Events

Upcoming (1)

Winning Hearts and Minds - GDPR conversion

The Role of DPO - can it be add on or a full time role?

Winning hearts and Minds of colleagues and addressing the "I hate GDPR/ It stops me doing my job" complaint!

We discuss how many of our members and speakers have addressed the issues relating to company culture and attitude towards GDPR - how did you achieve acceptance? Are you still struggling for attentiomn / budget / buy in from your colleagues?

We will review actual case studies to see how these others have succeeded. With some ideas on approach and tactics
Listen to David Clarke talking about the benefits of sharing experiences
https://gdprvideo1.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/a16_apmg_Dpo+.mp4

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Simmons and Simmons
Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street
London
EC2Y 9SS
United Kingdom
£25
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Past (2)

ADPP Inaugural Event: Panel Discussion and Drinks Reception

The Arena for Data Protection Professionals has been established as a peer to peer community where support is available for anyone dealing with data: DPOs, Heads of Compliance, CTOs, CISOs, Marketing Communications managers, Customer Service managers, CIOs…

ADPP runs networking events where we can raise subjects and discuss issues amongst our peers.
All events are held under Chatham House Rule.
Our inaugural event takes place on November 28th from 18.00 in London at the offices of law firm Simmons and Simmons.
It will start with a panel discussion followed by a drinks and canapes networking reception where we can continue the discussion on the following topics (and others):

Panel discussion:
Standard contractual clauses for the transfer of personal data from the European Union to third countries (controller-to-controller transfers)
PECR and the e-privacy directive - its implications for marketing
Guest speakers:
David Clarke, Steve Wilkinson, Tara Taunbaum, Alex Brown and Chiara Rustici

Members come free- please email us at info@digitalarena.co to let us know that you are coming or log in, click on Purchase ticket below - you will be taken to a payment screen to register but will not be charged for this event
Non Member Price £25 - register below

Speakers

Alexander Brown

Partner, Simmons and Simmons LLP

Alexander Brown is a Partner at Simmons and Simmons, in the Information, Communications & Technology Group in Simmons & Simmons London Office with a particular specialism in data protection and privacy.

Chiara Rustici

GDPR analyst

Chiara is an independent EU privacy, GDPR, and data regulation analyst whose articles on how data business models should change after the GDPR have been published extensively in academic journals, trade publications, and Forbes.com.

David Clarke

Chief Technology Officer, The Trust Bridge

David is a highly experienced Chief Information Security Officer/Cyber Security and GDPR Management. With a deep knowledge of GDPR data protection and privacy strategies. He is the founder of GDPR Technology Forum with over 18,000 members

Steve Wilkinson

Data Protection Subject Matter Expert at Defra

Steve has been working with several government departments recently and has insight into the plans for eprivacy directive. He will be sharing those with us.

Tara Taubman - Bassirian LLM

GDPR, Data Protection and IP consultant

Well known in the Data privacy world, voted privacy Hero 2018 by the Privacy Professors Group, Tara is an author and consultant: "the challenges of the traditional regulations in the era of high connectivity is at the centre of (her) interest".

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c/o Simmons and Simmons
Citypoint
1 Ropemaker Street,
London, GB
EC2Y 9HT
United Kingdom
£25
Purchase ticket ..or become a member for a free ticket!

ADPP Happy New Data Year

THIS event has now passed:
Some comments
Some comments:
"it was lovely meeting you yesterday and thank you for organising such a useful event!" "Excellent panel !"
"good event ... the attendees I spoke to were certainly positive"
“…it was a great event – a good range of experience on the panel and some insightful questions and comments from the audience”
“great to meet so many other DP professional during the ADPP meeting, and the points discussed were very interesting"

Our first event of 2020, post election in the UK and in the run up to Brexit (possibly) - what is UKGDPR and How will PECR19 look?

Following on from our lively discussion at our first event, we will review the situation post the UK General Election.
In addition we will be looking at another topic that has been requested:
AI and the world of Compliance.
In addition we will be looking at another topic that has been requested:
AI and the world of Compliance
What is the future of facial recognition and how do we balance its benefits with data privacy considerations?

Following the draft paper published by the European Commission stating that a ban on up to five years on the use of facial recognition in public areas is being considered, our panel at the ADPP networking reception next week will be discussing this issue.

Articles 13 and 14 of the GDPR give individuals the right to be informed of the existence of solely automated decision-making producing legal or similarly significant effects, meaningful information about the logic involved, and the significance and envisaged consequences for the individual.

At our event on Jan 30th, our panel will be looking at AI “explainability”, particularly in the context of data privacy:

Jan 30th 2020 from 18.00

Our panel members consist of:
Steve Ackland, CEO of AiM
Arnav Joshi, Privacy and data ethics lawyer at PwC UK's Data Protection Strategy, Legal & Compliance practice
Minesh Tanna, AI lead at Simmons and Simmons
David Clarke, CTO The Trust Bridge

Steve Ackland is CEO at AiM - one of the leading City boutique management consultancies - which specialises in digital transformation using new technologies to deliver outstanding results.

Steve is well-known for thought leadership and authored papers in a number of disciplines. It was Steve’s vision of how data governance and regulatory control are fused with AI, RPA and blockchain which led to the creation of AiM’s leading RegTech platform dataBelt® - which controls the full data governance lifecycle


Minesh Tanna: Minesh is a Solicitor-Advocate (and Managing Associate) at the international law firm, Simmons & Simmons, specialising in dispute resolution.
Minesh is also AI Lead at Simmons & Simmons and is an expert on AI-related legal and ethical issues. Minesh increasingly advises clients on AI-related legal and ethical issues. For example, he is currently advising a large financial institution on issues arising out of a collaboration agreement involving the use of AI. Minesh also contributes to the development of AI policy and regulation through his roles as a member of the following organisations: UK CBI’s Artificial Intelligence Working Group, European AI Alliance, International Association for Artificial Intelligence and Law

David Clarke, CTO of The Trust Bridge, is a highly experienced Chief Information Security Officer/Cyber Security and GDPR Management.

Consultant with a deep knowledge of Global project delivery and operational leadership. He operates across FTSE (Financial Times Stock Exchange) 100 index companies, SME and start-ups within Financial Services, FinTech, Telecoms, Technology and Utilities sectors developing strong coherent cyber security, GDPR data protection and privacy strategies. He is the founder of GDPR Technology Forum with over 19,000 members https://www.linkedin.com/groups/1201767

Dave created a Global Infrastructure for the World’s largest private trading network, Trading $3 trillion a day, and has managed Multiple Global Security Operations Centres.

In Dec 2019 , David was named (at number 15) in the list of thought leader and influencers to follow in 2020 by Thinkers 360
https://www.thinkers360.com/100-b2b-thought-leaders-and-influencers-to-follow-in-2020/

Arnav Joshi is a Privacy and data ethics lawyer at PwC UK's Data Protection Strategy, Legal & Compliance practice, specialising in data analytics, Artificial Intelligence systems, privacy legal advice and drafting, privacy engineering, technology transactions/contracts and AI legal and regulatory advice. Arnav has a Data & Society MSc (Distinction) and Researcher, OSF & Google AI Understanding Automated Decisions Projects, 2017-18, the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Certified Information Privacy Professional, Europe - CIPP/E.


See video of part of the event here :
https://gdprvideo1.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.com/ADPP+_3_20mins.mp4

Speakers

David Clarke

Chief Technology Officer, The Trust Bridge

David is a highly experienced Chief Information Security Officer/Cyber Security and GDPR Management. With a deep knowledge of GDPR data protection and privacy strategies. He is the founder of GDPR Technology Forum with over 18,000 members

Steve Ackland

CEO, AiM

Steve Ackland is CEO at AiM - one of the leading City boutique management consultancies, which specialises in digital transformation using new technologies to deliver outstanding results.

Minesh Tanna

Managing Associate and Solictor Advocate

Minesh is a Solicitor-Advocate (and Managing Associate) at the international law firm, Simmons & Simmons, specialising in dispute resolution.
Minesh is also AI Lead at Simmons & Simmons and is an expert on AI-related legal and ethical issues.

Arnav Joshi

Privacy and data ethics lawyer at PwC UK's Data Protection Strategy, Legal & Compliance practice

Arnav is a Privacy and data ethics lawyer at PwC UK's Data Protection Strategy, Legal & Compliance practice, specialising in data analytics, Artificial Intelligence systems, privacy legal advice and engineering, AI legal and regulatory advice.

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Simmons and Simmons
Citypoint
1 Ropemaker Street,
London, GB
EC2Y 9HT
United Kingdom
£25
Purchase ticket ..or become a member for a free ticket!