Face Challenging Times with Confidence

The GDPR kicks in this year as Brexit moves ahead, technology changes the landscape, and news of breaches heightens the public’s awareness of data security. Make sense of it all at the IAPP Europe Data Protection Intensive 2018. With incisive speakers, informative breakout sessions, hands-on workshops, and unequalled networking opportunities, you’ll leave the Intensive with confidence to face the year ahead.

It’s all in a new, larger venue at the elegant Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London’s historic Whitechapel district. More space means more education and more networking with the top thinkers and doers in data protection.

The UK is charting its own course while remaining part of the global economic community. Be part of the new direction by registering for the Intensive by 26 January to get early bird pricing.

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Visionary Keynote Speakers

Elizabeth Denham

Information Commissioner, UK Information Commissioner’s Office

Now with a year under her belt, Commissioner Denham discusses how she's reshaping the ICO to prepare for the GDPR, Brexit, and what comes next.

Michael Finkel

Best-Selling Author of The Stranger in the Woods and True Story

Think identity theft is bad? Ask New York Times best-selling author Michael Finkel, who found his identity had been stolen by a serial killer. It's a story so good they made a movie about it.

Sarah Gold


You know the internet, but what about the Alternet? It's just one of Gold's ideas for reimagining the way people can experience the benefits of our connected world without giving up control of their data.

On-Point Sessions

The Intensive agenda includes the hottest topics in data protection practice, regulation and technology. Register now for a full slate of breakout sessions including:

Privacy Challenges and Solutions for Blockchain Projects in the Context of GDPR

Resolve the data protection issues that go hand-in-hand with this promising technology and learn about unlocking its full potential through examples from current users.

Are You Prepared to Address New Privacy Laws in AI Environments?

Artificial intelligence has been called ‘the fourth industrial revolution.’ Find out whether upcoming changes in EU data protection around profiling, transparency, consent, etc. will restrict its development in Europe.

Greatest PR #Fails in US Breach Response and How EU Companies Can Avoid Them

Big data breaches are no game, but in this session they’re a game show. Come and ‘play’ and pick up tips on surviving the media spotlight after a breach

Grow Your Network at the Intensive

The Intensive attracts major thinkers and doers in data protection. Make connections at networking events, breakout sessions, and everywhere in between.


Conference Venue

The Intensive Has a New Home!

Last year’s sellout crowd spurred us to move the Intensive to a bigger venue in 2018! Join us at the five-star Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London’s historic Whitechapel district, just a short walk from the Tower of London and the Thames River. More room, more people, more exceptional programming… more Intensive.


Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
45 Prescot Street
London E1 8GP
Phone: +44 020.7959.5000

Click here for a map and directions.

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