08:30 - 09:00

Registration, Tea and Coffee

09:00 - 09:10

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Dr Milly Zimeta

Head of Public Policy, The Open Data Institute

09:10 - 09:35

Keynote Address: Harnessing the Power of Data with Responsibility

  • Understanding changes to improve regulatory compliance  
  • Reviewing the Government’s response and next steps for the Data Protection and Digital information Bill  
  • Empowering organisations to innovate whilst protecting users’ privacy

Owen Rowland

Deputy Director, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

09:35 - 10:15

Panel Session: Risks and Opportunities – Getting Ahead of the New Regime

  • Understanding how changes could impact your organisation 
  • Approaches to identify data protection risks and opportunities 
  • Overcoming operational challenges inside your organisation  
  • Reviewing changing roles for Data Protection Officers and privacy professionals 
  • Understanding new practical compliance requirements


Live Q&A
10:00 - 10:15

Eduardo Ustaran

Partner, Hogan Lovells

Steve Wilkinson

Data Protection Officer, Lebara

10:15 - 11:00

Digital Trade and International Data Transfers

  • Exploring how trade and transfers converge
  • Reviewing the UK’s position in digital trade and data exchange agreements
  • What is the future for risk based approaches for global data transfers?
Live Q&A
10:55 - 11:00

Joe Jones

Deputy Director, International Data Transfers, Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

Vivienne Artz OBE

Member, UK International Data Transfers Expert Council

11:00 - 11:30


Meet your colleagues and make new connections

11:30 - 12:00

Case Studies: Reducing Barriers to Data Sharing and Promoting Innovation

  • Privacy by design: using basic pillars of privacy as a competitive advantage 
  • Digital verification services  
  • Developing responsible automated services 
  • Data Subject Rights – Handling Subject Data Requests – best practice guidance  
  • Raising awareness and public trust in responsible data sharing
Live Q & A
11:50 - 12:00

Dani Dhiman

 Head of Data Policy Programme, techUK

Gilbert Hill

Chief Strategy Officer, Pool Data, Fellow, Institute of Data and Marketing

12:00 - 12:40

Data for Good: Ethical Data Sharing and Benefits for AI Innovations

  • The move to a digital world
  • Unlocking the economic value of data
  • Why is a code of ethics needed?
  • Remembering the human difference
  • Embedding fairness, transparency and accountability in AI to build public trust


Live Q&A
12:30 - 12:40

Martin Hosken

Advisory Board Member , Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI)

Dr Milly Zimeta

Head of Public Policy, The Open Data Institute

12:40 - 13:15

Marketing Best Practice: Privacy, Cookies and Beyond

  • Reviewing grounds for data processing 
  • Protecting brand reputation and building trust  
  • Direct marketing  
  • Changes to cookies
Live Q&A
13:00 - 13:15

Julia Porter

Partner, DPN

Chris Combemale

CEO, Data and Marketing Association

13:15 - 13:20

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Dr Milly Zimeta

Head of Public Policy, The Open Data Institute