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Timed with six months left before the GDPR enters into force in May 2018, Brussels' premier annual data privacy gathering, now in its 8th year, will discuss the challenges and opportunities that have arisen during the implementation period of the regulation, as well as to explore more broadly the future of data protection and privacy in Europe post 2018, in the context of technological innovation and global political developments. 


Confirmed speakers at this early stage include:



The conference will be opened by Vera Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, Minister Urmas Reinsalu, Minister of Justice of the Republic of Estonia and Isabelle Falque Pierrotin, Chairwoman of CNIL and Article 29 Working Party.


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Topics to be discussed at the event include:


  • Data Protection and Privacy: What’s next?
  • Protecting Privacy: Facilitating international trade
  • Protecting Privacy: Facilitating law enforcement cooperation
  • Implementation and compliance with the GDPR in a digitally transformed society -  Beyond 2018
  • Data-Protection in the Smart City ecosystem
  • The ePrivacy Regulation: An appropriate regulation for an innovative digital ecosystem?
  • Data Protection and Privacy: A fundamental right for users, a myriad of opportunities for developers


Who will I meet?



For more details about speaking and sponsorship opportunities at this event please contact Anne-Lise Simon / +44 (0) 2920 783 023




Thursday 30 November, 2017
09.00 to 17.00




Steigenberger Wiltchers Hotel

Avenue Louise 71, Ixelles, 1050 Brussels

Tel: 32 2 542 42 42

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