cabinet Office provides delegates with practical insights into the ways in which their job descriptions and activities are likely to change as a result of the UK’s upcoming divergence from EU law.





Vicki Bowles

Monitoring Employee Health post-Covid

Vicki Bowles
Barrister, VWV

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Employers have an ongoing responsibility to ensure the health and safety of those within the workplace, and health and vaccination data can be an important tool in that process. This session examines the reasons why you might want to collect (or not collect) this information, and what you need to do in order to ensure that its collection and use is compliant with the law and ICO guidance.




Peter Given

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

Peter Given
Partner, EY Law

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Cyber-attacks and data breaches can have significant adverse consequences for an organisation. The level of breach preparedness will have a material bearing on the extent of the impact of an attack or breach. This session explores the latest trends and themes in cyber-attacks and data breaches, as well as the latest regulatory guidance and enforcement action, to identify what this means when preparing for, and responding to, personal data breaches.





Jon Baines

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

Jon Baines
Senior Data Protection Specialist,
Mishcon de Reya LLP

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The UK government has described cookie banners as "frustrating boxes". But what are the banners really all about, and what are the legal requirements underlying them? Will the data reform programme change things? This talk looks at why such banners emerged in the first place, how to comply with the law and the consequences of not doing so.





Ellis Parry

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

Ellis Parry
Privacy Consultant

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After WhatsApp was fined under the GDPR for failure to comply with its transparency obligations, we were provided with an insight into how supervisory authorities expect controllers to approach their data protection notices. In many ways it highlighted the importance of following the Article 29 Working Party transparency guidelines that were issued in the run up to the GDPR coming into force, which had generally been regarded by controllers as unwieldy and commercially impractical. This talk examines the implications of the decision and provides practical tips for updating notices.





Eduardo Ustaran

EU Digital Strategy - What You Really Need to Know

Eduardo Ustaran
Partner, Hogan Lovells

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A legislative whirlwind is taking place in Europe as part of the its ambitions to make the most of the digital economy. At least seven new laws are in the pipeline and all of them have data protection implications. This session ensures that you are well equipped to understand the changes and their effect on your organisation, and possibly your job.





Gita Shivarattan

Data Protection Due Diligence in the Digital Economy

Gita Shivarattan
Partner & Head of Data Protection, EY

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Many organisations are using mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to support digital transformation and to acquire data assets or technologies that process personal data. However, buyers are often not aware of how to frame the potential data protection risk exposure as part of due diligence exercises. This session provides practical insights into scoping data protection due diligence reviews, how to communicate the privacy risks identified in M&A transactions and how to address them.







On-demand Access Package - Fee

£495 plus VAT


(fully inclusive of on-demand video content, and PDF Resources)



Group Bookings - Fee per person with discount


2-5 delegates £395 plus VAT
Next 10 (6-15 delegates) £295 plus VAT
Next 20 (16-35 delegates) £195 plus VAT
All subsequent delegates (36+)
£95 plus VAT

2-5 delegates US$445           
Next 10 (6-15 delegates) US$335
Next 20 (16-35 delegates) US$225
All subsequent delegates (36+)

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