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Event Date Tue Jan 18 UTC (11 days ago)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Jan 17 7:00pm - Mon Jan 17 7:00pm
Location Online
Region EMEA

This conference will consider the priorities for the future of data protection and regulation in the UK in the context of key developments, including:
• the consultation on the future of the UK’s data regime, building on the National Data Strategy
• plans to reform the role and scope of the ICO
• the development of future ‘data adequacy’ partnerships to boost growth and trade

This will be a timely opportunity to consider next steps for adapting policy and regulation to support the safe use of data, and for delivering an effective regulatory regime that also facilitates innovation.

In addition, delegates will look at what is needed at a global level, discussing the role of international data adequacy agreements, what can be learned from international best practice for data protection and regulation, and priorities for the International Data Transfers Expert Council.

Sessions in the agenda include:
• data protection and the evolving international landscape - trends and issues
• the UK data protection regime and the evolving role of the ICO - assessing reform
• supporting data sharing and innovation across the UK economy - adapting regulation and policy
• an international perspective on data protection, regulation, and enforcement - case study
• future data adequacy partnerships:
- prospects for trading opportunities
- international collaboration and economic growth
- implications for the UK
• UK data protection policy and the development of the UK’s future data regime - next steps

The discussion is bringing together stakeholders with key policy officials who are due to attend from the CMA; the Cabinet Office; the CPS; the DCMS; the DfT; the DHSC; the DIT; the DSTL; DWP; the FCDO; the GLD; HMRC; the Home Office; the ICO; the IPO; the NCA; Ofcom; the OLS; the OSR; the OPSS; The Scottish Government; UK Health Security Agency; UK Statistics Authority; the Welsh Government; and the WRA - as well as parliamentary pass-holders from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology.


2022 Speakers


Isabel Ost
Solicitor, Head of Data Protection, KPMG Law

Wendy Wagner
Partner, Gowling WLG

Harry Lee
Deputy Director, Data Protection and Data Rights, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport


Charles Courtenay
the Earl of Devon, Partner, Michelmores


Amanda Brock

Dr Scott Steedman
Director-General, Standards, British Standards Institution

Emily Keaney
Director of Legislative Reform, ICO

Louise Byers
Director of Planning Risk and Governance, ICO

William Malcolm
Director, Privacy Legal, Google

Paula Barrett
Partner and Co-Lead, Global Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, Eversheds Sutherland

Eve Lugg
Policy Manager, Data Analytics, Policy Connect

Thalia Baldwin
Director, Geospatial Commission

Chris Combemale
CEO, Data & Marketing Association