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LONDON, UK - 21 MARCH 2024

(Speed Networking Meetings Format)

THE Queen Elizabeth II Centre,

Broad Sanctuary Westminster, London, SW1P 3EE

Speed Networking Opportunities in:

GRC. Data Privacy. Cyber Security. Compliance. Governance. Risk Management. Regulatory Affairs. E-Discovery. Cloud Computing. Blockchain. AI. Legal Technology.
This event will gather a vast array of legal and technology professionals, such as In-house Counsel, Data Privacy Heads, Heads of Risk & Compliance, Chief Governance Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, Compliance Managers, Cyber Security Managers, Governance Manager, Forensics & Investigation Managers, Head Legal & Company Secretaries, Chief Legal Officers, Law Firm Partners, Law Tech Professionals, and Service Providers.

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Key Services:

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ABOUT THE EVENT

The Global GRC, Data Privacy & Cyber Security ConfEx is a highly anticipated event scheduled to take place on 21 March 2024, in London, UK. This event will gather a vast array of legal and technology professionals, such as In-house Counsel, Data Privacy Heads, Heads of Risk & Compliance, Chief Governance Officer, Chief Information Security Officer, Compliance Managers, Cyber Security Managers, Governance Manager, Forensics & Investigation Managers, Head Legal & Company Secretaries, Chief Legal Officers, Law Firm Partners, Law Tech Professionals, and Service Providers.

The conference will feature keynote addresses, case study presentations, collaborative round table discussions, and exhibitions. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with peers and gain valuable insights into the latest trends and technologies related to the legal industry.

Overall, the GRC, Data Privacy & Cyber Security ConfEx promises to be an informative and engaging event that will provide attendees with a unique opportunity to connect, learn, and exchange ideas with some of the brightest minds in the legal industry.

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Join us for a vibrant conference on legal and technology, with a plethora of speakers and participants in attendance.

  • Explore the latest industry trends and innovations, presented by national and international speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors.

  • Strengthen your professional network by establishing meaningful connections with Bar Associations and Media Partners.

  • Acquire valuable knowledge through compelling keynote addresses, exclusive case studies, round table discussions, and business dialogues.

  • Engage with C-level executives and decision-makers, creating new business opportunities and partnerships.

  • Take advantage of the robust networking opportunities that enable professionals to connect with like-minded individuals in their fields, fostering relationships that can lead to future collaborations.

  • Participate as a speaker and contribute to the collaborative round table discussions, sharing insights and perspectives to promote an inclusive and collaborative dialogue.

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ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Esteemed speakers from diverse backgrounds in legal, technology, and business fields will headline this event. Attendees can expect to gain valuable insights from these experts as they share their experiences and knowledge on key topics outlined in the program agenda.

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AGENDA

(Speed Networking Meetings Format)

(08:00 AM – 05:45 PM Local Time)

08:00 AM – Onwards

Conference Registration

Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

Informal networking with exhibitors.

09:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Speed Networking Meetings: Facilitating Connections among General Counsel, Law Firm Partners, and Service Providers

Our event includes a unique feature called "Speed Networking Meetings," which bring together Connecting Counsel, Law Firm Partners, and Service Providers. Initially, all participants are invited to introduce themselves using a microphone, allowing everyone to familiarize themselves with each other in the conference hall on the morning of the event.

 

Following this introduction, attendees are encouraged to actively participate in dynamic speed networking sessions. They are prompted to stand up, engage with peers seated nearby, exchange business cards, and delve into meaningful discussions. There are no limitations on whom participants should interact with; everyone is encouraged to engage with each other within the designated timeframe, facilitating the exchange of contacts and discussions on potential opportunities.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 1

Exploring ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) Through a GRC Lens

  • Understanding ESG.

  • ESG as a risk indicator.

  • Importance of governance.

  • Cybersecurity is integral to successful implementation of ESG.

  • GRC helps organizations to achieve ESG.

  • ​Use ESG risk management in corporate strategies.

  • How ESG is driving purpose-driven Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC)?

Speakers:

Oliver Spratt, Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Daria Pastore, Partner, Legance – Avvocati Associati

Norman Heckh, Partner, Ramón y Cajal Abogados

Clarissa Coleman, Litigation Partner and Head of International Arbitration, DAC Beachcroft LLP

Patrick Rappo, Partner, Reed Smith

Alex Tindale, DPO and Director, Privacy, Braze

Kateryna Voina, Compliance Officer, Ericsson

Albert Agustinoy, Partner, Cuatrecasas

Marta Majtenyi, Director of Cyber Security Services - Director of IT Governance, Risk, Compliance, Norsk Hydro

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Informal Networking & Tea Break

  • Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

11:30 AM – 11:50 AM

Exclusive Case Study Presentation 

How to acquire a GRC solution efficiently

  • The procurement of cybersecurity products, solutions, and services is unnecessarily complex and fragmented.  

  • A broad, "one size fits all" guidance, lack of transparency in pricing models and lack of cybersecurity skills in procurement leads to inefficient buying process.

  • The presentation will use case studies to demonstrate how CyberCompare helps enterprises acquire GRC solutions and services that meet their specific needs.

Speaker:

Nehal Thakore, Country head UKI, CyberCompare

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11:50 AM – 01:00 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 2

The Convergence of Data Security, Governance, and Privacy in the Context of Modern Data Protection and Privacy Regulations

  • Globally, privacy regulations are evolving into data protection and privacy regulations.

  • Technology is being developed and adopted to assist organizations in managing these regulations on a large scale and, when feasible, autonomously.

  • An overlap of roles and responsibilities across policy, classification, and protection is arising, and the adoption of cloud and multi-cloud is accelerating this trend.

  • Collaboration and harmonization are key to achieving business objectives.

  • Cyber risk quantification enables the expression of cyber risk in business terms.

  • Managing risk across the third-party ecosystem is essential in the extended enterprise.

Speakers:

Evie Kyriakides-Stenhouse, Group Head of Data Privacy/Chief Privacy Officer, Natura & Co. 

Timothy Mitchener-Nissen, Group Chief Privacy Officer, Flight Centre Travel Group

Eleonor Duhs, Partner, Head of Data Privacy, Bates Wells LLP

Helen Bourne, Partner, Clyde & Co

Nathalie Moreno, Partner, Addleshaw Goddard LLP

Gary Brown, Chief Privacy Officer, Westinghouse Electric Company

Kedar Deshpande, Group Privacy Officer, Coda Payments Pte Ltd

Faith Okpara, Global Head of Privacy, Jones Lang LaSalle

Abraham Mertens, Assistant General Counsel, Arista Networks, Inc.

Catarina Silva, Data Protection Officer, Sodexo Business Services

01:00 PM – 01:50 PM

Informal Networking & Lunch Break

  • Networking lunch with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

01:50 PM – 02:30 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 3

Navigating the Intersection of Data Privacy and Cybersecurity in High-Stakes Litigation: Effective Strategies and Technological Solutions

  • Challenges and Solutions in Managing Complex Data during Litigation

  • Harnessing Technology for Efficient Data Management

  • Collaboration and Communication in Data-Driven Litigation

  • Privacy, Cybersecurity, and Legal Obligations: Compliance in Litigation

  • Innovations and Future Trends in Data-Driven Litigation

Speakers:

Greg Palmer, Partner, Linklaters LLP

Robert Allen, Partner, Simmons & Simmons

Nafisa Feeney, Chief Compliance Officer, MLRO, Head of Legal, Paynt Limited

Zeslene Mao, Senior Associate, WilmerHale

James Moss, Partner, Bird & Bird

02:30 PM – 03:10 PM

Keynote Address 

Adapting Compliance Programs to Align with the EU Whistleblowing Rules – Key Challenges for Multinational Organizations

  • The risks.

  • The latest hot topics and developments across Europe.

  • Enforcement.

Speakers:​

Annabel Gillham, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP

Sofoklis Karapidakis, Director Compliance and Data Protection Officer, Mytilineos AE

Lauren Webb, Principal Lawyer - Group and Digital, BT

03:10 PM – 04:00 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 4

Aligning Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Priorities with Business Objectives: Effective Strategies

  • Positioning risk management as a strategic value proposition for the board.

  • Developing a tailored risk appetite and purposeful risk statement.

  • Ensuring reliable achievement of objectives through a risk-aware culture.

  • Promoting effective communication and collaboration among GRC professionals and stakeholders.

  • Strategically integrating GRC into business planning.

  • Embracing agile GRC for adaptive changes.

  • Exploring technology trends in GRC for innovative leverage.

  • Nurturing a GRC culture from the boardroom to the breakroom.

Speakers:

Henry Umney, Managing Director for GRC Strategy, Mitratech

Claire Campbell, In-House Counsel, Volaris Group
Robert Peake, Partner, Solicitor, Venner Shipley LLP

Sarah Pearce, Partner, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Matthew Ginn, Head of Information Governance Data Protection Officer/ Solicitor, London Borough of Lambeth

Georgina Lawrence, DPO and Head of Data Privacy, Telecom Plus PLC

Diana Vasileva-Oost, Senior Legal Counsel / DPO, Legrand Netherlands

Viktorija Alksne, Senior Associate General Counsel – Data Privacy, Nasdaq

Renata Berzanskiene, General Counsel, ORLEN Lietuva 

Mark Keddie, Chief Privacy Officer, SITA

04:00 PM – 04:10 PM

Informal Networking & Tea Break

  • Networking tea with speakers & delegates.

  • Informal networking with exhibitors.

04:10 PM – 05:00 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 5

Staying Vigilant on Data Protection, Privacy, and Handling

  • How are compliance departments dealing with the now huge amount and complexity of customer data?

  • Managing the risks in its storage, transfer, and analysis.

  • What solutions are needed to streamline the governance of this data and keep it protected?

  • Syncing policies, procedures, and controls with evolving regulations.

  • Managing regulatory engagements for better communication and improved results.

Speakers:

Helen Bourne, Partner, Clyde & Co

Julie Varcoe-Cocks, Head of Ethics Regulatory and Compliance / Data Protection Officer, Serco

Rosehana Amin, Partner, Clyde & Co

Nicole Mendiboure, Senior Legal Counsel, River Island

Robert Dalling, Partner, Jenner & Block

Malcolm Dowden, Data Protection, Privacy and Technology Lawyer and Co-Head of Knowledge Management, Squire Patton Boggs

Jason Weissbein, General Counsel and Chief Information Security Officer, GNX

Giulia Carna, Senior Data Privacy Lawyer, ACI Worldwide

Rory O'Keeffe, Technology Partner, Matheson LLP

Angeliki Tiligadi, Compliance and Data Protection Officer, Qover

Debashish Josh, Head Corporate Counsel, Wipro-UK

Joy Van Cooten, Associate General Counsel - EMEA & APAC, ACI Worldwide

05:00 PM – 05:40 PM

Collaborative Round Table Discussions 6

Metaverse Privacy: Striking the Right Balance with Ethics, Challenges, and Regulations

  • Striking a balance between personalization and privacy.

  • User consent and data collection dynamics in virtual spaces.

  • Navigating the legal and ethical dimensions of Metaverse data processing.

  • Addressing privacy challenges in Augmented reality (AR) and Virtual reality (VR).

  • Regulatory measures in response to Metaverse privacy concerns.

Speakers:

Asli Yildiz, Vice President Global Privacy, S4 Capital Group

Hannah Crowther, Data Protection & Privacy Lawyer, Partner, Bristows

Daniel Endre Nagy, Senior Associate | Head of Budapest TMT and Firmwide Co-Head of Data and Cybersecurity, Kinstellar

05:40 PM – 05:45 PM

Thank You Note & Closing Remarks

Thank you note in the presence of all speakers, sponsors & global delegates who made this event happen with their undaunting support and participation.

*Program and Timings are subject to change without notice.

**A collaborative round table discussion is a group conversation format where individuals from different backgrounds and experiences come together to discuss a specific topic or issue. Unlike traditional presentations or lectures, where one person is the  primary speaker, round table discussions encourage all participants to share their ideas, experiences, and perspectives.

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Our event follows the “Speed Networking Meetings Format” which offers an unparalleled opportunity to forge new relationships, gather unique perspectives, and explore key issues that are of interest.

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