Privacy Track

The Privacy Track will tackle the most-pressing issues and challenges in data protection and privacy, providing attendees with up-to-the-minute advice & guidance.

Topics will cover shaping the future, creating leaders, the ethics of AI, COVID-19, regulatory challenges, diversity and much more.

Privacy Agenda

Delve into our agenda of keynote sessions, in-depth presentations, panel discussions and more.

2-Dec-2020

8:30 GMT

Opening Keynote

The European Data Protection Supervisor, Wojciech Wiewiórowski will give introductory remarks to the privacy stream of PrivSec Global, discussing the current data protection landscape during uncertain times.

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European Data Protection Supervisor

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9:00 GMT

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9:30 GMT

Shaping the Future of Data Privacy: Upcoming Global Regulations in 2021

This year has been a major one for regulatory change, with major changes in the US, Brazil and the UAE.

But there is much more to come - this panel selects the biggest implications for new regulation 2021 around the world as well as assessing likely enforcement trends in key regions.

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Senior Privacy Adviser, Privacy Company

CISO, Save the Children

Technical Director, Deloitte and founder of the Women Leading in AI network

Chief Privacy Officer/Data Protection Officer, GVC, Ladbrokes Coral

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10:30 GMT

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11:00 GMT

The Future of Work: Short and Long Term Upheavals in How Work is Done and Delivered

The COVID-19 crisis has hugely accelerated changes in the way society thinks about the basic principles of work.

Where is it done? How are the results delivered to consumers? How are public services created and provided to citizens? How is productivity measured?

All these questions pose huge questions for privacy and security and this panel will explore the key issues, in the short and long term.

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Technical Director, Deloitte and founder of the Women Leading in AI network

Principal Policy Officer, European Commission

former CIO of Estonia

Director of Communications & Research, Prospect

12:00 GMT

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12:30 GMT

Data Ethics: The Implications of AI, Facial Recognition and Public Privacy

The growing use of artificial intelligence, machine learning and related technologies will have deep effects on the whole concept of privacy – but beyond the headlines, what does that actually mean in practice?

What should organisations be considering when they invest in technology or use through third parties, in terms both the opportunities and unforeseen risks?

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Partner, DWF

Civil Liberties Campaigner

Digital Sociologist, Ministry of Justice in the UK

Acting Co-Director, Amnesty Tech, Amnesty International

Acting Co-Director, Amnesty Tech, Amnesty International

13:30 GMT

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14:00 GMT

Keynote: An Interview with Daniel Solove

Daniel J. Solove is the John Marshall Harlan Research Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School.

He is also the founder of TeachPrivacy, a company that provides privacy and data security training to businesses, healthcare institutions, universities, and other organizations.

Professor Solove has testified before Congress, has contributed to amicus briefs before the U.S. Supreme Court, and has served as a consultant or expert witness in a number of high-profile privacy cases involving Fortune 500 companies and celebrities.

This interview will discuss some of the key data privacy issues across the globe and what’s to come in 2021.

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Professor of Law at the George Washington University Law School

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15:00 GMT

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15:30 GMT

Online Privacy in a Post-COVID World

The coronavirus pandemic has had seismic effects across society and business as a whole and the challenges it has brought to data protection are huge.

The speed of change required and the unpredictable nature of pandemics had made it a once in a lifetime experience for many practitioners.

This session highlights the key takeaways and considers what the ‘new normal’ really means in practice.

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CEO, Revoke

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16:00 GMT

Privacy Leaders: Creating a Team Fit for the Future

The skills and behaviours that were the foundations of a successful team are never static.

Our panel of some of the most senior privacy professionals share their views on how new challenges will bring the need for changes at all levels of the function.

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CPO, Apple Bank

Head of Privacy, Deliveroo

Chief Privacy Officer, Uber Technologies, Inc.

Technical Director, Deloitte and founder of the Women Leading in AI network

3-Dec-2020

8:00 GMT

Building A Culture of Privacy

Privacy by design won’t work without it being based on a strong and sustainable culture which is cross-functional and supported by the top of the organisation.

This panel discussion will look at the practical issues of building a culture of privacy, how to keep it alive over time and how you can measure its effectiveness.

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Information Rights Manager, The Open University

Group Privacy Officer, Skyscanner

Global Privacy Risk & Compliance Manager, dunnhumby

Regional Chief Privacy Officer, Citi, APAC

Program Manager, Cloud Privacy, Google

9:00 GMT

APAC - Regulator Interview

Stephen Kai-Yi Wong, Former Commissioner at the Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong discusses his time as commissioner over the past 5 years.


Mr. Wong also shares his thoughts on the current data privacy landscape and what the future holds for privacy in the APAC region.

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Former Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner

Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News

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9:30 GMT

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10:00 GMT

COVID-19: Track and Trace and Surveillance

This panel session will take a global perspective on the development of track and trace in response to the global coronavirus pandemic, including evaluation results of 50 contact tracing apps from 31 countries.

Panellists will examine the notion of privacy from a cultural perspective and evaluate frameworks, including privacy risk factors and privacy-preserving features.

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Partner, Reina Legal LLP

Deputy Leader | Data Mining Research Area, Senior Lecturer in Computing,  School of Computing and Mathematics, Charles Stuart University

Data Protection Officer, Leicester City Council

Data and Digital Legal Director, BT

11:00 GMT

Big Brands and Breaches

With the ever-increasing use of data and number of digital threats to organisations, data breaches are unfortunately commonplace. With more staff working from home increasing the threat of a breach, organisations more than ever, need to ensure the appropriate security measures in place.

This panel session will look at some of the most significant breaches from across the world, reputational constraints, risk factors, and best practices in preventing and handling a breach.

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Cyber Security Correspondent, BBC News

Founding Partner & Director of Cybersecurity Advisory Services, The AbedGraham Group

Director, Maastricht European Centre on Privacy and Cybersecurity

Co-founder & CEO, Mine

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12:00 GMT

UK Data Protection Index Panel

The UK Data Protection Index was launched by the Data Protection World Forum and The DPO Centre at the end of July, and is based on an anonymised survey of a panel of UK data protection and privacy professionals.

The survey runs every quarter and overtime will build a unique picture of the profession and its views.

This panel will be discussing the results of the latest index survey, covering a diverse range of subjects including professional development, Brexit and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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CEO, The DPO Centre

Group DPO, Aspen

education sector DPO

Data Protection Officer, Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Data Protection Officer, The DPO Centre

13:00 GMT

GDPR Maturity Framework - A Tool for Benchmarking

How can an organisation effectively measure its performance in terms of GDPR compliance, and identify those areas which require most attention.

In this highly practical session leading privacy practitioner Steve Wright explains how his GDPR Maturity Framework can be used as a tool to benchmark performance and will provide practical, pragmatic and relevant examples of where countless organisations fail or are often weak.

This proven methodology is now used by organisations around the world looking to improve, or in some circumstances, build the business case for more resources or greater budget and this leading industry benchmark capability.

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Partner, Privacy Culture

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13:30 GMT

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14:00 GMT

Keynote: David Rowan in Conversation

David Rowan was Editor-in-chief of the UK edition of WIRED magazine from launch in 2009 to February 2017 and is the. author of ‘Non-Bullshit Innovation’,

Recent keynote talks have included events for banks, governments and Fortune 100 companies, and recent stage interviews have ranged from will.i.am to James Murdoch and David Cameron.

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Former Editor, WIRED UK

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15:00 GMT

EU Regulator Interview

Andrea Jelinek, Chairwoman, European Data Protection Board, Head of the Austrian Data Protection Authority discusses the current data protection landscape in Europe and beyond with President of the National Association of Data Protection Officers, Stewart Room.

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Partner, DWF

Chairwoman, European Data Protection Board, Head of the Austrian Data Protection Authority

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15:30 GMT

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16:00 GMT

Diversity in Privacy – Practical Steps to Drive Change

In our ongoing series on diversity in the data protection profession, we bring together a varied group of practitioners to discuss how to translate theory (it’s a good thing to do) into practice (it’s a thing done well).

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Global Data Compliance Director, Whitaker Solutions Ltd

Head of Individuals' Rights and Ethics at Protecture Limited

Global Privacy Consultant, Kazient Privacy Experts

Head of Risk and Assurance (DPO), University of East London

17:00 GMT

Privacy at the Margins: Data Protection Issues for Vulnerable Groups

In this session, Scott Skinner Thompson, author of the new book ‘Privacy at the Margins’,  will highlight how different marginalized groups are uniquely harmed by privacy violations and will explain the legal relationship between private-party surveillance and government surveillance.

In addition, Scott offers suggestions as to why industry and government should give particular solicitude to the privacy of vulnerable groups.

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Associate Professor, University of Colorado Law School and author

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17:30 GMT

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