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Workshop (invitation only): The cross-cutting issues of privacy and (personal) data protection as they impact on the TMT sector

friday 11 october 2019 - invitation only
county hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 7PB

A Dialogue hosted by the International Institute of Communications, supported by Microsoft

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Draft agenda

welcome & opening remarks

08:30 Registration

09:00 Welcome
     Andrea Millwood Hargrave
, Director General, International Institute of Communications

     Chair
     Rosa Barcelo
, Partner and Deputy Co-Chair, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group, Squire Patton Boggs

09:15 Opening remarks & context setting
     Julie Brill
, Corporate Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Privacy Officer, Global Privacy and Regulatory
     Affairs, Microsoft Corporation

 

09:30 Session 1: The emergence and convergence of data protection legislation

The emergence of data protection legislation around the world and need for interoperable data protection frameworks. Cooperation between enforcers – how might overlapping areas be mediated?

Speakers
Simon McDougall
, Executive Director Technology Policy and Innovation, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), UK
Dr Andrea Jelinek, Chair, European Data Protection Board; Head, Austrian Data Protection Authority
Dr Peter Lovelock, Director and Founder, Technology Research Project Corporate (TRPC); Chair, Singapore Chapter, International Institute of Communications

 

10.30 Session 2: Cross-cutting issues of privacy and data protection and their impact on telecommunications regulation

OTTs such as Instant messaging, webmail or VoIP are increasingly required across the world to apply telecom privacy rules, often subject to different privacy regulators. How is this being addressed? Case studies, including Europe (GDPR and ePR) and Singapore (PDPC). How will other countries address these issues, in particular the concerns of telecoms regulators from developing countries? What might be done from a capacity building perspective?

Speakers
Professor Ian Walden
, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London
Giuseppe D’Acquisto, Senior Technology Advisor, Italian Data Protection Authority (the Garante)
Dr Hielke Hijmans, Chairman of the Litigation Chamber and Member of the Executive Committee, Data Protection Authority, Belgium

 

11:30 Break

 

11:45 Session 3: Enabling responsible and trusted data sharing

Increasing access to data through appropriate data sharing frameworks and fostering a trusted environment for collaboration through data are essential for innovation and inclusive growth. What are some considerations for enabling sustainable trusted data sharing, from technical, societal/economic, regulatory and policy perspectives? What are some of the mechanisms that have been proposed (e.g., data trusts) and what steps are being taken to implement them?

Speakers
Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), USA
Roger Taylor, Chair, Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI), UK
Bojana Bellamy, President, Centre for information Policy Leadership

 

13:00 Discussion and wrap up

13:30 Lunch

 


Chaired by

 

Rosa Barcelo

Rosa Barcelo

Partner and Deputy Co-Chair, Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group, Squire Patton Boggs

SPEAKERS

Andrea Millwood Hargrave

Andrea Millwood Hargrave

Director General, International Institute of Communications

Andrea Jelinek (Dr)

Andrea Jelinek (Dr)

Chair, European Data Protection Board, Austria

Bojana Bellamy

Bojana Bellamy

President, Centre for Information Policy Leadership

Giuseppe D'Acquisto

Giuseppe D'Acquisto

Technology Advisor, Italian Data Protection Authority (the Garante)

Hielke Hijmans (Dr)

Hielke Hijmans (Dr)

Chairman of the Litigation Chamber and Member of the Executive Committee, Data Protection Authority, Belgium

Ian Walden (Dr)

Ian Walden (Dr)

Professor, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London

Julie Brill

Julie Brill

Corporate Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Privacy Officer, Global Privacy and Regulatory Affairs, Microsoft Corporation

Rebecca Kelly Slaughter

Rebecca Kelly Slaughter

Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), USA

Roger Taylor

Roger Taylor

Chair, Centre for Data Ethics & Innovation (CDEI), UK

Simon McDougall

Simon McDougall

Executive Director Technology Policy and Innovation, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), UK

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