The General Data Protection Regulation five months on - 40th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners

23 August 2018
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The General Data Protection Regulation five months on

Initiatives in the EU and international perspectives

25 October 2018

Rue de la Loi 170

2:30 pm

Side event by EDPS and EDPB

Registration closed


Welcome from Giovanni Buttarelli, European Data Protection Supervisor

Introduction by Andrea Jelinek, Chair European Data Protection Board



Part 1    Initiatives in the EU - a new quality of cooperation

  • Helen Dixon, Irish Data Protection Commissioner

  • Cristina Angela Gulisano, Director Danish Data Protection Agency

  • Isabelle Vereecken, Head of the EDPB Secretariat


  • Questions by moderator to 3 panelists

At 3:15 PM:

  • Keynote: Catherine De Bolle, Executive Director of Europol, The broader framework for EU data protection: a law enforcement perspective – TBC

  • Comments by the audience and questions to EDPB Members




    At 4:00 PM:

  • Keynote: Koen Lenaerts, President European Court of Justice - Accountability in a digitalized world: the Court’s role in enhancing data protection in the European Union


Part 2   International perspectives and cross-border cooperation

  • Bruno Gencarelli, Head of the International Data Flows and Protection Unit, European Commission

  • Professor Masao Horibe, Chairman Personal Information Protection Commission Japan 

  • Professor Danilo Doneda Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público 

  • Felipe Harboe, Senator of the Republic of Chile

  • Ludmila Georgieva, Co-Chair HWP Cyber Issues, Co-Chair DAPIX (Data Protection), Perm Rep Austria

  • Joan Antokol, Managing partner, Park Legal LLC
  • Florence Raynal, Deputy Director, Head of the Department of European and International Affairs, CNIL



  • Questions by the moderator to the 5 panelists

  • Comments by the audience and questions to the panel

  • Wrap-up