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Top Privacy thought-leaders and experts to join the 10th Annual European Data Protection and Privacy conference on 8 December 2020

20 November 2020

Gathering over 250 delegates annually, the European Data Protection and Privacy conference is a staple in the EU data protection community's calendar. This year, on 8 December European and global experts will convene virtually for a strategic discussion on how Europe can further harness the power of data, while promoting responsible uses as we live in a world that is increasingly data-driven.

 

Top-level speakers will include:

  • Věra Jourová, Vice President for Values and Transparency, European Commission
  • Didier Reynders, Commissioner for Justice, European Commission
  • Timo Harakka, Minister of Transport and Communications, Republic of Finland
  • John Whittingdale, Minister of State for Media and Data, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, UK Government
  • James Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Services U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Birgit Sippel, Member, European Parliament

 

The conference will cover timely topics around the future of Data Privacy globally, including discussions on the transatlantic relationship following the Schrems II decision in July 2020 as well as a conversation on the future of data flows between the EU and the UK post-Brexit. Other sessions will look at the success and shortcomings of the GDPR; discuss data sovereignty and ethics issues as part of a conversation on Responsible, Data, Trust and Emerging Technologies; explore law enforcement data access and the protection of fundamental rights in a session on the E-vidence file and debate the latest developments on the E-Privacy file.

 

Originally scheduled for 19 March 2020, this event has been postponed to 8 December 2020 and will be held online via Forum Vision’s virtual offering.

 

For a full agenda, confirmed speakers and free registration, please visit the event website: www.dataprotection-conference.com