Our Most Successful Forum to Date

With sold-out attendance and an impressive panel of speakers, including regulators from around the world, this year’s Forum was by far our most successful. Forum delegates left ready to step up their privacy programmes with hands-on knowledge of:

  • What the GDPR means for Asia
  • Preparing for and executing CBPRs
  • Privacy programme accountability

And much more.

Forum Highlights

  • Regulators from Morocco, New Zealand, the U.S., and Hong Kong presented their views on the Global Privacy Enforcement Network and their efforts to work with companies while still protecting citizens’ rights.
  • Mark Parsons, partner at Hogan Lovells, moderated a panel on privacy issues for financial institutions, digging into data protection regulations and cross-border data transfer issues.
  • Leading APAC experts discussed what the GDPR, the most important data privacy regulation in 20 years, means for Asia.
  • Delegates enjoyed an exceptional networking opportunity at the Flight Bar and Lounge in Singapore’s world-renown Marina Bay Sands hotel.

 

Featured Keynote

Yeong Zee Kin

With his deep background in technology law, Yeong Zee Kin detailed for delegates the PDPC’s enforcement priorities and the immense challenges privacy professionals face in the Digital Age.

The Regulators’ View

These distinguished regulators discussed issues like the Global Privacy Enforcement Network and their efforts to work with companies while protecting citizens’ privacy rights in an increasingly borderless world.

Lahoussine Aniss

General Secretary, Moroccan Data Protection Authority

John Edwards

Privacy Commissioner of New Zealand

Said Ihrai

Chairman, Moroccan Data Protection Authority

Travis LeBlanc

Chief of Enforcement, Federal Communications Commission

Stephen Wong

Privacy Commissioner, Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, Hong Kong, China

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