08:30 – 09:40 Registration, tea and coffee, Information Market

09:40 – 11:25 Auditorium

  09:40 – 09:45 Kate Bevan, Conference Host
  09:45 – 10:05 Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner – welcome and keynote speech
  10:05 – 10:25 Margot James MP, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries
  10:25 – 10:30 ICO Practitioner Award for Excellence in Data Protection
  10:30 – 11:20

A life in the day of a data protection officer
Emma Butler, Yoti Ltd
Rowenna Fielding, Protecture
Claire Knight, L'Oréal Western Europe
Stephen McCartney, Pearson
Robert Streeter, News UK

  11:20 – 11:25 Conference: what's happening now
Robert Parker, ICO 
  11:25 – 11:50 Tea and coffee, Information Market 
  12:30 – 14:30 Finger buffet

From 11:50 the conference now offers simultaneous sessions

From 11:50 until 14:50, you will have a choice about which sessions to attend and when to have your lunch. First, select from the auditorium sessions listed below. Second, decide if you’d like to attend one or more of the eight GDPR drop-in centres also listed below. Please remember these are not workshops or presentations, but opportunities to put your questions to ICO staff. Lunch is served between 12:30 and 14:30.

11:50 – 14:50 Auditorium sessions

  11:50 – 12:25

GDPR: Public education campaign
Rachel Aldighieri, Direct Marketing Association
Janani Dumbleton, BBC
Fedelma Good, PwC
Robert Parker, ICO
Douglas Weekes, Sainsbury's and Argos
Laszlo Zsoldos, Royal Bank of Scotland

  12:30 – 12:55 Cross border enforcement
Steve Eckersley, ICO
Hannah McCausland ICO
Jo Stones, ICO
  13:00 – 13:25 London Economics – Research and analysis to quantify the benefits arising from personal data rights under the GDPR
Moritz Godel
  13:30 – 13:55 CitizenMe – Flipping the model: how businesses can thrive in the future data economy
StJohn Deakins
  14:00 – 14:25 ICO grants programme – recipients: Open Rights Group, Teesside University, LSE, Imperial College
Chaired by Dr. Nigel Houlden
  14:30 – 14:50 ICO Technology Strategy
Kate Bevan in discussion with Dr. Nigel Houlden

11:35 – 14:50 GDPR drop-in centres


The drop-in centres are not workshops or presentations, but you will have the opportunity to put your questions about GDPR directly to the ICO teams, focusing on the areas below.

  Exchange room 1: Children’s privacy
  Exchange room 2+3:

International transfers and enforcement cooperation

  Exchange rooms 4+5:

Public sector organisations – are you GDPR ready?

  Exchange rooms 6+7:

Law enforcement processing

  Exchange rooms 9+10: Personal data breach notification 
  Exchange room 11: Lawful bases for processing
  Charter room 4: Data protection impact assessments
  14:30 – 14:50 Tea and coffee, soft drinks, Information Market
  15:00 – 16:00 Questions and answers – a chance to put your questions to Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner
  16:00 – 16:20 Introduction to the ICO Regulatory Action Policy – James Dipple-Johnstone
  16:20 Conference closes

Data Protection Practitioners' Conference 2018  /  Agenda